Two of four stacks pulled down at Morwell Power Station. The quartet of chimney stacks at the former Morwell Power Station in eastern Victoria has been halved as demolition of the derelict site ramps up. The chimney stacks have graced Latrobe Valley’s skyline since the coal-fired power station opened in 1956. Now just two of…Read moreRead more
Exclusive close-up of cooling tower implosion. The planned implosion of the two cooling towers at the Brayton Point Power Station went without a hitch. And thanks to our friends at dust suppression specialist HKD Blue, we can afford you a ringside seat of the action with this exclusive video:
Can you imagine the outcry is this was replicated today. Although we like to keep our finger on the pulse of the industry today, we still enjoy a trip down memory lane from time to time; particularly when that trip includes an insight into how things used to be done. Case in point, the explosive…Read moreRead more
Exclusive new film captures highlights of a remarkable show. Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise. Bauma 2019 was the biggest and by far the best Bauma exhibition on record. More than 600,000 people from some 200 countries across the world gathered to check out the latest and greatest developments in the field of demolition and…Read moreRead more
Implosion fells long-abandoned hospital. Miami Beach’s South Shore Hospital, which has been abandoned for over a decade, came to the ground after an implosion yesterday morning. Crews used a small number of explosives to take down the structure, and city of Miami Beach officials were warning residents of the traffic impacts and more.
The Liebherr exhibition stand at Bauma once again raised the bar. If Bauma is Digger Disneyland, then the Liebherr stand is Snow White’s Castle (appropriate given that the design of said castle is based upon the Neuschwanstein Castle in Germany). Like that castle, the Liebherr stand looms over the entire Bauma showground; the logo on…Read moreRead more
Sixth explosive event at Scottish power station. At 10am on 11 April 2019, power station demolition experts from Brown and Mason carried out the sixth and latest explosive demolition event at the Longannet power station in Scotland, felling Boiler Annex East.
Blast fells landmark bridge. Missouri Department of Transportation crews demolished the old Route 47 Missouri River Bridge on April 11. The historic landmark came down in Washington, Missouri around 10:30 am, local time.
Blast fells Florida cooling towers. Two gigantic cooling towers in Jacksonville were imploded with 1,500 pounds of dynamite on Saturday. The 141 metre high towers majestically became nothing but piles of dust after 30 years of standing tall in St. Johns River Power Park. Locals gathered near the site to watch the iconic towers crumble….Read moreRead more
Three stacks down as CDI carries out controlled blast. Controlled Demolition, Inc. (CDI), acting as explosives subcontractor to Brayton Point, LLC. of St. Louis, Missouri carried out the successful felling of three 106 metre tall reinforced concrete chimneys in Somerset, Massachusetts on 24 March 2019. This blast was the precursor to the explosive demolition for…Read moreRead more