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What is Geotechnical Drilling?

What’s the most important part of any structure?  If you said the foundation, ding ding ding!  That’s right.  The whole building rests upon the foundation.  No matter how strong the rest of the building is, if the foundation is unstable, the building will have some problems.  They might be as small as some settling, which…
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When Does a Project Require Environmental Drilling?

Environmental drilling is a specialized drilling service used when assessing an area for soil or groundwater contamination. It is also required for jobs that use remediation wells or groundwater monitoring wells for treating groundwater to eliminate contamination. Soil borings are used to take discreet soil samples at various depths and in various locations in a…
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Mineral Exploration Drilling: The 3 Main Techniques

Mineral drilling, also known as mineral exploration drilling, is a form of drilling often used by the mining industry.  It’s a process that allows them to determine the material composition of soil in different locations.  This is a preliminary to major mining operations, one used to discover mineral-rich drilling sites and ore deposits.  During the…
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