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PROJECT LIST
EXPLOSIVE DEMOLITION
SMOKESTACKS
 

  • Felling of 280’ concrete smokestack of Coy Blagg Wrecking Company, Tulsa, OK. Job location – Iola, KS, 12/74
  • Felling of 130’ concrete smokestack for C.D.S., Inc., Coffeyville, KS. Job location – Coffeyville, KS, 8/75
  • Felling of smokestack for Burt Reynolds movie, “Hooper”, for Warner Brothers, Inc., Burbank, CA. Job location – Tuscaloosa, AL, 3/78. Hal Needham, (213) 843-6000
  • Felling of 280’ smokestack, Georgia Pacific Paper Mill, for Ram, Inc., Crossett, AR. Job location – Crossett, AR, 4/78. Vernon Flemister, (501) 365-6565
  • Felling of 280’ smokestack, Kopper’s Plant, for Wrecking Corporation of America, Alexandria, VA. Job location – St. Paul, MN, 12/79. Michael Amann, (703) 823-3850.
  • Shooting of 250’ smokestack at old Brown & Bigelow Plant for A. Kamish & Sons, Inc., Inver Grove Heights, MN. Job location- ST. Paul, MN, 11/80. Jim Kamish, (612) 451-1381.
  • Felling of 900’ multi-flue smokestack (world’s tallest stack shot) for Santon Int., Manchester, U.K. Job location – Johannesburg, South Africa, 7/81. Tony Willocks, Managing Dir., Santon, 011-4461-336-0435. Job done for Electrical Supply Commission of South Africa (ESCOM) Project Manager, Dennis Eaton, 011-2711-800-8111. Chief Civil Eng.(ESCOM) Allen Veck, 011-2711-800-8111.
  • Felling of 506’ brick smokestack for Pacific Hide and Fur Depot, Great Falls, MT. Job location – Great Falls, MT, 9/82. Lars Gallup, (406) 727-6222. Owner- The Anaconda Company.
  • Felling of 2 steel smokestacks on top of powerhouse, Duquesne Light Co., for Crown Wrecking Co., Pittsburgh, PA. Job location – Pittsburgh, PA, 3/83. Bob Crown, (412) 322-9230.
  • Felling of 280’ reinforced concrete smokestack at PPG Plant for Noralco Corp., Pittsburgh, PA. Job location – Creighton, PA, 10/84. Allen Cousin, (412) 361-6678
  • Felling 140’ reinforced concrete smokestack for Coronado Wrecking and Salvage, Albuquerque, NM. Job location – Albuquerque, NM, 12/84. Dale Whale, (505) 877-2821.
  • Blasting nitrate storage bins for Olin Chemicals Group, Lake Charles, LA. Job location – LakeCharles, LA, 3/85. Phil Hines, (318) 491-3402.
  • Demolition of reinforced concrete stack for Invirex Demolition, Inc., NY. Job location - Picayune, MS, 5/88. James Dunn, (516) 673-0007
  • Felling of 3 smokestacks (2-250’ and 1-500’) and reinforced concrete turbine foundations 40’ tall at the Poston Power Plant for GO-OO American and Cleveland Wrecking. Job location – Athens, OH, 10/89. Futoshi Kitagawa, (614) 592-2186 or (213) 627-3156
  • Felling of 114’ brick smokestack for Invirex Demolition, Inc. Job location – Portsmouth, VA, 12/89. Jay Schwall, (516) 673-0007.
  • Felling of smokestack, blasting of the concrete bases at the Swepco Power Plant for Kennedy Construction Company. Job location – Texarkana, AR, 5/90.
  • Felling of 250’ smokestack for U.S. Dismantlement Corporation. Job location – former Chrysler Lakefront Plant, Kenosha, WI, 6/90. Dan Hoffman, (312) 685-4000.
  • Felling of 260’ concrete smokestack for International Crane Co. Inc. Job location – Cement plant, Hagerstown, MD, 11/90. Jim McElroy, (301) 727-0424.
  • Felling of smokestack for Pitsch Companies. Job location – American Seating Plant, Grand Rapids, MI, 8/92. Gary Pitsch, (616) 363-5585.
  • Felling of Olin Nitrate Stack for Olshan Demolishing. Job location – Lake Charles, LA, 1/93. Kevin Murphy, (800) 874-3366.
  • Felling of an incinerator building plus 2 brick smoke stacks for International Crane. Job location – Norfolk, Virginia, 5/93. Dan Crispino, (804) 543-4132.
