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GeoGroup Newsletter | December 2021

From all of us at the GeoGroup, we wish all our clients, suppliers, sub-contractors and staff a blessed holiday season and a prosperous 2022. Thank you for all your support this year and we look forward to working with you in the new year.

GeoGroup Newsletter | October 2021

Welcome to the October edition of the GeoGroup newsletter. In this issue, we look at: Drilling in Tzaneen Our Commitment to Health & Safety Every Vote Counts To read more, click the link below: ...

Drilling in Tzaneen

One of the greatest privileges we get to enjoy at the GeoGroup is having the opportunity to visit both local and international destinations. Although Tzaneen is only a mere 4-hour drive from our Lanseria head office, it was still a spectacular and memorable experience for Welcome Dlamini and his crew. This is the first project that Welcome had the opportunity of managing as the ...

Geotechnical Drilling for the Expansion of Road Infrastructures

In May 2021, site supervisor Elija Mahlangu and the Geomech Africa team were dispatched to the Limpopo province in South Africa to assist with geotechnical drilling for the expansion of road infrastructures in the area. The team were required to drill for the cutting of the mountain, for the quarry and culverts, and for the bridges. With 70 drill locations and an estimated tota ...

GeoGroup Newsletter | September 2021

Welcome to the spring edition of the GeoGroup newsletter. In this issue, we look at: In Loving Memory of Mfaniseni (Patrick) Mngomezulu A more challenging geotechnical drilling project in the Limpopo Province Celebrating Spring Day with the GeoGroup office staff To read more, click the link below: ...

In The Works - Projects Underway

The Geomechanics teams have been very busy over the last few weeks and months, preparing all of our rigs, equipment and people, gearing them up for some freezing on site weather conditions. The team will be starting on site in Lesotho next week and setting up camps in the mountains using our flat pack containers which provide our teams comfortable, and easy to set up remote site accommodation.

Training with the team

Across Borders

In the past six months, our teams have been extremely busy. Not only with projects in South Africa but also throughout the continent. Our teams have been deployed to sites in Zambia, Namibia, Malawi and Uganda to mention a few. But before any project can begin, there is a lot of behind-the-scenes preparation work that needs to happen. TRAININGBefore we deploy to any site, we a ...

Staff training

GeoGroup Newsletter | August 2021

Welcome to this edition of the GeoGroup newsletter. Much of this year has been dedicated to the various projects in South Africa, and across our borders that we were able to complete successfully. In this feature, we focus on the teams behind the scenes who go the extra mile to help make every project a successful one. In this issue, we look at: • Across Borders - Getting ou ...

Happy Women's Day 2021

Wishing all the women of the world a wonderful Women's Day 2021. ...

CPT & Vane Shear Testing

Conducting Testing in Difficult Conditions

Concerns about the stability of a tailings dam require specialized testing and analysis in order to gather sufficient data. This was a task well suited for the Geomech Africa Team. In 2020, a client required the services of the GeoGroup to conduct Cone Penetration Tests (CPTu) and field Vane Shear Testing (VST) at a site in Mpumalanga. The project required the team to conduct ...