Video Exclusive – Putting the bite on fuel thieves…

Datatag unveils unique forensic DNA additive for your fuel. Along with several hundred representatives from across the construction and plant hire sectors, I attended the seventh Combined Industry Theft Solutions (CITS) conference at the JCB World Headquarters yesterday. Since we were the only demolition publication that could be bothered to attend, we will be reporting…Read moreRead more

Video – Rail bridge deconstruction…

PP O’Connor takes apart Altrincham Bridge. This might just be one of the best looking bridge dismantling films we have seen. Check out the action as PP O’Connor takes down a bridge during an overnight possession over a railway line. PP O’Connor Timelapse 2 from Business Web TV on Vimeo.

Video – Stunning bridge dismantling…

Priestly Demolition tackles one of Ottawa’s biggest bridges. Priestly Demolition was tasked to remove one of the busiest bridges in the Ottawa region – The Hurdman Bridge. The Hurdman runs over the Rideau River and one of the biggest challenges PDI faces is to avoid dropping even an ounce of debris into the river below….Read moreRead more

Video – Dogs don’t do demolition…?

Turns out dogs don’t enjoy implosions. The implosion of the old Executive Park Hotel went according to plan and was universally acclaimed by everyone. Well, everyone human that is. Turns out that our four-legged friends are somewhat less appreciative of the explosive engineers’ art, as this video so neatly demonstrates. Just watch the reaction of…Read moreRead more

Video – Blast severs electrical ties…

Explosives cut power cables linking Buffalo and Canada. On Saturday crews cut the cables from the International Power Line so they can be replaced. Crews used an implosion cutting technique to take down the wires. To carry out the project, Canada Power Niagara and National Grid were in contact with 40 different agencies to make…Read moreRead more

Video – Atlanta braves block blast…

Atlanta’s Executive Hotel felled in early morning implosion.

Video – Wigan Pier nightclub falls…

Hard hats optional, apparently, as town says goodbye to local nightspot. The Pier nightclub was the destination of choice for thousands of “Madchester” ravers from across the North West of England. But like The Farm, Inspiral Carpets, Mock Turtles and New Fast Automatic Daffodils and other bands of the era whose music inspired the “vibe”…Read moreRead more

Video – NOT the World Demolition Awards…

NOT to be confused with the similarly named and equally preposterous World Demolition Awards.

Video – Bucharest high reach…

Romanian contractor makes light work of modern-looking building. To the very best of our recollection, we have never previously featured a Romanian demolition contractor within these hallowed, electronic pages. But thanks to the work of contractor Apolodor, the universal power of YouTube and a quiet news day, we can finally put that right.

Video – Australia’s biggest demolition machine…

Komatsu PC1250 ultra high reach goes to work Down Under. When you live in a country where even a 50 metre high reach machine barely turns industry heads any longer, it is easy to forget quite what an impact these machines have upon arrival in a new territory. Case in point, the arrival in Australia…Read moreRead more