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SafeLane supporting Project Masam in Yemen

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia today announced its continued support to landmine and unexploded ordnance (UXO) clearance in Yemen.

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What happens to sniffer dogs when they retire?

At SafeLane Global, our dogs have jobs…but when they have worked hard enough to protect lives, this is how we find them forever retirement homes.

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Recovering mortal remains

Joachim Kozlowski recovers and re-buries around 200 dead every year in the Brandenburg soil; today we meet him on a SafeLane site where two soldiers have been uncovered.

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Unexploded bomb find

There are some stories that are so extraordinary you couldn't make them up - this story of an unexpected unexploded bomb find by a SafeLane EOD expert out for a stroll is one such story!

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Covhead Challenge

SafeLane staff, clients and suppliers have raised over £1,500 for charities supporting the NHS - just to see CEO Adam Ainsworth have his head shaved in the Covhead Challenge! #BaldBoss

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Coronavirus

A message from SafeLane Global CEO Adam Ainsworth, explaining the steps being taken to enable business continuity in these unprecedented times - so that you, our valued clients, continue to receive operational support.

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In memory of a highly respected colleague

On Tuesday 4th February 2020, the Kuwait Deputy Project Manager Claude Doppagne was involved in a fatal traffic accident in Kuwait City.

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Drilling for unexploded bombs in London

SafeLane Global uses Massenza MI3 drill rigs, supplied by RockBit, to conduct unexploded ordnance surveys in challenging spaces.

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Bombs at Tesla’s factory

SafeLane Global's explosive ordnance experts are searching for bombs on the site of Tesla's megafactory in Brandenberg, Germany.

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Non-intrusive marine survey in Liverpool

SafeLane is carrying out a non-intrusive marine survey in the River Mersey in Liverpool ahead of extensions to an existing ferry port.

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Sports day in Somalia

Project staff in Somalia enjoyed an action-packed sports day organised by UNMAS AMISOM Support Project!

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Global Gallop fundraising recipients

SafeLane staff around the world ran in solidarity in September for the Global Gallop. They raised over £13,000 for victims of explosive accidents. In this news update we will be adding the stories of the fundraising recipients as they are awarded funds or donations.

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SafeLane mascot Jake

Named in memory of an award-winning life-saving explosives detection dog (EDD), meet SafeLane's newest company member, its mascot Jake.

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100,000 items of explosive ordnance cleared in Yemen

Project Masam has removed and destroyed 100,000 items of explosive ordnance, providing immediate benefit to the Yemeni people.

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How SafeLane is supporting UN Day in 2019

This year, in support of UN Day, SafeLane has completed the alignment of its culture and values to foster and support each of the goals.

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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 behind the UK land team’s decision to invest 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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