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The Athlone Cooling Towers Demolition

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Spot the difference in these two pictures. Yes.... The white helmet on the ground is to the right of the central figure in one and to the left in the other picture. Timothy has his arms folded in one picture and there is a seismograph in the foreground in only one of the pictures... Oh yes! The cooling towers are missing in the right hand picture, having been blown down by a demolition company. A slightly trigger happy demolition company as it turns out - We were all set to measure the peak sound pressure levels and vibrations, spectra.... For the City of Cape Town disaster management team, when hello! The towers were blown down four minutes early. Watch the video and see how Terry manages to stand in front of the camera for several historical moments.