October 2017

October 2017

Issue Highlights

  • Luxury homeowners are making the most out of geothermal and sonic solutions
  • Geotechnical exploration work continues for California High-Speed Rail project
  • Drilling fluid additives help boost core recovery at Argentinian mine site

October eNews

Atlas Copco focuses on electric rigs

Atlas Copco focuses on electric rigs

Atlas Copco is accelerating the development of electric-powered machines

Central Alliance designs bespoke rig

Central Alliance designs bespoke rig

Central Alliance has designed and built a modular rig for restricted and difficult-access areas

ESG becomes SOCOTEC

ESG becomes SOCOTEC

ESG has changed its name and identity to SOCOTEC

Getting groundwater off the ground

Getting groundwater off the ground

Kerstin Danert wants to raise capacity for borehole drilling and its management globally

Sonic goes upmarket

Sonic goes upmarket

Homeowners in Canada have discovered the advantages of geothermal heat pump and sonic solutions

In the bag

In the bag

Soilmec's hydraulic rigs were involved in the foundation works for the expansion of Westfield London...

New team, new tools

New team, new tools

A Liebherr LB 24-270 rotary drilling rig and oscillator combination debuts in Mexico

After the storm

After the storm

Joe Patterson discusses how the US is rebuilding itself after several natural disasters

Murky waters

Murky waters

Fordia's creative use of drilling fluid additives helped Energold improve core recovery

Comacchio's CH 650 gets to work

Comacchio's CH 650 gets to work

The first Comacchio CH 650 rig is working on a power line extension project in Texas, US

Boart Longyear opens drill store

Boart Longyear opens drill store

Boart Longyear has developed an online store for ordering drilling tools and parts

Need for speed

Need for speed

Crux Subsurface undertakes innovative geotechnical coring for future California bullet train

Geoprobe launches CPT crawler

Geoprobe launches CPT crawler

Geoprobe has expanded its geotechnical product line to include a cabin crawler for CPT

Pybar purchases new rigs

Pybar purchases new rigs

Australian underground mining contractor Pybar's drilling division has acquired three new drill rigs...

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