Implosions Worldwide

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

NAME CLIENT DATE HEIGHT / SIZE
Oak & Eldon Gardens, Liverpool,
U.K.
Birkenhead Council 1979 2 x 8 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
       
       
       
       
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