VIDEO: Cat machines destroy world's tallest sand castle

VIDEO: Cat machines destroy world's tallest sand castle

A fleet of Cat equipment and team of operators gather in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to destroy a 12.59 metres (41 feet, 3.67 inches) sand castle they had built over the course of 15 days and that became the new Guinness World Record holder for the highest sand-made fort.

Of course they filmed the whole process, becoming the latest video in Caterpillar's “Built For It Trials” series of short films.

The flick captures the action as two Cat hydraulic excavators, a wheel loader, two mini excavators and a vibratory soil compactor transform 734m3 (960 cu. yd.) of sand into the world’s tallest sandcastle, made exclusively of quarry sand and water.

Here, the making of the castle:

And a behind-the-scenes look here: