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What happens to sniffer dogs when they retire?
12 May 2020
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.
Recovering mortal remains
28 April 2020
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.
Unexploded bomb find
14 April 2020
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!
31 March 2020
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
17 March 2020
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.
In memory of a highly respected colleague
5 February 2020
On Tuesday 4th February 2020, the Kuwait Deputy Project Manager Claude Doppagne was involved in a fatal traffic accident in Kuwait City.
Drilling for unexploded bombs in London
28 January 2020
SafeLane Global uses Massenza MI3 drill rigs, supplied by RockBit, to conduct unexploded ordnance surveys in challenging spaces.
Bombs at Tesla’s factory
9 January 2020
SafeLane Global's explosive ordnance experts are searching for bombs on the site of Tesla's megafactory in Brandenberg, Germany.
Non-intrusive marine survey in Liverpool
7 January 2020
SafeLane is carrying out a non-intrusive marine survey in the River Mersey in Liverpool ahead of extensions to an existing ferry port.
Adam Ainsworth: 10 years at SafeLane
This week the Staff Spotlight is shining on CEO, Adam Ainsworth, as he celebrates his 10-year work anniversary. Discover how Adam’s passion for mine action was born whilst he was in the army, and why he sees the people of SafeLane as the company’s greatest asset.
Meet former bomb disposal soldier Jacko
Today we shine the light on long-serving staff member Andrew ‘Jacko’ Jackson, a former Royal Engineers Bomb Disposal soldier who loves Liverpool Football Club, #ConnorsRig and the camaraderie at SafeLane.
Thrive during coronavirus lockdown 2
In part 1 of thriving during coronavirus lockdown, we heard from some of our former-military-personnel colleagues. In part 2, we get equally great advice from civilian colleagues who've lived through the likes of bomb raids and Ebola - such as why meditation and wine are excellent ideas!
Staff Spotlight shining on Jordan Dadson
In this week’s staff spotlight we meet lifelong Arsenal fan, Jordan Dadson. He’s UK Land’s superstar Sales Coordinator. Jordan explains why he’s working flat out during lockdown to help SafeLane’s construction clients get ahead with their essential planning, whilst looking after his self-isolating nan.
Staff Spotlight with Bid Writer Lucy Bainbridge
Lucy Bainbridge understands the intricacies involved in conflict, security and development. Working with the wider operations team, Lucy coordinates and writes SafeLane’s bids for new international projects.
How to thrive during coronavirus lockdown
SafeLane staff who've been bombed out in war zones and confined to tiny ships and cell-like spaces share their top tips to help you thrive (rather than just survive) during coronavirus lockdown. In part 1 we hear from some of our ex-Army personnel.
Staff Spotlight – Carl Davenport
In this week’s Staff Spotlight we meet Carl Davenport, UK Land's new business development manager who talks about the resilience of the construction sector and how it will help them get through the Covid-19 pandemic.
Kuwait land release project visit
HQ team members Alice and Joe visited SafeLane's land release project in Kuwait to learn from their colleagues in the field; here they explain the value of such project visits.
Kuwait UXO project
During a recent visit to a UXO clearance project in Kuwait, Project Executive Alice and Management Account Joe met with colleagues, and gathered their essential insight and feedback to help improve global operations.
Staff Spotlight – Meet Åsa Gilbert
Meet Åsa Gilbert, who has been working in mine action since 2004 and says she loves working for SafeLane because it’s an unparalleled, dedicated community.
Steffen Edinger shares his visions for the future of SafeLane's German business unit and explains how the company supports jobs for refugees.
Karting evening with the Gillingham office
9 August 2017
SafeLane Global took part in a karting evening at Buckmore Park, Kent.Read more
Career Transition Partnership
1 June 2018
Looking for an exciting and rewarding career after leaving the forces? Find SafeLane Global at the regular Career Transition Partnership events.Read more
SafeLane Global takes to the water
23 August 2018
On Thursday 23rd August the SafeLane Global HQ team paddled down the River Wye for its annual Summer canoeing trip.Read more
SafeLane Global goes sailing with Andy Barlow
30 August 2018
SafeLane Global met up with keen sailor and Paralympic skier Andy Barlow at the Army Sailing Centre in Gosport to sail to Cowes, the Isle of Wight.Read more
Upton Bishop Big Dipper Team SafeLane Global
16 September 2018
On Sunday 16th September the SafeLane Global running team took part in the Upton Bishop Big Dipper.Read more
London Build 2018
23 October 2018
As a trusted partner of many of the UK's most successful construction companies, once again SafeLane Global is attending London Build to exhibit its capabilities.Read more
Offshore Energy, Amsterdam
23 October 2018
International Marine Services Director Chas Reid will be at the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC).Read more
International Security Expo 2018
28 November 2018
Showcasing its detection and protection canine capabilities, SafeLane Global will be at the International Security Expo 2018.Read more
International Disaster Response Expo
29 November 2018
Global Director of Operations, Chris Clark MBE MC gave a presentation to the International Disaster Response Expo about C-IED training and forward mentoring in a modern conflict.Read more
Scotland Build 2019
20 March 2019
SafeLane's UK land team is heading up to the SEC in Glasgow on the 20th and 21st of March to allay the construction industry's unexploded ordnance concerns.Read more
All Energy Conference 2019
16 May 2019
On May 15th and 16th 2019, SafeLane Global's land and marine departments will be exhibiting at the All Energy Conference in Glasgow.Read more
Career Transition Partnership recruitment events
31 July 2019
SafeLane will be attending the Career Transition Partnership recruitment events in Bristol, Chelmsford and Sheffield in 2019.Read more
12 September 2019
SafeLane's marine & land teams are heading to the Contamination Expo Series in September; showcasing land remediation, hazardous materials, geotechnical & geo-environmental services.Read more
SafeLane Global Gallop
29 September 2019
This September, SafeLane staff around the world will be running half marathons in locations as diverse as Mogadishu and the Forest of Dean to raise money for victims of landmines and improvised explosive devices.Read more
Offshore Energy 2019
9 October 2019
SafeLane's marine team is excited to be attending the Offshore Energy conference in Amsterdam to showcase their unexploded ordnance and chemical munition risk mitigation capabilities.Read more
Wind Europe Offshore 2019
28 November 2019
SafeLane's marine team will be at Wind Europe Offshore later this month to discuss how their unexploded ordnance and chemical munitions risk mitigation services can support offshore wind energy projects.Read more