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Mines Removed from Irrigation System Near Halabja

MAG (pronounced “Mag”) – Mines Advisory Group – is a neutral and impartial humanitarian organisation that clears the remnants of conflict for the benefit of communities worldwide. In May, a team from the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) were working in the mountains near Halabja, Sulimaniyah to restore a traditional irrigation system for a nearby […]

Mines Advisory Group Reviews 2010 Achievements

MAG (pronounced “Mag”) – Mines Advisory Group – is a neutral and impartial humanitarian organisation that clears the remnants of conflict for the benefit of communities worldwide. Since beginning work in Iraq in 1992, MAG’s programme has grown significantly, improving life for hundreds more communities throughout the north of the country. Assessments conducted by Community […]

New Iraq Video from Mines Advisory Group

MAG (pronounced “Mag”) – Mines Advisory Group – is a neutral and impartial humanitarian organisation that clears the remnants of conflict for the benefit of communities worldwide. MAG is creating a more secure environment in Iraq, enabling development and helping people to return home safely. Internal conflicts, the 1980-88 war with Iran, the 1991 Gulf […]

Oil Companies Help to De-Mine Iraq

International oil companies (IOCs) in Iraq have stepped up efforts to clear the country of millions of landmines, but according to Reuters progress remains slow due to security constraints. According to its demining plan, Iraq is supposed to clear 2 percent of its contaminated land this year but has already hit 5 percent thanks to […]

US Success at De-Mining in Iraq

U.S.-led efforts in Iraq have cleared more than 190 million square feet of land from unexploded ordnance, the U.S. State Department said. The State Department said Iraq is near the top when it comes to nations plagued with land mines and unexploded ordnance. Most of those, the department said, are the consequence of more than […]

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G4S Wins Lukoil De-Mining Contract at West Qurna 2

Russia's Lukoil has awarded a mine clearing contract at Iraq's West Qurna 2 oil field to G4S Risk Management, a division of the London-based G4S Ordnance Management, Lukoil said in a statement sent to Dow Jones Newswires. Lukoil did not disclose the value of the contract, but said work should finish in early 2011, when […]