Unique dust suppression method deployed in French blast. Way back in April 2013, DemolitionNews was fortunate enough to be invited to the city of Porto in Portugal to see a unique dust suppression system in action during the implosion of a 15-storey tower block. More than seven years later, the team behind that deployment have…Read moreRead more
Brown and Mason lays to rest part of Rugeley Power Station. Brown and Mason’s one company mission to eradicate power stations from the UK skyline progressed yesterday with a successful blast at Rugeley Power Station in Staffordshire.
CDI goes two for two. Controlled Demolition Inc (CDI) blasts are like London. You wait a while and then two come along at once. We brought you footage of this blast yesterday and now the company is back again. This time, CDI is acting as explosives subcontractor to Louisiana Chemical Dismantling Company, carrying out the…Read moreRead more
Controlled Demolition, Inc. (CDI), acting as explosives subcontractor to Demolition Technologies Specialized Services, Inc. has carried out the preparation for and successful explosives felling of a 150’ tall reinforced concrete chimney in Fort Smith, Arkansas.
Union Pacific Railroad demolished a portion of the Tempe Town Lake Train Bridge at 8:13 a.m. on August 2, 2020 to facilitate debris removal. Once the area is clear, reconstruction will begin.
Demolition Services caries out another successful blast at Ironbridge. Working in partnership with SES Explosives Engineers, Leeds-based Demolition Services carried out the successful explosive demolition of the bunker bay at Ironbridge Power Station shortly after 11 am today. The steel bunker bay structure was the first of three planned explosive events in order to bring…Read moreRead more
Implosion fells North Carolina facility. This weekend saw the explosive demolition of North Carolina’s Western Youth Institute, commonly known as the High Rise Prison.
Bridge blasts set to music. It appears that someone at the Illinois Department of Transportation had some time on their hands. They have been back through the state archives, gathered together some epic bridge blast footage, and set the entire thing to the 1812 Overture by Tchaikovsky.
Weekend implosion fells former Detroit sporting/music venue. The structure of The Palace of Auburn Hills was imploded Saturday morning, July 11, 2020, ending a process of dismantling that began in February. The former home of the Detroit Pistons hosted its last NBA game on April 11, 2017 and Bob Seger performed the venue’s last concert…Read moreRead more
Explosive end for historic brick-built chimney. During this weekend, Total Reclaims Demolition carried out the explosive demolition of a brick-built chimney at the Wade Spring factory in Long Eaton.