Florida Power & Light Port Everglades Demolition

October 1, 2013

The stacks and boilers at Florida Power & Light's (FPL's) old 1960s-era Port Everglades Power Plant came crashing down on July 16, 2013, to make way for a new plant run on U.S.-based natural gas. An estimated 160,000 tons of concrete and metal from the plant will be recycled and reused. The new Port Everglades Next Generation Clean Energy Center will enter service in 2016.


Bay Bridge Pier E3 Implosion Live Video

November 15, 2015

The largest of the piers of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge’s old east span was removed from the Bay through a careful and extensively planned implosion in the early morning hours of Nov. 14. Read More

Bay Bridge Pier E3 Implosion

November 3, 2015

In this California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) video, Bay Bridge spokesperson Leah Robinson-Leach discusses some of the final preparations being made as Caltrans prepares to implode Pier... Read More

Cargill Salt Mine Recycling Project

September 15, 2015

Recycling Today Media Group staff members receive a rare tour of Cargill's Cleveland salt mine where a massive cable and wire recycling project is taking place to raise money for charity. Read More