Skip to the content

Geomech Africa

Our Newest Edition

Over the past couple of months, we have been very busy with the manufacturing and assembly of our new customized CPTu rig specifically designed with stability in mind. Stability, which is a very important factor when conducting CPTu tests where the ground conditions show characteristics of a lower shear strength value or cohesiveness. With our smaller TG63-150 and TG73-200 CPTu ...

Raising of the Dam Wall

This long-overdue project, to raise a dam wall in South Africa, finally got underway in late 2019. The project involves the raising of the existing dam wall by building a new wall against the existing wall built in 1935 and extending the height of the wall by 13m. By raising the dam wall, it will increase the capacity of the dam to almost double. Allowing for more irrigation in ...

GeoGroup Newsletter | Arpil 2021

April 2021 Newsletter As we head into the second quarter of the year, many of us stand in amazement that it has already been 1 year since the start of the national lockdown. Although many countries around the world are still facing various challenges, we can positively say that having the ability to adapt is an invaluable strength in a personal capacity and when it comes to ru ...

Reaching New Heights | Converting our Atlas Copco CS1500

Exploration Drilling is used in the mineral mining sector to probe the contents of known ore deposits or to explore sites for potential geological/commercial value. Exploration drilling allows geologists to extract and examine sample core profiles at the surface with reduced environmental impact and lower costs.The Atlas Copco CS-1500 is a rotary core drill rig used in explorat ...

GeoGroup Newsletter | March 2021

Let's March! The best way to describe the energy among the GeoGroup team since the beginning of the year, and especially this month, would be the popular saying "GO TEAM GO!". Just in the past couple of months, we have visited many locations all across South Africa as well as projects in Lesotho, Uganda and Malawi, to mention only a few. And with more projects lined up, it is ...

CPTu Testing

Our teams have been very busy on site conducting CPTu testing with dissipation tests as well as seismic CPTu obtaining S & P wave Seismics. We are excited to announce we are in the process of buying our 3rd CPTu rig to meet the growing demand in the industry for these services. We will be sure to keep you informed once it has reached our shores. ...

GeoGroup Newsletter | February 2021

"Hello, February!" The GeoGroup has had an extremely busy start to the year. Currently, we have 35 Projects within the group of companies of which we are truly grateful for. We want to dedicate this edition of the GeoGroup newsletter to all of our clients for their continuous support and especially to each and every GeoGroup employee for their dedication and the excellence the ...

Terra Monitoring Team at Work

GeoGroup Newsletter | January 2021

Happy New Year! Welcome to the first edition of the GeoGroup newsletter for 2021. We wish all our staff and clients a successful and prosperous 2021.We have been back at work for a week already and our teams have been deployed to the field beginning site works. Our teams have been retrained and medicalised and ready for the year ahead of hopefully some uninterrupted hard work ...

Team driving in piles

GeoGroup Newsletter | November 2020

Building on Strength 2020 has been a defining year for businesses across the world, especially for those of us in our own HR departments. We are at the centre of all the ups and downs when it comes to our employees both physically and mentally. At GeoGroup, we have always lived by the legacy that the late Dave Rossiter, founder of GeoGroup, left with us. He always used to say ...

GeoGroup Newsletter | September 2020

“Full steam ahead captain!” With the recent ease of restrictions, as the nation moved into Level-1 of the national lockdown, GeoGroup has been going at it at double the speed. And with all the newly awarded projects to the various GeoGroup companies, we are proud to announce that our engines are running at full capacity. Deployment to new sites are happening weekly while our f ...