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SafeLane Global acquires well drilling company WB+AD Morgan

On Friday the 11th of October, SafeLane Global Limited completed its acquisition of Presteigne-based water borehole and well drilling specialists WB+AD Morgan.

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Falkland Islands team thanked for supporting defibrillator charity

SafeLane's Falkland Islands team, which has been demining the islands since 2009, was recently thanked for its contribution to a new defibrillator charity.

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Cone penetration testing with Connor’s Rig

One of the reasons for investing in Connor's Rig from Geomil earlier this year was to advance SafeLane’s cone penetration testing (CPT) capability...

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Protecting dogs from aflatoxins

In dogs, aflatoxins have the potential to cause liver disease and ultimately death...SafeLane has invested in new testing equipment to ensure their working dogs are protected.

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Ian and James raising money for charity

Ian Broomhall and James Downes are exhibiting #TheSafeLaneSpirit by taking on a tough challenge to raise much needed funds for two exceptional charities.

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Man v Horse

SafeLane's resident runner Alice Taylor was sponsored by CEO Adam Ainsworth to take on the legendary Man v Horse race in Llanwrtyd Wells...but did she beat the horses?

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Connor Sparrowhawk’s bomb truck

When SafeLane bought a new unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey truck, and the truck needed a name, there was only one choice: Connor Sparrowhawk, Laughing Boy.

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Intrusive UXO survey in Piccadilly encounters an unusual problem

SafeLane was called to conduct an intrusive unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey in Piccadilly...but the job wasn't as simple as it first seemed.

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Alice Taylor wins again!

Whilst other athletes chose the London Marathon last weekend, Alice Taylor took on a coastal trail marathon in Pembrokeshire. She battled Storm Hannah to come home as first placed lady.

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Keeping children safe in Africa

SafeLane's multi task teams in one African nation are working so hard to ensure children in local communities are protected, as this latest update shows.

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International Mine Awareness Day 2019

For International Mine Awareness Day SafeLane's Western Sahara team delivered a mine risk education and medical training session for local Saharawi children.

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Preventing kennel stress in working dogs

There are many ways to ensure kennel stress is not experienced by SafeLane's working dogs; but what happens when one dog cannot adjust to kennel life?

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Supporting Nord Stream 2

This week, SafeLane’s international marine team received a glowing testimonial for their critical work in support of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project in the Baltic.

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Raising funds for charity in Somalia

SafeLane supported the UN sponsored Samia Yusuf Omar Mogadishu Half Marathon today - helping to raise funds for the Aamin ambulance charity in Mogadishu.

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Supporting humanitarian initiatives in Somalia

SafeLane’s Mogadishu-based explosive detection dog teams volunteered to support the Uganda Peoples' Defence Force (UPDF) as they celebrated Tarehe Sita.

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Developing talent in Somalia

A good news story from SafeLane's project in Somalia. Kennel hand Prince Dube has been trained on project and passed his accreditation to become an explosive detection dog handler.

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Investing in staff wellbeing

Supported by the company's leaders, SafeLane's global operations support manager Lloyd Comer has cleared space in the HQ's warehouse and set up a multi-use gym for all staff.

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SafeLane Global achieves NASDU affiliation

Because of the quality of its standards globally, SafeLane has been awarded NASDU accreditation and is now an official affiliated overseas company member.

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The London City Airport project is the largest civil inshore diving operation

SafeLane's marine team has clocked up 3,000 safe dives at LCY - and counting...

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SafeLane Global supports the principles of the UN Global Compact

SafeLane supports the UN Global Compact, is committed to its ten core principles, and works to advance its sustainable development goals.

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London City Airport’s hunt for unexploded WW2 bombs

Featuring SafeLane Global's team that found the unexploded bomb in King George V Dock in February.

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SafeLane Global’s Detection Dogs

SafeLane Global provides detection and protection dog teams to projects across the world since 2004. Take a look at their detection dogs in action.

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South Sudan news: SafeLane Global gifts demining equipment

SafeLane Global donated extensive assets and equipment to the South Sudan National Mine Action Authority.

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World penguin day: focusing on the penguins of the Falkland Islands

SafeLane Global has been working to remove landmines on the Falkland Islands since 2008.

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Landmine clearance in Yemen: a unique humanitarian initiative

Project Masam is a groundbreaking and unique humanitarian project to clear Yemen of landmines.

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Supporting Safari Hotel blast recovery efforts in Somalia

In 2017, a flat-bed lorry packed with explosives was detonated outside the Safari Hotel in Mogadishu.

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UN Mine Awareness Day in Western Sahara

Celebrating Mine Awareness Day with a risk education event for school in Western Sahara.

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Governor of Falkland Islands removes minefield sign Goose Green

Governor of the Falkland Islands today marked significant milestones in the Falkland Islands’ history.

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