[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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[VIDEO] A Bridge Demolition So Impressive It Won Awards for Best in the World

There’s no doubt that bridge demolitions by implosion are extremely fun to watch, but the fireworks show and big splash into the water below can sometimes overshadow other demolition projects that don’t allow implosion. Priestly Demolition Inc. (PDI) recently won two 2016 World Demolition Awards for one of those projects where implosion was not an option and they have also produced an incredibly detailed video of how they did it.

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