Demine Robotics Uses Husky UGV in Landmine Excavating Device

| March 2, 2018

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Growing up in Cambodia, the world’s most heavily landmined country, demining is a cause that is very important to Richard Yim. This prompted Yim and four fellow mechanical engineering students at the University of Waterloo to develop a demining robot for a group project. In 2016, they started a company with a mission to reduce casualties in demining, which Yim describes as “the world’s most physically intensive field.”

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Expedition is an award-winning structural and civil engineering design practice based in central London. We are the engineers behind many iconic projects from the London 2012 Velodrome to Las Arenas in Barcelona. Part of the Useful Simple Trust, we have four sister companies: Useful Studio, Useful Projects, Thomas Matthews and Think Up.

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Expedition is an award-winning structural and civil engineering design practice based in central London. We are the engineers behind many iconic projects from the London 2012 Velodrome to Las Arenas in Barcelona. Part of the Useful Simple Trust, we have four sister companies: Useful Studio, Useful Projects, Thomas Matthews and Think Up.

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