An Emirati company enters the Guinness Book of demolishing the tallest building with explosives in seconds … Videos and photos


A real estate company in the Emirates today set a new record in the Guinness Book of Records, by demolishing the tallest building with explosives, with a height of more than 165 meters, after the success of the demolition of 4 tall and individually designed buildings in the Port Zayed area in Abu Dhabi, in cooperation with the most prominent companies in the field of demolition The buildings, consisting of towers, were built on a 7-storey platform, and during the operation, a total of 144 floors were demolished with non-primary fixed explosives placed in 18,000 holes inside the structures, according to the Emirati newspaper, Al-Vision.

In turn, Ahmed Sheikh Al-Zaabi, Director of the Implementation Department of the company, said, “We are proud to achieve a record number recorded in the Guinness Book of Records to document the ability of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi to implement mega projects by following the highest safety and security standards, and it is recorded as the tallest building to be demolished using explosives.”

Towers before demolition
Towers before demolition

He added that this success represents an impetus for us to exert more efforts towards completing the development and development work, as one of the developers responsible for rehabilitating the main areas in the Port Zayed area, noting that the demolition of these towers constitutes an important strategic stage in the progress of work in the region, and confirms our determination and the determination of our partners On embodying the vision of our wise leadership of the urban development scene of the capital and making it one of the most attractive destinations in the world. ”For his part, Danny Hickson, official judge at Guinness World Records, said,“ As the world body responsible for documenting records, I am pleased to witness this thoughtful demolition and acknowledge that The largest of its kind ».

Side of the demolition process
Side of the demolition process

He added that this tremendous achievement heralds a new stage for the development of the Abu Dhabi waterfront and opens the way for new landmarks and urban designs, noting that demolishing a building of this size and scope requires the work of specialists and people with high skills that many do not possess, and I would like to congratulate all those who participated in this task on their professional and safe work. Here is their achievement, officially recorded.

As part of its comprehensive plan to redevelop the main areas in the Zayed Port area, the Department of Municipalities and Transport has assigned the implementation of the project to the “Modon Real Estate” company as one of the project developers, as it will undertake the establishment of a new tourist landmark and one of the most prominent destinations that keep pace with the aspirations of residents and visitors of the capital.


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