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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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Project: Ammonia Reformer
Date: 08.07.2020
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Down and Dirty

CDI acted as the explosives subcontractor to Louisiana Chemical Dismantling Company, Inc., of Kenner, Louisiana.

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Project: Fort Smith Chimney
Date: 07.31.2020
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A Chimney in the Sooner State

CDI acted as the explosives subcontractor to Demolition Technologies Specialized Services, Inc.. of Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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Project: Palace of Aurburn Hills Arena
Date: 07.11.2020
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The Shot Clock Runs Out on The Palace

CDI performed the explosives felling of the two-way clear span truss roof system of the Palace Arena in Auburn Hills, Michigan at 8:00 AM on Saturday, July 11, 2020.

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