11 seconds: 110 metre-high chimney of Tata Steel plant demolished. Watch video

Jamshedpur : A 110-metre-high, 27-year-old chimney at Tata Steel’s Jamshedpur plant was demolished in 11 seconds on Sunday. “Watch the video of the 110-metre-tall chimney demolition on the #TataSteel Jamshedpur Works – a feat of #engineering excellence!” Tata Steel tweeted along with the video.


“The 27-year-old 110-metre-high chimney of battery number 5 of the Jamshedpur plant was demolished using the implosion method, which made the demolition process safe for workers. It also saved time and was environment friendly too. The smoke tower was demolished within 11 seconds,” Vice President of Tata Steel Plant, Avneesh Gupta stated.

The job was executed by South Africa’s Edifice Engineering India supported by J Demolition Company. It is similar firm that demolished Noida’s twin towers on August 28.

The demolition of this chimney was adopted by the use of ‘Water curtains’ to regulate the mud and ‘Trenches with berms’ had been additionally deployed to soak up vibration. The use of ‘Steel wraps’ additional prevented the particles from getting scattered, Tata Steel stated in a sequence of tweets.

Tata Steel’s VP, Avneesh Gupta additional stated that the demolition passed off efficiently and in a deliberate method because it fell down zero-degree, didn’t trigger any loss of lives and was performed in an eco-friendly method too.




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