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Sep 03, 2015, 08:54 ET Unexploded legacies of war dangerous a century later; modern techniques are best defense against injury or death

Unexploded bombs, artillery shells, and other munitions are legacies of war that can remain deadly for years, decades – even more than a century....


Jun 25, 2015, 01:23 ET Sterling Global Operations finds happy retirement homes for its mine-detection and search-and-rescue dogs

Sterling Global Operations (SGO) trains dogs to do vital jobs – most recently in Iraq and Afghanistan – to protect American troops and foreign local...


Jun 04, 2015, 12:06 ET Sterling Global Operations' Micro-MineWolf first results: faster, safer landmine and explosives clearance and destruction

Sterling Global Operations' initial projects in Kurdistan, Iraq, using the world's first fully operational Micro-MineWolf armored anti-mine vehicle...


May 13, 2015, 10:28 ET Sterling Global Operations earns $350 million in new contracts; SGO named one of America's largest Employee Stock Ownership Program companies

Sterling Global Operations (SGO), an international stability operations company, has recently been awarded contracts totaling more than $350 million...


Apr 09, 2015, 04:39 ET Sterling Global Operations named by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers for 2015

Forbes has recognized 100 percent employee-owned Sterling Global Operations (SGO), as one of America's best employers. SGO, which has its...


Mar 13, 2015, 08:04 ET Sterling Global Operations first U.S. company to achieve worldwide PSC.1 certification

Sterling Global Operations (SGO) has become the first American company to earn worldwide certification under ANSI/ASIS PSC.1-2012, an international...


Aug 14, 2014, 04:16 ET Sterling Global Operations finds supporting "Hiring Our Heroes" to be good for veterans, company

Sterling Global Operations (SGO), which performs stability operations worldwide for the U.S. government, foreign governments friendly to the U.S.,...


Jul 03, 2014, 01:29 ET Sterling Global Operations sponsoring Bosnian soccer teams on fields SGO helped clear of unexploded bombs, mortar shells, and other ordnance

Bosnian children and adults are playing soccer on teams sponsored by the same U.S. company that helped clear that land of unexploded bombs, artillery ...


Jun 24, 2014, 12:18 ET Sterling Global Operations puts first Micro MineWolf tracked armored vehicle into use in Kurdistan to support oil and natural gas exploration projects

Sterling Global Operations (SGO) is operating the first Micro MineWolf (MW50) anti-mine armored tracked vehicle - designed for use in mountainous and ...


Mar 26, 2014, 04:47 ET Sterling Global Operations expands Kurdistan operations center and opens logistics hub; facilities bolster SGO's oil and gas industry support, demining, and other services

Sterling Global Operations (SGO), a global stability operations company, has expanded its Kurdistan operations center to support the company's oil...


Feb 26, 2014, 10:17 ET Sterling Global Operations completes unexploded ordnance detection and clearance project for new Kurdistan oil and gas exploration

Sterling Global Operations (SGO) has completed a project for Terraseis, a leading seismic survey contractor that specializes in acquiring land and...


Jan 29, 2014, 09:39 ET Sterling Global Operations names David T. Johnson, a former ambassador and National Security Council spokesman, as corporate vice president

Sterling Global Operations (SGO) has named Ambassador (retired) David T. Johnson as Vice President for Strategic Development and Washington...


Jan 23, 2014, 12:30 ET Sterling Global Operations Opens Mauritania Command Center

Sterling Global Operations (SGO), a global stability operations company, on Thursday, January 23, will open a command center in Mauritania, SGO...


Jan 22, 2014, 08:42 ET The United Arab Emirates Takes Action to End Afghan Mine Threat to Civilians

The generosity of the United Arab Emirates - a leading international contributor to safeguarding civilians from mines and other unexploded remnants...


Sep 23, 2013, 11:58 ET Sterling Global Operations names Alan Weakley president of the international stability support operations firm

Alan Weakley, an executive who has led multi-billion dollar organizations, has been named president of Sterling Global Operations (SGO), a stability...


Sep 09, 2013, 12:09 ET Sterling Global Operations completes U.S. Navy project to clear munitions, firing range and target debris from Arizona Marine Corps Air Station range

Sterling Global Operations, Inc., in a two-year project for the U.S. Navy, removed or recycled some 5.9 million pounds of munitions, firing range and ...


Jul 18, 2013, 02:40 ET Sterling Global Operations grows its oil & natural gas business line; wins $10 million in contracts to clear landmines and remnants of war sites for northern Iraq oil exploration

Sterling Global Operations (SGO) has been engaged by the Iraqi government and several international oil companies to find and remove landmines and...


Apr 17, 2013, 04:09 ET Sterling Global Operations helped protect Afghan girls seeking an education by removing explosive remnants of war from school

As they searched for landmines and other unexploded ordnance at a Kabul, Afghanistan girls school, employees of Sterling Global Operations (SGO) knew ...


Feb 05, 2013, 08:25 ET Sterling Global Operations awarded Afghanistan-wide demining and battle area clearance contract

Sterling Global Operations has been awarded a contract to conduct demining and battle area clearance operations throughout Afghanistan. (Photo:...