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Piling at Val de Vie

With the completion of the bridge at Val de Vie, we take a trip down memory lane to when the Geopile Africa and Geomechanics teams first commenced work on-site back in 2016.EMPA structures contracted Geopile Africa to install a Ductile Iron Pile Alternative piling solution to replace the originally specified 610mm lined oscillator piles. This was done in a ratio of 8:1. Geopile ...

GeoGroup Newsletter | June 2021

June 2021 Newsletter Welcome to the June edition of the GeoGroup Newsletter. As we are approaching the 2021 mid-point, it seems that this year is one of those that just flies by. With many projects underway and more to come, we had to recruit more than 15 new staff members in order to meet the demand within the drilling sector. It's a great honour for us to be in a position wh ...

GeoGroup Newsletter | May 2021

May 2021 Newsletter Welcome to the May edition of the GeoGroup Newsletter. Drilling has always been at the core of the GeoGroup since its establishment in 1989 by the late founder and CEO, Dave Rossiter. We have continued to grow and evolve over the years with new vehicles and rigs regularly being added to our growing fleet. We are thankful for the years of experience we have ...

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 ...

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 ...

De Put Abstraction Works | Ductile Iron Piled Foundations

De Put Abstraction Works - Ductile Iron Piled FoundationsNew water abstraction works at De Put, Senekal, Free State – on the Zandspruit River, required the use of piled foundations for support.Geopile Africa was recently contracted to install piled foundations at the De Put site in the Free State. It was deemed necessary for the installation of piles to improve the structural i ...

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 ...

Geopile Africa | Expansion of M13-Essex Terrace Underpass

Geopile Africa was recently contracted by Cape Town based company, EMPA Structures, to install piles and lateral support at the M13-Essex Terrace underpass for the eThekwini Municipality. Another span was added so that an additional 4 to 5 traffic lanes and pedestrian walkway could be provided to increase capacity. The concrete specialist contractor, EMPA Structures (our client ...

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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 ...

Civil Engineering & Renewable Energy Webinar | 18 November 2020

The influence of civil engineering and specifically rammed ductile iron pile testing and installation on the CSP / renewable energy development. Join our specialists Nino Welland (GCS Consulting) and Warwick Nel (Geopile Africa) as we collaborate and discuss various topics relating to the CSP sector, installation of Ductile iron technologies and much more in this exclusive ONLI ...