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2014-07-03 16:20:15

LENOIR CITY, Tenn., July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bosnian children and adults are playing soccer on teams sponsored by the same U.S. company that helped clear that land of unexploded bombs, artillery shells, and other explosives. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140703/124389 Sterling Global Operations (SGO), an international stability operations company, is sponsoring youth and adult soccer teams in Glamoc, a town about four hours from Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina's...

Bomb-Sniffing Bees Could Find Unexploded Mines In Croatia
2013-05-20 09:02:53

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The US Navy has used dolphins to hunt for undersea mines and dogs have been used to sniff out bombs on land. Now, scientists are incorporating honeybees in the hunt for unexploded landmines in Croatia and possibly other war-ravaged countries in the Balkans. Bees have a perfect sense of smell and scientists believe that smell might save hundreds of lives if they can be trained to sniff out the odor from unexploded ordnance (UXOs)....

Unexploded Bombs And Military Ordnance In Gulf Poses Threat To Shipping
2012-09-28 16:35:54

Millions of pounds of unexploded bombs and other military ordnance that were dumped decades ago in the Gulf of Mexico, as well as off the coasts of both the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, could now pose serious threats to shipping lanes and the 4,000 oil and gas rigs in the Gulf, warns two Texas A&M University oceanographers. William Bryant and Neil Slowey, professors of oceanography who have more than 90 years of combined research experience in all of the Earth's oceans, along with...

2011-07-22 00:01:00

This month Total Environmental Concepts, Inc. (TEC-http://www.totalenvironmental.net), the 8th largest environmental company in Washington, DC metro area as ranked by The Washington Business Journal, acquired UXO Pro, based in Alexandria, VA. This marks the first acquisition for TEC and reflects a period of steady growth and earnings for the 10-year old environmental construction and consulting company. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) July 21, 2011 Locally headquartered in Gaithersburg, MD with...


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