borehole remediation News

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • New Life for Contaminated Land in Croydon UK

    Contaminated land remediation specialist Envirotreat are currently undertaking the installation of a Soil Mixed Reactive Barrier System (SMRBS) at a former coal gasification site in Croydon UK for Barratt (Kent) in what will form a forward thinking and exciting new site 5.3ha combined Commercial and Residential property project. Working alongside Piling Contractor Miller Piling and Consultant ...


  • Silixa to attend the European Geosciences Union General Assembly 2014 in Vienna, Austria

    The EGU General Assembly 2014 will bring together geoscientists from all over the world to discuss their ideas with experts in all fields of geosciences. The event will take place between 27 April – 02 May, 2014. Silixa will present on “Monitoring borehole flow dynamics using heated fibre optic DTS in a fractured rock aquifer” on Tuesday, 29 April 2014, at 17:30, in board room ...


    By Silixa Ltd

  • Flow logging upgrade for landfill gas analysers

    Recent developments to the GA5000 portable landfill and contaminated land gas analyser from  Geotech mean users can now benefit from flow logging and gas analysis in one device. Geotech is committed to understanding the applications of its customers and the legislation they ...


    By Geotech

  • Equipment Hire - Mini Rae 2000

    STL's equipment hire fleet includes a wide range of tools to meet all monitoring and sampling requirements. In this issue we review the Mini-Rae 2000. The Mini-Rae 2000 is the standard P.I.D within STL's Equipment Hire fleet. It is ATEX approved and has the ability to measure up to 10,000 ppm Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs). Many industries use this piece of kit for the detection of solvents ...


  • High-resolution groundwater profiling and monitoring for cost-effective, accurate, and detailed results

    Understanding contaminant migration pathways, concentration gradients, and monitoring these over time, is key to a successful contaminated site cleanup. To achieve this, high-resolution groundwater profiling and monitoring is essential. This workshop will present tools that can be used to gain the detailed data required, and how their principles and operation allow this in an accurate and ...


    By Solinst Canada Ltd.

  • First use of HRC in Scotland wins BAE Systems chairman`s award for innovation

    REGENESIS and BAE Systems Real Estate Solutions, Environmental Services (Bishopton, UK) have been awarded the prestigious 2010 Chairman’s Bronze Award for Innovation by BAE Systems, UK. The award recognizes the first use in Scotland of Hydrogen Release Compound (HRC), an advanced, non-toxic bioremediation technology developed and marketed by REGENESIS, to provide in situ remediation of ...


    By REGENESIS

  • Kartotrak 2012, environmentally-friendly and leading-edge software, has been released

    Geovariances announces the release of Kartotrak 2012, the second version of its software solution designed to help industrials minimize unexpected amendments and costs during site cleanup. Kartotrak 2012 can be used before depollution to estimate the volume of contaminated soils, or after remediation to check the site compliance with regulatory rules. Today, the decommissioning of ...


    By GEOVARIANCES

  • DelAgua Training with Care Cameroon

       DelAgua’s Sales Consultant, Chris Arter, travelled to Cameroon last week to conduct a week long training session. Care Cameroon purchased a ...


    By DelAgua Group

  • Boresaver, the Ground-breaking Water Cleaning Treatment, Receives NSF Approval

    Boresaver Ultra C, the ground-breaking water cleaning treatment used in over fourteen countries worldwide, has now won NSF approval. Tested and Certified by NSF International, the Public Health & Safety Company in America, Boresaver has been Certified under ANSI/NSF Standard 60 for use in potable water supplies. Boresaver is a biodegradable, environmentally friendly and powerful cleaning ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

  • Still soggy on site despite the sunshine

    Water levels across the country are high after all the rain and this may be having an impact on leachate levels on landfill sites, too, which could be making it harder to keep to the required levels. Many people consider pumps challenging because of the harsh operating conditions and the potential difficulties with installing or maintaining them, but now with the Environment Agency looking for ...


    By Geotech

  • Boresaver IronKleen Liquid (IKL Pro) Receives Official Approval

    Geoquip Water Solutions, specialist supplier to water related industries, has announced that IKL Pro, the solution for calcium carbonate residues in the comprehensive Boresaver range, has now been approved by the Secretary of State under regulation 31 of the Water Supply (Water Quality) Regulations 1989 for use in potable water applications. Specially formulated as a combination chemical solution ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

  • PhoCheck 3000+ EX ( PID ) Photo Ionization Detector For Sale On Ebay - £1,195.0

    We are currently selling our fleet of 15 IonScience PhoCheck 3000 + EX Photo Ionisation Detectors.  These have been fully refurbished by us the UK agent for Ion Science. These instruments are the 3000 range and therefore include full data logging facility and standard 10.6eV lamp. The PhoCheck has a complete range from simple survey tool up to an ATEX approved Intrinsically safe datalogging ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • 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 ...

  • Opex not capex for portable gas analysers on contaminated land and brownfield sites

    The CIRIA compliant GA5000 portable landfill and contaminated land gas analyser can now be leased from Geotech, providing an ideal solution for consultants carrying out ground gas investigations on contaminated land and brownfield sites. Ground gas investigations are typically undertaken as ...


    By Geotech

  • ESdat Reduces Costs for Environmental Regulatory Compliance Monitoring in Mines

    ESdat has pre-loaded environmental standards so once environmental mining data is entered into the software managers can immediately see environmental regulatory compliance and non-compliance throughout the mining site. Recent purchaser Gary Mueller of Minerals and Metals Group (MMG) in Tasmania noted the flexibility of ESdat as a key feature "customability of the 'backend', means that it ...

  • Air & thermal coupling

    SVOffice 2009 Professional Coupling The Professional version of each SVOffice 2009 software package gives you the capability to fully couple your model with other packages. Coupling allows the solution of multiple processes within the context of a single modeling problem. Click here to learn more about all available SVOffice 2009 software coupling options. Borehole Thermal ...


    By SoilVision Systems Ltd.

  • Environmental well sealing new product announcement:

    AquaBlok, Ltd., manufacturers of innovative claybased composite materials, is proud to announce the introduction of a new family of annular well sealant materials that benefit from the company’s patented delivery system for bentonite sealant materials. HoleBlok+ annular sealants combines two well-established and proven technologies; zerovalent iron (ZVI) and bentonite to form a unique ...


    By AquaBlok, Ltd.

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