Dog Handler (NDD)
4 Feb 14 – 25 Apr 14
EOD Level 2/3
1 Apr 14 – 25 Apr 14
Dog Handler(MDD/EDD)
27 May 14 – 15 Aug 14
 

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COMPLETED CONTRACTS

MECHEM has been conducting commercial demining operations since 1991. MECHEM has successfully, safely and cost effectively cleared millions of square meters of land in the execution of the following contracts:

PROJECT NAME & COUNTRY
CLIENT
TASK
FOCUS
AREA CLEARED
DURATION

Mozambique Pylons 1991
Empressa Desminagen Mozambique (EDM)
Clearance around pylons
Mechanical (steel wheels)
96 000 m² (12 000 mines cleared)
3 months

Mozambique MPVs 1991/92
Empressa Desminagen Mozambique (EDM)
Mine protected vehicles to EDM
Mechanical
4 000 mines cleared
6 months

Mozambique Murray & Roberts 1994
Murray & Roberts
Road clearance
Mechanical (rippers)
133 km
3 months

Mozambique Basil Read 1994 Basil Read Road and area clearance Mechanical (rippers) and MEDDS 102 km 3 months

UNOMOZ Mozambique 1995 United Nations Road and area clearance MEDDS, Mechanical and Manual 20 million m² 6 months

MOLISV Mozambique 1995
Molisv - Italian NGO
Road and area clearance
MEDDS, Mechanical and Manual
800 000 m²
2 months

UNAVEM III Angola 1996/97 United Nations Road Clearance MEDDS, Mechanical, Manual and MDDTs 37,5 million m² 6 months

CAHORA BASSA Mozambique 1996 Consorzia Italia 2000 QA and verification Dogs and Mechanical 52 million m² 6 months

Uganda 1996 Government of Uganda Clearance and training Mechanical 1,12 million m² 5 months

Terra Limpa Mozambique 1997 Government of South Africa Area clearance MEDDS, Mechanical, Manual and Dogs 1,74 million m² 6 months

Swiss Aid Angola 1997 Government of Switzerland Road and area clearance Mechanical and manual 160 000 m² 3 months

Maputo Corridor Mozambique 1997 SBB Level 2 Survey MEDDS, Mechanical and Manual 1,7 million m² 2 months

Actel Mozambique 1997 Actel Area Clearance Mechanical, Manual & MDDTs 25 000m² 2 months

UNOPS Croatia 1997 - 2000 Unops Verification with Dogs MDDTs 1,3 millio nm² 3 years

MOZAL Mozambique 1998 MOZAL Area verification MDDTs 9 million m² 7 months

Bosnia 1998 - 2001 SFOR, USAID
Area clearance and verification Q&A
Manual, Mechanical & MDDTs 2 million m² 3 years

IRAQ Northern Iraq Unops Area reduction and QA MDDTs 103 021 m² 10 months

RAILWAY LINE LIKA Croatia 1999 CROMAC, World Bank Area clearance Mechanical (MV3 and steel wheels), MDDTs and Manual 668 725 m² 4 months

Iraq Phase I Northern Iraq 1999 Unops
Area reduction and QA
MDDTs 1 106 534 m² 10 months

AGRIC LAND Croatia
1999 - 2000
UNOPS,
CROMAC
Area clearance Mechanical (MV3 and steel wheels), MDDTs and Manual 341 980 m² 4 months

RAILWAY LINE SUNJA
Croatia
2000
CROMAC,
World Bank
Area clearance Mechanical (MV3 and Scanjack 3500), MDDTs and Manual 541 454 m² 8 months

ADOPT A MINEFIELD
Croatia
2000
CROMAC,
UNOPS
Area clearance Mechanical (MV3 and steel wheels), MDDTs and Manual 72 344 m² 3 months

IRAQ PHASE 2 Northern Iraq 2000
UNOPS
Area reduction, Verification and QA
MDDTs
2 400 393 m² 12 months

