Moroccan demolition shows that best practice universality is a long way off. A severe lack of both personal protective equipment and site perimeter demarcation are just a few of the clues that this work is not taking place in Europe or the US. However, in a country where apartment buildings are apparently made from dust…Read moreRead more
Precision Demolition demolishes ore stockpile gantry. Ever wanted to get up close and personal with a quarry plant implosion? Well, now is your chance. This video comes courtesy of Precision Demolition and features the explosive demolition of an ore stockpile gantry in the Western Australia state. Check it out:
Overnight possession drops Devon’s Dry Bridge. The overnight demolition of the Dry Bridge over the A38 in Devon took place last month. And it is not without irony that the Highways Agency – the body that insists that everything is done immediately and enforces that with stiff financial penalties – has taken about a month…Read moreRead more
Contractor pioneers use of pyrotechnics on concrete at Dungeness A power station. Pyrotechnics have been used for the first time in the challenge to demolish the redundant turbine hall at Magnox’s Dungeness A Site. Contractor Erith Group used 16 small Autostem pyrotechnic cartridges in the two metre thick concrete plinth above turbo-generator four condenser, with…Read moreRead more
Slow motion captures bridge demolition domino effect. Way back in March 2013, we brought you some raw, amateur footage of the Marble Falls bridge being imploded; and very spectacular it was too. But it is nothing compared to this super slow-mo, super high def’ footage of the same blast. Watch as the blast runs from…Read moreRead more
Implosion topples 40-year old North Park Plaza. A planned implosion of the North Park Plaza brought the 17-story high-rise crumbling to the ground on Sunday morning. Land owner Oakland Community College raised $10,000, through two anonymous donors, for a person of their choosing to press the detonator. That task went to Andrea Wilson of Waterford,…Read moreRead more
US-manufactured tool cuts down suspended ceilings from floor level for greater safety. The Suspended Ceiling Wire Cutter, is a patented demolition tool designed to safely cut down suspended ceilings from the floor. A first-time user can cut down approximately 500 square metres of ceiling grid per hour. The total weight of the tool is 1.8…Read moreRead more
Fabrications by Design has turned an already good Volvo EC480 excavator into a truly great demolition machine. DemolitionNews.com reports.
Brown and Mason lay power station bunker and air heater bays to rest. When master blaster Mick Williams joined Brown and Mason (as we exclusively revealed here just a few months ago), Brown and Mason MD Nick Brown spoke of the timeliness of the appointment as his company geared up for some large-scale and ongoing…Read moreRead more
Never mind Snakes on a Plane – The real danger is from Cats in the Cockpit.