The City of Schenectady, New York has been approved for a $3 million federal loan to demolish 80 vacant buildings. The money will come from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. The loan was announced by Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-NY). The funding will allow the city to raze buildings that are considered blights […]
Controlled Demolition, Inc. (CDI) of Phoenix, Maryland, USA (acting as Main Demolition Contractor to The Property Owner) performs the successful explosives felling of the 800′ tall, structural steel, guyed transmission tower in LaFayette, New York at 12:14 PM on Thursday, February 20, 2014.
For more than a century after it became a downtown Manitowoc, Wisconsin landmark, the abandoned Mirro manufacturing plant is coming down. Demolition on the 900,000-square-foot former cookware and bake-ware plant started this week. The current demolition consist of the 3-story and 7-story sections of the former plant. St. Louis businessman Eric Spirtas bought the building […]
The Department of Environmental Protection will fine Stell Enterprises for failing to control wayward dust at a demolition site in the city of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania Stell Enterprises is demolishing a former Salvation Army building. The company had been using water to control dust at the location, but when temperatures dropped below freezing, employees stopped the […]
Congratulations to the teams at Dykon Explosive Demolition and Peak Environmental LLC for a successful implosion. The implosion took place on Sunday March 2nd, 2014 at 7AM.
The Hamilton/Whitten and Atkin/Colby dormitory halls, as well as the Southside Dining Center, will soon be torn down. The dorms have been closed since summer of 2012 because of the outdated fire sprinkler systems. The Board of Trustees say that with Cardinal Court filling the gap, there should be enough housing for underclassmen even without […]
Highground Industrial announced that they have been selected by Hartz Mountain Industries to demolish major portions of the old Panasonic World Headquarters in Secaucus, NJ. The demolition process is now underway with internal demolition of the warehouse space and demolition of 2 office buildings, which are 3 and 4 story office buildings. Hartz Mountain Industries […]
Although there was never any plans to use explosives on the Metrodome, some had to be used. The concrete ring beam came down with use of controlled explosive charges. Structural and demolition experts revised the original demolition plan after a section of the ring beam collapsed on last week out of sequence. The team determined […]
Demolition of the Hooven & Allison Smokestack in Xenia, Ohio tentatively scheduled for Thursday February 20th has been postponed due construction and weather delays caused by snow and frigid temperatures A new date has not been set. The City will make a formal announcement when a new date has been chosen. Environmental Management Specialists, Inc. […]
We have learned of a time lapse video being posted on an apartment complex that was recently demolished. The video (below) was captured by Thomas Edison State College shows the demolition of the Glen Cairn Arms apartments in Trenton, New Jersey. This is a little bit of an older video, but it has recently resurfaced […]