American DND crews and CDI (Controlled Demolition Inc. = blasting subcontractor) Safely demolished the second largest Nuclear Cooling Tower in the world to ever be imploded on 5/25/10 at 10AM EST. The 455, tall x 333, dia. concrete reinforced hyperbolic Cooling Tower fell to within its own footprint approximately 8 seconds after detonation.

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Cooling Tower Demolition Project Video

US-DOE Video

CDI’s Video – Savannah River DOE Site 185-3K Cooling Tower – Controlled Demolition, Inc.

Controlled Demolition, Inc. (CDI) of Phoenix, Maryland, USA (acting as Implosion Subcontractor to American DND, Inc. of Grand Island, New York) performs the successful explosives felling of the 455 foot tall (and 345 foot in diameter at its base), 185-3K Cooling Tower at the K Area of the Savannah River DOE Site in Aiken, South Carolina at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, May 25, 2010.


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