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Demolition & Excavation Company

Leading the Way With Innovative Solutions, Smart Technology and Experience

Focused on high standards in quality workmanship and customer service, Priestly Demolition Inc. (PDI) thrives as one of the leading demolition contractors across the country. We have the innovation, technology and experience to engineer plans for the most difficult and complex demolitions jobs. In a rapidly evolving and fast-paced industry, it’s not just about demolishing a building anymore—it’s about the complete life cycle of the structure. We pride ourselves in devising unique demolition solutions that increase the safety and efficiency of our projects, while demonstrating exceptional environmental stewardship. Our engineering professionals, heavy equipment mechanics, and safety department all have the ability to pivot quickly, therefore eliminating the need to use outside organizations for support. This makes PDI a full service organization, and saves both time and money.

Priestly Demolition demolition excavation company in Ontario

Meet Our Executives

Our leadership team is focused on using our leading-edge engineering solutions to better drive value and outputs for our clients.


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PDI Group of Companies

To help support the expansion of Priestly Demolition across North America, the PDI Group of Companies was born. They include PDI National Salvage, Dakota Reclamators, PDI National Aggregates and PDI National Crane.


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Member Associations

At PDI, we adopt a growth mindset and strive to continually learn and adapt new technologies in our demolition processes. As trusted innovators, we are a part of various associations and stay current on industry updates and emerging technologies.



With over 25 years of experience, PDI has handled demolition projects of all shapes and sizes, with a focus on completing projects safely, on time, and on budget.

Priestly Demolition is a family-run company and we consider ourselves one community, and one family where people are the first priority.



We work hard every day, persevere through the tough times, and surround ourselves with loyal, skilled, and hard-working individuals in order to provide the highest quality demolition services to our clients.


Watch Priestly Demolition do the unthinkable—and take down the entire Gardiner Expressway Eastbound Ramp in just 5 weekends. This is a fresh new look at the masters of bridge demolition. See drone footage, time-lapse video, and project highlights of this rapid demo from the PDI team, plus a behind the scenes look at how this project plan comes together, and the people who make it happen.

Demolition of the Trafalgar Road and 401 Overpass Bridge

This Rapid Bridge Demolition is different from what you’ve seen before. Watch as PDI crews demolish the structure from both the top and bottom simultaneously. Featuring interviews with our crew.

The Kobelco 1600, A Gamechanger for PDI

This heavily modified, Kobelco 1600, 200T beast will allow us to take down higher buildings than ever before.

Victor Mine, Ontario’s First and Only Open Pit Diamond Mine

Must see demolition of the Victor Mine, where calling in for backup isn't an option. Priestly Demolition flies in additional heavy equipment by Hercules aircrafts, to complete the project in this remote location near James Bay in Northern Ontario.

Underwater Demolition of the Glen Miller Dam 3

Priestly Demolition dives into the murky waters of the Trent Severn Waterway—hammering and removing concrete 16 feet below the surface. This underwater demolition provides a whole new set of challenges, but that's nothing new for PDI and the bigger the challenge, the more excited we get. Watch now to see how it's done.

Must See—New Kind of Demolition for Priestly Demolition

Demolition isn't always about smashing buildings to the ground. See how Priestly Demolition is taking the opposite approach for this project.