Boreholes News

  • Borescope Helps Improve Furnace Operations For Glass Producer Holophane

    Holophane, a leader in lighting solutions since 1921, has implemented AMETEK Land’s new Near Infrared Borescope (NIR-B) Glass, an enhanced thermal imager, at its plant in France and now is reaping major benefits by accurately measuring temperature within its glass melt tank. For nearly a century, Holophane has produced and transformed glass for technical applications, specifically ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Solar Water Pump in Sudan

    The Sahara is one of the sunniest and also the driest regions on earth. Water here is a scarce resource but is essential for daily life. The village of Tamtam is located in the north of Sudan on an intercity road linking the capital Khartoum with the northern cities of the Nile and leading 300km through pure deserts. This settlement was built with several service areas and residential buildings ...


    By Mena Water FZC

  • 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

  • The UK’s largest hire fleet of GasClam Landfill Gas Monitors now available at Shawcity

    Shawcity are delighted to announce that following further investment, we have just extended our GasClam hire fleet by 14 brand new instruments, making it the largest in the UK. In response to growing customer demand, we can continue to have stock available as and when you need it.  Discounts are available for multiple instruments or duration of hire, making it ideal for long-term ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Ametek Land To Demonstrate New Borescope

    Leading non-contact temperature measurement specialist AMETEK Land will launch its Near Infrared Borescope (NIR-B) 3XR to the international market February 27 to March 2, 2017 at Nitrogen + Syngas 2017, London, at stand 75. Nitrogen + Syngas 2017 is firmly established as among the world’s leading annual events for the nitrogen and industrial gas market. The four-day technical conference and ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • AMETEK Land to Demonstrate New Borescope at Asian Nitrogen and Syngas Exhibition

    The NIR-B 3XR delivers continuous, high-accuracy reformer tube wall temperature (TWT) measurement, and furnace optimisation and monitoring, allowing temperature point data to be measured, stored and trended over the lifetime of the furnace.   “Asian Nitrogen + Syngas 2016 is one of the major conferences in ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • New NIR Borescope Enables Continuous Reformer Temperature Measurement

    AMETEK Land, the leading industrial infrared non-contact temperature measurement specialist, has released the new Near Infrared Borescope (NIR-B) 3XR for industrial gas applications. The NIR-B 3XR delivers continuous reformer tube wall temperature (TWT) measurement and furnace optimisation and monitoring, allowing highly accurate temperature point data to be measured, stored and trended ...


  • Ground Source Heat Pump & boreholes for a renovation in Herts

    Better Planet was instructed to design, supply and commission a ground source heat pump, for this property in Hertfordshire in connection with a full renovation and extension. As no gas from the grid was available a ground source heat pump was the natural choice.  With limited land available for horizontal ground loops, boreholes were the best option. Like for all our projects involving ...


    By Better Planet

  • New NIR Borescope Enables Continuous Reformer Temperature Measurement

    AMETEK Land has released the new Near Infrared Borescope (NIR-B) 3XR for industrial gas applications.  The NIR-B 3XR delivers continuous reformer tube wall temperature (TWT) measurement and furnace optimisation and monitoring, allowing highly accurate temperature point ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Baker Hughes introduces new drill bits to drill faster and farther

    Baker Hughes announced today the commercial release of its line of Kymera™ XTreme (XT) hybrid drill bits, designed to help oil and gas operators lower their well construction costs through faster and more durable ...


    By Baker Hughes

  • 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

  • Auto-retract, Enhanced Thermal Imaging Borescope Newly Available for Glass-melt Furnace Applications

    AMETEK Land has unveiled a new innovation for the glass industry: an enhanced thermal imaging Near Infrared Borescope (NIR-B) designed specifically for the use in glass-melt tanks, with an optional auto-retract version for additional instrument protection.    The enhanced thermal imaging NIR-B provides continuous real-time temperature data combined with a crystal clear thermal ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • New IEEE Engineering Brief - Thermal Imaging Enhances Glass-melt Process

    Adding thermal-imaging capabilities that enable operators to maintain an accurate visual of the entire glass-melt tank, as well as take temperature measurements at any point in the process and in any location within the tank, is invaluable. Find out more in the latest IEEE Engineering Brief ‘Thermal Imaging Enhances Today’s Complex Glass-melt Process’, sponsored by AMETEK Land, ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • 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

  • ESlog: create bore logs in your browser, for free

    The latest version of ESlog borelog presentation software in now available. Please try it out and give us your feedback.  ...

  • This World Water Day atg UV Technology are proud to be able to support Myra’s Wells

    With our passion and expertise in water treatment, the atg UV Team are continually looking for ways to support water projects and disadvantaged communities across the globe. This World Water Day, atg UV Technology are proud to be able to support Myra’s Wells and their water projects in Burkino Faso, West Africa. Burkina is the World’s 4th poorest country. Outside of the ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • Light dawns for a Cryptosporidium Problem

    atg UV Technology has been awarded a contract by Trant Engineering, for Portsmouth Water. The contract covers supply and installation of UV units for Cryptosporidium inactivation at two water treatment works: Eastergate and Westergate. Both are 20Ml/d borehole works and each site will be provided with fully automatic duty and standby atg UV  UVLX 16800 20 UV ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • Bad weather is good news for OTT Hydrometry

    OTT Hydrometry, the specialist manufacturer of environmental monitoring equipment, has announced that 2015 was its best year ever in the UK. “Product sales were very good across all ranges,” comments Managing Director Nigel Grimsley. “Our water quality, level and flow monitors all performed very well; as did out meteorological, datalogging and telemetry instrumentation.” ...

  • 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 2015 goes further with multivariate geostatistics

    The latest Kartotrak release goes further with multivariate geostatistics. The software enables the mapping of a given pollutant whilst taking into account any other correlated pollutants of the site in the interpolation process. This ensures a better map coherence with site global contamination. Kartotrak also offers a new flattening functionality which ensures to model the spatial continuity of ...


    By Geovariances

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