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March 2022

The Directors and Management of the Raeburn Drilling & Geotechnical Group of Companies wish to inform all clients that SafeLane Global has made a friendly acquisition of Raeburn Drilling & Geotechnical, Raeburn Drilling Northern, DTS Raeburn, Terra Tek and Allied Exploration & Geotechnics.

SafeLane Global, based in Gillingham in Kent, was established in 1989 and its origins lie in mine action and explosive threat mitigation. Following strategic mergers and acquisitions, Safelane today has offices and operations around the world, including a well-respected footprint in the UK. The Company is an established global leader in relation to countering explosive and hazardous material threats and security risks on land as well as in the marine environment. Their expertise portfolio is substantial and their operational reach worldwide encompassing more than 60 countries and 20,000 projects.

The Raeburn Group of Companies are joining Safelane’s UK Land business unit which currently offers the full suite of unexploded ordnance risk mitigation services, as well as water borehole, geothermal, geophysical, and engineering services. The acquisition represents a beneficial link with regards to the Group’s broad range of site development services and SafeLane Global’s existing business interests. It is predicted that the acquisition will open a new chapter for the Group by expanding the synergy that exists between the two companies.

The Directors and Management view this acquisition as a great opportunity to build upon the already well-established Group reputation to become an even more significant force within the UK Site Investigation and Waterwell installation market through continued investment and growth.

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