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Borehole drilling in Stellenbosch

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.

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.

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.

DPSH testing to help identify founding conditions

Geomech Africa conducts a DPSH investigation in Langebaan, Western Cape to help identify the founding conditions and levels for a three-storey residence.

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. 

Ground conditions required that helicopters were used to move equipment and crews to position

Drilling in remote and dificult access locations: Lesotho LHDA dam geotechnical investigations - Oxbow and Senqu

Geomechanics was contracted by the Lesotho Highlands Development Authority (LHDA) to drill and test two potential dam sites for the hydropower component of Phase II of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project. These sites are in the Oxbow and Senqu areas.