SENNA RAIL Mozanbique
2001
RONCO Vegetation Clearance Mechanical (Steel wheels, Armoured bull-dozer) 1 million m² (+) 12 months

Xai-Xai
Mozambique 2001
IND Road verification MEDDS 30 000 m² 1 month

Basil Reid
Mozambique 2001
Basil Reid Area clearance Mechanical (Steel wheels) 30 000 m² 1 month

MASSINGIR
Mozambique 2001
Government of Japan Area clearance MEDDS, Steel wheels, Dogs and Manual 500 000 m² (+) 3 months

IRAQ PHASE 3 Northern Iraq 2001 UNOPS
Area reduction, Verification and QA
Dogs 4 885 625 m² 12 months

HIGHWAY LIKA
Croatia
2001
ABC/ABCD
World Bank
CROMAC
(Sub-contr)
Area clearance Mechanical 249 238 m² 4 months

MOZAL 1
Mozambique 2002
SNC Lavalin,
Murray & Roberts
Area verification Mechanical (Steel wheels), MDDTs and Manual 67 000 m² 2 weeks

MOZAL 2
Mozambique 2002
SNC Lavalin,
Murray & Roberts
Area verification Mechanical (Steel wheels), MDDTs and Manual 127 000 m² 4 weeks

Democratic Republic of Congo (Kindu and Kisangani) 2002 MONUC Area clearance around airports Mechanical (Steel wheels), MDDTs and Manual 180 000 m² 2 months

OSTROVO
Croatia
2002
CROMAC
ITF (joint venture with DOK-ING)
Area clearance Mechanical (Mini-flail, MV3) and Manual 120 000 m² (764 mines cleared) 1 month

IRAQ PHASE 5 Northern Iraq 2002 UNOPS
Area reduction, Verification and QA
MDDTs and Manual 1 880 395 m² 12 months

GOSPIC
Croatia
2002
ITF
CROMAC
Scanjack (sub-contractor)
Area clearance Mechanical (MV3) 108 288 m² 2 months

Democratic Republic of Congo (La Forestiere and Manono)
2003
UNOPS Area clearance Mechanical (Mini flail, Steel wheels), MDDTs and Manual 187 880 m² 6 weeks

Croatia
2003
CROMAC
Arka Servis (sub-contractor)
Area clearance Mechanical (MV3) 16 288 m² 5 days

IRAQ PHASE 6 Northern Iraq 2003 UNOPS
Area reduction, Verification and QA
Mechanical, Manual and MDDTs
1 800 000 m² 12 months

National Roads Verification
Afghanistan
2003-2006
UNOPS Road clearance MEDDS 1 800 km 33 months

Rapid Deployment
Democratic Republic of Congo
2003-2004
UNOPS Area Clearance and Rapid Reaction Mechanical, Manual and MDDTs 560 km and 634 000 m² 9 months

Angola (Soyo) 2003 Texaco
Rapid Survey and Verification of Oil Wells
Manual and MDDTs 25 000 m² 2 months

Ronco Afghanistan I
Afghanistan
2003
RONCO
Supply EOD Specialists and CASSPIRS
Mechanical (CASSPIRS with steel wheels) and EOD
600 000 m² 9 months

Route Clearance I
Eritrea
2003-2004
UNOPS Road Clearance
Mechanical (MVMMDS), Manual and MDDTs
2 500 km and 60 000 m² 11 months

Bosnia and Herzegovina 2003;
Contract No. ITF-045/03-GER
International Trust Fund Slovenia - ITF Area Clearance
Mechanical, Manual and MDDTs
44 209 m² 1 month

Bosnia and Herzegovina 2003;
Contract No. ITF-043/03-GER
International Trust Fund Slovenia - ITF Area Clearance Manual and MDDTs 38 849 m² 1 month

