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  • Three new projects underway in South Sudan

    4x Multi Task Teams now mobilised in South Sudan TDI deployed a comprehensive mixed capability multi-task capacity into South Sudan to conduct survey and clearance tasks. The capacity is capable of undertakingGMAA & Technical Survey, Land Release, Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD), Stockpile destruction, Battle Area Clearance (BAC), Minefield Clearance and Community Liaison with Mine Risk…

  • 4 Multi Task Teams (MTT) to continue work in South Sudan

    For the 2014-2015 demining period TDI will deploy 4 Multi Task Teams with a comprehensive mixed capability to conduct survey and clearance tasks to conduct EOD, BAC and Manual Clearance, along with Community Liaison and Risk Education as per UNOPS/UMAS requirements. TDI currently has two multi-task contracts in South Sudan, one of which demobilised at…

  • Work in Mali a success

    Work in Mali a success

    TDI are currently engaged on a project with UNMAS supporting their mine action efforts in Gao and Timbuktu. An Operations Centre has been established in Gao with the Project HQ being located in Bamako.TDI’s contract was recently expanded by an additional two teams in order to deal with a large volume of SA3 Missiles. The…

  • Somalia project closes

    Somalia project closes
  • TDI wins work in Kuwait

    TDI wins work in Kuwait

    TDI recently won a contract working with Western Geco in Kuwait providing a UXO search capacity capable of locating UXO and any other explosive hazardous material which may hinder or compromise the safety of WesternGeco’s seismic survey operations as they traverse the area. During the Iraqi occupation of Kuwait from August 1990 through until February…

  • TDI makes it to remote village using small raft

    TDI makes it to remote village using small raft

    For the last 4-5 months TDI has been trying to get to the heavily contaminated village of Boholgaras, 40kms east of Dollow in South Central Somalia. Operations have not been possible because the 160km drive through Luuq meant there was no viable CASEVAC plan. This route was also subject to ambushes laid by Al Shabaab…

  • TDI delivers training courses in Sudan

    TDI delivers training courses in Sudan

    In July 2011, ownership of the Sudan Mine Action Programme was passed to the National Mine Action Centre. Much attention was given to developing managerial and technical capacities within the National Demining Units by training team leaders, supervisory staff and EOD operators. As part of this ongoing commitment, TDI was asked to conduct a Team…

  • Paying for UXO?

    Paying for UXO?

    In Somalia, TDI is trying to deal with the expectation of payment for information relating to DAs and UXO. TDI believes that items of UXO are gathered by the local community and hoarded in the belief that they will receive payment for giving them to TDI or other mine action organisations. TDI has been working…

  • TDI steams ahead in South Sudan

    TDI steams ahead in South Sudan

    Stand-out stats for this season. TDI destroyed 68% of all UXO destroyed in South Sudan. (Source: INSMA Report). Special mention must be made of the Khor William site where one of the teams cleared 80 tonnes of scrap metal interspersed with sub munitions and other UXO. The area is densely populated and TDI worked extremely…

  • Teams deploy to Mali

    Teams deploy to Mali

    Recent and on-going armed conflict in Mali has created a problem of weapon and explosive contamination which is impacting on the civilian population and stabilization efforts. Explosive Remnants of War (ERW), Improvised Explosive Devices (IED) and landmines are adversely affecting livelihoods, freedom of movement and economic recovery, as well as the safe deployment of national…