When slope climbing rigs are used for site investigation projects, they must be safely secured using a method that meets the British Standard. Credit: Geotechnical Engineering Ltd When slope climbing rigs are used for site investigation projects, they must be safely secured using a method that meets the British Standard. Credit: Geotechnical Engineering Ltd
SITE INVESTIGATION

Anchoring of slope climbing drilling rigs

An explanation of the methods of safely securing slope climbing drilling rigs on site investigations

24 July 2024
The HPM B55 is described as the perfect solution for a wide range of challenging projects in both Europe and the US. Credit: HPM
PILING

HPM: Italian excellence in foundation drilling rigs

HPM places quality at the heart of its strategy, establishing itself as a global rig manufacturer

24 July 2024
The PG40 is one of two new mobile generators launched by Bobcat that deliver a combination of increased power output and lower fuel consumption compared to their predecessors. Credit: Bobcat
UTILITIES

New Bobcat PG40 and PG50 portable generators for European market

Bobcat's new PG40 and PG50 described as a leap forward in portable generator design

24 July 2024
An automation specialist, Epiroc’s Nick Howlett (left), is at the front of the company’s cutting-edge developments in autonomous mining. Credit: Epiroc
MINING

Partnership makes perfection

Epiroc and Fortescue are working to develop a drill rig that pushes the boundaries of autonomation

23 July 2024
PocketLIM is a multi-application display and data acquisition device that stores and transfers data (BOR) to be automatically processed in the cloud with the GEO-LOG 4 web application
SITE INVESTIGATION

Integrating MWD data through BOR files

LIM's BOR file format allows for the simple processing of different types MWD data

23 July 2024
The HPM B55 is described as the perfect solution for a wide range of challenging projects in both Europe and the US. Credit: HPM
PILING

HPM: Italian excellence in foundation drilling rigs

HPM places quality at the heart of its strategy, establishing itself as a global rig manufacturer

24 July 2024
The PG40 is one of two new mobile generators launched by Bobcat that deliver a combination of increased power output and lower fuel consumption compared to their predecessors. Credit: Bobcat
UTILITIES

New Bobcat PG40 and PG50 portable generators for European market

Bobcat's new PG40 and PG50 described as a leap forward in portable generator design

24 July 2024
MINING

Partnership makes perfection

23 July 2024
SITE INVESTIGATION

Integrating MWD data through BOR files

23 July 2024
An automation specialist, Epiroc’s Nick Howlett (left), is at the front of the company’s cutting-edge developments in autonomous mining. Credit: Epiroc
MINING

Partnership makes perfection

Epiroc and Fortescue are working to develop a drill rig that pushes the boundaries of autonomation

23 July 2024
MINING

Atlas Copco extends its WEDA submersible pump range

WEDA submersible pump range extended to meet the demands of 21st-century dewatering tasks

23 July 2024
MINING

Sandvik to showcase 'vision of the future' at MINExpo 2024

Sandvik's diesel-electric truck and battery-electric concept surface drill rig go to Las Vegas

18 July 2024
MINING

Barminco's Khoemacau mining contract continuation

Barminco and MMG agree continuation of mining contract at Khoemacau copper mine in Botswana

18 July 2024
MINING

Rosond develops young drilling industry professionals

UN's World Youth Skills Day acknowledged by Rosond as it promotes its youth training programme

17 July 2024
The drilling of the second of two geothermal wells has now been completed by ERDWERK at MTU Aero Engines’ geothermal energy project in Munich. Credit: MTU Aero Engines
GEOTHERMAL

MTU Aero Engines AG geothermal project in Munich completed on schedule

Drilling for two geothermal wells completed as German aero engine manufacturer aims to go green

22 July 2024
GEOTHERMAL

Inauguration of 28.9MWe binary geothermal plant in the Philippines

ORC Turboden technology used to revitalise an existing flash geothermal plant in Palayan

22 July 2024
GEOTHERMAL

Philippine Geothermal's ongoing exploration to boost power security

PGPC starts exploration and development of new geothermal energy sources in various parts of Luzon

18 July 2024
GEOTHERMAL

Mud, glorious mud

A look at drilling fluid. Where and how ‘mud’ is used, why and what the benefits are

15 July 2024
GEOTHERMAL

DrillHeat surpasses 55,000m of geothermal probes installed

Milestone reached by French shallow geothermal install contractor as it grows fleet of rigs

