Steel Plant Demolition & Dismantling

SPECIALISED HEAVY INDUSTRIAL DEMOLITION
AND DISMANTLING
THAT WRECKERS STAFF HAVE BEEN INVOLVED WITH

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NAME DESCRIPTION DATE
Appleby Frodingham Scunthorpe, U.K.
B.S.C.
Complete Steelworks 1976
Port Talbot Steelworks, South Wales,
U.K.
Complete Steelworks 1978
V.L.N. Plant, Port Talbot, South
Wales, U.K. B.S.C.
Complete demolition of Furnaces &
Casting Bays and Associated Plant
1978/9
East Moors Steelworks, South Wales,
U.K. B.S.C.
Complete Steelworks  
Castleford Colliery, U.K. N.C.B.   1980
Scunthorpe Steelworks, U.K. B.S.C. Complete Steelworks 1980/1
Bargoed Colliery, South Wales, U.K.
N.C.B.
Complete 1981
ISCOR, Newcastle, South Africa Total demolition of redundant South
works including 3 No. Blast Furnaces and Associated Plant, Cooling
Tower (100m). Brick chimney (65m). Associated concrete
structures.
1985/6
ISCOR, Pretoria, South Africa. Demolition of P1 Blast Furnace and
associated plant by use of controlled explosives. This was the
first time that this type of operation was carried out in a live
works.
1985
ISCOR, Dunswart, South Africa. Demolition of four electric arc
furnaces and associated plant.
1987
TOSA (Dorbyl’s), South Africa. Demolition
No. 1 rolling mill and associated plant.

Pipe presses etc. Demolition No. 2
rolling mill and associated plant.

Phase 1
1989
Phase 2
1990
Vereeniging Refactories, South
Africa. Phase 1
Palletising Plant. 40m High down
draft kiln and associated plant.
1990
ISCOR, Pretoria, South Africa. Casting Bay and associated plant.
Demolition of 3 steel chimneys, 1 Brick chimney, demolition of
calcining plant.
1989
ESCOM, Cape Town, South Africa.
(Salt River Power Station). (No 1)
Demolition of full power station.
Explosive demolition of boiler houses and associated plant.
1991
Westbank Power Station, East London,
South Africa
Complete Demolition of Power Station 1992
ISCOR Pretoria Demolition of Coke Ovens, Coal
Driers, P3 & P4 Blast Furnaces By controlled Explosives,
Including all Stoves, Casting Bays, all concrete and Civils and
removal of all Bears. Demolition of By-Product Plant, Sinter
Plant, all redundant conveyor systems and Chimney Stacks.
 
