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Easter dangers for dogs

Many of us enjoy tasty treats like chocolate eggs and hot cross buns at Easter, but what can be a treat for us humans can be dangerous for our canine chums. Thanks to our Canine Technical Managers Bob and Helen for this timely p'update...

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Mine Action April

As a long-term mine action operator, we're showing our commitment to the UN's Mine Action Day 2021 by dedicating this entire month to celebrating the mine action achievements of our international colleagues. #MineActionApril

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Introducing our marine team’s partnership with SAND Geophysics

SafeLane’s marine team have spent the last three years working alongside and developing an exciting relationship with SAND Geophysics to utilise the most efficient technical approaches.

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SafeLane Sustainable

#SafeLaneSustainable is about showcasing how our unique knowledge and expert problem-solving skills protect people, enhance environments, and advance ambitions on a global scale.

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Keeping dogs safe in winter

Normally we confine our p'updates to a quick social media post. But today's tips on how to keep your dog safe in winter is deserving of a whole post. Here's how to SAFELANE your dog in extreme conditions.

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Explosive detection dog team catchup

SafeLane decided to catch up with our explosive detection dog (EDD) team in the Middle East at the end of last year to see how our longest standing personnel had found their time with the company.

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Landmine-free Falkland Islands

The Falkland Islands are landmine-free after 11 years’ clearance by SafeLane Global.

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How to transport unsafe materials

At SafeLane we have our own pressurised safe containment vessel; it can be used for the safe storage and transportation of any unsafe material from volatile munitions to lethal viruses. And you can hire it.

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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

Last September, SafeLane staff around the world ran in solidarity for the Global Gallop. They raised over £13,000 for victims of explosive accidents. In this news update we add the stories of the fundraising recipients.

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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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