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Centerra Buys TDI in Humanitarian Demining Market Push; Paul Donahue Comments

acquisitionCenterra Group has purchased battle area and landmine clearance provider The Development Initiative for an undisclosed sum as part of Centerra’s global expansion efforts and plan to re-enter the humanitarian mine clearance services market.

TDI will operate as a Centerra Group subsidiary through its headquarters in Zimbabwe, Centerra said Friday.

Paul Donahue, president and CEO of Centerra, said the company will leverage its previous experience in remote logistics, counter-improvised explosive device training and humanitarian mine services markets to help TDI grow and expand into emerging markets.

Founded in 2005, TDI provides remote logistics assistance, narcotics and explosive detection dogs, risk education, explosive ordnance disposal and related professional services to companies and government agencies across the Middle East and Africa.

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