Environmental Drilling Articles

  • Module square pile breker accelerates break of square pile

    Concrete precast square piles can withstand large loads, strong durability and fast construction speed. It is one of the widely used pile types, but its pile breaking efficiency needs to be improved. In the current industry, break square piles are often used ways like square pile breakers, pneumatic picks, hydraulic picks, broken hammers, and pile cutters. Wind ...

  • Module square pile breker accelerates break of square pile

    Concrete precast square piles can withstand large loads, strong durability and fast construction speed. It is one of the widely used pile types, but its pile breaking efficiency needs to be improved. In the current industry, break square piles are often used ways like square pile breakers, pneumatic picks, hydraulic picks, broken hammers, and pile cutters. Wind ...


    By lydite trading company

  • Module square pile breker accelerates break of square pile

    Concrete precast square piles can withstand large loads, strong durability and fast construction speed. It is one of the widely used pile types, but its pile breaking efficiency needs to be improved. In the current industry, break square piles are often used ways like square pile breakers, pneumatic picks, hydraulic picks, broken hammers, and pile cutters. Wind ...

  • HeatBlocker on Blast Hole Drill Rig - Case Study

    Blast hole drill rigs are used to drill Blast holes into high benches in large quarries and open pit mines. They are designed for very high production rates, and as such are often powered by large diesel engines whose exhaust systems can become dangerously hot. Kalb Corporation was approached by a mining OEM to remedy this situation by providing a durable exhaust insulation system for their ...


    By Kalb Corporation

  • when we buy hydraulic Spiral pile drill ,what should we do?

    Spiral pile is a kind of spiral features of the drill pile, since the invention since the replacement of the traditional concrete pillars and towers. Spiral ground piles are widely used in: solar base connection (photovoltaic project), fixed fence, fence, flagpole, signage, activity board room and so on. The installation of ...

  • when we buy hydraulic Spiral pile drill ,what should we do

    when we buy hydraulic Spiral pile drill ,what should we do? Spiral pile is a kind of spiral features of the drill pile, since the invention since the replacement of the traditional concrete pillars and towers. Spiral ground piles are widely used in: solar base connection (photovoltaic project), fixed fence, ...


    By lydite trading company

  • Darren Swolley Talks drilling rig maintenance in new article

    Darren Swolley, sales manager at SIMCO Drilling Equipment, was featured in an article on drilling rig maintenance in the March 2017 issue of GeoDrilling International. The article, Drill Rig Servicing & ...

  • Drill King International is exploring reverse-circulation drilling opportunities in Chile

    The new XT RC50 hammer from Drill King International completed drilling trials at the beginning of August 2016. This 5in (127mm) reverse-circulation (RC) hammer is the first one from the XT (Extreme Torque) series, introduced by the down-the-hole (DTH) drilling equipment manufacturer from Texas, US. The XT RC hammer series will complement Drill King's extensive line of DTH air- and water-powered ...

  • What`s at Stake: The debate over Arctic Drilling

    Royal Dutch Shell is planning to park two massive Arctic oil drilling rigs in Seattle's waterfront before they head north - but the petrochemical giant will first have to get around protesters in kayaks and others who want to thwart the new frontier in oil exploration and spark a national debate about fossil fuels and climate change. Here's a look at the debate over Shell's plans to drill in the ...


    By Associated Press

  • 5 Leading Drilling Waste Management Companies

    Drill cutting waste management as a separate niche has gained a lot of traction in recent times. This is true because post Shale Revolution, the hunt for oil and gas is on the rise and with it drilling waste disposal has become quite important. According to the American Petroleum institute, “Approximately 1.21 barrels of drilling waste is produced for every foot drilled in US”. If ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Russia`s growing interest in HARDBANDING

    The OilTec Division of Castolin Eutectic, world experts in wear protection of drilling equipment and tools, presented key solutions to drilling contractors, service and production companies at the 12th Moscow International Exhibition “Oil and Gas” / “MIOGE 2013”. The event took place in Moscow on 25 – 28 June 2013. We demonstrated our solutions ...


    By Castolin Eutectic

  • CPT Case Study: GEI Consultants

    A CPT Q&A session with GEI Consultants Where do you perform your CPT work?: We perform CPT’s on earthen dams/embankments, river sediment depths, USCOE projects from Ft. Peck Montana to New York, RR alignments, bridge embankments, and Power plants. A little of everything you can imagine from Water, RR bridges, Landfills, stability of tail basins for the ...


    By Vertek a Division of ARA

  • Write a thank you letter for a forklift

    What! Associated Surigao del Sur group sent a letter to thank the Chinese engineers simply because help transport a heavy-duty forklift? This seems a little "fuss", however, this is true. "Mission to express my sincere gratitude to the Chinese engineering, thanks to the help provided by the Chinese engineers local time on January 17, the second batch went Nansudanwei and engineering unit received ...

  • Write a thank you letter for a forklift

    What! Associated Surigao del Sur group sent a letter to thank the Chinese engineers simply because help transport a heavy-duty forklift? This seems a little "fuss", however, this is true. "Mission to express my sincere gratitude to the Chinese engineering, thanks to the help provided by the Chinese engineers local time on January 17, the second batch went ...

  • Horizontal Directional Drilling - A Green and Sustainable Remediation Remedy

    Interest in using sustainable practices and technologies for environmental cleanup has increased notably within the past few years. The US EPA and many states have published recommended practices to reduce the environmental footprint of cleanup operations, and many consultants and contractors are attempting to “go green” in contaminated site remediation. It makes sense to conserve ...

  • Installing gravity sewer in tough Georgia rock

    It took a contractor who was receptive to an innovative new installation approach, a good deal of patience and a whole lot of determination — after two previous attempts by other contractors using drills and air hammers were unsuccessful — to finally conquer a pesky 800-foot (243.8 m) stretch of tough Georgia blue granite. Hence, project owner Coweta County Water and Sewer Authority ...


    By Vermeer

  • Sonic Success for First Bauxite in Guyana

    At First Bauxite’s refractory bauxite properties in Guyana, South America, the weather conditions and terrain create unique challenges, which prompted the company to purchase a rig from Sonic Drill Corp for its exploration and mining operations. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, First Bauxite is on the way to achieving its near-term goal of becoming a medium-sized producer and supplier of ...


    By Sonic Drill Corporation

  • New advances in planning a bore

    Software helps take out the guesswork Horizontal directional drilling (HDD) is challenging and difficult work fraught with unknown obstacles. While it’s not possible to eliminate every obstacle, bore planning software tools developed by drill manufacturers can help small and large contractors create a bore plan that may help minimize risks. Bore planning software was ...


    By Vermeer

  • For a successful finish, you need to start with the right tools

    Proper tool selection and pre-planning helps minimize mistakes When Brian Kenkel decided the time was right to start his own business, there were several underground drilling contractors already firmly established. Having been involved with horizontal directional drilling (HDD) for several years before he and two business partners founded Hurk Underground, based in Grinnell, Iowa, ...


    By Vermeer

  • Restoring a gravel/cobble substrate trout stream, Swift Run Creek

    River Restoration Project on Swift Run Creek, Removal of Bentonite in Trout Stream to Restore Gravel/Cobble Substrate using Sand Wand™. Swift Run Creek is a trout stream 25 miles north of Charlottesville, Virginia. During a drilling project near Elkton, VA, bentonite was used as a lubricant in horizontal directional drilling under the creek, and also served to provide a seal around the ...


    By Streamside, LLC.

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