Abu Dhabi razes 4 towers in 10 seconds, sets record
Gulf Today|November 28, 2020
The controlled explosions bagged a Guinness award; 18,000 drill holes were made within the structures to hold explosives across 144 floors; Mina Zayed Wharf is being redeveloped to revitalise Abu Dhabi’s iconic landmarks.

The Government of Abu Dhabi has announced the successful demolition of Mina Plaza towers in Mina Zayed areas on Friday.

Modon Properties announced that the demolition set a new Guinness World Records title for the tallest building demolished using explosives (controlled demolition).

The momentous project was carried out in partnership with a leading demolition company with the highest international safety measures in place.

With a total of 144 floors, the four high-rise towers were demolished in approximately 10 seconds through a controlled implosion using stable non-primary explosives of robust qualities and excellent safety record.

Comprising four large high-rise structure, a total of 144 floors were demolished in 10 seconds with stable non-primary explosives placed in 18,000 drill holes within the structures.

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