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Geomech Africa

Geomech Africa (Pty) Ltd was launched in 2006 as the B-BBEE arm of the Geo Group.

Geomech Africa has a level 2 B-BBEE rating and satisfies the general SED (Social Economic Development) requirements with the respect to female participation. Together with sister company Geomechanics, Geomech Africa employs over 200 people and has over 80 drill rigs in operation.

Projects

AEL Sonic coring project at Modderfontein

AEL Sonic coring project at Modderfontein

The drilling was to determine the extent to which a liquid explosive had drained into the ground in the distant past and to ascertain the plume it would make if it was exploded.

Black Rock

Black Rock

Largest underground drilling contract to date was for Assmang’s Black Rockmine operations project in the Northern Cape which was completed with a flawless safety record and uncompromised commitment to quality assurance and environmental project aspects. 

Sonic drilling for Rio Tinto ’s

Sonic drilling for Rio Tinto ’s

Sonic drilling for Rio Tinto ’s Richards Bay Minerals sands project at the RBM site near Richards Bay. Geomech Africa uses the SDC 450-24 sonic drill rig from Canada to drill the required deep boreholes in mineral sands. Why a sonic rig?

GeoGroup Companies help Exxaro Secure the Safety of its New Lakeside Towers Development

GeoGroup Companies help Exxaro Secure the Safety of its New Lakeside Towers Development

The New Exxaro’s Lakeside Towers Office Development was developed over a dolomite rock formation. 

East London Harbour Quay Wall

East London Harbour Quay Wall

The project required that we drill 6 holes (HQ3 size), with SPT’s, Shelbey’s and Shearvane testing, half a meter out into the sea from the Quay edge.