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Reservists Day Wednesday 27th June 2018

Alford Technologies will be supporting this year’s Reservists Day. Reservists give up their spare time to serve in the Reserve Forces, balancing their civilian life with a military career to ensure that should their country require, they would be ready to serve. The annual Reserves Day celebrates Reservists’ contribution to the Armed Forces.  Reserves Day …


Armed Forces Day Saturday 30th June 2018

Alford Technologies is pleased to announce that we are supporting this year’s Armed Forces Day. It is an opportunity for all to show their support for the men and women who make up the Armed Forces community: from currently serving troops to Service families, veterans and cadets. Anyone can take part and there are many …


Winner of British Construction Industry Awards 2017 – Health, Safety and Wellbeing Initiative of the Year

Alford Technologies has won the British Construction Industry Awards 2017 in the category of Health, Safety and Wellbeing Initiative of the Year, for Explosive Means using Remote Access Methods applied on Didcot Boiler House Demolition. This prestigious award seeks to recognise project teams that understand the importance of creating a safe and healthy working environment …


Invitation to Demonstration

Invitation for Military and Law Enforcement Personnel. Alford Technologies – in partnership with Forcit Defence – are holding a Live Fire of product demonstration Day. To be held on Alford’s Range May 2nd 2017 Pre-show event to the SCTX London. CAPABILITIES DEMONSTRATED: C-IED Breaching Area Denial Method of Entry Free transport arranged from Olympia London …


Project Atom

Project Atom Arcadis, AR Demolition and Alford Technologies have come together to form Atom, a collaboration that proposes a new approach to explosive demolition in the wake of the tragedy at Didcot.  


CN Winner in Innovation: Alford Technologies – Explosives demolition using remote methods

Alford Technologies developed a new and innovative solution to tackle a complex and challenging problem in explosive demolition using remote methods. The firm’s experience in explosives engineering, mainly in military and combat settings, allowed it to develop a solution from scratch that would enable a structure to be surveyed, demolition charges to be placed and …


Alford Team successfully demolishes Didcot Powerstation

In February 2016, part of the Didcot A Power Station Boiler House collapsed unexpectedly, killing 4 demolition workers. The accident happened during the pre-weakening phase of the demolition process and as a result, all work was stopped. The condition of the remaining Boiler House was considered unsafe and so the UK HSE placed a 50m …


Launch: Detcord Junction Clip

The Detcord Junction Clip is used in conjunction with the Mini Detcord Clip and the standard Detcord Clip.  The Detcord Junction Clip allows the operator to change direction with the detcord in order to rig up multiple charges.  It will initiate shock tube from the detcord ring main.  For further details email


NEWS: Secretary of State Visits Alford Technologies

(Wiltshire, United Kingdom – 22 March 2014) The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, the Rt. Hon. Mrs. Theresa Villiers MP and local prospective MP for Chippenham, Michelle Donelan, visited Alford Technologies (Saturday 22 March) to discuss the work that the company does producing counter-terrorism and battlefield clearance products. Founder and Chairman Dr. Sidney Alford, …


UPDATE: Use of the FireBreak Command Wire Cutting Tool

The FireBreak is a cost-effective, disposable, explosively-driven wire-cutter, typically used for cutting command wires.  The FireBreak has been proven in Afghanistan to be used to isolate IED components, for example pressure plates.  FireBreak can be actuated by a standard detonator or electric squib and does not require special ammunition.  It can function faster than a detonator can actuate, therefore …


NEW PRODUCT LAUNCH: Squid Tape – Underwater Adhesive Tape

Squid Tape from Alford Technologies is a non-adhesive, non-sticky fixing tape.  It can be used both on land an underwater for affixing explosive charges to a target.  The tape is very versatile, it can also be used to create a water-tight seal or even as a swift and robust tourniquet.  Being non-sticky, Squid Tape can …


NEW PRODUCT: Bottler Lite, 1 Litre

To enhance the Bottler Lite range, the 1 litre variant has been developed to deliver the same proven Omni-directional effect of Bottler, but with a higher volume of water tamping surrounding the explosive tube.  As with other Bottler Lite variants, the charge will accommodate three different sizes of explosive load.  Bottler Lite provides the Operator …