Implosions Worldwide

PREVIOUS DEMOLITION OF HIGH RISE BUILDINGS
BY USE OF CONTROLLED EXPLOSIVES
THAT WRECKERS STAFF HAVE BEEN INVOLVED WITH

(150 Explosive Demolitions worldwide, including Chimneys;
Bunkers; Steel Structures etc.)

NAME CLIENT DATE HEIGHT / SIZE
Oak & Eldon Gardens, Liverpool,
U.K.
Birkenhead Council 1979 2 x 11 storey
Newton & Stratford Points,
London, U.K.
Stratford Council 1979 2 x 14 storey
The Tideway, Kent, U.K. Medway Council 1980 1 x 12 storey
Colonial, Mutual & Fillian
House, Johannesburg, S.A.
J.C.I. 28/03/82 2 x 12 storey
Hermain/Winchester House,
Johannesburg, S.A.
J.C.I. 18/07/82 2 x 10 storey
Von Bradis Garage, Johannesburg,
S.A.
Southern Suns 31/07/83 1 x 10 storey
Locarno/Geneva House, Johannesburg,
S.A.
Nedbank Limited 02/10/83 1 x 8 storey
Estramin House, Johannesburg, S.A. Sage Properties 23/10/83 1 x 5 storey
Van Eck House, Johannesburg, S.A. Nedbank Limited 06/11/83 1 x 23 storey
Villa Corlette, Johannesburg, S.A. Sutton Construction 13/11/84 1 x 7 storey
Hecid House/Australis Societas, Cape
Town, S.A.
R. Ross & Sons 22/01/84 2 x 8 storey
City Cross House, Cape Town, S.A. R. Ross & Sons 03/06/84 1 x 6 storey
Kingston House, Johannesburg, S.A. Rapp & Maister Const. 22/07/84 1 x 6 storey
Irol Mansions, Johannesburg, S.A. L.T.A. 22/09/84 1 x 8 storey
Grant Andrew Building, Johannesburg,
S.A.
Moross & Partners 30/03/85 1 x 12 storey
Bognor House, Johannesburg, S.A. Old Mutual Properties 05/04/86 1 x 7 storey
B.P. Centre, Johannesburg, S.A. Old Mutual Properties 27/07/86 1 x 12 storey
Old Mutual, Cape Town, S.A. Old Mutual Properties 28/03/87 1 x 5 storey
Katutura Hostels, 23 Buildings,
S.W.A.
Windhoek Municipality 09/10/87 23 x 3 storey
Golden Beaches, Durban, S.A. Treita 07/01/88 1 x 7 storey
York Hotel No 36 Anderson Street,
Johannesburg, S.A.
Moross & Partners 20/02/88 1 x 7 storey
Sanderson/Helios Buildings,
Johannesburg, S.A.
Old Mutual Properties 04/06/88 1 x 9 storey
Elston/Triangle House, Johannesburg,
S.A.
F.N.B. – Block ‘A’ 05/11/88 2 x 6 storey
Bonar House/World Furnishers,
Johannesburg, S.A.
F.N.B. – Block ‘A’ 26/11/88 1 x 6 storey
Old Mutual Phase II, Cape Town, S.A. R. Ross & Sons 18/03/89 1 x 5 storey
Russels Building, Union Centre &
Colstaven House, Johannesburg, S.A.
F.N.B. – Block ‘B’ 01/01/89 1 x 13 storey
Customs & Dale House,
Johannesburg, S.A.
F.N.B. – Block ‘C’ 17/02/90 2 x 6 storey
Nedfin Building, Johannesburg, S.A. F.N.B. – Block ‘C’ 17/03/90 1 x 22 storey
Satbel Building, Johannesburg, S.A. U.B.S. 15/09/90 1 x 7 storey
Garlicks/Morkels,
Pretoria, S.A.
Mr. C Brandt Tel : 012 313 7911
Pretoria
City Council
04/11/90 1 x 4 storey
Ster
Kinekor Centre, Johannesburg, S.A.
Mr. Tommy Gravitt, Lillicrap Tel :
011 883 9440
U.B.S. 08/12/90 1 x 8 storey
Mackenzie Hall, Detroit, U.S.A.
Mr JR Smith Tel: 313 663 8733
Wayne State University 17/02/91 1 x 12 storey
Bunbury
Silos, Perth, Australia
Mr. Mike Bobbevitch Tel : 18 949
865
Hi Tec
Demolition
08/02/92 1 x 12 storey
Auto
House, Johannesburg, S.A.
Mr. Jim Henry Tel : 011 371 5500
F.N.B. –
Block ‘D’
29/03/92 1 x 8 storey
Aitken
House, Johannesburg, S.A.
Mr. Jim Henry Tel : 011 371 5500
F.N.B. –
Block ‘D’
25/04/92 1 x 14 storey
Lake Biwa
Hotel, Japan
Naito San Tel : 817 582 25678
U.I.C. 22/05/92 1 x 13 storey
Docklands,
London, U.K.
(No longer Trading)
Johnson
Bros. Demolition
28/08/92 1 x 7 storey
St
Vincents Hospital, Melbourn, Australia
Mr. Andy Gott Tel : 364 51711
Guilfoyle
Wreckers
25/10/92 1 x 6 storey
Smethwick,
Birmingham, U.K.
Mr. Kevin Kennedy Tel : 707 266 166
Smethwick
Council
04/04/93 2 x 22
storey
Kingdom
Hotel, Sokcho’s, South Korea
Son Moo Yeul Tel : 324 461 889
Southern
Korean

