Water Well Drilling News

  • Eijkelkamp Smart Sensoring

    Royal Eijkelkamp is involved in soil and water projects all over the world. We have historically been good at developing and installing measuring and sampling equipment, however, from our control room in Giesbeek we can also provide reliable soil and water data. And it is exactly this unique combination that offers you unprecedented opportunities! Our world is getting smarter, and a smart world ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Availability, price of silica sand challenges water well contractors in the Southwest

    A wide range of quality exists from available sand sources used for water well filter packs in the United States. In the Southwest, there is a noticeable difference from the top-quality sand to the next one down. The reliability of quality silica sand has been in decline in recent years in the Southwest, according to Marvin Glotfelty, RG, principal hydrogeologist for Clear Creek Associates LLC in ...

  • OSHA postpones crane operator certification requirement

    The Advisory Committee on Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration had a public teleconference on June 20 to discuss the postponement of the new crane regulations (1926.1400 Subpart CC), which had a scheduled enforcement date of November 10, 2017. The regulation requires all crane operators in the construction industry operating a crane with a ...

  • The SIMCO 7000 Sets the Bar for Drilling Rig Quality

    Purchasing a drilling rig is no simple decision. After comparing specs and capabilities, looking through testimonials and weighing all the options, the value of the rig is certainly a huge deciding factor. Drill rig quality and actual return on investment is what drives a drilling rig business to success, and the SIMCO 7000 sets the benchmark in both. The 7000’s impressive torque ...

  • Meet Royal Eijkelkamp at IE Expo China 2017 on 4 - 6 May in Shanghai, China!

    IE expo China 2017 IE expo China 2017 offers an effective business and networking platform for Chinese and international professionals in the environmental sector and is accompanied by a first-class technical-scientific conference program. Royal Eijkelkamp Personal attention and a unique range of solutions: for more than 100 years, this has been our trademark ...


    By Eijkelkamp Soil & Water

  • Numa Releases a New Generation of Patriot 60 and Patriot 65 Hammers

    Numa, the world’s leader in DTH hammers and bit technology, has released a new generation of Patriot™60 and Patriot 65 hammers. Based upon advanced engineering and driller input, both hammers provide increased reliability, enhanced performance, and faster penetration rates than previous versions. “The new generation of the Patriot 60 and Patriot 65 hammers was designed with ...


    By Numa

  • Chuck Mills, president of Mills Machine Co. Inc., receives NGWA’s manufacturer award

    Chuck Mills, president of Mills Machine Co. Inc. in Shawnee, Oklahoma, is the 2016 recipient of the National Ground Water Association’s Manufacturers Division Special Recognition Award, honoring an individual’s accomplishments in the groundwater manufacturing industry including improvements, education, and patents and technology. “Chuck has been instrumental in ...

  • Island Offshore Aims for Riserless Heavy Well Intervention

    Following a successful deployment of its riserless coil tubing (CT) technology in the offshore petroleum industry, Island Offshore is said to be taking it to the next level by performing heavy well intervention with coil tubing in producing subsea wells. In 2015 Island Offshore made history when drilling a pilot hole for Centrica by means of riserless coil tubing, in order to check for ...


    By Teledyne Webb Research (TWR)

  • World’s largest drilling mud treatment plant on the verge of commissioning

    At this year’s IFAT – World’s Leading Trade Fair for Water, Sewage, Waste and Raw Materials Management in Munich – econ industries presents once more its proven and resource-conserving technology VacuDry to an international audience. An important issue is the construction progress of the world’s largest treatment plant for drilling mud ...


    By econ industries GmbH

  • Oil and Gas Market for Sedimentation and Centrifugation Equipment will be $400 Million this Year

    Sales of clarifiers, dissolved air flotation, hydro-cyclones and centrifuges for the oil and gas industry will be level in 2016 at $400 million. This makes it a small segment in the $7.4 billion sedimentation and centrifugation market. The reduction in drilling activity has a significant impact on sales of this equipment. There are a few bright spots. For example, with fewer new holes to act as ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Sinorock,engages in the manufacture and sale of self drilling bolt

    Sinorock,engages in the manufacture and sale of self drilling bolt,we are your best strategic alliance partner as we provide the best quality, as well as the most added value.Sinorock is continuously developing its technology and improving its products.Today,our products are also favored and appointed to be used in most of world largest structures around the world.Sinorock ...


