Crew implode stubborn remainder of Coral Gables building

07/1/2008 | Miami Herald (free registration), The

Construction crews were able to successfully implode the elevator shaft of a 12-story building in Coral Gables, Fla., on Sunday after the section failed to collapse with the rest of the building on Saturday. The concrete shaft required about 20 additional pounds of explosives to bring down, after it withstood the 90 pounds of explosives that brought down the rest of the building.

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