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Piezometer Installations in South Africa

In late 2021, the Geomech Africa team was assigned the task of installing piezometers at two mine sites in the northern provinces in South Africa. The aim of the project was to install 83 standpipe piezometers at new and existing locations. The client needed these piezometers installed, in order for the engineers to gather important water level data for analysing the tailings d ...

GeoGroup Newsletter | February 2022

Welcome to this jam-packed edition of the GeoGroup newsletter. 

In this issue, we look at:
  1. Piezometer Installations by the Geomech Africa team;
  2. The inns and outs of CPT testing;
  3. "Systems for Success" - Supplying and installing Geosense products to Southern Africa.

Training The Crew

This year we started off with scheduled training sessions to prepare the crews for some of the upcoming projects. Here are some of the training topics that were covered: First Aid Training Basic Health and Safety Training Supervisor Training Basic Fire Fighting Training Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment (HIRA) Training At the GeoGroup, we are always committed ...

GeoGroup Newsletter | January 2022

Welcome to this edition of the GeoGroup newsletter.Firstly, we would like to wish all our readers a very happy and prosperous 2022 and that everyone returned to the new year refreshed and ready for what's ahead. We are specifically excited to see what 2022 has in store for the GeoGroup. Already, our teams have been deployed to sites all across the country. Make sure to follow o ...

GeoGroup Newsletter | December 2021

From all of us at the GeoGroup, we wish all our clients, suppliers, sub-contractors and staff a blessed holiday season and a prosperous 2022. Thank you for all your support this year and we look forward to working with you in the new year.

GeoGroup Newsletter | October 2021

Welcome to the October edition of the GeoGroup newsletter. In this issue, we look at: Drilling in Tzaneen Our Commitment to Health & Safety Every Vote Counts To read more, click the link below: ...

Drilling in Tzaneen

One of the greatest privileges we get to enjoy at the GeoGroup is having the opportunity to visit both local and international destinations. Although Tzaneen is only a mere 4-hour drive from our Lanseria head office, it was still a spectacular and memorable experience for Welcome Dlamini and his crew. This is the first project that Welcome had the opportunity of managing as the ...

Geotechnical Drilling for the Expansion of Road Infrastructures

In May 2021, site supervisor Elija Mahlangu and the Geomech Africa team were dispatched to the Limpopo province in South Africa to assist with geotechnical drilling for the expansion of road infrastructures in the area. The team were required to drill for the cutting of the mountain, for the quarry and culverts, and for the bridges. With 70 drill locations and an estimated tota ...

GeoGroup Newsletter | September 2021

Welcome to the spring edition of the GeoGroup newsletter. In this issue, we look at: In Loving Memory of Mfaniseni (Patrick) Mngomezulu A more challenging geotechnical drilling project in the Limpopo Province Celebrating Spring Day with the GeoGroup office staff To read more, click the link below: ...

In The Works - Projects Underway

The Geomechanics teams have been very busy over the last few weeks and months, preparing all of our rigs, equipment and people, gearing them up for some freezing on site weather conditions. The team will be starting on site in Lesotho next week and setting up camps in the mountains using our flat pack containers which provide our teams comfortable, and easy to set up remote site accommodation.