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January 2020

January 2020

Bomb found at Tata Steel

A bomb was found at Tata Steel in Port Talbot. Bomb disposal experts were called to the scene. The bomb, thought to be from the Second World War, was found buried in the ground during digging on site at around 3.30pm on Thursday 23.1.20. South Wales Police said there...

Controlled explosion carried out after mortar bomb discovery

HM Coastguard rescue officers from Lowestoft secured Covehithe Beach after a mortar bomb was found, with the Royal Logistics Corps Bomb Disposal carrying out a controlled explosion at the scene. Picture: HM Coastguard Lowestoft. It came after coastguards had issued a warning to people walking on beaches after ordnance...

German disposal experts have detonated two unexploded WWll bombs

German disposal experts have detonated two unexploded bombs from World War II that were discovered in the western city of Dortmund. Some 14,000 residents were ordered to leave their homes for the operation. Two 250-kilogram (550-pound) bombs were safely defused in Dortmund’s southwest on Sunday following a large-scale evacuation...

More wartime ordnance found on Selsey beach

Coastguards were called to Medmerry Beach near Seley in West Sussex on Sunday lunchtime after two unexploded bombs were discovered. A cordon was put in place and the beach was closed to the public. Photos were taken and sent to Navy E.O.D (Explosive Ordnance Disposal Team) who confirmed the items to...

Company members of IExpE

6 Alpha Associates are pleased to announce we are now company members of IExpE (Institute of Explosives Engineers).

Unexploded bomb found in Alcester

An unexploded World War One grenade has been found in Alcester. The grenade was found in the outbuilding of a house on the Conway Estate in the town, on Sunday, December 29. Police, the fire service, and the an Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit attended and it was confirmed that it was...

Bomb squad called to Hereford Industrial Estate

A Bomb disposal unit was called to a Hereford industrial estate after suspected ordnance was found on New Year’s Day. The metal shell was found in a field near an old ordnance storage building in Rotherwas by dog walkers enjoying a ramble. “We came across this shell and rang the police,”...

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