Explosives
Group

21/06/93 1 x 10 storey
Queen
Elizabeth Square, Glasgow, U.K.
Mr. Kevin Kennedy Tel : 707 266 166
Ladkarn
Demolition
12/09/93 2 x 20 storey
Africa
House, Johannesburg, S.A.
Mr. A le Roux Tel : 011 889 9736
Sanlam
Properties
08/12/94 1 x 16
storey
1 x 14 storey
Prince
Henry’s Hospital, Melbourn, Australia.
Mr. Andy Gott Tel : 364 51711
Guilfoyle
Wreckers
04/12/94 3 x 6
storey
1 x 8
storey
1 x 13 storey
Absa Development, Johannesburg, S.A. ABSA Bank 15/12/96
26/01/97
16/02/97
1 x 8
storey
Complete
city block
1 x 8 storey
34 Amershof Street, Braamfontein,
Johannesburg, S.A.
AMDEV 20/04/97 1 x 8 storey
Mimosa Mall Parking Garage, Cnr
Parfitt & Zastron Streets, Bloemfontein, S.A.
MMJV (WBHO) 10/10/99 1 x 4 storey
Heerengracht Centre Bradis Construction 2/09/01 1 x 10 storey
Nestle Building, Mossel Bay, Cape,
S.A.
Transand (Pty) Ltd 14/10/01 1 x 4 storey
O.K Bazaars, Cape Town Bradis Construction 24/03/02 1 x 7 storey
Standard Bank Building, Johannesburg Anglo American 12/06/05 8 Storey
Anglo Ashanti/Tiber Bonvec –
Boiler House
Anglo American/Tiber Bonvec 24/07/05 10 Storey
Absa Bank, Johannesburg Absa Bank Aug 2006 2 X 12 Storey City Blocks
Gautrain Metro Rail Project. Bombela JCV Feb 2007 1 x 12 Storey City Block
Absa, Johannesburg Absa/Barclays Feb 2007 1 x 12 Storey City Block
Saratoga Ave. Johannesburg.- 2 x
Blocks of Flats
Bophelong Construction Jan 2008 2 x 6 storey flats
Fire damaged collapsed building,
Lagos, Nigeria
Hitec Construction Nov 2008 1 x 22 storey
Nedbank Gardens, Rosebank,
Johannesburg
Hyprop Developers April 2012 1 x 12 storey
Nitel Building, Abuja, Nigeria ITB Construction July 2013 60,000m²
Unfinished Office
Premier Milling, Silos and
associated Buildings – Waltloo Tswhane
Redefine Nov 2013 50m Silo’s & Structures
Majuba Power Station Eskom Nov 2014 2 X concrete Structures
122 Pybus street, Sandton Jordan Construction June 2015 1 X 6 Storey
La Farge, Zambia 60m Steel chimney.
60m Concrete Chimney & dustcatchers
La Farge Lusaka – Zambia Dec 2016 Chimneys & Dust catchers
Galleria Shopping Centre – Times
Media, Rosebank.
Abland Sep 2017 1 x 5 Storey building
Harmony Mine Pijandor Sept 2018 Headgear
Willowmoore Park Cricket Stadium East Cricket Club Oct 2018 Concrete light towers
Old Main Jos Market Mamko Investment and Engineering Limited May 2019

1 x 3 Storey

building

Willowmoore Cricket Stadium, Benoni Citrine Designs (PTY) Ltd Aug 2019 4 x Concrete Pylons
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