Catégorie : News

  • Route verification rollers

    Route verification rollers

    Earlier this year, TDI fabricated a Route Verification Mine Roller System (RVMRS) based on a design developed in the early 1980s by the Zimbabwe Corp of Engineers to conduct route verification in Abyei. The RVMRS is capable of intrusively verifying routes to establish that there is no evidence of mines. It is not a mine…

  • Making progress in South Central Somalia as operations expand to new provinces…

    Making progress in South Central Somalia as operations expand to new provinces…

    TDI has recruited, trained and deployed 4 x Manual Clearance Teams, 4 x Mine Risk Education teams and 4 x Explosive Ordinance Disposal teams into South Central Somalia by UNOPS. As the first commercial de-mining company to go into South Central Somalia and, specifically, Gedo Province, TDI was pleased to take up the challenge. The…

  • Tragedy in Somalia

    Tragedy in Somalia

    One of our teams, returning to Dollow from Luuq, was stopped by residents of Gedwein village and informed that a young girl aged about 9 or 10 had been injured by a grenade. TDI’s Medic, Timothy Bururu, stabilised the girl and took her to Dollow WHO Hospital. She was then taken to Mandera District Hospital…

  • Darfur project up and running

    Darfur project up and running

    TDI operations are under way in Darfur with three Multi-Tasking Teams undertaking General Mine Action Assistance, Route Assessments and Spot Explosive Ordinance Disposal Tasks. All regions in Darfur are currently operating at Level 4 Security as TDI faces continued security concerns. However, overall productivity has been good. The primary limitations imposed on the MTTs’ deployments…

  • Three new projects begin

    Three new projects begin

    The United Nations Interim Security Force (UNISFA) was established in June 2011 by UN Security Council Resolution 1990 (SCR) to provide security within the disputed region of Abyei, Sudan, pending a referendum which would decide the final status of the area. This was further expanded to include the provision of support to the Joint Border…