800-Ton Structure Demolition

    Midwest Steel team takes group photo in front of 800-Ton Structure Demolition

    Midwest Steel razed this Regnerator/Reactor Structure using gravity and inertia instead of cranes or explosives to topple the huge 800-ton structure.  The Midwest Steel crew can now safely demolish the structure at ground level using our portable hydraulic shears and cutting torches. Work will continue until the FCCU Unit is completely removed so new construction can begin in this Gulf Coast Refinery.

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    Controlled Collapse

    Midwest Steel crews use the controlled collapse technique to dismantle a tall structure inside an operating refinery on the Gulf Coast.  This methodology perfected by Midwest Steel over 5 decades not only accelerates production but also reduces exposure to working from heights and prevents crane accidents.

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