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Circle of Life: Factory that made Volvo construction equipment for 167 years is destroyed by its own machines

Circle of Life: Factory that made Volvo construction...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 25, 2014

After being in operation for more than 167 years, a Volvo Construction Equipment hardening plant in Sweden met its own ...

VIDEO: One ton of explosives brings down a skyscraper in 10 seconds in one of the tallest implosions ever

VIDEO: One ton of explosives brings down a skyscraper...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 19, 2014

To bring down this 32-story, 381-foot tower in Frankfurt, Germany, demolitions experts drilled more than 1,500 strategically-placed holes in its ...

VIDEO: Excavator mercilessly pounds a perfectly good Dodge Viper to bits

VIDEO: Excavator mercilessly pounds a perfectly good...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jan 10, 2014

We spent a considerable amount of time with Google search trying to figure out why, in the name of all ...

The mysterious wandering excavator of Hyde Park

The mysterious wandering excavator of Hyde Park

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 20, 2013

Recently, residents of Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood, and especially pedestrians, were very surprised to hear the sounds of an excavator ...

Montabert to remove Tramac brand name from demolition products in North America

Montabert to remove Tramac brand name from demolition...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 17, 2013

Montabert is keeping the green coloring, but dropping the Tramac brand name from all of its products. Until now, hydraulic breakers, ...

Demolition of old Bay Bridge will be a delicate exercise

Demolition of old Bay Bridge will be a delicate...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 14, 2013

Calling the old Bay Bridge "the world's largest armed bow and arrow," Caltrans bridge engineerĀ Brian Maroney told the Contra Costa ...

VIDEO: Excavator demos half a building with just one nudge

VIDEO: Excavator demos half a building with just one...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 01, 2013

While this isn't one of the safest ways to demolish a building, it has to be one of the most ...

VIDEO: Watch an excavator demo a house in 40 seconds in this stop-motion-like time-lapse

VIDEO: Watch an excavator demo a house in 40 seconds in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Oct 10, 2013

The premise of this video is pretty simple. It shows an excavator demo a house all by its lonesome. But ...

VIDEO: Excavator demos brick chimney while hanging from a crane

VIDEO: Excavator demos brick chimney while hanging from...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 25, 2013

We'd say we've seen crazier things...but nothing's really coming to mind in light of this. Titled "Der fliegende Bagger," or ...

VIDEO: Shrapnel from Calif. steam power plant implosion injures spectators

VIDEO: Shrapnel from Calif. steam power plant implosion...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 07, 2013

Just as the recent and deadly demolition of a Philadelphia building showed us, keeping the chaos of a collapsing building ...

Construction crews begin biggest dam removal project in California history

Construction crews begin biggest dam removal project in...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 25, 2013

Built in 1921, the San Clemente Dam near Carmel Valley, California was once an important source of water for towns ...

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