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February 2020

February 2020

Oceanology International 2020

Only just over 4 weeks away, Oceanology International at Excel, London on March 17th-19th 2020. Please come and visit the 6 Alpha stand, number R550.

Historic ordnance detonated near Inverness Caledonian Thistle stadium

Bomb disposal squads have detonated a piece of historic ordnance just yards from the Inverness Caledonian Thistle stadium. Supporters were prevented from collecting tickets for the Championship side’s Scottish Cup clash with Livingston tomorrow while Royal Navy explosive experts carried out a controlled explosion on the shoreline of the...

Seven Unexploded WWII Bombs Found at German Tesla Factory Site

German munitions experts had to defuse seven unexploded World War II bombs at the site where Tesla wants to build its new Gigafactory, CNBC reports. Tesla is working on opening a massive car factory, the fourth Gigafactory after Nevada, Buffalo, and Shanghai, near Berlin on a 300 hectare site....

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Soho streets evacuated over WW2 bomb find

Several streets in London’s central Soho district were evacuated after an unexploded World War Two bomb was found. Police were called to Dean Street at about 13:50 GMT after the ordnance was discovered during building work.  Soho Hotel, the Soho Theatre and the Groucho Club were all evacuated. A...

Venice shuts down to defuse unexploded WW2 bomb

Nearly 4,000 people were evacuated from the port Marghera area in Venice on Sunday during an operation to defuse a world war two-era bomb discovered last month during work on sewer lines. Weighing 225 kilograms and at least 75-years-old, the contained about 129 kilograms of TNT. “It still carried...

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