Category: Implosion

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CDI implosion to make way for new Dallas high-rises

Controlled Demolition Inc. of Phoenix, Maryland, served as the explosives subcontractor in helping bring down commercial buildings in Dallas’ Uptown district once occupied by Republic Insurance. The implosion, which took place Sept. 15, felled...

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Former largest coal-fired plant in the world imploded

On Aug. 22, teams from Delsan Aim, Woodbridge, Ontario; Rakowski Cartage & Wrecking, Winnipeg, Manitoba; and DST Consulting Engineers Inc., Thunder Bay, Ontario, imploded the Nanticoke Generating Station based in Naticoke, Ontario. The station,...

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Iowa power plant imploded

Demolition contractors brought down the Sutherland Generating Station in Marshalltown, Iowa, Aug. 29, reports. The coal-fired power plant, which was opened in the 1950s and owned by Alliant Energy, became obsolete once a new natural gas...