The editor reflects on the past year

It's been a funny old year

GDI's editor takes a look back over a year in drilling that's been overshadowed by UK politics

Editor's Comment

29 NOVEMBER 2019
Water well drilling -  drill bits versus DTH hammers

Water well drilling - drill bits versus DTH hammers

What's the best option for drilling water wells? The rotary versus DTH debate

Wells & Boreholes

25 NOVEMBER 2019
The answer is blowing in the wind

The answer is blowing in the wind

An examination of the importance of site investigation in the development of windfarms

Site Investigation

22 NOVEMBER 2019
Gigantic dry dock rising on the Kola Bay

Gigantic dry dock rising on the Kola Bay

How Robit's Steel Fist system made light work of driving pipe piles into Granite bedrock

Piling

22 NOVEMBER 2019
Drilling down to the details

Drilling down to the details

Donna Schmidt bites into bits and other drilling consumables

Surface Drilling

21 NOVEMBER 2019
Youthful ideas changing the piling industry

Youthful ideas changing the piling industry

What does it take to get the Federation of Piling Specialists' Early Career Professional Award?

Piling

20 NOVEMBER 2019
Floods with silver linings:  Redefining how aquifers replenish in dryland Africa

Floods with silver linings: Redefining how aquifers replenish in dryland Africa

How research work in Africa is set to improve the understanding of the continent's aquifers

Wells & Boreholes

20 NOVEMBER 2019
Invest in the best

Invest in the best

Geoquip provides an insight into why it pays to invest in quality well drilling equipment

Wells & Boreholes

20 NOVEMBER 2019
The loneliness of the remote location driller

The loneliness of the remote location driller

Paul Grad examines the challenges that need to be overcome when drilling in remote locations

Underground Drilling

18 NOVEMBER 2019
Faster, lighter DTH hammers from Epiroc

Faster, lighter DTH hammers from Epiroc

The COP M-series DTH hammers from Epiroc are said to be faster, lighter and longer lasting

Surface Drilling

18 NOVEMBER 2019
Drilling water wells: getting down and dirty

Drilling water wells: getting down and dirty

A check list for successful water well drilling form Lone Star Drills

Wells & Boreholes

15 NOVEMBER 2019
In Awe of the Volcano:  Drilling in the shadow of the Nevado del Tolima

In Awe of the Volcano: Drilling in the shadow of the Nevado del Tolima

A comparison between man and machine on a piling project in Colombia

Piling

11 NOVEMBER 2019