September 2017

September 2017

Issue Highlights

  • Horizontal directional drilling fluid properties
  • A marine mining project lands in deep water
  • DTH tooling in use at construction and mine sites

September eNews

Building the future foundation workforce

Building the future foundation workforce

GDI's new columnist Joe Patterson reports from ADSC's Summer Meeting 2017

Taking care of the Thames

Taking care of the Thames

ESG has provided ground investigation services to support work on the Thames Tideway Tunnel project

Sampling the depths

Sampling the depths

John Mitchell discusses how CP Automation got a marine mining application running smoothly again

Against the odds

Against the odds

Water of Life overcomes obstacles to bring fresh water to rural West Africa

Aarsleff delivers school foundations package

Aarsleff delivers school foundations package

Leeds City recently awarded BAM Construction the contract to construct a new school

Atlas Copco unveils new SmartROC rigs

Atlas Copco unveils new SmartROC rigs

Atlas Copco has unveiled its newest machines in the SmartROC series, the D50 and D55

Mitchell awarded Olympic Dam contract extension

Mitchell awarded Olympic Dam contract extension

Mitchell Services has secured a contract extension at BHP Billiton's Olympic Dam mine

RoXplorer CT rig aces second trial

RoXplorer CT rig aces second trial

The RoXplorer coiled-tubing (CT) drill rig has excelled in its second major field trial

Mudlogic becomes Numa distributor

Mudlogic becomes Numa distributor

Numa has announced the addition of Mudlogic as its new distributor in Australia and Southeast Asia

VINCI improves water supply in Vietnam

VINCI improves water supply in Vietnam

VINCI will build a treated water transmission pipeline to supply the centre of Ho Chi Minh City

Liebherr's biggest rotary rig drills in Kuala Lumpur

Liebherr's biggest rotary rig drills in Kuala Lumpur

A new Liebherr LB 44-510 rotary rig is deployed on the Sentral Suites project in Kuala Lumpur

Sandvik introduces DS422i cable bolter

Sandvik introduces DS422i cable bolter

The new, intelligent Sandvik DS422i cable bolter is designed to enable better process control

Bauer helps secure slope for Swiss lab

Bauer helps secure slope for Swiss lab

Bauer Schweiz carries out foundation work for a new research and laboratory building in Switzerland

Hybrid-electric HDD rig breaks new ground

Hybrid-electric HDD rig breaks new ground

Visedo and Normag have co-developed a hybrid-electric horizontal drilling machine

On the right track?

On the right track?

All that glitters is not necessarily HS2, writes Alasdair Henderson

At anchor

At anchor

Rockbit UK and its development partner SME have installed four subsea rock anchors at the EMEC

Opting for water

Opting for water

Water-propelled drilling technology is put to use at the Boliden Garpenberg mine in Sweden

Support for tunnelling

Support for tunnelling

Intrafor took on a horizontal drilling job as part of the Hong Kong Link Road project

Munch Museum rises from the sea

Munch Museum rises from the sea

Piling works for the new Munch Museum in Oslo, Norway, have been successfully completed

Horizontal flow

Horizontal flow

GDI examines the properties of horizontal directional drilling (HDD) fluids

Atlas Copco wins orders from Kazakh miner

Atlas Copco wins orders from Kazakh miner

Atlas Copco has won several mining equipment orders in Kazakhstan

Ditch Witch unveils AT40 All Terrain directional drill

Ditch Witch unveils AT40 All Terrain directional drill

Ditch Witch has released the new AT40 All Terrain horizontal directional drill

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