[VIDEO] Renovating the Top of Canada’s Tallest Structure

Completed in 1976, the CN Tower in Toronto, Canada held the record for the tallest freestanding structure in the world from 1975-2007, until it was supplanted by Dubai’s Burj Khalifa. At its highest point, the CN Tower, which is mainly used as a communications and observation tower, reaches 1,815.4 feet (533.33m). Last year, the tower underwent a $16 million renovation and Priestly Demolition shared a fascinating, in-depth video for how they took care of the demolition of the interior space and walls.

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[VIDEO] Watch 10 Excavators Demolish 340 Foot Long, 62 Foot Wide Overpass in 20 Hours

As we’ve seen in the past, demolitions aren’t all about implosions.  There are still many manual demolitions that are carried out by skilled excavator operators.  The Victoria Street Bridge in Ontario, Canada is a recent example of that.

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Watch an In-Depth Video of Two Bridge Demolitions from a Barge

I don’t think there is anyone in the construction industry that has a better marketing department than Priestly Demolition, a demolition specialty contractor based in Ontario, Canada.  Their Youtube channel is filled with high quality demolition videos in the form of timelapse videos and even a 24 minute long, highly detailed video of a bridge demolition so impressive it won awards for best in the world.  Implosion videos are a great source of entertainment in their own right, but the videos that Priestly put out are not only entertaining, but also great for education purposes.

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