2 Jan 2014

Health and Safety Considerations: Working Alongside Transport Systems

By | January 2nd, 2014|Drilling Equipment, News|

Health and safety is an important part of what we do, the most important thing of any job is to make sure that everyone goes home at the end of the day safe and well. One of the areas where risks are raised is when we are asked to drill Boreholes or work on Private [...]

10 Oct 2013

Tracked Drilling Rigs for Borehole Water Supplies

By | October 10th, 2013|Drilling Equipment, News|

Occasionally we use a tracked drilling rig to drill our borehole water supplies. Tracked machines have some distinct advantages, but also some disadvantages over conventional truck mounted machines. The tracked drilling rig we use is a small to medium size crawler mounted drilling rig. It is the most modern of the drilling rigs that we [...]

2 Jul 2013

The Advantages of Horizontal Directional Drilling

By | July 2nd, 2013|Drilling Equipment, News|

Installing private water supplies and drilling boreholes for our customers often involves the installation of underground pipework to deliver water from the source to the area of its intended use. Traditional methods of installing pipework can often be very disruptive and have various limitations so one technique our engineers are using more and more is [...]

3 May 2013

New Borehole Drilling Video

By | May 3rd, 2013|Drilling Equipment, News, Videos|

Here's some recent footage of a borehole drilling project we worked on along with a few pictures taken from the drilling site. What does the video show? In the clip above our drilling rig has drilled to a depth of 50 metres where it's encountered sandstone geology. This particular borehole is an example of an [...]

21 Aug 2012

Our revamped rig goes on its first outing!

By | August 21st, 2012|Drilling Equipment|

You'll have seen our recent post publicising our revamped drilling rig - if not you can find it here! Well it was time that it went out and did some work - we thought we'd share a couple of photos of its first site. The good news is that it's not only looking really good [...]

9 Aug 2012

Our new baby!

By | August 9th, 2012|Drilling Equipment|

Well not literally but we've recently revamped our second rotary drilling rig which is now ready to rock and roll! It's a shorter wheel base than the primary rig making it ideal to get in to tighter spots whilst maintaining our ability to drill to similar depths as the primary rig. We're really pleased with [...]