December 2017

December 2017

Issue Highlights

  • A Finnish EGS pilot project nears completion
  • Women within the drilling industry
  • Community well drilling in Latin America

December eNews

Politics of water

Politics of water

Ten ways to talk to a politician about groundwater

CETCO unveils two new drilling additives

CETCO unveils two new drilling additives

Drilling products supplier CETCO has introduced the TC Booster and HERCUL-EZ additives

Atlas Copco buys three equipment companies

Atlas Copco buys three equipment companies

Atlas Copco acquires Renegade Drilling, Rockdrill Services Australia and Cate Drilling Solutions

Fugro awarded another GI package on A9 Dualling

Fugro awarded another GI package on A9 Dualling

Fugro makes a start on its third contract on the A9 Dualling programme in Scotland

Aarsleff, Northern Piling team up in Scotland

Aarsleff, Northern Piling team up in Scotland

Aarsleff Ground Engineering and Northern Piling have formed an alliance

Deep heat through hard rock

Deep heat through hard rock

The primary well for Finland's first enhanced geothermal system is nearing its completion

Like lightning

Like lightning

A new 'super drill' has the potential to reduce drilling costs for deep geothermal energy boreholes

Harnessing hydropower

Harnessing hydropower

A Dando multipurpose drill rig supports a hydroelectric energy infrastructure project in Bolivia

The drive for electric

The drive for electric

Atlas Copco develops electric-driven 35bar compressor to meet demand for clean residential heating

Game on

Game on

Joe Patterson checks out an interesting foundations project in Portland, US

The new girls' club

The new girls' club

Debbie Darling talks to three successful women within the drilling sector about their career choice

An easy solution

An easy solution

GDI talks to the partners behind the new drilling equipment company Stratum Drilling Solutions

Safe way to success

Safe way to success

Lone Star Drills president Joe Haynes lists safety tips for volunteers drilling community wells

Hard rain

Hard rain

A construction project in Mexico deals with problems caused by heavy rainfall

Developing in leaps and bounds

Developing in leaps and bounds

Seequent presents the latest features of its 3-D geothermal modelling solution, Leapfrog Geothermal

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