Maine bridge blasted…

The Maine Department of Transport has used explosives to demolish the old Beals Island Bridge, which connects the towns of Beals and Jonesport in Maine.

Genesis of a sad story…

Rumour has it that the UK demolition industry is about to lose another of its number, further underlining the fact that 2020 is a year to forget. But while we are working to turn rumour into fact, the latest episode of the Demolition Daily LiveStream shares the story behind the story.

CDI’s radio interference

Controlled Demolition, Inc. (CDI), acting as explosives subcontractor to The Berg Corporation of Baltimore, Maryland has performed the preparation for and successful explosives felling of four 122 metre tall radio towers in Bethesda, Maryland.

Demolition Daily – In defence of implosions

Join us at 6pm tonight for the second episode of the Demolition Daily LiveStream show of this latest UK lockdown:

Demolition Daily – The Sequel…

Cast your mind back to March and you will likely recall that we marked the global COVID-19 lockdown by producing a daily LiveStream show to keep the industry informed, engaged and entertained. Now, as the second lockdown gets underway in England, the show has stormed back. The first show aired last night (you an catch…Read moreRead more

Police HQ blasted…

Wrexham skyline changed in Sunday blast. Total Controlled Demolition Services has successfully carried out the Sunday morning controlled explosive demolition of the former Wrexham Police Headquarters. More details as we receive them.

Dredger detonated…

Controlled blast fells mining monster. The first of the dredger demolition works has been carried out at the Hazelwood Rehabilitation Project. The main outcome, a safe and successful fell, was achieved with Dredger 11 on the ground. All of the blast cutting charges were fully expended with no misfires. A thermal imaging sweep conducted by…Read moreRead more

A trip down memory lane…

Health and safety folks should look away now. It is quite some time since DemolitionNews pad a visit to Nostalgia Corner. But this video is just too good and too evocative to leave festering on YouTube. What you’re about to watch is some 1960s-style demolition taking place in New York. It is easy to look…Read moreRead more

Finland’s tallest chimney dropped…

Explosive demolition fells 153 metre stack. The move away from our fossil-fuelled past has claimed another victim as the 153-metre tall chimney at Finland’s Kristiinankaupunki power plant came crashing down yesterday.

STOP! Multi-hammer time

ProWaste unveils interesting alternative to excavator and breaker combo. Demolition men and women of a certain vintage might recall the Arrow Breaker. I distinctly remember reporting on one of these machines way back in the late 1980s. It was only relatively recently that my ears finally stopped ringing having stood a little too close! Well…Read moreRead more