LAND MINES: LOCAL PROBLEMS – LOCAL SOLUTIONS
As a locally owned company Shanica Mine Action is familiar with working in the challenging environment of Kurdistan. Shanica supports its clients by offering a range of services appropriate to organizations faced with explosives and weapons threats.
Embedded in the company’s strategic capabilities is the capacity to provide experienced staff for key, niche tasks that fill capability gaps. We are the market leader in Kurdistan and specialise in providing support to the Oil & Gas industry having provided support to numerous 2D and 3D seismic exploration projects.
THE RISK OF LANDMINES & EXPLOSIVE REMNANTS of WAR (ERW)
The legacy of Landmine & ERW contamination constitutes not only a safety risk but can also delay construction programmes or even render land unusable. We pride ourselves in accurate analysis of your requirements before providing a bespoke, sustainable solution. From the CEO down, Shanica focus concerted efforts into clients to provide a bespoke and confidential service whilst providing a safe and secure work environment.
We are nationally (IKMAA) and internationally (United Nations) accredited to conduct the removal of landmines and ERW in accordance with industry best practice, i.e. IMAS. Our qualified, capable and highly experienced staff has an excellent safety record and provide a safe, quality-assured and cost-effective capability to our clients. By assessing, quantifying and removing this risk, development can continue safely and without the possibility of costly delays.
Our disciplines include: Risk Assessments, Landmine & UXO clearance, EOD, UXO surveys (both intrusive and non-intrusive), General Mine Action Assessment (GMAA) and Survey
SAMPLE PROJECT – 3D SEISMIC LAND ACQUISITION PROJECT
✔ An International Oil & Gas exploration and production company had a requirement for mine action support for its 3D land acquisition project.
✔ The company needed a Mine Action partner that understood the environment and appreciated the requirements of seismic work in very remote locations.
✔ We employed 100+ staff, undertook Defensive Driver Training for Project Drivers, fitted tracking and communications, provided medical support and conducted Mine Risk Education.
✔ Developed project specific technical and safety documentation.
✔ Initiated an auditable programme of clearance of work areas and operated a robust Quality Management System.