Bosnia and Herzegovina 2003;
Contract No. ITF-054/03-GER
International Trust Fund Slovenia - ITF Area Clearance Mechanical, Manual and MDDTs 50 242 m² 2 months

Bosnia and Herzegovina 2003;
Contract No. ITF-062/03-GER
International Trust Fund Slovenia - ITF Area Clearance Manual and MDDTs 19 994 m² 3 weeks

Bosnia and Herzegovina 2004;
Contract No. ITF-07/04-USA
International Trust Fund Slovenia - ITF
Area Clearance, old Austro-Hungarian Railway/Tunnels
Manual 58 077 m² 3 months

Maleoskop
South Africa
2004
SA Police Service
Clearing of Training Area for Land Redistribution
Manual and Dogs 48,5 million sq meters 12 months

Route Clearance II
Eritrea
2004-2005
UNOPS Road Clearance Mechanical (MVMMDS), Manual and MDDTs 2 700 km and 75 000 m² 12 months

Sudan MEDDS
Sudan
2004-2005
UNOPS Road Clearance MEDDS, Mechanical (MVMMDS), Manual and MDDTs 840 km and 220 000 m² 16 months

Azerbaijan
2004-2005
RONCO/ANAAMA
Training and advisory services
Mechanical advisory service for implementation of a mechanical program, Bozena 4 N/A 16 months

Integrated Demining Capacity I
Eritrea
2004-2005
UNOPS
Integrated demining capacity
Mechanical demining, MDDTs, Manual and Training 2,1 million m² 9 months

EOD Training
Somalia
2004
UNOPS EOD Training Training of Somali-land and Puntland Police Forces in EOD   N/A  5 months

Rapid Deployment
Democratic Republic of Congo
2004-2005
UNOPS
Area Clearance and Rapid Reaction
MEDDS, Mechanical, Manual and MDDTs 230 km and 3,5 million m² 12 months

RONCO Afghanistan II
Afghanistan
2004
RONCO
Supply EOD Specialists and CASSPIRS
Mechanical
(CASSPIRS with steel wheels) and EOD
720 000 m² 9 months

Route Clearance III
Eritrea
2005-2006
UNOPS
Road Clearance
Mechanical (MVMMDS), Manual and MDDTs 3 100 km and 35 000 m² 12 months

Sudan MEDDS II
Sudan
2005-2006
UNOPS Road Clearance MEDDS, Mechanical (MVMMDS), Manual and MDDTs 1 050 km and 20 000 m² 12 months

Integrated Demining Capacity II
Eritrea
2005-2006
UNOPS
Integrated demining capacity
Mechanical demining, MDDTs, Manual and Training 4,6 million m² 12 months

RONCO Afghanistan III
Afghanistan
2005
RONCO
Supply EOD Specialists and CASSPIRS
Mechanical (CASSPIRS with steel wheels) and EOD 2,3 million m² 9 months

RONCO Sudan
Sudan
2005-2006
Sub-contract to RONCO on UNOPS Contract Supply specialist personnel for Surveys, Training, MRE, EOD and Vegetation Clearance Survey, Vegetation Clearance, EOD, BAC, MRE and Training N/A 12 months

Mozambique 2006 Rio Doce Verification of railway line and geological inspection sites MEDDS, dogs and manual 700 000 m² 8 months

ESKOM Afrifoot
Angola
2006
ESKOM Victim Assistance Fitting of prosthetics    N/A 10 months

OMEGA Soyo I
Angola
2006
Omega Risk Solutions Project Management Services and supply of MDDTs Demining Management and supply of MDDTs 1,2 million m² 9 months

RONCO Afghanistan IV
Afghanistan
2006
RONCO Supply EOD Specialists and CASSPIRS Mechanical (CASSPIRS with steel wheels) and EOD 1,8 million m² 9 months

Kinmen Training Taiwan
2006
National Ministry of Defence Training and supervision of manual clearance Training Military Engineers in demining ad supervising manual demining on Kinmen Island  120 000 m² 3 months