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  • Using the C-ALS borehole-deployable laser scanner to scan an inaccessible cellar network

    Fondasol is a firm of consulting geotechnical engineers which advises constructors in the design of geotechnical structures and the study of soil-structure interactions. The company was contracted by the local town council to conduct a survey on a brownfield site in the 9th Century town of Schiltigheim in north eastern France. Although the original building is no longer standing, the site ...


    By Renishaw plc

  • Geoquip launches Laval Deep Well Winch Camera systems

    Geoquip Water Solutions is pleased to announce the launch of Laval’s new Deep Well Camera Systems. The winches extend the standard production range of the Laval camera systems and offer deep well options, down to 609 metres, to operators using the R-Cam series of portable cameras. The DW-1500 reaches depths of 457 metres (1500 feet) and the DW-2000 depths of 609 metres (2000 ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

  • Sinorock Soil Nails Design Advantage

    Sinorock Soil Nails Design Advantage Sinorock soil nail is a kind of self drilling hollow anchor bolt. It consists of hollow anchor bar, drill bit, coupling, packer, plate and nut. Drilling, installation, and injection of the soil nail in one single operational step. And it has easy and similar operating principle for different rock mass and ...


    By sinorock

  • Second well on the way to cap deepwater horizon

    If you think threading a needle is difficult, imagine drilling into an 18-centimetre-wide cylinder 5500 metres below the sea floor. That is the challenge facing BP engineers as they attempt to drill two relief wells in the Gulf of Mexico in a bid to stem the flow of oil from the stricken Deepwater Horizon. A relief well aims to bisect the original well casing, enabling engineers to pump in mud ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Flat Tape Water Level Meters - Reliability & Repairability

    New 101 P7 Water Level Meter New P7 Submersible Probe measures water levels and total well depth More consistent measurements with sensor located at the tip of probe New PVDF flat tape has increased tensile strength and electrical efficiency The NEW Solinst 101 Water Level Meter with P7 Probe features an ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • Improperly abandoned wells can present danger to animals, people

    The dramatic rescue of a horse named Buddy from a large-diameter dug well in California underscores the importance of properly securing or decommissioning dug wells because of the danger they present to animals and humans, the National Ground Water Association said today. ...

  • Hands on FEFLOW training 26th 27th October 2011

    ESI has announced a 2 day training event structured to give both insight and training into the effective utilisation of FEFLOW simulation modelling software. FEFLOW is a finite element software package for modelling fluid flow and transport of dissolved constituents and/or heat transport processes in the ground. The finite element discretisation enables the user to build complex unstructured ...


    By ESI Consulting Ltd

  • DDM & TA’AZ Join Forces to Create TA’AZ Environmental

    DDM Geotechnical Services are based in the UAE, serving the Middle East markets. DDM’s Joint Venture with TA’AZ, will trade as TA’AZ Environmental, offering the Iraq market the complete array of onshore and offshore soil investigation and GeoSolutions services, plus MicroROV inspection and sand & sludge cleaning services. CPT ...


    By DDM Geotechnical Services

  • Bluescope Steel Improve Ability to Report Environmental Data Using MP-5

    BlueScope Steel are a steel producing company with operations in Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Oceana and USA. In Australia they operate Port Kembla Steelworks, an integrated steelmaking operation with an annual production capacity of approximately 5.3 million tonnes of crude steel. It is the largest manufacturer and supplier of flat steel in Australia. For many operators of industrial sites, ...


    By EHS Data Limited

  • Mobile water suitcase for emergency supply

    Emergency water supply is an important and challenging need. Especially search and rescue detachment/troops, who visit the field soon after the incident for evaluation, lack reliable supply of clean and safe water. The Swiss based water treatment specialist Trunz Water Systems AG developed a mobile and light weight watermaker that is installed in a shock resistant, non corrosive case ...


    By Trunz Water Systems AG

  • Continuous Ground Gas Monitoring Technical Article

    It is almost inevitable in the initial phases of a construction sites development, that a Ground Gas risk assessment process is required by the local planning authority, and subsequently undertaken by a developer or their contractor. This normally encompasses spot monitoring visits that can last up to 12 months or more, if methane is found at over 5% by volume. However, it is important to realise ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Shell fined for polluting UK groundwater

    Shell UK Oil Products Ltd has been fined GBP 18000 by Grimsby Magistrates’ Court for polluting the groundwaters close to its Toothill Petrol Filling Station at Yarborough Road, Grimsby. The cost of cleaning up the underground contamination, which has been paid by Shell to Anglian Water, is estimated to be about GBP 5 million, the court was told on Wednesday (25 June 2008). The company ...

  • World Bank report calls for action on climate change and water provision

    We are facing a world of rising sea-levels, ocean warming, and more intense typhoons, with South East Asia taking the brunt of these changes, according to a new report by the World Bank. As well as extreme flooding, water shortages will become an increasing problem due to shifts in rainfall patterns as well the predicted growth in population, reinforcing the need to protect the current water ...


    By co2balance UK Ltd

  • Protect Your Groundwater Day urges proper well caps and plugging of abandoned wells

    For the nearly 40 million Americans who own wells, there is no better time to act to protect drinking water quality than on Protect Your Groundwater Day, according to the National Ground Water Association. This annual event will take place on September 5 this year. Two key actions well owners can take to protect ...

  • Drill cuttings treatment in Azerbaijan

    Drill cuttings containing hydrocarbon contaminants from the Oil & Gas industry are generally considered to be special waste. They are the broken bits from boreholes mixed with water and drilling fluids. Fluids released during the drilling process comprise of water, diesel or other hydrocarbons used for lubrication. There are various different ways to handle drill cuttings. To this ...

  • PA DEP Fines Atlas Resources for Drilling Wastewater Spill in Washington County

    PITTSBURGH, PA - The Department of Environmental Protection has fined Atlas Resources LLC $97,350 for allowing used hydraulic fracturing fluids to overfill a wastewater pit and contaminate a high-quality watershed in Hopewell Township, Washington County. The violations were ...

  • Faster decision making on shale gas for economic growth and energy security

    Shale gas planning applications will be fast-tracked through a new, dedicated planning process, under measures announced today. Amber Rudd and Greg Clark today announced plans that will ensure local people have a strong say over the development of shale exploration in their area – but will ensure communities and the industry benefit from a swift process for developing safe and suitable new ...

  • UN urges clean-up following acute lead poisoning in Nigeria

    The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) have released a report calling on Nigerian authorities to prevent further lead poisoning in northern Nigeria. The report recommends taking greater measures to limit ore processing activities at sensitive sites, such as water sources from which humans and livestock ...

  • Geotech launches new portable landfill gas analyser

    The new Geotech GA5000 portable landfill gas analyser arrives in Jan 2012 with a colour-screen and a 3-year warranty. Up-to-the-minute as a new-generation analyser, the ...

  • Boart Longyear Team Uses Dual-Tube Flooded Reverse Circulation Technique to Drill 60-inch Shaft through Loss Circulation Zones at Wyoming Coal Mine

    A Boart Longyear (www.BoartLongyear.com) drilling team rose to the challenge as it bore down into the earth to create a ventilation shaft for an underground longwall coal mine in Southwest Wyoming. The task? Guide a 60-inch bit to a depth of 550 feet through a challenging geological formation that included two aquifers – all in just over four weeks. Not ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

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