Clearing and uncovering the river running through the Danish city of Aarhus created a problem for one Danish contractor, who faced the challenge of removing underwater foundations. Hand-held tools and wet suits were the solution
The RCA stadium in Indianapolis, USA, now has a date with explosive demolition. It will be partially demolished by a controlled implosion in October. With a height of 135 ft (38.1 m), the contractors involved consider that it is to high to easily demolish the upper part of the structure using other demolition measures. As a result, the upper seating section of the stadium will be imploded.
Tweny four apartment blocks across Japan have been scheduled by the Japanese Urban Renaissance Agency (UR) for demolition because they fail to meet that country’s earthquake resistance requirements, according to news reports.
Tailormade for helping to gut the Leed’s department store, the modified £43,000 (US$ 84,022) Brokk 150C robotic machine offers a lightweight, yet powerful and fume free, solution to the project’s demanding restraints.
Damaged by the winds and storm surge of Hurricane Katrina in August 2005, the 11-storey Armed Forces Retirement Home building In Gulfport, Mississippi, was brought down by explosives specialist Dykon Enterprises on behalf of main demolition contractor CST Environmental. D&Ri reports on the blowdown
Lebanon's infrastructure was one of the targets in the crosshairs of Israel's military during its incursion into that country in 2006. This has left war-damaged structures requiring repair or removal and replacement. US contractor Controlled Demolition Inc was bought in to clear the way for the reopening on one of Lebanon's major transport routes. D&Ri reports