Land Drilling

theGeotechnica – Issue No.59 June 2017

June 2017

– The new Land Drilling NVQ: Everything you need to know – In the first entry into this month’s issue of theGeotechnica, we take a look at the new Land Drilling NVQ that has recently been developed, including a new Level 3 qualification.

– A guide to UXO Good Practice – Writing for theGeotechnica this month are UXO experts, Dynasafe BACTEC. Business Development Manager Philip Norville offers this month’s readers an in-depth guide to good practice with regards to unexploded ordnance.

– Geotechnica 2017: Full Event Programme Preview – With only 2 weeks remaining until the UK’s largest geotechnical conference and exhibition, we have an exclusive first-look at this year’s full Event Programme including the full exhibitor listings and conference line-up.

To view this month’s issue of theGeotechnica as a Flipbook, click here…

To view this month’s issue of theGeotechnica as a PDF, click here…

 

Advertisements

theGeotechnica – Issue No.48 March 2016

March 2016

– Understanding Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons (TPH) – Writing for theGeotechnica this month is Hazel Davidson of Derwentside Environmental Testing Services. In another excellent entry from Hazel, the topic in focus is Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons (TPH) and the confusion that surrounds them.

– Where does health and safety start? – Providing another informative piece for theGeotechnica this month is Liz Withington, Senior Manager at Geotechnical Engineering Ltd. This month Liz asks where health and safety starts for a drilling contractor, starting with LOLER Inspections.

– Land Drilling Apprenticeships – Recruitment is underway for the British Drilling Association’s 2016 Land Drilling Apprenticeships and the BDA are on the lookout for potential candidates. In this article the BDA provide some more information on the scheme and what it can offer you.

– UK GI Analysis – Recently a statement was made to a number of industry leading practitioners, questioning not only the quality of the UK ground investigation industry, but also the morale and the low public opinion of the sector. In reaction to this, the AGS and BDA have combined to create an initiative to analyse and improve the state of the UK GI industry – The Task Force. This month theGeotechnica has an exclusive insight into the aims of the initiative, including details of an upcoming survey to be sent to all contractors, consultants and ‘clients’ working within the sector.

To view this month’s issue of theGeotechnica as a Flipbook, click here…

To view this month’s issue of theGeotechnica as a PDF, click here…