borehole data News

  • Feds seek borehole test for potential hot nuke waste burial

    The federal government plans to spend $80 million assessing whether its hottest nuclear waste can be stored in 3-mile-deep holes, a project that could provide an alternative strategy to a Nevada repository plan that was halted in 2010. The five-year borehole project was tentatively slated to start later this year on state-owned land in rural North Dakota, but it has already been met with ...


    By Associated Press

  • 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

  • New Enviro Data Features

    Geotech continues to roll out new features in our flagship Enviro Data product, now in its tenth year of use by many government and private sector clients. Version 1.7 includes a new system to store geologic unit information independent of sample data. Users can now define geologic information at locations such as boreholes and outcrops, including the geologic unit, lithology, etc. Support for ...

  • Introduction To Environmental Data Management (HGA 1)

    Theory and Hands-on Applications Using Hydro GeoAnalyst Delft, The Netherlands (September 14-16, 2010) We are organizing a 3-day Environmental Data Management course in Delft, The Netherlands from September 14-16, 2010. This course includes an introduction to the management and analysis of groundwater data using Hydro GeoAnalyst and incorporates discussions of where the data comes from, how it ...


  • Onset Announces Deep Ocean Temperature Data Logger

    Onset Computer Corporation (http://www.onsetcomp.com), the world leader in data loggers, today announced the HOBO U12 Deep Ocean Temp logger, a new data logger for tracking ocean ...


    By Onset Computer Corporation

  • 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 Ltd.

  • Water Data Transfer Format (WDTF) Export From Esdat

    The water data transfer format (WDTF) is an XML data transfer format designed to support the water industry to share and deliver water data to the Bureau of Meteorology as required under the Water Regulations 2008. A WDTF export has been developed from standard ESdat databases. The export is available as an off-the-shelf add-on separate to ESdat. Standard ESdat databases are able to manage ...

  • A week`s work in seconds: Saving time, improving quality in gas analysis on landfill and brownfield sites

    Instant accurate data download or a week of manual data input? That is the choice facing technicians with numerous borehole gas analysis data sets. Those with data download will not wish go back to keying in endless datasets from manual notes with its risk for data entry errors. For technicians using Geotech’s latest Gas Analyser Manager software (GAMS), those days have gone. With one or ...


    By Geotech

  • ZZ conducted Copper exploration survey at Jevoris, Northern Territory

    ZZ Resistivity Imaging has participated copper exploration in Northern Territory. In three days time, we surveyed three survey sites with a total number of 7 boreholes, for each borehole, we used two resistivity survey layouts, namely are surface-borehole and crosshole layout. By combining these two layout together and display all the data in one resistivity image. ZZ was able to provide ...

  • Rio Tinto Bunder project in India Adopt MP5

    Rio Tinto's Bunder Project in Madhya Pradesh is a new diamond mine. It is currently in the project phase. The site have been collecting environmental monitoring data, which is currently stored in Excel, in line with local requirements and as part of Rio Tinto's broader commitment to environmental performance. This includes spring census data, surface water flow data, and some 190 or so regional ...


    By EHS Data Ltd.

  • Gold Deposits Imaged with the SuperStingR8 in Yukon, Canada

    Resistivity and IP data measured with the SuperStingR8 WiFi, Android App, AGI cable and EarthImager software were used to image gold deposits confirmed by drill cores in the Yukon Territory of Canada. AGI SuperStingR8 induced polarization and resistivity data were successfully used to locate and map economically important gold deposits in high resolution using relatively low weight and low ...


    By Advanced Geosciences, Inc.

  • Purchase a new Hawk RT and receive one year`s FREE subscription to www.timeview.net*

    For a limited time Hydro-Logic is offering one year's free data posting to timeview.net when you purchase a Hawk RT* data logger. The Hawk RT is the latest addition to our Isodaq Hawk range and with an IP67 rating, it ensures maximum protection against hostile environments such as water, dirt, dust and moisture. Typical applications include: - Boreholes - Low-cost riverside ...


    By Hydro-Logic Services

  • Two million man-hours on landfill gas analysis

    Portable landfill gas analysers from Leamington Spa are at work every day throughout the UK and around the world. Leading manufacture, Geotech has been making its current range since 2007 and previous ranges since the early 1990s, over twenty years ago. They are at work in their thousands in the UK, USA, Asia, Europe, and Africa; quite simply; in most countries. A calculation of the number in ...


    By Geotech

  • Panama Canal Marine Resistivity Survey with SuperStingR8

    The AGI SuperStingR8 with marine streamer and graphite electrodes(US Patent 6,674,286) were deployed along the entire 77-km long Panama Canal at 25m transect spacing to total 773 line-km of data.  This is the largest towed marine resistivity survey of this type to date.  AGI SuperStingR8 Marine resistivity data were successfully used to estimate geotechnical properties of the canal ...


    By Advanced Geosciences, Inc.

  • LSPECS & pLog for ESdat

    LSPECS and pLog continue to be taken up across the industry. LSPECS provides for planning of samples and the generation of electronic Chain of Custody files, while pLog provides for field data collection of monitoring or borehole data. LSPECS and pLog combined yield real productivity improvements around sampling. Typographic errors are eliminated from COCs, laboratory requests are rigorously ...

  • Kartotrak 2014 Improves Information Visualization and Sensor Connection

    The latest Kartotrak release also goes further with contaminated surface and volume estimation. The software now handles several contaminants taking into account all the complexity of your site. It also offers a new geostatistical tool which helps you homogenizing boreholes samples size for an improved estimation quality. - Kartotrak 2014 improves estimations Delivering ...


    By GEOVARIANCES

  • Hydro-Logic appointed by Dwr Cymru Welsh Water (DCWW) to service and maintain its hydrometric network

    National consultancy Hydro-Logic has been appointed by Dwr Cymru Welsh Water (DCWW) to service and maintain its hydrometric network. It is a six-year contract worth over £1 million and is the second time that Hydro-Logic has successfully tendered for it. The network of recording stations supplied to DCWW provides information on compensation flows and river flow as well as reservoir and ...


    By Hydro-Logic Services

  • Brynhoffnant – Primary school in the county of Ceredigion

    Working with Vinci construction and Lorne Stewart, the appointed mechanical contractors, Perfect Green has played its’ part in the early handover of the new Brynhoffnant primary school. The school replaces and number of older schools and brings some of the small surrounding communities together in one place for education and was handed to the headmaster a full 6 weeks ahead of schedule. ...


    By Perfect Green Ltd. (PGL)

  • DIGGS geoenvironmental - not just another format…

    A coalition of representatives from government, industry and software companies worldwide has collaborated with the aim of producing a definitive data transfer format for the geotechnical and geoenvironmental industry. The Data Interchange for Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Specialists (DIGGS) committee will release the first version of DIGGS in 2008 which will include standards for transfer ...


  • USACE integrates fracturing and iron/carbon injections at Colorado site

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) performed a large-scale pilot test in 2009 for remediating TCE-contaminated groundwater at the "Atlas 12" formerly used defense site. Hydraulic fracturing was conducted to optimize emplacement of a zero-valent micro-iron/complex carbon amendment that chemically and biologically reduces contaminants in bedrock. Three-dimensional (3-D) mapping was used to ...


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