BY LARA OZAKI
The munitions, explosives of concern and unexploded ordnance industry has been steadily growing since the
2010 implementation of the Joint Region Marianas Explosive Safety Submittal that requires all military construction to address MEC/UXO considerations, and industry experts said they expect contract numbers to grow with the impending military buildup.
“The industry here is huge, with millions of dollars each year for the MEC construction projects that the government does,” said John L. Scott, president of Ampro Inc.
Ampro is a local ordnance and explosives consulting firm, and while Scott semi-retired last year, he . . .
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