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VIDEO: This implosion’s fireworks and colorful smoke signals make for the most entertaining demolition ever

VIDEO: This implosion’s fireworks and colorful...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 27, 2014

Residents of Albany, New York were already excited to see a dilapidated hotel from the 1920s make way for a ...

VIDEO: Worker dangles from excavator hammer 100 feet up to cut column loose during demo

VIDEO: Worker dangles from excavator hammer 100 feet up...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Aug 15, 2014

This is probably one of the craziest and most dangerous demolition videos we've come across yet. According to the YouTube ...

Philadelphia unveils required construction, demolition project signage one year after fatal building collapse

Philadelphia unveils required construction, demolition...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 22, 2014

As a measure taken in the aftermath of a building demolition that killed six people last year, the city of ...

VIDEO: With streaking flash of explosives, mile-long bridge collapses in 3 seconds

VIDEO: With streaking flash of explosives, mile-long...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jul 15, 2014

When the Innerbelt Bridge opened to traffic in Cleveland in 1959, it was the widest bridge in Ohio and carried ...

Dismantling this structurally flawed tower in Las Vegas will take crews one year

Dismantling this structurally flawed tower in Las Vegas...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Jun 25, 2014

Six years after construction was halted on the Harmon casino and hotel on the Las Vegas strip, crews have begun ...

VIDEO: Watch the Metrodome implosion and full demolition time lapse

VIDEO: Watch the Metrodome implosion and full...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Apr 23, 2014

With an original finish date of May 15, demolition of the Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minnesota was completed last week–nearly a ...

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, ...

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