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  List / Directory of companies focusing on the disposal of unexploded ordnance (UXO) weapons and firearms, mine clearance or demining, and the disposal and defusal of improvised explosive devices (IEDs). You read it on the news regularly: mines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) cause a horrendous number of fatalities worldwide. Along the expansion of the private military field since the early 1990s, numerous firms now offer expertise in these areas. This is a new space we have created to showcase these firms.  
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• BACTEC. The BACTEC (Battle Area Clearance and Training Equipment Consultants) Group of companies provides a comprehensive range of EOD/Mine Action projects worldwide which include: EOD, Mine Action, Site Investigation, Marine Services, QA/QC, Training and equipment provision consultancy. [Information retrieved from Home on 10 September 2009]:

> UXO > Mine Action > Marine Services

• Countermine Technologies. CMT develops and manufactures demining equipment, and carries out demining operations to a high level of safety and performance. Our advanced technology means that the demined land can quickly be taken into use for productive purposes. [Information retrieved from Home on 10 September 2009]:

• EOD Technology, Inc | Munition Response. Our experts have experience confronting live IEDs, and our syllabus meets DHS/ODP training guidelines. The course material reflects the most recent terrorist methods and incorporates ongoing experiences and discoveries:

EST Entsorgungsgesellschaft mbH. EST is your reliable partner at the environmentally compatible utilization and disposal of explosives and ammunition. [Information retrieved from Company on 10 September 2009]:

G4S Mine Action (formerly ArmorGroup Mine Action). We are a commercial leader in the environmental remediation of landmine and unexploded ordnance (UXO) pollution, clearing battlefields and controlling conventional weapons. [Information retrieved from Mine Action on 10 September 2009]:

Geomines. GEOMINES s.a.s est une Société de Déminage terrestre et sous-marin qui a vu le jour en 1995 .Elle a pour vocation tous les travaux dangereux à réaliser en milieur hostile:

MineTech International. The methods we utilise involve a combination of assets to ensure infected areas have been totally cleared of ERW. The three main means MineTech employs are manual clearance teams, Mine Detection Dogs (MDD) and mechanical methods. [Information retrieved from Mine Clearance Services on 10 September 2009]:

Nammo | Demilitarization. Nammo has multiple technologies and all the necessary processes and equipments for safe disassembly, explosive removal and recycling (or disposal) of all conventional ammunitions, components and ingoing materials, which are based on more than 35 years of experience in the field[Information retrieved from Demilitarization on 10 September 2009]:

Ronco Consulting Corporation. Since 1989, RONCO has been heavily involved in the design and implementation of programs dealing with a range of issues related to mine/UXO (unexploded ordnance) removal. RONCO has successfully implemented different combinations of their approach in many countries around the world. [Information retrieved from Worldwide Demining Activities on 10 September 2009]:



This is a sample list. While some of the entities listed above are key players and/or have been discussed in the debate on the topic, some other are emerging entities or have been incorporated into the list by request. For further information on a particular company, service, or unit, please contact the respective source.

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