uxo News

  • UXO Seminar - Locating and Clearing Unexploded Ordnance

    Organised and hosted by The Hydrographic Society UK this one-day seminar and accompanying table-top Exhibition will focus on Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Surveys. Unexploded ordnance (UXO) are defined as explosive munitions which haven't yet been set off. UXO may already have been fired, dropped or launched, but it failed to detonate as intended and therefore still poses a risk, possibly decades ...


    By Valeport Ltd

  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Retraining wounded veterans for career as UXO Technician

    WHAT: UXO Detection Demonstration The Texas Engineering Extension Service has been training Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Technicians to detect, identify and clear ordnance items from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers UXO sites for over 10 years. More recently, courses in Humanitarian Demining have been added to the curriculum to gain international certification for remediation work around the ...


  • Cooperative Agreement between Geosoft and the US Army Corps of Engineers enters fifth year

    Geosoft Incorporated, a leading provider of geospatial mapping software, announced the continuation of a Cooperative Agreement between Geosoft and the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Huntsville Center. Now in its fifth year, this technology development ...


    By Geosoft Inc

  • EPA reaches decision for central impact area cleanup at Camp Edwards

    EPA, in consultation with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, has decided upon a cleanup strategy for the Central Impact Area (CIA). The CIA was the largest single remaining area of unaddressed contamination on the Massachusetts Military Reservation (MMR) in the northern portion of Camp Edwards. The final Remedy Selection Plan outlines actions for both the groundwater contamination and the ...

  • Foerster Ferex fills Magnetometer needs

    We've been admiring and talking about the Foerster Ferex for years and have recently purchased a unit for our inventory. We think this instrument complements our other offerings in magnetometers and clients will find it a good go-to mag.  The Ferex 4.032  is a robust, fluxgate gradiometer that is very useful for a variety of magnetic target applications. Used all over the world in its ...

  • EPA reaches cleanup decision for J1 range and groundwater plumes at Camp Edwards

    As efforts to clean up and protect Cape Cod's drinking water continue, the EPA and the Commonwealth of Massachusetts have reached another cleanup decision regarding a former military training and contractor testing area at Camp Edwards on the Massachusetts Military Reservation (MMR). This decision marks a final cleanup strategy for MMR’s J1 Range and its two affiliated “northern and ...

  • EPA Reaches Cleanup Decision for J2 Range and Groundwater Plumes at Camp Edwards

    EPA, in consultation with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, has reached a final cleanup strategy for the “J2 Range” and its two affiliated “Northern and Eastern” groundwater plumes. The final cleanup plan outlines actions to address both groundwater contamination and affiliated source areas in the soil. One plume and multiple soil areas on Camp Edwards await final cleanup ...

  • WESTON AWARDED U.S. AIR FORCE AETC ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES CONTRACT

    SAN ANTONIO – September 5, 2007 –Weston ) announced today the award of a second consecutive ...


    By Weston Solutions, Inc

  • ASTM D6429 - 99(2011)e1 standard guide for selecting surface geophysical methods

    This guide applies to commonly used surface geophysical methods for those applications listed in Table 1. The rating system used in Table 1 is based upon the ability of each method to produce results under average field conditions when compared to other methods applied to the same application. An “A” rating implies a preferred method and a “B” rating implies an alternate ...


    By ASTM International

  • Voluntary carbon offsetting tops 100 million tonnes

    The demand for voluntary carbon offsetting grew 4% in 2012, with buyers committing more than $523 million to offset 101 million metric tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions, according to a recent report by Forest Trends' Ecosystem Marketplace. According to the report - Maneuvering the Mosaic - State of the Voluntary Carbon Markets 2013 - private sector buyers flocked to offsets earned by ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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