GCS starting overhaul for the German Army
Global Clearance Solutions (GCS) got off to a busy start this year: In January, the German Army delivered the first of seven complete MineWolf systems to our factory in the South of Germany for regular overhaul work.
GCS at the IDEX in Abu Dhabi
Our booth is finally set up and we're ready! Come and visit us at the Swiss Pavillion (Hall 8, Booth B26) at the IDEX in Abu Dhabi from 17 until 21 February 2019. Get exciting insights into our latest technical developments and have a talk about your current and potential requirements. We're looking forward meeting you there.
GCS presenting its platforms at MILENG COE Industry Day 2018
On 5 December 2018, the Industry Day hosted by the Military Engineering Centre of Excellence took place in Ingolstadt, Germany. The event provided a unique platform where military experts from NATO countries met companies and enterprises to share experience and knowledge to improve capabilities, products and services in the field of Military Engineering.
Kevin Kneebone named as new GCS Country Director for Iraq
We are glad to announce that we have expanded the GCS team with another seasoned industry expert: Kevin Kneebone (48) will lead GCS’ operations in Iraq as Country Director. He was the Managing Director of Bactec for 7 years and has implemented many successful land and marine clearance projects since 2003.
Ashley Williams, Mechem's former CEO, joins GCS
GCS has taken on board one of Mine Action's recognized experts to further strengthen its operations: Ashley Williams (62), former CEO of Mechem, has joined the GCS team as Head of Operations as of October 1st. Williams' expertise and track record will serve to develop new business opportunities and establish GCS as a full solution provider in the EOD and mine action sphere.
Participation in the NATO EOD Demonstrations and Trials 2018 a full success
GCS, a leading provider of safe, cost-effective and reliable solutions for explosive ordnance disposal, took part in the NATO EOD Demonstrations and Trials, which was held in Bratislava within 19–20 September 2018.
Over 360 participants representing 22 different countries viewed presentations by 37 exhibitors from 17 nations about their bomb disposal services and products. Watching exciting live demonstrations and comparing common experiences with current needs and technological developments were the event’s main focus points, following this year’s overarching theme “Multidisciplinary Approach to EOD”.
thank you for joining us at eurosATORY 2018 in PARIS
Treffen mit Gyde Jensen, MdB, Vorsitzende des Ausschusses für Menschenrechte und humanitäre Hilfe des Deutschen Bundestags.
Am 18. Mai 2018 fand ein Gespräch zwischen Gyde Jensen, Bundestagsabgeordnete und Vorsitzende des Ausschusses für Menschenrechte und humanitäre Hilfe und Philipp von Michaelis, CEO von GCS, statt. Beide tauschten sich über die humanitären Anforderungen bei der Minen-, Kampfmittel- und Sprengfallenbeseitigung in Krisenregionen aus. Insbesondere standen die enormen Anforderungen im Irak und mittelfristig auch in Syrien im Fokus.
Breakfast presentation with members of the German parliament
Wednesday, April 18, 2018. – Philipp von Michaelis, CEO of GCS, held a breakfast presentation on the current mine contamination in Iraq and Libya to members of the German parliament in Berlin.
GCS demonstrated its capabilities and references and presented a general requirement for implementing concrete measures for the sustainable achievement of goal in humanitarian mine action, as well as the tendering process and the awarding of public contracts. The need for an efficient alignment between clearance/disposal of explosive remnants of war (ERW), including landmines, improvised explosive devices (IEDs) and cluster munitions with the reconstruction of former conflict zones and capacity building was also presented and discussed during the event.
Mine Awareness Day 2018
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GCS launches Service Division with a focus on the EOD/IEDD sector
CGS-100 platform | has received conformity certificate by Cromac ctdt for operation in humanitarian demining activities| september 2017
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