Implosion


One Injured in Building Collapse

A 12-story building collapsed in Miami Beach on the morning of July 23, injuring at least one person. There is no indication yet as to what may have caused the collapse of the empty, 55-year-old Marlborough House condominiums, the Miami Herald reported....


VIDEO: Crews Implode Historic Tower

Crews imploded Nashville's historic Sullivan Tower at 8:30 a.m. on July 21. Some of the 11-storey office building, which opened in 1953, had been demolished earlier this year, CBS News reported. Crews placed multiple covers over the building before using 600 lbs....


Video: Tower Implosion Paves Way for Future Development

Nashville's LifeWay Draper Tower successfully came down section by section in a planned implosion Jan. 6, which used around 600 lbs. of explosives. "Everything went 100 percent perfect," said Steve Pettigrew, who was in charge of executing the implosion, The Tennessean reported....


Blasts Fails to Bring Down Upper Section of Silverdome

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — A partial implosion of the Silverdome failed to bring down the upper section of the Detroit Lions' former home as intended Dec. 3 as demolition of the stadium began. Demolition company Adamo said the blasts in Pontiac, Mich....






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