Sonic drilling's ever-increasing versatility

How a Royal Eijkelkamp sonic rig mounted on a barge was used for CPTu testing on a lake in Norway

15 OCT 2019

Site Investigation

Sonic drilling's ever-increasing versatility
Sonic drilling's ever-increasing versatility
Sonic drilling's ever-increasing versatility

Socotec develops digital scheduling tool for GI lab testing

ATLaS has been developed by Socotec to assist in the lab stage of ground investigation projects

11 OCT 2019

Site Investigation

Socotec develops digital scheduling tool for GI lab testing
Socotec develops digital scheduling tool for GI lab testing
Socotec develops digital scheduling tool for GI lab testing

Ice core drill 'head' prepared by Australian Antarctic Program

Technician are completing work on a unique drill head for use drilling through ice in the Antarctic

Ice core drill 'head' prepared by Australian Antarctic Program
Ice core drill 'head' prepared by Australian Antarctic Program

Small size, big benefits

An outline of the benefits of compact drilling rigs and how to choose the right one

Small size, big benefits
Small size, big benefits

Tunnelling finishes on major UK gas supply project

A TBM is being returned to Germany after completing a record-breaking job in the UK

Tunnelling finishes on major UK gas supply project
Tunnelling finishes on major UK gas supply project
Tunnelling finishes on major UK gas supply project
Tunnelling finishes on major UK gas supply project

Maximum power with minimum size from TMG

When space is at a premium, TMG can supply a compact and powerful rig to allow work to carry on

16 OCT 2019

Piling

Maximum power with minimum size from TMG
Maximum power with minimum size from TMG
Maximum power with minimum size from TMG

Vermeer introduces PD5 and PD5R pile drivers

Two new lightweight and compact pile driving rigs have been added to the Vermeer range

16 OCT 2019

Piling

Vermeer introduces PD5 and PD5R pile drivers
Vermeer introduces PD5 and PD5R pile drivers

Ferrying piles across the Irish Sea

When Quinn Piling needed a new rig for a ferry terminal project Casagrande supplied a B300XP-2

16 OCT 2019

Piling

CAN Geotechnical awarded slope stabilisation works on UK's A13 road

Slope stabilisation which is needed following the widening of the A13 to be done by CAN Geotechnical

CAN Geotechnical awarded slope stabilisation works on UK's A13 road
CAN Geotechnical awarded slope stabilisation works on UK's A13 road

Forggensee dam reopens after remedial work by Bauer

Remediation work on the lake Forggensee reservoir dam in Germany has been completed by Bauer

14 OCT 2019

Piling

Forggensee dam reopens after remedial work by Bauer
Forggensee dam reopens after remedial work by Bauer

Successful field trials lead to launch of DeviGyro

Debut launch in Australia for Devico's DeviGyro before international release

17 OCT 2019

Surface Drilling

Successful field trials lead to launch of DeviGyro
Successful field trials lead to launch of DeviGyro
Successful field trials lead to launch of DeviGyro
Successful field trials lead to launch of DeviGyro

Diamonds are forever top hammer drilling

How Robit has transferred technology from the oil & gas sector to hard rock drilling

14 OCT 2019

Surface Drilling

Diamonds are forever top hammer drilling
Diamonds are forever top hammer drilling
Diamonds are forever top hammer drilling

Major Drilling to acquire Norex Drilling

With its acquisition of Norex, Major Drilling will gain an extra 22 drill rigs and related equipment

09 OCT 2019

Surface Drilling

Major Drilling to acquire Norex Drilling
Major Drilling to acquire Norex Drilling

Royal IHC and Institute of Geotechnology sign cooperation agreement

A cooperation agreement has been signed between Royal IHC and the Institute of Geotechnology

Royal IHC and Institute of Geotechnology sign cooperation agreement
Royal IHC and Institute of Geotechnology sign cooperation agreement
Royal IHC and Institute of Geotechnology sign cooperation agreement

Drilling starts at Slättberg nickel, copper and cobalt project in Sweden

A Swedish drilling programme has been started as Sienna aims for nickel, copper and cobalt reserves

07 OCT 2019

Surface Drilling

Drilling starts at Slättberg nickel, copper and cobalt project in Sweden
Drilling starts at Slättberg nickel, copper and cobalt project in Sweden
Drilling starts at Slättberg nickel, copper and cobalt project in Sweden

Graphite One commences 2019 drill programme

In a bid to reduce US' dependence on imported graphite, an exploratory drill programme begins

04 OCT 2019

Surface Drilling

Graphite One commences 2019 drill programme
Graphite One commences 2019 drill programme

Toshiba to supply its Geoportable to Indonesian geothermal power plant

A small scale geothermal power in Indonesia will be equipped with a Geoportable system from Toshiba

17 OCT 2019

Deep Geothermal

Toshiba to supply its Geoportable to Indonesian geothermal power plant
Toshiba to supply its Geoportable to Indonesian geothermal power plant
Toshiba to supply its Geoportable to Indonesian geothermal power plant
Toshiba to supply its Geoportable to Indonesian geothermal power plant

Eden's £16.8 million hot rocks plan

The UK's Eden Project has raised the funds to begin on-site geothermal drilling for renewable energy

15 OCT 2019

Deep Geothermal

Eden's £16.8 million hot rocks plan
Eden's £16.8 million hot rocks plan
Eden's £16.8 million hot rocks plan

Well testing starts at CBI-funded geothermal plant in Dominica

Citizen funding programme helps the development of a geothermal plant in Dominica

10 OCT 2019

Deep Geothermal

Well testing starts at CBI-funded geothermal plant in Dominica
Well testing starts at CBI-funded geothermal plant in Dominica

Students learn construction skills on municipal geothermal project

A geothermal project in Stoke-on-Trent, in the UK, will include training options for local students

30 SEP 2019

Deep Geothermal

Latest progress at HKW Süd geothermal site

SWM is pushing ahead with its plans to make Munich 100 per cent CO2-neutral by 2040

25 SEP 2019

Deep Geothermal

Latest progress at HKW Süd geothermal site
Latest progress at HKW Süd geothermal site

Eavor-Lite drilling phase successfully completed

Drilling work has been completed at the Eavor-Lite geothermal demonstration facility in Canada

24 SEP 2019

Deep Geothermal

Eavor-Lite drilling phase successfully completed
Eavor-Lite drilling phase successfully completed

Reasons to be cheerful…

GDI's editor gives his thoughts on the state of the market.

07 OCT 2019
Reasons to be cheerful…
Reasons to be cheerful…
Reasons to be cheerful…
Reasons to be cheerful…

A year in drilling…

One man's reflections upon a turbulent year for drilling in the construction sector

14 OCT 2019
A year in drilling…
A year in drilling…
A year in drilling…

Health & safety - where next?

The part played by the FPS in promoting health & safety in the piling industry

18 SEP 2019
Health & safety - where next?
Health & safety - where next?

Learning to drill water wells - online

Can an online water well drilling course be beneficial for NGO staff?

16 SEP 2019
Learning to drill water wells - online
Learning to drill water wells - online

Six key things to consider when selecting a water level logger

Six points to consider when specifying a water level logger

10 SEP 2019
Six key things to consider when selecting a water level logger
Six key things to consider when selecting a water level logger