November 2017

November 2017

Issue Highlights

  • Rig manufacturers take steps towards automation
  • Tunnelling and research projects in North America
  • Groundwater Week preview

November eNews

Skelair partners with CRI, Geolorn

Skelair partners with CRI, Geolorn

Skelair has announced a partnership with Geolorn and Center Rock

ARANZ Geo rebrands as Seequent

ARANZ Geo rebrands as Seequent

ARANZ Geo is changing its name to Seequent

Sandvik reveals new generation of Rangers

Sandvik reveals new generation of Rangers

The new Sandvik Ranger DXi series has several new high-performing features

GHH Rand offers high-performing compressor airend

GHH Rand offers high-performing compressor airend

GHH Rand has released the new CF1500H contact-cooled screw compressor airend

BDA welcomes new members

BDA welcomes new members

The British Drilling Association (BDA) has gained ten new members over the last few months

US study identifies arsenic risk in private wells

US study identifies arsenic risk in private wells

A new study estimating 2.1 million Americans may be at risk of harmful exposure to arsenic

Keep on boring

Keep on boring

Deep Foundations drills to keep TBMs crawling on Canada's largest transit expansion

Voice of experience

Voice of experience

GDI interviews Rob Caho, who recently joined Geoprobe to lead its sales efforts in north-central US

Risk awareness

Risk awareness

John Chick warns of the hazards associated with sonic logging of piles

Little Beaver improves torque with reduction gearbox

Little Beaver improves torque with reduction gearbox

Little Beaver has introduced a planetary reduction gearbox for its Big Beaver drills

Pile Dynamics introduces Static Load Tester

Pile Dynamics introduces Static Load Tester

PDI has launched its Static Load Tester for evaluating load resistance behaviour of deep foundations...

Liebherr LRB 18 proves itself in Lucerne

Liebherr LRB 18 proves itself in Lucerne

The LRB 18 is carrying out foundation work for residential and business premises in Lucerne

GN Solids Control UK launched

GN Solids Control UK launched

GTD Group, trading as GN Solids Control UK, is the distribution partner for Hebei GN Solids Control...

Bauer drills foundations for Jakarta skyscraper

Bauer drills foundations for Jakarta skyscraper

Mori Building is currently constructing a high-rise in the centre of the Indonesian capital

Terracon acquires two Mid-Atlantic geotech firms

Terracon acquires two Mid-Atlantic geotech firms

Terracon has acquired GeoConcepts Engineering and GeoCapitol Engineering

Plan for the future

Plan for the future

What happens when the workers retire? asks Virginia Hilliard

Controlled development

Controlled development

Automated functions and remote operation are becoming par for the course on modern drill rigs

Faster drilling, smarter mining

Faster drilling, smarter mining

Signe Hansen attended the World of Royal Eijkelkamp event in the Netherlands

Boart Longyear rolls out new diamond bit in Australia

Boart Longyear rolls out new diamond bit in Australia

Boart Longyear has released the Longyear Green Bit, the first product in its Longyear diamond line

DAT designs new 'wide-screen' datalogger

DAT designs new 'wide-screen' datalogger

DAT instruments introduces its new 18.5in (470mm) touchscreen datalogger, the DAT WideLog

AMC Europe offers speedy UK delivery

AMC Europe offers speedy UK delivery

AMC Europe can now offer same-day delivery of its products within the UK

BDA hands out annual awards

BDA hands out annual awards

The 2017 British Drilling Association Dinner Dance and Awards recently took place in Scotland

Focus on groundwater

Focus on groundwater

On December 5-7, Groundwater Week 2017 is back in Nashville, Tennessee, US

Getting to the core of new discoveries

Getting to the core of new discoveries

Private industry and academia partner in search for rare-earth elements

A thorough clean

A thorough clean

Borehole Engineering Services returns to finish a tricky remediation job

Safe drinking

Safe drinking

Efforts are increasing to purge lead from residential water systems

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