ISSI Unexploded Ordnance, Inc. (ISSI UXO)

UXO Training Goes Digital

Press release submitted by: Isabel Jackson, email: IsabelJ@UXOGlobal.com, phone: (970) 292-2030.

UXO Global has been providing meaningful, effective and sustainable training for the UXO community since Sept 2009. We consistently produce highly trained and capable UXO Tech I's. Several Program Managers and USACE Representatives have singled out our graduates as being "exceptionally well trained and qualified."

UXO global team

We are pleased to announce that we have gone digital. All of our courseware is now distributed on HP TouchPads. Students are able to highlight, draw and take notes digitally while following along with the class. At the end of each term, each student receives a copy of their note filled courseware on a JumpDrive. This allows for easier referencing when out on a job site.

2012 Class Honor Graduates

UXO Global is proud to recognize our Honor Graduates from classes thus far in 2012. These graduates achieved the highest GPA among their peers and have been formally recognized as the "Honor Graduate".

  • Class 01-2012 - D. Ashley Rice
  • Class 03-2012 - William Zdrojewski
  • Class 04-2012 - Joshua Liscombe
  • Class 06-2012 - Marc Huck
  • Class 07-2012 - Class starts on July 23rd.
UXO Global Staff

UXO Global is proud of its Instructor Staff; both past and present. UXO Global has been privileged to have some of the industry's leading professionals working with us and is excited to recognize our current staff.

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Schonstedt on Permanent Display at UN Headquarters

Schonstedt Instrument Company's GA72-Cd handheld magnetometer has been put on permanent display at UN Headquarters in New York, where some 1500 people per day tour the complex. The demining tool is the workhorse of United Nations humanitarian demining teams around the world. To date, Schonstedt and its customers have donated over 350 units for use in 21 countries where UXO clearance would not otherwise be possible.

UN Display

In this photo, a UN guide is explaining the instrument's function in eradicating the world of landmines. For more information on Schonstedt Instruments please visit www.schonstedt.com.

UXO Technician Level 1 Training Course

UXO Training Tech 1 and HAZWOPER visit uxotech1.com

UXO Global is the premier provider of Tech 1 Training.

UXO Global is proud to offer the Unexploded Ordnance Technician I course in response to the rapid growth in the Munitions Response programs worldwide. This UXO Tech 1 course was developed following the guidelines outlined in Department of Defense Explosive Safety Board Technical Paper 18 "Minimum Qualifications for Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Technicians and Personnel," and prepares students for an exciting career in the UXO field. Candidates will endure a challenging four week course studying subjects such as safety, explosives, unexploded ordnance from around the world, range clearance operations, and more.

UXO Global also offers the candidate certification in an OSHA approved 40 hour Hazardous Waste Operator (HAZWOPER) course.

Our graduates have all of the knowledge and skills needed to immediately work as a certified UXO Tech I with the U.S. Army Corp of Engineer required HAZWOPER certification.

Upon course completion UXO Global will assist all graduates in locating jobs with the leading UXO companies in the world.

Learn more, and register at http://www.UXOglobal.com.

Bonetti Explosives

Bonetti

Bonetti Explosives is a company that caters to the UXO industry and beyond. We provide many products and services that meet the demands of our customers like never before. Just a few of these include specialized moldable binary explosives, munitions debris recyling, and training for law enforcement and technicians.

Moldable Binary Explosives

When it comes to explosives, you should think about safety, low shipping cost, no storage requirements, high brisance, low price, versatility and reliability. Mattanite, Bonetti's binary explosive offers all of these features and more. You will soon learn that Mattanite is the ideal explosive for all of your UXO projects.

Munition Debris Recycling

Improper demilitarization and recycling of military scrap and munitions debris has led to one of the largest and most fatal problems for the UXO industry. Bonetti's professional staff of seasoned UXO/EOD personnel know how to properly and safely recycle military scrap and munitions debris thereby eliminating risk to our clients. For the transition of munitions debris to civilian recycling, let Bonetti handle your scrap.

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Garrett Electronics

CH2M


CH2M is an industry leader providing munitions response (MR) services for planning, compliance, investigation and removal or remediation services. CH2M provides the full scope of services required to support mission goals at sites suspected or known to have Munitions and Explosives of Concern (MEC).

CH2M has over 20 years of successfully completed MR and high-hazard projects. CH2M combines its reputation for high-tech innovative solutions with a knowledgeable and committed staff of program and project managers, engineers and scientists, and UXO professionals to provide the following MR services:

  • Digital Geophysical Mapping (DGM) with industry leading Advanced Geophysical Classification (AGC) capabilities
  • Underwater characterization and remediation services with dive-qualified UXO technicians
  • Archive searches/ Preliminary Assessments/ Site Inspections
  • Design, permitting, construction and operation of demilitarization systems
  • Proficiency and experience with all MR-related documents to include MEC and Geophysical Classification for Munitions Response (GCMR) Quality Assurance Project Plans (QAPPs) and explosives and chemical safety submissions
  • Removal actions/construction support/anomaly avoidance
  • Remedial Investigations/Feasibility Studies and MEC and MC related hazard and risk assessments
  • Operational Range Assessments and other range sustainment initiatives
  • Munitions Constituent (MC) sampling and remediation services of all media
  • Munitions and explosives manufacturing facility investigation and remediation services
  • Regulatory compliance, air monitoring and chemistry services

CH2M has a long history of providing innovative solutions to:

  • Federal (DoD, EPA, DOE, DOI, NASA)
  • Commercial/Industrial
  • Foreign Governments

For more information on CH2M, visit their website http://www.ch2m.com.

Schonstedt Instrument Company

UXOInfo.com welcomes the Schonstedt Instrument Company as a Corporate Sponsor.

Schonstedt Instrument Company is the world's leading manufacturer of hand-held Fluxgate magnetometers for Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) and weapons detection. Schonstedt magnetic locators find ferrous metal targets used in landmines, buried ordnance, other munitions and explosives of concern (MEC), and hidden weapons. They have been tested and proven by the US military, private contractors and NGOs in military and humanitarian de-mining operations around the globe.

Selected high-profile users of Schonstedt magnetometers include:

  • United Nations
  • US Army Rapid Equipping Force
  • US Marine Corps
  • US Army Corps of Engineers
  • EOD Technology
  • Infopro Corporation
  • Mines Advisory Group
  • Parsons
  • RONCO
  • The Halo Trust
  • USA Environmental
  • UXB International

For a 1-page overview of the company's magnetic locator product line, go to www.findordnance.com

Schonstedt Instrument Company
100 Edmond Road
Kearneysville, WV 25430
USA
Contact: Tylee Ulmer
Tel: +1 304 725 1050 (ext. 4718)
Tel: +1 800 999 8280 (USA Toll Free)
Fax: +1 304 725 1095
Email: info@schonstedt.com
URL: www.findordnance.com



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