Demolition News

Methodist Hospital Building Imploded

The nearly 100-year-old Old Nursing School Building Methodist Hospital in Des Moines, Iowa building was imploded on Sunday. The implosion began at about 7 a.m., and lasted about 18 seconds. The cloud of dust kicked up [...]

Date Set For Island Station Coal Stack

On Sunday, March 16th at around 10AM crews will bring down the 208 foot-tall stack on the Mississippi riverfront in St. Paul, Minnesota The stack is located at the former Island Station coal power plant. The [...]

Demolition Worker Killed in Accident

A demolition worker has been killed in an industrial accident at a Brownfield, Texas job site. Terry County Sheriff Larry Gilbreath says 43-year-old James Croft of Tyler died at the scene when a silo tank fell [...]

Schenectady, NY Gets $3 Million for Demolitions

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 [...]

CDI Drops 800′ Guyed Transmission Tower

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 [...]

Former Mirro Manufacturing Plant Coming Down

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 [...]

Date Set for Xenia Chimney Demolition

The demolition of the chimney stack at the former Hooven & Allison Cordage Company in Xenia, Ohio scheduled for next week will although it will no longer involve explosives. Demolition, which was originally scheduled for Feb. [...]

DEP to Fine Stell Enterprises

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 [...]

Fay Street Warehouse Imploded

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.

$3.1 Million in Fines and Penalties for Demolition

A federal judge has ordered Titan Tire Corp. and related company, Dico Inc., to pay millions of dollars in fines for the demolition of three buildings in Des Moines that the Environmental Protection Agency says were [...]

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