    By sinorock

  • California American Water Selects Boart Longyear Company to Construct Desalination Source Water Slant Wells

    After a comprehensive procurement process, California American Water has selected Boart Longyear Company to construct seven to nine source water slant wells that would draw ocean water for the desalination facility proposed as part of California American Water’s $320 million Monterey Peninsula Water Supply Project. Boart Longyear ranked highest and provided the lowest cost among the three ...


  • Statoil announces it will exit Alaska offshore exploration

    A second major oil company has abandoned plans to drill in the Arctic Ocean off the northwest coast of Alaska. Statoil announced Tuesday it is giving up 16 of its company-operated leases in the Chukchi Sea. The Norwegian company also is abandoning its stake in 50 Chukchi leases operated by ConocoPhillips. The company on its website said the leases, purchased at a federal lease sale in 2008, no ...


    By Associated Press

  • ‘Dragon water’ could power the planet

    An ambitious project is being launched to drill deep into the Earth’s crust to harness super-heated “dragon water” that would generate massive quantities of renewable energy. Unlike traditional geo-thermal heat, which exploits hot rocks to produce steam for turbines, this project goes far deeper − to where the pressure and temperature are huge but the potential benefits ...


    By Climate News Network

  • ‘Dragon water’ could power the planet

    An ambitious project is being launched to drill deep into the Earth’s crust to harness super-heated “dragon water” that would generate massive quantities of renewable energy. Unlike traditional geo-thermal heat, which exploits hot rocks to produce steam for turbines, this project goes far deeper − to where the pressure and temperature are huge but the potential benefits ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Boart Longyear to debut advanced MDR700 mobile drill rig at DrillFest 2015

    Boart Longyear a leading provider of drilling services, equipment and performance tooling, will debut the new MDR700 and showcase a range of other innovative drilling products at DrillFest 2015 this week. “Now more than ever, companies are increasing their focus on reducing costs and creating efficiencies in order to drive productivity and ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • Boart Longyear to debut advanced MDR700 mobile drill rig at DrillFest 2015

    Boart Longyear (www.BoartLongyear.com), a leading provider of drilling services, equipment and performance tooling, will debut the new MDR700 and showcase a range of other innovative drilling products at DrillFest 2015 this week. “Now more than ever, companies are increasing their focus on reducing costs and creating ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • Boart Longyear showcases productivity and safety during Customer Days in Perú and Chile

    Boart Longyear showcased advancements in productivity and safety during Customer Days in Perú and Chile in August. The Products teams in Latin America hosted Customer Days for current and prospective Boart Longyear customers to see firsthand the LX™6 multi-purpose geotechnical rig and also celebrate Boart Longyear’s 125th anniversary. In Perú, the venue was the Peruvian ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • Boart Longyear to showcase productivity and safety during the Perumin 32nd Mining Convention

    Boart Longyear (www.BoartLongyear.com), the world’s leading provider of drilling services, equipment and performance tooling, will showcase advancements in productivity and safety during the Perumin 32nd Mining Convention, September 21-25. Now more than ever, companies are increasing their focus on reducing costs ...


    By Boart Longyear Inc.

  • Drilling boom brings rising number of harmful waste spills

    Carl Johnson and son Justin, who have complained for years about spills of oilfield wastewater where they raise cattle in the high plains of New Mexico, stroll across a 1 1/2-acre patch of sandy soil - lifeless, save for a scattering of stunted weeds. Five years ago, a broken pipe soaked the land with as much as 420,000 gallons of wastewater, a salty drilling byproduct that killed the shrubs and ...


    By Associated Press

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