Vincent Kompany and Romelu Lukaku HeroRATS are being trained to detect ... - July 07, 2015
Football stars Vincent Kompany and Romelu Lukaku put their bodies on the line most weekends for their teams but a pair of smaller namesakes are...

2 soldiers hurt in landmine blast in Davao del Norte

Philippine Star - July 07, 2015
The insurgency is one of the persistent problems of the country, especially in remote areas and provinces. MANILA, Philippines - Two soldiers were...

Giant Rats From Africa May Soon Be Clearing Landmines In Cambodia

Tech Times - July 04, 2015
The idea of these giant rodents detecting landmines began in 1997 when Bart Weetjens, APOPO founder, started to breed rats and found that the animals...

Riots, landmines, Greyhounds and snow... The most bizzare Welsh rugby debut ...

WalesOnline - July 05, 2015
In part two of our Welsh one-cap wonders we give you some bizarre tales of big days in the international spotlight not being the illuminating...

Adorable Rats Are Being Trained To Hunt Out Land Mines In Cambodia ...

Huffington Post - July 02, 2015
Pol Pot, the notorious leader of the Khmer Rouge, used to call land mines his "perfect soldiers." Decades after the end of the deadly...

U.S. Military Wants To Blow Up Landmines With Lasers

Popular Science - June 24, 2015
Since their invention, landmines have scourged battlefields, lying in wait for unsuspecting foes before erupting with devastating force that damages...

Cambodia trains 'elite squad of rats' to detect landmines - June 19, 2015
Mine search personnel using trained rats to sniff out land mines in Gaza, Mozambique. But one of the rodents has already died probably because of the...

Over 80 Suspected Areas of Landmines Cleared Out in Cuanza Norte - July 05, 2015
Ndalatando — At least Eighty-three from the 125 suspected areas of landmines identified in the northern Cuanza Norte province were cleared out in...

Battle To Clear Landmines In Zimbabwe After 35 Years Of Independence

The Inquisitr - June 18, 2015
Their records show that since 2012, 18 people have been killed by landmines and other explosive remnants of the war, and another 14 have been...

IS militants reportedly laying landmines in Palmyra - June 21, 2015
Self-styled Islamic State group militants have laid landmines and explosives at the site of the ancient ruins in Syria's Palmyra, a monitor has...

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Geomine’s revolutionary technology has been invented to radically reduce landmine contamination around the world

The tremendous advantage of this unique technology is the fact that the invented algorithm analyses massive amounts of data and identifies the areas which are CLEAR of mines. Geomine’s method allows for a quick and highly effective means of ELIMINATING THE CLEAR OF MINES AREA


According to international surveys approximately 80% of all land suspected as mined is in fact clear

Nitrogen is a core component in every explosive material. Eventually, the molecule leaks from the explosive and is then absorbed into the surrounding ground and vegetation. This process causes nitrogen contamination of the ground and vegetation, not visible to the human eye. However, the use of a Hyperspectral camera allows us to identify the areas where land mines are present and which areas are completely free


Geomine’s technology can either confirm the presence of mines or their absence, thereby serving to release land which does not need to be cleared in the first place

Geomine’s solution allows not only pinpointing of the areas where the ERW are located but also, and maybe most importantly, it allows identifying of the areas where no ERW are present. According to UN data, approximately 80% of all land designated as mined is in fact clear. Therefore the economic and humanitarian value of pinpointing the mine-free areas is of real importance


Avi Buzaglo Yoresh

Avi Buzaglo Yoresh

Founder and CEO

Mr. Buzaglo‐ Yoresh spent over 20 years in the Israeli Defense Forces. He concluded his service as a Lieutenant Colonel and holds a M.Sc. in Geology from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Yoresh has used his experience in the IDF working as a military geologist to find ways to detect landmines from a geological and chemical perspective rather than an approach based upon metal detection
Eva Peled

Eva Peled

VP & Member of the Board

Mrs. Peled served with the Israeli Air Force, where she concluded her service as a Captain, and she holds a BA in Business Management and a LLB from the Interdisciplinary Centre in Israel. Mrs. Peled has considerable business development experience representing international companies worldwide
Yana Sofovich

Yana Sofovich

Business Development

Yana is responsible for creating and managing various business and humanitarian interests for Geomine. She holds a BA in Social Science, a MA in Diplomacy and a MSc in Political Sociology from the London School of Economics. Yana joined the company after gaining considerable experience in International Relations and Business Development positions. Her core motive is trying to do whatever possible in order to change the world into a better place
Ronen Rabinovich

Ronen Rabinovich

Chief Technology Officer

Ronen has a Masters Degree in Applied Physics from the Weizmann Institute of Science, and an Undergraduate Degree in Physics and Mathematics from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He joined Geomine after gaining 15 years experience in R&D, system engineering and management, and initiating and deploying novel projects in the field. As Geomine's CTO, he is able to apply these skills to the company's unique and multidisciplinary technological projects


Ministry of Defense
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Tel Aviv University
Geological Survey of Israel
Helmholtz Centre Potsdam
The Geophysical Institute of Israel
The Remote Sensing and G.I.S. Laboratories