Modon Properties official receive the award.
Gulf Today Report
Modon Properties successfully demolished a building in Abu Dhabi, setting a new Guinness World Records title for the Tallest building demolished using explosives (controlled demolition).
The demolition of the Mina Plaza towers in Mina Zayed area, Abu Dhabi was done in collaboration with strategic partners and a leading demolition company.
Ahmed Al Shaikh Al Zaabi, Director of Delivery at Modon said: “We are pleased that Guinness World Records™ has recognised Modon for the successful and safe demolition of Mina Plaza as the tallest building demolished using explosives in a controlled demolition. This historic milestone for Abu Dhabi reaffirms the capital’s ability to execute mega-projects safely. We are privileged to be appointed as one of the developers tasked to transform key areas of Mina Zayed and are delighted to play a vital role in the redevelopment of such an iconic area etched in history.”
“As the Global Authority of Record-breaking Achievements, it’s a pleasure to witness this controlled demolition and verify it as the largest of its kind. This monumental achievement promotes a new beginning for the Abu Dhabi skyline making room for new vibrant developments and designs,” said Danny Hickson, official Guinness World Record adjudicator.
The four large high-rise structure building with 144 floors was demolished in 10 seconds. Using stable non-primary explosives placed in 18,000 drill holes within the structures.
Al Jazira head coach Damien Hertog says his team is more than capable of maintaining their recent momentum when they face Dibba in Friday’s Arabian Gulf League clash.
Under the new partnership between the Abu Dhabi Sports Council and du La Liga High Performance Centre, 2 players from each of the four clubs Al Jazira, Al Wahda, Baniyas, Al Dhafra and Al Ain will join the du LaLiga HPC summer programme.
Stephane Peterhansel and Sam Sunderland retain lead after a day of drama in the Abu Dhabi Desert Challenge (ADDC) set the scene for a thrilling last leg sweeping back to the UAE capital.
One of the UK’s pre-eminent big show veterans, Oli ‘The Big Shot’ Thompson will square off against Tarek Suleiman from Syria in a high-profile light heavyweight championship bout to held as part of the 6th edition of the MMA fight series UAE Warriors scheduled to take place at the Mubadala Arena in Abu Dhabi on Friday.
The big winner was from Egypt, Asmaa Al Awani, who won the grand prize, a brand-new BMW car, while 5 shoppers won shopping worth Dhs5,000, 10 winners won Dhs2,500 shopping vouchers, and 10 lucky shoppers won a cash prize worth Dhs1,000 for each.
Cases have fallen steadily in some Indian states hit by an initial surge in infections, such as the richest state of Maharashtra and the capital New Delhi, after they imposed stringent lockdowns. Testing rates also at their lowest since Sunday.
The NCOC late last month announced a new set of restrictions including a blanket ban on tourism and inter-provincial transport in an attempt to contain a further rise in already mounting coronavirus cases under the "Stay Home, Stay Safe” strategy.