USAID to continue helping Việt Nam with post-war dioxin decontamination, mine clearance

Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính had a meeting with Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Samantha Power in Washington DC on May 13 (US time), as part of his activities while on a working visit to Read More …

Dragon Masters prepare to tame all hazards during domestic response force training

FORT STEWART, Georgia – Highly specialized Soldiers from the 63rd Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) Company “Dragon Masters” trained for domestic response missions during an exercise on Fort Stewart, Georgia. The 63rd CBRN Company is preparing to serve on the Read More …

US To Donate Nuclear Smuggling Detection Equipment To Nigeria Police

The United States has revealed plans to donate mobile nuclear detection system vans and equipment valued at over $2 million (N831 million) to the Nigeria Police Force’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Command. This was made known in a statement issued by Read More …

Michigan: Grand Rapids police to detonate seized explosives, say blast noise likely near disposal site

Grand Rapids police plan to detonate seized and old explosives as part of a controlled disposal process Thursday, Dec. 30. Police issued an advisory Tuesday, Dec. 28, mostly for people who may be near the disposal site at the city’s Read More …

UK: Man arrested in connection with suspicious items in Plymouth

A man has been arrested after suspicious items and unknown substances were found at a property in a residential street. The Royal Navy bomb disposal unit, police and the hazmat fire team all went to the incident in Plymouth. Police Read More …

Texas: Odessa Police Department conducts bomb unit training demo

On Thursday, members of the Odessa Police Department’s Hazmat Devices Unit conducted a bomb unit training demonstration. The event took place at the Odessa Fire Rescue training facility at 3000 S. Dixie. During the demonstration, the OPD Hazmat Devices Unit Read More …

Ireland: Controlled explosion on grounds of St James’ Hospital after ‘explosive’ chemical discovered

The Defence Forces has carried out a controlled explosion on the grounds of St James’ Hospital in Dublin 8 this morning after chemical material was discovered. Following a request from An Garda Síochána, an Army Bomb Disposal Team were tasked Read More …

Lebanon: ‘Second Beirut bomb’ removed from port by German firm

A German firm has removed numerous containers holding hazardous chemicals from the port of Lebanon’s capital Beirut, which are set to be shipped out of the country half a year after the catastrophic blast that destroyed the city. Germany’s Ambassador Read More …

UK: Controlled explosion at Ellesmere Port school after ‘hazardous substance’ found

The bomb squad were called to an Ellesmere Port school after the discovery of a “hazardous substance.” Cheshire Police were immediately informed after the Ellesmere Port C of E College discovered the substance on their property on Tuesday (January 5), Read More …