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GeoGroup Newsletter | July 2020

Catch up on the latest news and updates in our July Newsletter.

In loving memory of David Bernard Rossiter | 1959 - 2020

It is with great sadness that we inform you of Dave Rossiter’s passing. He passed away peacefully On Tuesday 30th June 2020 at home surrounded by his loving family. He had a long struggle with Motor Neuron Disease which sadly took him too soon. Dave Rossiter started Geomechanics in 1989, being the drill rig operator, the core writer, the driver, the CEO, the estimator, the buye ...

GeoGroup Newsletter | May 2020

Catch up on the latest news and happenings in our May 2020 newsletter.

We are open for business!

GeoGroup is permitted for all essential lockdown requirements. "As per the draft Risk-adjusted strategy for economic activity issued by government, level 4 will come into effect on the 1st May 2020 which allows for certain construction activities to resume. The GeoGroup believes we will fall into these construction activities and as such will be in close communication with our ...

March 2020 Newsletter

GeoGroup Newsletter | March 2020

March had much in store for us here at Geo Group. Read all about what we got up to in our most recent newsletter.

First Mining Magazine DRC-Zambia | Feature

First Mining Magazine DRC-Zambia | Feature

Geomech Africa was recently featured in the First Mining Magazine, DRC and Zambia.

Sonic Geo 601 Geomechanics' Dual head sonic drill rig

Geo 601 dual-head drill rig improves assessment of ground conditions at tailings dams facilities

Using sonic and rotary core drilling techniques in conjunction with each other leads to the extraction of good-quality samples for testing and leads to better understanding of the potential for a tailings dam failure.

Dave Rossiter Geomechanics

David Rossiter: Success built on adventure

The GeoGroup of companies recently celebrated their 30th anniversary and to mark the occasion, Nicolaas Steenkamp of African Mining Magazine met up with Dave Rossiter, founder and non-executive director of the GeoGroup.

CPTu testing was conducted in the riverbed from the GeoGroup designed and built jack-up barge

Geotechnical investigations for an East African pipeline route for TOTAL

The extensive works undertaken by the GeoGroup for TOTAL’s Lake Albert Development Project TILENGA and East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) underscore the depth of expertise fielded by this South Africa based geotechnical contractor. 

Dave Rossiter, Non-executive Chairman and Founder of GeoGroup

Geomechanics: Continuous Investment ensures business longevity

Geomechanics celebrates 30 years of service to the geotechnical industry in Africa. Read here how Founder Dave Rossiter has managed the business to ensure its longevity.