Rotate the right way

Rotate the right way

Signe Hansen looks at how and where different rotary drilling methods are best employed

ITM Monitoring becomes part of SOCOTEC Group

ITM Monitoring becomes part of SOCOTEC Group

SOCOTEC has acquired geotechnical and structural monitoring specialist ITM Monitoring

Steep sampling

Steep sampling

The investigation team at an earth-fill dam negotiates a tricky incline

Fugro wins second TenneT geotech contract

Fugro wins second TenneT geotech contract

Fugro starts a new site characterisation campaign in Germany for TenneT

Under the bridge

Under the bridge

Benjamin Halada describes a geotechnical investigation job for the Kennedy Mill Bridge replacement

Terex Utilities auger drill heads for Antarctica

Terex Utilities auger drill heads for Antarctica

In December 2017, Terex Utilities shipped a Model 330 auger drill to Antarctica

Eijkelkamp SonicSampDrill, GeoPoint Systems join forces

Eijkelkamp SonicSampDrill, GeoPoint Systems join forces

Eijkelkamp GeoPoint Soil Solutions will focus on manufacturing SonicCPT tooling

The new girls

The new girls' club

Debbie Darling talks to three successful women within the drilling sector about their career choice

Fugro investigates Norwegian highway project

Fugro investigates Norwegian highway project

NPRA has awarded Fugro a second major contract on Norway's largest road project

Harnessing hydropower

Harnessing hydropower

A Dando multipurpose drill rig supports a hydroelectric energy infrastructure project in Bolivia

Latin America

13 DEC 2017
Fugro awarded another GI package on A9 Dualling

Fugro awarded another GI package on A9 Dualling

Fugro makes a start on its third contract on the A9 Dualling programme in Scotland

BDA hands out annual awards

BDA hands out annual awards

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

Europe

30 NOV 2017
Controlled development

Controlled development

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

Terracon acquires two Mid-Atlantic geotech firms

Terracon acquires two Mid-Atlantic geotech firms

Terracon has acquired GeoConcepts Engineering and GeoCapitol Engineering

North America

16 NOV 2017
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

Voice of experience

Voice of experience

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

North America

02 NOV 2017