Demolition works team took less than 10 seconds to turn 19 buildings to ashes, the largest project of China knocked out so far.
According to The Sun (UK), the Chinese demolition works have used 5 tons of explosives, set at 120,000 places scattered in the area and when activated to form a domino effect.
7-12 story buildings only a pile of ashes at midnight on 21.1, in the city of Hankou, Hubei Province, China.
Recorded video showing scenes demolition blasts apart the foundations of the building before it collapsed.
The clouds of dust and smoke pervades the air. The entire process takes place in an area of 15 hectares and the project was shut down Tuesday conducted in the region. Total number of buildings destroyed up to 32.
Cottages were destroyed to make space for the project advanced commercial area in the city, according to the US Postal Service Men Morning (SCMP).
The project attracted more than 4.3 billion investment. New works will include the world’s tallest building, up to 707 meters with a tunnel running through the port and the underground complex.
“To carry out demolition with explosives on a massive scale right in the center, we not only need to guarantee results, but also strict control from the blast impact,” Jia Yongsheng, director teams public, said.
Wang Xuguang, experts demolish with explosives at China Institute of Technology, said the technique was used instead of traditional demolition methods.
Here‘s how to help the city reduce many months repairing buildings. The new technique involves placing explosives in important positions, on time to ensure the building collapsed neatly and minimize damage to the surrounding areas.
He Yongsheng stressed, “the explosion does not affect rail and public facilities around. No damage and the explosion risk. ”