Recent Projects

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Project: Tonawanda Coke Plant Chimneys
Date: 06.05.2021
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Three Chimneys, One Shot

CDI, acting as the explosives Sub-Contractor to Main Demolition Contractor Ontario Specialty Contracting, Inc., of Buffalo, NY, designs and performs the explosives felling of three (3) chimneys at the Tonawanda Coke Plant in Tonawanda, NY.

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Project: 90 Mitsubishi 1000A Wind Turbines
Date: 05.01.2021
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Explosive Felling in the High Desert

CDI, acting as Explosives Design and Performance Subcontractor to Main Demolition Contractor Dallas Demolition of Dallas, Texas, who was working for General Demolition Contractor RiverCap Ventures of Rocky River, Ohio, performs the successful explosives felling of 90, Mitsubishi 1000A Wind Turbines in New Mexico.

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Project: Thermally Damaged Wind Turbine
Date: 04.27.2021
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CDI, acting as Explosives Design and Performance Subcontractor to Main Demolition Contractor NorthStar D and R, Inc., of Houston, Texas and General Contractor Wanzek of Fargo, North Dakota, performs the preparation for and successful explosives felling of a thermally damaged 90-meter-tall hub height, Mitsubishi MWT102/2.4 MW wind turbine located in Lyford, Texas on Tuesday, April 27, 2021.

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Project: Global Agricultural Co. Production Unit
Date: 04.17.2021
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CDI, acting as Explosives Subcontractor to Main Demolition Contractor, American Integrated Services, Inc. of Anaheim, California, performs the preparation for and successful explosives felling of a Global Agricultural Company Production Unit, located in Houston, Texas at 8:00 AM on Saturday, April 17, 2021.

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Project: Sunrise Cooperative Headhouse
Date: 04.10.2021
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CDI, acting as Explosives Subcontractor to Main Demolition Contractor, North American Dismantling Corp. (NADC) of Lapeer, Michigan, performed the preparation for and successful explosives felling of a 233’ tall, reinforced concrete headhouse in Sidney, Ohio, under NADC’s contract with the property owner, at 10:00 AM on Saturday, April 10, 2021.

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Project: Plaza Tower
Date: 02.17.2021
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A "Lay Down" in Atlantic City

Controlled Demolition, Inc., acting as Explosives Subcontractor to Main Demolition Contractor, Haines & Kibblehouse, Inc. of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, performs the successful planning of, drilling for and explosives felling of the 34-story, reinforced concrete Plaza Tower in Atlantic City, New Jersey on Wednesday, February 17, 2021. The 34-story tower was 370' tall. CDI loaded 1,900 lbs of explosives in 2,300 locations over 14 floors of the structure and installed over 700 delays using a non-electric initiation system to carefully control the fall of the structure while maximizing debris fragmentation to facilitate removal of the tidy 70' tall pile of post-implosion debris.

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Project: Phosphate Mine 2550 Dragline Mast and Boom
Date: 12.13.2020
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BOOM!

CDI, acting as Explosives Subcontractor to Main Demolition Contractor, Foss Demolition, Inc. of LaGrange, North Carolina, performs the preparation for and successful explosives felling of the 2550 boom of a phosphate mine dragline in Aurora, North Carolina on Thursday, December 17, 2020.

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Project: Holiday Inn - Rosslyn
Date: 12.13.2020
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Clearing the Way

CDI, acting as Explosives Subcontractor to Main Demolition Contractor, The Berg Corporation of Baltimore, Maryland, performs the preparation for and explosives felling of one (1), 20-story, post-tensioned, reinforced concrete hotel structure in Rosslyn, Virginia on Sunday, December 13, 2020.

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Project: Catherine's Knob Tower
Date: 11.16.2020
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Emergency Response

CDI performed the emergency preparation for and the explosives felling of the he damaged, 480’ tall guyed structure in less than three (3) hours on Monday, November 16, 2020.

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Project: WMAL Radio Towers
Date: 11.04.2020
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Four Towers Toppled

CDI, acting as the Explosives Subcontractor to Main Demolition Contractor, The Berg Corporation of Baltimore, Maryland, performed the preparation for and successful explosives felling of four (4), 400’ tall radio towers in Bethesda, Maryland on Wednesday, November 4, 2020.

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