Unexploded Ordnance - Services
 

Unexploded Ordnance/Explosive Remnants of War - Services

We feel that our approach and quality exceeds industry standards meaning significant benefits are passed to our clients. Our agile delivery enables us to provide a bespoke service for all variations of projects and clients. 6 Alpha Associates have both the capability and capacity to offer its clients the following services:
 

 

United Kingdom (UK) and European Countries  |  Rest of World  |  Specialist tasks

 

 

 

For sites contaminated with both Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) and Explosives
(Typically for sites in the United Kingdom (UK) & European Countries).

 

Phase One – Desk-Based Threat & Risk Consultancy

•  Initial Site Screenings
•  Risk Assessments & Detailed Risk Analysis
•  Major Development Detailed UXO Risk Zoning
•  Holistic Threat & Risk Assessments
•  Geographical Information System (GIS) historical data collation and analysis.

 


Phase Two – Risk Mitigation Strategy

•  Risk Mitigation Strategy Design
•  Operating Guidelines
•  Survey Design
•  Equipment Verification
•  Technical Specification
•  Quality Assurance / Quality Control (QA/QC) Plan
•  Development of Emergency Response Plan

 


Phase Three - Project Management

•  Production and Management of Invitation to Tender (ITT) / Request for Proposals (RFP)
•  Quantitative Contractor Selection Assessment
•  QA/QC of contractors
•  Project sign-off

 

 

 

International sites that have been contaminated with post conflict Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) (Typically for sites in the Rest of the World).

 

Phase One - Threat & Risk Consultancy

•  Risk Assessments & Detailed Risk Analysis
•  General Mine Action Assessment (GMAA)
•  Oil & Gas Concession Area Risk Screening
•  Holistic Threat & Risk Assessment
•  Level One – Technical Surveys
•  Production of Geographical Information System (GIS) Risk Overlay and Database

 


Phase Two – Risk Mitigation Strategy

•  Risk Mitigation Strategy Design
•  Operating Guidelines
•  Preparation of Mine Clearance Plans
•  UXO Survey Design
•  Equipment Procurement and Verification
•  Technical Specification
•  Quality Assurance / Quality Control (QA/QC) Plan

 


Phase Three - Project Management

•   Production and management of Invitation to Tender (ITT) / Request for Proposals (RFP)
•  Quantitative Contractor Selection Assessment
•  Project sign-off

 


Phase Four – Site Consultancy

•  QA/QC of Battle Area Clearance (BAC) and Mine Clearance operations
•  Mine Risk Education (MRE)
•  Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Training
•  Seismic and Archaeology survey safe-guarding
 

 

 

Specialist Tasks

•  Expert Witness

•  Industry Best Practice Technical Manuals and Guidelines. Notably, 6 Alpha has
   significantly contributed to a report by the Construction Industry Research &
   Information Association (CIRIA) (link) which aims to help the industry assess
   and mitigate UXO risks, in the construction/civil engineering environment.