Video – Christchurch police station imploded…

Police station damaged in earthquake imploded in Christchurch, New Zealand. DemolitionNews reports.

Video – DemolitionNews Video Review – Episode #5…

The latest in our series of shows checking out the latest and greatest demolition films. It’s that time again! The latest edition of the DemolitionNews Video Review show is live now and ready for you to view. No sponsor’s message this week as we wanted to get straight to the action; and no arsing about…Read moreRead more

Video – PlantworX Preview…

A look ahead at some of the hottest demolition kit at next week’s show. PlantworX 2015 is almost upon us and the movers and shakers of the UK demolition and construction equipment world will soon be setting their sat-nav systems for all points Bruntingthorpe. Our buddies over at Diggers and Dozers have produced a whole…Read moreRead more

Video – Kilburn takes the high road…

High reach plays pivotal role in urban regeneration project. London’s South Kilburn Estate is in the process of being regenerated. And phase 2 of that prcess requires the demolition of a pair of high rise tower blocks. This new time-lapse video from Alison Brooks Architects captures the action: South Kilburn Estate Regeneration: Phase 2A Demolition…Read moreRead more

Video – Seattle time-lapse…

High reach excavator makes light work of chapel building. Who says that Americans don’t get the high reach concept? (Oh yeah, that was me. My bad.) Well, there’s an exception to every rule as this great (yet silent) time-lapse demonstrates. Demolition of Chapel Building from Kevin Daniels on Vimeo.

Video – Poetry in motion…

Poem dedicated to Thompsons of Prudhoe. It is not every demolition contractor that can claim to have a poem dedicated to it. But UK contractor Thompsons of Prudhoe has achieved this notable honour as this artistic video demonstrates. Poet Garry Franks, who wrote the poem and performs it in the film, is a former resident…Read moreRead more

Video – DemolitionNews Video Review – Episode #4…

No time for monkeying around; it’s weekly video time. It’s that time of the week again; that time when we break out the video camera and remind myself (a) that I really can’t shake off my south London accent, (b) just how crooked my once broken nose is, and (c) just how fair my hair…Read moreRead more

Video – Costello stays behind after school…

Architectural significance of school fails to halt demolition. Despite opposition from preservationists (yep, them again), Costello Dismantling is busily consigning the Martin Luther King Elementary School in Cambridge, Massachusetts to the history books. The Martin Luther King Elementary School (1968-1971) was designed by Catalan architect Josep Lluis Sert (Sert, Jackson and Associate). The school compliments…Read moreRead more

Video – Cavalier attitude…

Virginia Beach hotel demolition watched from on high. With the weather here in the UK the usual May mix of sunshine and hailstones, this video is likely to make you long for the long, hot days of summer; the feeling of sand between your toes; the waves lapping gently on the shore. This is the…Read moreRead more

Video – The rock that won’t roll…

How do you demolish a 100 tonne boulder that’s landed in your business. A man from Alpine in California is trying to figure out how to break apart a massive boulder that smashed into his business earlier this year. Crews started tearing down the Alpine Rentals building Saturday after the city deemed it unsafe to…Read moreRead more