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Charting new ground!



As an established leader in many industry sectors, EXSOLTEC is branching out further!

Although we have a firm foundation in automotive, aerospace and marine solutions management, we recognized the need to develop specialized technical solutions for the land reclamation and island management sectors. Members of our executive team have numerous years of experience with projects in countries in Africa, Asia, Central- and South-America.
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We work with private companies, global governments and regional partners on developing technology and formulating bio-degradable environmentally friendly products and chemicals. Our current processes drive towards implementing state-of-the-art systems which makes uncharted coastal land accessible and provides the foundation for new infrastructures.
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One of the greatest challenge when deploying crews to remote tropical locations is the risk of disease transmitted by the enormous amount of mosquitoes and other biting flying insects. In coastal regions gnats or no-see-ums contribute to considerable discomfort and can make entire regions uninhabitable.
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Facts about Mosquitoes


Few animals on Earth evoke the antipathy that mosquitoes do. Their itchy, irritating bites and nearly ubiquitous presence can ruin a backyard barbecue or a hike in the woods. They have an uncanny ability to sense our murderous intentions, taking flight and disappearing milliseconds before a fatal swat. And in our bedrooms, the persistent, whiny hum of their buzzing wings can wake the soundest of sleepers.

Disease Transmission

Beyond the nuisance factor, mosquitoes are carriers, or vectors, for some of humanity’s most deadly illnesses, and they are public enemy number one in the fight against global infectious disease. Mosquito-borne diseases cause millions of deaths worldwide every year with a disproportionate effect on children and the elderly in developing countries.
There are more than 3,000 species of mosquitoes, but the members of three bear primary responsibility for the spread of human diseases. Anopheles mosquitoes are the only species known to carry malaria. They also transmit filariasis (also called elephantiasis) and encephalitis. Culex mosquitoes carry encephalitis, filariasis, and the West Nile virus. And Aedes mosquitoes, of which the voracious Asian tiger is a member, carry yellow fever, dengue, and encephalitis.
Mosquitoes transmit disease in a variety of ways. In the case of malaria, parasites attach themselves to the gut of a female mosquito and enter a host as she feeds. In other cases, such as yellow fever and dengue, a virus enters the mosquito as it feeds on an infected human and is transmitted via the mosquito’s saliva to a subsequent victim.

Bloodsucking

Mosquitoes use exhaled carbon dioxide, body odors and temperature, and movement to home in on their victims. Only female mosquitoes have the mouth parts necessary for sucking blood. When biting with their proboscis, they stab two tubes into the skin: one to inject an enzyme that inhibits blood clotting; the other to suck blood into their bodies. They use the blood not for their own nourishment but as a source of protein for their eggs. For food, both males and females eat nectar and other plant sugars.

Impact on the Ecosystem

The only silver lining to that cloud of mosquitoes in your garden is that they are a reliable source of food for thousands of animals, including birds, bats, dragonflies, and frogs. In addition, humans are actually not the first choice for most mosquitoes looking for a meal. They usually prefer horses, cattle, and birds.

Population Control

All mosquitoes need water to breed, so eradication and population-control efforts usually involve removal or treatment of standing water sources. Insecticide spraying to kill adult mosquitoes is also widespread. However, global efforts to stop the spread of mosquitoes are having little effect, and many scientists think global warming will likely increase their number and range.

(Information courtesy of National Geographic)
Interested in becoming a supplier?

We are currently sourcing technology that will provide contractors and developers with important tools when it comes to preparing land for residential and agricultural use. Our areas of interest in the early steps of land reclamation include technology to eliminate some of the commonly known pest that carry diseases such as Malaria, Dengue, Aedes and Zika
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Equipment for small, medium and large scale applications are sourced internationally.

Our technical team already provides equipment and solutions for many government and non-government contractors in the Coastal U.S. as well as projects in Central and South American territories.

For further consideration, manufacturers and distributors are invited to submit their company presentations and any technical information to our procurement office at:

enviro@EXSOLTEC.com
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