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Georgia Dome Imploded in a Matter of Seconds

On November 20, 2017 the Adamo Group used 5000 pounds of explosives to bring down the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. Richard Adamo, president of the Adamo Group, had the honor of pressing the button to begin the implosion at 7:30am that frigid Monday morning. People from all over the city watched from various vantage points… More

Adamo Group's Ohio Implosion Goes Off Perfectly

Commissioned in 1953, the Muskingum River Power Plant Units 1-4 were among the oldest active in the United States. The Adamo Group has been meticulously dismantling the plant since mid-2015 with an emphasis on maximizing the recycling of as many materials as possible. The planning and execution of the implosion of the Unit 1-4 boiler… More

Adamo Group Sights Set for Implosion in Atlanta

Adamo Group is completing plans to implode the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on November 20, 2017. Our team of demolition experts has worked for over a year in conjunction with multiple other firms, including explosive experts, structural engineers and planning experts, to assure that the project go as planned. Atlanta’s Channel 2 WSB-TV provided an… More

Adamo Group Helps Detroit Based Tuxedo Project

Adamo Group continues to assist both the city of Detroit and its residents in blight removal.  Recently, the Adamo Group benefited the Tuxedo Project; a group dedicated to using literary arts to combat blight on Tuxedo Street.  You can read more about the blight cleanup of Tuxedo Street on Model D Media’s page: http://www.modeldmedia.com/inthenews/tuxedo-project-update-103017.aspx If… More

Georgia Dome to be Demolished by Detroit based Adamo Group

Adamo Group began work removing the Georgia Dome in Atlanta Georgia this summer.  The Georgia Dome was originally built beginning in 1989 and is the only venue to have hosted the Olympics, Super Bowl and NCAA men’s basketball Final Four.  The Georgia Dome was superseded by Mercedes-Benz stadium earlier this year. The Adamo Group expects… More

Adamo Group Awarded Silverdome Demolition

Adamo Group has been awarded a contract to demolish the Pontiac Silverdome.  Construction on the Silverdome began in 1973 and it debuted as home to the Detroit Lions in 1975.  It also served as home to the Detroit Pistons for a time in the 1980s.  The stadium featured the first fiberglass fabric roof supported by… More

Adamo Group Helps to Renew City of Detroit

For the past 4 years, Adamo Group has assisted the City of Detroit in executing it’s vision on blight removal. Since then, it has helped remove over 2500 blighted structures for the city while becoming the City’s largest demolition contractor. With careful planning and scheduling, Adamo Group is able to tackle the problem of blight… More

Adamo Group and Michigan CAT Make Way For Progress

Adamo Group started with John T. Adamo Sr. tearing down a neglected home in Detroit 52 years ago using a single Caterpillar Machine. Since then Adamo Group has grown its fleet to over 90 CAT machines, plus many more attachments, to continue its industrial demolition work across the country. CAT highlights the residential and industrial demolition Adamo Group has done to make way for progress.

Adamo Group implodes former AEP Muskingum Unit 5 Boiler

On August 6th 2016, Adamo Group completed an implosion at the 12 story unit 5 boiler building at the Muskingum River Power Plant near Beverly Ohio. At the former AEP owned plant, Unit 5 was capable of generating 615.2 Megawatts of electricity during peak operation. One megawatt is capable of serving approximately 1,000 houses so… More