Exclusive podcast – Interview with John Woodward…

One of the judges at the 2009 Demolition Awards will be John Woodward, newly-elected vice-president of the Institute of Demolition Engineers. In this exclusive interview, Demolition News speaks to Woodward about his part in these exciting awards:

Exclusive podcast – Interview with Lindsay Gale…

The international trade magazine Demolition & Recycling International (D&Ri) recently announced plans to host the first-ever award ceremony to recognise the work of demolition professionals the world over. In this exclusive podcast, D&Ri editor Lindsay Gale – the driving force behind the awards – highlights his hopes and aims for the Demolition Awards:

Ebbw Vale flats tumble…

Nice video showing Welsh contractor Cuddy Demolition & Dismantling despatching derelict flats at Briery Hill, Ebbw Vale.

Grain elevator implosion…

The following video shows the explosive demolition of a grain elevator at the port of Baltimore in the US. Just wish they’d had the foresight to turn off the vehicle’s windshield wipers while filming:

What exclusion zone…?

Apparently, the concept of an exclusion zone prior to and during a controlled implosion is not familiar to all:

Cooling towers tumble…

Nice video showing the implosion of two cooling towers at Gelsenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Massive Tower DemolitionUploaded by DiagonalView

Long Hall implosion…

The Implosion of Long Hall, November 22, 2008 at Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, Louisiana

Latest time-lapse video…

High reach excavator? Check! Hard hats and PPE? Check. Time-lapse camcorder in place? Check! It seems that no self-respecting demolition contractor can carry out work today without first installing a video camera to record the work in progress. That said, this one showing the Colorade Cleanup Corporation taking down the former Rocky Mountain Newspaper Agency…Read moreRead more

Russian explosive demolition compilation…

French high reach in action…

A nice clip of a Caterpillar 365BL high reach demolition spec machine in action for French company Ferrari.