12 July 2024
When the first Fraste workshop opened in 1964 the company was a pioneer of hydraulic systems on drilling rigs. Credit: Fraste
GROUNDWATER

Fraste's 60th anniversary

Elena Fracca talks GDI through the 60-year history of Fraste and the evolution of its drill rigs

15 July 2024
GROUNDWATER

Special wells with GWE screen systems to safeguard Dubai's water supply

GWE’s double-walled screen system used in 542 water wells in the Middle East

11 July 2024
GROUNDWATER

Family in North Carolina gifted well upgrades through HometownH2O programme

Commerce and charity partnership brings clean water access to single mother and three children

24 June 2024
GROUNDWATER

Drilling in the Nordic states shows positive dynamics this year

Eugene Gerden reports on the uptick in geotechnical drilling activities in Scandinavia

14 June 2024
GROUNDWATER

Family of seven gifted well upgrades through Hometown H2O initiative

Xylem has brought clean water access to the Godin family of seven in Pennsylvania, US

13 May 2024
When slope climbing rigs are used for site investigation projects, they must be safely secured using a method that meets the British Standard. Credit: Geotechnical Engineering Ltd
SITE INVESTIGATION

Anchoring of slope climbing drilling rigs

An explanation of the methods of safely securing slope climbing drilling rigs on site investigations

24 July 2024
SITE INVESTIGATION

Integrating MWD data through BOR files

LIM's BOR file format allows for the simple processing of different types MWD data

23 July 2024
SITE INVESTIGATION

Site investigation pros and cons

Drift Services Group discuss differing site investigation method advantages and disadvantages

22 July 2024
SITE INVESTIGATION

Fugro continues work with Community Offshore Wind on the US East Coast

US geotechnical work follows a successful site characterisation programme completed by Fugro in 2023

19 July 2024
CORE SAMPLING

The World's first fully automated geotechnical drilling rig?

Fully automated geotechnical rig believed to be World's first launched by Geocontrole

19 July 2024
The PG40 is one of two new mobile generators launched by Bobcat that deliver a combination of increased power output and lower fuel consumption compared to their predecessors. Credit: Bobcat
UTILITIES

New Bobcat PG40 and PG50 portable generators for European market

Bobcat's new PG40 and PG50 described as a leap forward in portable generator design

24 July 2024
UTILITIES

Drilling horizontally under a reservoir

A German contractor utilised a Grundodrill 18N HDD rig from Tracto to bore under a reservoir

05 July 2024
UTILITIES

XCMG's advanced drilling rig conquers tough terrain in Serbia's gas pipeline project

XCMG’s advanced HDD rig, the XZ3600, paired with the XMP2800 mud pump for tough Serbian job

25 June 2024
UTILITIES

How catch rig technology transforms long-distance bores

Richard Levings talks about catch rig technology for HDD set-ups suited to use on longer bores

21 June 2024
UTILITIES

Inspecting HDD tooling: What can be serviced and what should be replaced

Advice on regular HDD rig inspection and service and when and why parts replacement may be necessary

18 June 2024
PARTNER CONTENT

Geothermal Game Changer

Customer-inspired engineering leads to fieldwork simplified

PARTNER CONTENT

A Sneak Peek at the Future of Drilling Data

Drilling is the first step in an optimised mine value chain, so it is crucial to

PARTNER CONTENT

Gain Ground on the Competition

Rigs, tooling designed for direct push propel profits, production across industries

PARTNER CONTENT

Simplify your geotechnical Jobs

Multi-application drill rigs and enhanced tools boost productivity and profits.

The HPM B55 is described as the perfect solution for a wide range of challenging projects in both Europe and the US. Credit: HPM
PILING

HPM: Italian excellence in foundation drilling rigs

HPM places quality at the heart of its strategy, establishing itself as a global rig manufacturer

24 July 2024
INFRASTRUCTURE

HS2's Northolt Tunnel under the capital is 50% complete

Half of the 8.4-mile twin-bored HS2 Northolt Tunnel underneath London has now been completed

19 July 2024
PILING

Casagrande's Olympic preparations

A Casagrande rig is being used during road improvements prior to the 2026 Winter Olympics in Italy

17 July 2024
PILING

Electrification project lays firm foundations at new Hairmyres station

Scottish rail electrification project includes piling work for station improvements

17 July 2024
PILING

Ørsted pilots new technology to optimise offshore wind monopile installation

Lower noise technology used to install monopile foundations at Gode Wind 3 in Germany

16 July 2024