When and Why Are Soakaways Necessary?

When and Why Are Soakaways Necessary?

We live in a pretty rainy country here in the UK. It’s not uncommon for our summer plans to be scuppered by total washouts and floods are something that river-adjacent towns and cities see as par for the course. In some cases, the constant threat of flooding is so...
The Intricacies Of Restricted Access Drilling

The Intricacies Of Restricted Access Drilling

When most people think of geotechnical drilling companies, they don’t think of an urban setting. But here’s the thing, we do. Restricted access drilling is now a rock-solid option when it comes to those environments where a regular rig won’t work. Towns and cities are...
An In-Depth Look At Window Sampling

An In-Depth Look At Window Sampling

In geotechnical surveying situations, different situations call for different approaches, just like with everything in life. There are those drilling rigs which are truly huge in scale and their drilling capabilities are unparalleled but whose footprint is sizable....
Borehole Solutions’ Complete Guide To Sonic Drilling

Borehole Solutions’ Complete Guide To Sonic Drilling

In a world full of fads, trends and phases, the drilling industry has proved no different. There’s been a trend in recent years for geotechnical site investigation companies to err towards using sonic drilling rigs. But why is this? Unlike more conventional auger and...
The Benefits Of Geothermal Drilling & Ground Heat Pumps

The Benefits Of Geothermal Drilling & Ground Heat Pumps

Renewable energies have taken centre-stage in recent times. Taking proactive environmental steps has become even more important since Greta Thunberg and her cohort of supporters, including none other than David Attenborough himself, took centre stage over a year ago...
The Benefits Of Water Well Drilling

The Benefits Of Water Well Drilling

An increasing number of people in recent times have looked to install their own, domestic water wall for their home’s water supply. Businesses too have looked to water borehole drilling for greater levels of self-sufficiency. It’s important, however, that you make...
Why Sample Testing Is So Important

Why Sample Testing Is So Important

Time changes every industry and the geotechnical sector is no different. Gone are the days in which drilling revolved around rough estimates and ‘that’ll do’ mentalities. In today’s geotechnical industry, the need for precision, accuracy and watertight results is...
Considerations For Every Geotechnical Site Investigation

Considerations For Every Geotechnical Site Investigation

Undertaking a geotechnical site investigation is no small feat. It requires extensive planning, and there are several key considerations to make before you even get on site. It isn’t simply a case of getting there, drilling a hole and going on your way again, as many...