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:
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:
Nice video showing Welsh contractor Cuddy Demolition & Dismantling despatching derelict flats at Briery Hill, Ebbw Vale.
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:
Apparently, the concept of an exclusion zone prior to and during a controlled implosion is not familiar to all:
Nice video showing the implosion of two cooling towers at Gelsenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. Massive Tower DemolitionUploaded by DiagonalView
The Implosion of Long Hall, November 22, 2008 at Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, Louisiana
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
A nice clip of a Caterpillar 365BL high reach demolition spec machine in action for French company Ferrari.