Umgeni Power Station, Pinetown,
Natal, South Africa
Complete demolition of Power Station 1993
ISCOR, Vanderbijlpark, South Africa Mesta Rolling Mill, Briquette Plant
,Pipe Ranges
1993
Vryheid Colliery, South Africa. Coke oven complex. 1994
Kilbarchan Colliery, South Africa. Colliery complex. 1994
ISCOR Newcastle, South Africa. Filtration plant, Pickling Plant,
Slab Casting Mill
1995
Rennies, Durban, South Africa. Coal handling plant, “Bluff”
Durban dock.
1995
NATREF Bayhead Durban Oil storage tanks  
salt River Power Station (No. 2) Complete power station demolition 1995
Lever Brothers, Durban, South Africa K.S.M. Mill, Maydon Wharf, Durban 1996
Harmony Mine, Virginia, Welkom Demolition of 3 radioactive gold
plants. Harmony, Virginia, Merryspruit
1996
Koornfontein Mine /INGWE Demolition of Coal washery Plant 1997
Gas Plant, Iscor Vereeniging Demolition of Gas Plant 1998
Alusaf Bayside Smelter, Richards
Bay, Natal, S.A.
Demolition of Carbon Bake Furnace 1999
Impala Platinum (Pty) Ltd,
Rustenburg.
Demolition of No. 3 Furnace 1999
Impala Platinum (Pty) Ltd,
Rustenburg.
Demolition of No. 2 Furnace 1999
Alpha Cement, Owl Road,
Johannesburg.
Demolition of Cement Plant 1999
Iscor, Vanderbijl Park. Demolition of I. H. I. Combination
Mill and Dust Catchers
99/2000
Alpha Cement, Boksburg. Demolition of Cement works 1999
Impala Platinum (Pty) Ltd.,
Rustenburg.
Demolition of No. 5 Dryer 2000
Consol Glass, Wadeville, Gauteng,
S.A.
Demolition of Factory 2001
Consol Plastics, Wadeville, Gauteng,
S.A.
Demolition of Factory 2001
Iscor Vanderbijlpark S.A. Demolition of Sinter Plant 2002
Rand Water, Swartkopjes, Alberton,
S.A.
Demolition of 6 Boilers and
associated Plant
2003
Lonmin western Plats, Rustenburg,
S.A.
Demolition of Converter 2003
SAPPI, Swaziland, S.A. Demolition of Woodpulp Mill 2003
Rand Water – Vereeniging Demolition of Turbine 2003
Highveld Steel, Witbank. RSA Demolition of Pusher Furnace 2004
Transalloys Witbank Demolition of No 6 Arc Furnace 2005
Highveld Steel, Witbank. RSA Demolition of no. 5 Arc Furnace 2005
Rand Water, Gauteng Demolition of Turbine hall 2005
Engen No 2, Durban Demolition of Flues 2005
Airport Bridges, Johannisburg
International CONCOR
Demolition of Air Bridges 2005
Alstom, Germiston Demolition of Transformer Bay 2005
B.P. Durban Demolition of Tank Farm 2005
Highveld Steel, Witbank Demolition of Arc Furnace 2006
Sasol, Secunda Demolition of Scrubber Plant 2006
Kynoch, Durban Demolition of Tank Farm and
Associated Plant
2006
Lanxess, Durban Demolition of Chrome 6 A.S.S. Plant 2006
Mammoet, East London S.A. Scrapping up of Shipwreck 2007
Heartland, Umbogintwini. Demolition of Warehouse 2007
Highveld Steel, Witbank, S.A. Demolition of Furnace No. 1 2007
RTZ/Billiton, Richards Bay. S.A. Demolition of Mining Pond B 2007
NCP Chloorchem MCA Plant, Chloorkop Dismantling MCA Plant 2007/8
Randwater,Swartkoppijes Demolition of 6 Boilers + Turbine
Hall
2008
Highveld Steel – Witbank Breaking out slag DR Furnace 2008
Driefontein Gold Mine Removal of Structures 2009
Douglas Colliery – BHP Billiton Closure of Facilities 2010
Evraz, Highveld Steel Furnace Demolition 2011
Group 5 Alrode Removal of Tank Farm 2012
Redifine, Waltloo, Pretoria Removal of Silo’s and Associated
Structures
2013
Cooke Mine Making Safe Collapsed Structure 2013
Group 5 – Phase 1 Gantry Upgrade Demolition of pump Gantries and
workshop
2014
Glencore – Lydenburg Smelter Demolition of chrome Furnace “C” 2014
Glencore – Lydenburg – Furnace
“B”
Demolition of Chrome Furnace “B” 2014
Vopak Fynn Site – Island View
Durban
Demolish Tank ( x 24) Farm 2014
Eskom, Majuba Power Station Clearance of collapsed silo &
collapsed conveyor remove & relocation of undamaged conveyor
60m
2014
De Beers – Kimberly Demolish No 3 Shaft Headgear 2015
Eskom Grootvlei Demolition of Conveyors 2015
Government Demolition of Sub station,
Eldoraigne
2016
Jumbo Cash & Carry, Crown Mines Demolition of Steel Super Store Fire
Job
2016
LaFarge, Lusaka, Zambia Demolition of 60m Steel Chimney, 60m
Concrete Chimney & Dustcatchers
2016
Mondi Paper, Merebank, group 5 Tank demolition 2016
Hillendale Mine, Tronox,
Richardsbay.
Concentrator Building demolition 2017
Glencore, Lydenburg Smelter demolition 2017
Enstra/Sappi Pulp Paper Mill Demolition of Complete Plant,
Reactors and Boilers 7000 ton
2017
Boipatong – Metals/CWI – van der
Bijlpark
Demolition of acid plant 2018
Boipatong – Mittal – van der
Bijlpark
Plate Mill Demolition 2019
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