About

[SAFE-LANE] noun / seɪf-leɪn /

Definition:

  • Established global leader, countering explosive & hazardous material threats and security risks.
  • Experts in the clearance of landmines and explosive remnants of war – on land and in water.
  • A lane that is clear of all mines and unexploded ordnance (UXO).

Established in 1989, originally under the brand name MINECLEAR, SafeLane Global was one of the first private companies to be involved in mine action in the international arena. 

Following strategic mergers and acquisitions, the company was restructured and rebranded in 2018 under the leadership of Adam Ainsworth.

SafeLane Global’s mission is enabling the safe and sustainable realisation of its commercial, governmental and humanitarian clients’ ambitions and aspirations.  

Its expert services span entire project life cycles and are focused on mitigating explosive and hazardous material threats, countering security risks and enhancing land and marine environments globally.

Whether its clients operate on land or in water, in conflict zones or peaceful nations, for profit or humanitarian purpose, SafeLane is their end-to-end solutions provider delivering expert and trustworthy operational, consultancy and training services.

Timeline

1989

Mineclear

A remote site medical and safety company Exploration Logistics became one of the first private companies to be involved in mine action in the international arena under the brand Mineclear.

1991

Heinrich Luthe

Established near Berlin, Heinrich Luthe focused on area clearance. The company’s founder had personal experience defusing over 200 large-calibre US and British aerial bombs from World War II.

1991

BACTEC International

BACTEC International became the market leader in UK unexploded ordnance risk mitigation – on land and in water - by providing a comprehensive range of expert in-house services.

1991

BB-Barth

Bautaucherei und Bergungsbetrieb Barth GmbH was established to provide offshore, inshore and nearshore services including hydraulic engineering services, technical diving work, and the recovery of explosive ordnance.

1993

GRV founded

Gesellschaft zur Rekultivierung und Verwertung von Liegenschaften mbH (GRV) was a nationally owned company dealing with large-scale search, location and clearance of mines and ammunition as well as decontamination, disposal and remediation of military and other contaminated sites.

1993

Mine-Tech Zimbabwe

Mine-Tech was created in Zimbabwe by former members of the military. It focused on area clearance work internationally.

2001

MineTech International

Both Mineclear and Mine-Tech grew in size, expertise and reputation and worked together on several projects. The synergy of the two companies led to a merger, which created MineTech International as a part of Exploration Logistics.

2004

GRV and Heinrich Luthe

Merger of GRV and Heinrich Luthe. GRV Luthe continued clearance operations in Germany, and focused on complex remediation and decontamination services as well as environmental engineering.

2012

Perusa purchase

International private equity firm Perusa establishes Dynasafe Area Clearance Group as part of Dynasafe International AB.

2013

Dynasafe

Dynasafe MineTech, Dynasafe BACTEC, Dynasafe Kampfmittelräumung and Dynasafe Marine Services make up the services companies of Dynasafe Area Clearance Group and begin working closely together.

2017

Solix purchase of Dynasafe

Perusa sells Dynasafe International AB to international investment company Solix

2018

SafeLane Global launches

Dynasafe restructures the group; the Service and Product divisions separate to enable each to innovate with greater speed, efficiency and capability for their respective clients. The area clearance Service division is rebranded and SafeLane Global launches on 1st October.

2019

WB+AD Morgan joins SafeLane Global

SafeLane completed the purchase of WB+AD Morgan, a market-leading British water borehole and well drilling company. The alignment of the two companies means an extension of assets and personnel, resources and equipment which is advantageous to clients of both WB+AD Morgan and SafeLane Global.

2020

SafeLane Global wins Queen’s Award

SafeLane Global wins the Queen's Award for International Trade for Outstanding Short-Term Growth in overseas sales over the last three years.

SafeLane Global board members

Accreditation

SafeLane Global adheres to stringent health, safety, quality and environment (HSQE) operating procedures and is ISO 9001, 14001 and BS OHSAS 18001 accredited.

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