Boreholes News

  • 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

  • AMETEK Land to discuss Asset Management for Steam Methane Reformers at ASIA-TECH 2016

    AMETEK Land announces that Business Development Manager Thomas Fortinberry will speak at the Asia Downstream Technology Forum (ASIA-TECH), October 11 to 12, 2016, in Bangkok, Thailand.  Thomas Fortinberry, whose forum topic is “Online Asset Management for Steam Methane Reformers,” joined AMETEK Land in 2016 as Business Development Manager for Industrial Gas, following a 20-year ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • atg UV to Fund Borehole Drilling in Burkina Faso

    'Unsanitary water kills more people worldwide than war'. atg UV have committed to supporting a small British charity, Myras Wells, funding the drilling of a borehole well in Burkina Faso in West Africa.  Burkina is the world’s 4th poorest country. More details will follow as the project gets underway.  In the meantime, please see Myra's Wells website for more ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • In-Situ® Inc. Donates Water Level Tapes to Sierra Leone to Help Protect Groundwater Sources Adjacent to Ebola Care Facilities

    In-Situ® Inc. has donated 11 groundwater level dip tapes to The Ministry of Water Resources in Sierra Leone. Sierra Leone is in the grip of the worst Ebola outbreak in history and the dip tapes are being used to monitor groundwater levels at wells and boreholes adjacent to Ebola Care Facilities. The tapes will then be deployed to local councils to help establish an initial national ...


    By In-Situ, Inc.

  • Boart Longyear Wins Mining Magazine Award for Record-Setting Australian Sonic Bore Hole

    A Boart Longyear crew that successfully completed the deepest hole drilled in Australia using a sonic rig – 212.00m (695 feet) – has earned the company an award from Mining Magazine. Boart Longyear’s Eastern Australian Territory team set the new depth mark last June 17 with a LS600T sonic rig and using a 4.75-inch conventional coring system and overriding with 6-inch ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

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