borehole survey News

  • ZZ participated in crosshole and surface-borehole survey in WA

    ZZ carried out crosshole resistivity survey in Narndee, Western Australia. The scope of the survey is to gathering more information for the client, so the client can better plan for the next drill hole. Having drilling rig standby usually cost clients good amount of money. ZZ crew used state of the art technology to reduce this standby time. ZZ was able to provide preliminary report to the ...

  • 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.

  • Borehole geophysical logs are now available through USGS online map

    Digital borehole geophysical logs and related data files are now accessible through GeoLog Locator, a new web-based map view and retrieval tool developed by the U.S. Geological Survey. The tool releases more than 7000 digital borehole geophysical logs at more than 1700 locations to the public — many for the first time. Hydrogeologists, ...

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Crowcon launches Gas-Tec Hydrocarbon Gas Detector for Leak Survey and Localisation

    Crowcon’s new Gas-Tec portable hydrocarbon gas detector is designed for rapid leak survey and localisation in applications such as gas distribution networks and landfill sites. Using Crowcon’s tried and tested flame ionisation chamber, the Gas-Tec also features next generation technology such as GPS, data and event logging. The new device allows survey teams to track progress and quickly pinpoint ...

  • ZZ has attended the 9th SAEMC conference

    ZZ Resistivity Imaging has attended the SAMEC conference in Adelaide in 2012. Over the years, we had developed competency in providing cost effective resistivity surveys, including surface, borehole-surface and crosshole resistivity surveys. We attended SAMEC to increase our brand presence as a viable geophysical service provider in South Australian region. Please refer to photo gallery ...

  • 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

  • Study to Uncover Yellowstone’s Subsurface Mysteries

    A new study providing an unprecedented regional view of the earth’s crust beneath Yellowstone National Park will begin with a helicopter electromagnetic and magnetic (HEM) survey on November 7, 2016. Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey, University of Wyoming and Aarhus University in Denmark hope to distinguish zones of cold fresh water, hot saline water, steam, clay and unaltered ...

  • Resistivity Imaging Short Course

    It is time for the Advanced Geosciences Europe, S.L.  combined 4 day Resistivity Imaging short course in Madrid, Spain on September 28-30 - October 1, 2010. Basic Resistivity Imaging Short Course This short course is designed for those professionals currently involved in conducting imaging surveys, those wishing to acquire this expertise, and those involved in the management, ...


    By Advanced Geosciences, Inc.

  • Research into iron oxide clogging reveals startling interim results

    Interim results of ongoing research into combating iron oxide clogging in boreholes have recently been released with some startling findings. Ipswich based Geoquip Water Solutions, together with their Australian partners Aquabiotics Industrial, have been working in partnership with the Western Australian Water Corporation to identify ways of treating, maintaining and improving wells with iron ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

  • The New Mid-Temperature Range Quartz Flexure Accelerometer

    Jewell’s force balanced quartz flexure offering has been expanded with the addition of the QFA-150 Series Standard accelerometer. The QFA-150 uses mid-temperature range quartz technology that ...


    By Jewell Instruments LLC

  • Clemson University professor wins NGWA’s top science award

    Professor Fred J. Molz III of Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, has received the National Ground Water Association’s 2014 M. King Hubbert Award for major science contributions to the knowledge of groundwater. The award will be presented this December during NGWA’s Groundwater Expo and Annual Meeting taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada. Molz is research professor and ...

  • BORESAVER ULTRA C LAUNCH AT NGWA GROUNDWATER EXPO

    Following NSF Approval earlier this year, the powerful well cleaner, Boresaver Ultra C, will be officially launched in America next week at the NGWA Groundwater Expo in Las Vegas on 8th and 9th December. Boresaver Ultra C is the ground-breaking cleaning treatment that ...


    By Geoquip Water Solutions

  • 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

  • Protect Your Groundwater Day promoted by many on September 5

    Private water well owners learned about the importance of proper well caps and well plugging to protect water quality on September 5 during NGWA’s Protect Your Groundwater Day (PYGWD). With the PYGWD theme of “Cap It, Plug It!” well owners learned that it is not uncommon to find household water wells ...

  • 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 ...

  • Withdrawn Standard: ASTM D420-98(2003) Standard Guide to Site Characterization for Engineering Design and Construction Purposes (Withdrawn 2012)

    This guide refers to ASTM methods by which soil, rock, and ground water conditions may be determined. The objective of the investigation should be to identify and locate, both horizontally and vertically, significant soil and rock types and ground water ...


    By ASTM International

  • Corporate Social Responsibility - a Reputational Imperative

    Corporate Social Responsibility is no longer a nice to have, but rather a “reputational imperative” according to a new report released by Cone Communications. The 2013 Cone Communications / Echo Global CSR Study reveals the growing importance to companies of clearly demonstrating the social, community and environmental good that they are doing in addition to their business as usual ...


    By co2balance UK Ltd

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