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26
Feb

100 Field Squadron, Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers (Militia) Training Day

Alford Technologies hosted 100 Field Squadron, Royal Engineers to a training day on 23rd February 2019. The engineers spent the day at Alford’s test range covering different topics including explosive demolition techniques. Details of the Royal Engineers Reserves can be found here (http://rmonrem.com/about-us/).

14
Feb

Employer Recognition Scheme

Following Alford Technologies receipt of the Bronze award in the Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme, we are proud to announce our latest award in the Silver category. The Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme is an award system that recognises business support and commitment to the UK Armed Forces community. www.armedforcescovenant.gov.uk  

9
Oct

Alford Team bring down Anglesea Alcoa plant

Our Alford Team have successfully demolished a six storey structure after being specially brought in to complete the job following a previous failed attempt this year. Read more details here:- https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/explosives-bring-anglesea-alcoa-power-down-at-last-20181003-p507is.html

13
Oct

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 …

4
Apr

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 …

3
Apr

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.  

23
Mar

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 …

22
Jul

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 …

20
Nov

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 sales@explosives.net.

13
May

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, …

18
Mar

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 …