Colombians face perils trying to remove landmines

Yahoo! Maktoob News - August 30, 2015
Decades of conflict between the government and leftist rebels in Colombia have turned much of the countryside into a minefield. About 11,000 people...

UN's Cambodian soldiers clear land mines in divided Cyprus

U.S. News & World Report - August 26, 2015
A U.N. Cambodian specialist of mine detecting e team walks at a dirt road during a demining demonstration in the U.N. buffer zone (Green Line) near...

Banning Land Mines

New York Times - August 26, 2015
Land mines, in his view, could be made “safer and more effective” by building in cameras and software that could discriminate between a child, an...

This American comedy legend defused land mines in World War II

We Are The Mighty - August 27, 2015
Long before he was making everyone laugh with classic films like “Blazing Saddles” and “Spaceballs,” comedy legend Mel Brooks was defusing...

Park Geun-hye, South Korea PM, wants North apology over landmines - August 24, 2015
The standoff started with the explosions of land mines on the southern side of the Demilitarized Zone between the Koreas that Seoul says were planted...

Millions of landmines leave Afghan children with disabled future (PHOTOS)

RT - August 24, 2015
“There are around ten millions landmines laying in Afghanistan. Especially children and women who walk to collect fire woods, or to go to the...

South Korea Accuses the North After Land Mines Maim Two Soldiers in DMZ

New York Times - August 10, 2015
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korean soldiers sneaked across the heavily guarded border with South Korea and planted land mines near one of the...

Yemen: Houthi land mines claim 100 lives in July

Anadolu Agency - August 28, 2015
A new Yemeni government report said that mines planted by the Houthi Shia militia have claimed at least 100 lives and injured 225 people in July. The...

North Korea expresses regret over landmines that wounded South soldiers: statement

Yahoo News - August 24, 2015
SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea expressed regret over a landmine incident that wounded two South Korean soldiers this month, the two sides said in a...

Afghanistan children devastated by landmines scattered across the country pictured

Daily Mail - August 21, 2015
These shocking pictures show the haunting legacy decades of war that have left millions of landmines in schools and fields which kill and maim dozens...

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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 & Partner

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 of 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

Chief Executive Officer

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
Dr. Uri Frieslander

Dr. Uri Frieslander

Chief Operating Officer

Dr. Uri Frieslander spent more than 35 years as a senior Geophysicist in the Geophysical Institute of Israel (G.I.I) with 12 of them as CEO.
Uri holds a Ph.D. in Geophysics from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
He gained impressive experience managing international and domestic geophysical projects. As Geomine’s COO, Uri’s vision involves looking into new opportunities in the subsurface world


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