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June 2024 | Newsletter

June 2024 | Newsletter In this issue, we look at the following: Tanzania CPTu Testing & Sonic Drilling Branch Focus | East London Electra Mining Africa 2024 Covers and Cans Follow the link below to read it now ...

New Ventures | Saudi Arabia

The Geomechanics group is excited to announce our expansion into Saudi Arabia! Director Barry Kruger and Marketing Specialist Caroline Kruger recently met with our hosts and co-partner, Asbar, a subsidiary of Technology Experts Company to connect with potential clients and promote our combined services. We've already made valuable connections and look forward to building strong ...

Dilatometer Testing

When building on, or interacting with the ground, understanding its geotechnical properties is crucial. Enter the flat plate dilatometer (DMT) and seismic dilatometer (SDMT) tests - two in-situ techniques that geotechnical engineers use to assess soil behaviour.DMT is a stainless-steel blade with a flat circular steel membrane that is advanced, into the soil, using a standard C ...

May 2024 | Newsletter

In this issue, we look at the following: Drilling & Instrumentation Installation Collaboration Branch Focus | KwaZulu-Natal Tech Focus | Dilatometer & Seismic DMT New Ventures | Saudi Arabia To read the full edition, ...

Earth Day 2024

We've always been passionate about protecting our planet, a legacy and mandate left in our care by the late Dave Rossiter, founder of the GeoGroup. That's why we're actively planting trees to reduce our carbon footprint. Every tree counts - together we can make a HUGE leap towards a healthier planet!Even though Earth Day was celebrated on the 22nd of April, we can still take th ...

Secon Sonic & Rotary Core Combination Drill Rig

The Secon Compact Sonic Crawler is a sonic and rotary core combination drill rig. Designed with mobility and safety in mind, this crawler-mounted rig can easily reach any destination. Equipped with a dual head mast, the operator can seamlessly transition between both Sonic and Rotary Core drilling methods.

The Secon is fitted with a wireless remote control system connected to two remotes which the operators can use to drill and mobilise the rig remotely.

Hello "Bumblebee"

This month, we welcomed our new custom-built CPT rig, the Bumblebee Marooka Track-Based CPT-150. Designed and assembled by our in-house workshop team.This Marooka track-based CPT rig has been modified with a cab for a driver, and to accommodate a CPTu mast. This rig offers extended outriggers for better precision in tougher conditions. Fitted with a Pagani 150 mast. ...

March 2024 | Newsletter

Our March newsletter is now available online. In this issue, we look at: Success Story: GMU Completes Geotechnical Surveys for Kingfisher Feederline Project New to CPTu Testing: The Bumblebee Marooka Track-Based CPT-150 Branch Focus: Geomechanics Uganda LIV Lanseria Community Outreach ...

Exploration Training | Drilling & Geologists

Following the Mining Indaba in Cape Town, South Africa, the Geomechanics team were invited by Dave Dodd of The MSA Group to deliver a 2-day training session to a group of geologists visiting from the Middle East. The focus of the lectures was on training geologists on the various exploration drilling practices.KEY TOPICS COVERED INCLUDED: Project planning and pricing: This s ...

February 2024 | Newsletter

In this issue, we look at the following: Success Story: Triumphs in Rehabilitating Chapman's Peak Drive Extensometer Exploration Training: Drilling & Geologists Branch Focus: Western Cape Province Human Rights Day ...