  • Felling of 2 concrete stacks (235’ & 150’) for Bianchi-Trison Corp., East Syracuse, N.Y. Job location – Rochester, N.Y. at the Rochester Gas and Electrical Corp. Station, 7/93. David Bianchi, (315) 437-6564
  • Felling of (2) 250’ smokestacks for Pitsch Corporation. Job location – Petoskey, MI, 7/94. Tom Pitsch, (616) 363-4895
  • Drill/blast (2) 300’ smokestacks, Longview, WA. International Paper, 9/94. Gene Harbeson, (206) 537-5852
  • Felling of 319' stack for Teperman, Canada. Job Location - St Lawrence Starch Plant, Missisaugua, Ontario, Canada, 6/94. Steven Teperman, (416) 461-6161.
  • Blasting of Concrete Kiln Foundations & 325' Concrete Stack, LaFarge Plant, Dallas, TX, 5/95. O’Neal Salvage, Pineville, LA, Richard O’Neal, (316) 640-8689.
  • Felling of (9) Silos and a 6-Story Headhouse, American Rice, Houston, TX, 1/96.Cherry Demolition, Leonard or John Cherry, (713) 941-8836.
  • Felling of 130' Stack, Carthage, MO, 4/96. Greninger Construction, Harry Greninger (417) 358-5446.
  • Demolition of 6-Story Headhouse, 10-Story Mill Building and 7 Single-row silos at Atchison, Kansas Grain Facility, Phase I 12/96 & Phase II 2/97. Spirtas Wrecking, Arnold Spirtas or Jeff Lacavich, (314) 862-9800.
  • Demolition of Kiln Foundation & Smokestack at Holnam Cement, Houston, TX, 8/97. Cherry Demolition, Leonard or John Cherry, (713) 941-8836.
  • Explosive demolition of Smokestack at Holnam Cement, Houston, TX, 10/97. Cherry Demolition, Leonard or John Cherry, (713) 941-8836.
  • Felling of 218' Chimney, Newton Power Station, Central Illinois Public Service, Newton, IL, 11/97. Olshan Demolishing, Mike Dokel, (713) 867-9215.
  • Felling of two (2) Stacks, LTV Steel, Cleveland, OH, 12/97. Complete Demolition, Jerry Leasure, (216) 243-2900.
  • Felling two (2) 230' concrete smokestacks and 12 concrete compressor foundations at Holnam Cement Plant, Okay, AR, 2/98. Phillip Services, George Hunter, (609) 884-7434.
  • Blasting of 240' Smokestack, (2) 150' Smokestacks and two coal tipples on old Sinclair Property, Coffeyville, KS, 3/98. Muller Construction, Inc., Larry Muller, (316) 251-2020.
  • Blasting of (2) 200' & (2) 100' concrete smokestacks at the Shawnee Rock Quarry in Bonner Springs, KS, 4/98. Shawnee Rock Company, Henry Klein, (913) 631-7842.
  • Felling two (2) 230' concrete smokestacks and 12 concrete compressor foundations at Holnam Cement Plant, Okay, AR, 2/98. Phillip Services, George Hunter, (609) 884-7434.
  • Drilling and blasting (2) 80' Concrete Furnace Towers and (4) massive concrete bases at U.S.X. Steel Baytown Facility, Houston, TX, 2/98. D.H. Griffin of Texas, John Angelino, (713) 991-4445.
  • Blasting of 240' Smokestack, (2) 150' Smokestacks and two coal tipples on old Sinclair Property, Coffeyville, KS, 3/98. Muller Construction, Inc., Larry Muller, (316) 251-2020.
  • Blasting of (2) 200' & (2) 100' concrete smokestacks at the Shawnee Rock Quarry in Bonner Springs, KS, 4/98. Shawnee Rock Company, Henry Klein, (913) 631-7842.
  • Felling of five brick stacks, Alabama, 7/98. Philip Environmental, George Hunter, 1-800-765-6544.
  • Felling 350’ Stack, Ontario Hydro Plant, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada, 9/98. LeBrun Northern Contracting LTD, Robert LeBrun, (807) 623-3500.  
  • Explosive Felling of Steel Boiler House and Smoke Stack, Milesburg Power Station, Milesburg, PA, 11/98. Mayer Pollock, Steve Abrams, (610) 323-5500.  
  • Explosive felling of two (2) Concrete Stacks, Holnam cement plant, Superior, NE, 3/99. Philips Services, George Hunter, 1-800-765-6544.  
  • Explosive felling of Sand Tower, Union Pacific Railroad Yard, Council Bluff, IA, 4/99.  Morris Excavating Company, Steve Morris, (712) 366-4265.  
  • 200’ Concrete Stack, Holnam Cement Plant, near Florence, CO, 5/99. Louisiana Chemical Dismantling Inc, Jay A. Schwall, (504) 464-0770  
  • Consulting on Stack, Department of Energy, Mound Facility, Miamisburg, OH, 8/99. Babcock & Wilcox of Ohio, Inc, Darlene Adams, (937) 865-4253.

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