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07 Dec

From 3rd to 7th December 2018, HCR-CTRO conducted an EOD training course Level 3 for six trainees from Croatian demining companies.

All the trainees passed the examination held after the completion of the training course. HCR-CTRO Director, Mr Ivan Šteker, congratulated the trainees and said that they are no longer engaged solely in demining, but they have stepped into the world of mine action and they will from now on be competitive at the international work market.

CROMAC Director. Mr Zdravko Modrušan, also attended the certificate awarding ceremony. He congratulated the trainees on their efforts and good results shown at the examination. Together with the Examination Board members, he pointed out that the utmost priority in their work should be safety, both their own, and the one of their colleagues. He wished them all the best in their future work.

22 Nov

The Croatian Mine Action Centre and Croatian Mine Action Centre - Centre for Testing, Development and Training have the pleasure to invite you to the 16th International Symposium Mine Action 2019, which is to be held from 8th to 11th April 2019 in Dubrovnik-Neretva County, Croatia.

The Symposium is intended for representatives of national mine action authorities, mine action centres, demining companies, relevant ministries, manufacturers of mine action equipment, donors, scientists and representatives of other civilian and military structures involved in mine action.
It will provide an opportunity for all those involved or interested in mine action to broaden their contacts and share their experiences and challenges.

The Symposium topics will reflect current challenges in mine action, but will also enable presentation of the knowledge and experiences worldwide:

13 Nov

From 5th to 13th November, HCR-CTRO conducted an EOD training course Level 2 for six trainees from CROMAC and demining companies.
Successful candidates were awarded Certificates of completion that are acknowledged worldwide. The trainees will proceed to the Level 3 Training Course from 3rd to 7th December, and upon completion will be able to seek employment on the international market.


22 Oct

From 15th to 18th October in the town of Grza, Serbia, HCR-CTRO conducted a training course for the staff of the Russian company EMERCOM DEMINING. The training was conducted on the topic of management in demining. This training course was a continuation of successful cooperation in the field of education between EMERCOM and HCR-CTRO, which began in 2013

23 Sep

On 19th September, HCR-CTRO welcomed a team of five researchers from the University of Manchester to the Benkovac test site.  The team are working on the second phase of a programme funded by the charity Find a Better Way.  The team has been testing a system consisting of an advanced multi-frequency metal detector, an integrated frequency domain ground penetrating radar and several options for cm level position sensing.   The current visit follows on previous visits over the past years.  The emphasis of this visit is to test real time discrimination / classification algorithms and collect data for further analysis. The testing will last until 25th September.