Fugro geotechnical vessel MV Bucentaur
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Fugro Completes Major Offshore Geotechnical Investigation

Fugro has completed one of the largest offshore geotechnical investigations in history according to Hydro-International.com. The investigation was performed by two vessels, MV Greatship Manisha and MV Bucentaur (pictured here), for DONG Energy’s 1.2 gigawatt […]

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2015 Tunneling Industry Forecast

What will 2015 hold for the tunneling industry? Tunnel Business Magazine asked a panel of 4 industry experts that question. The panel consisted of a Colorado School of Mines Professor as well as reps from […]


High-tech pothole-seeking van from Northeastern University
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The van that goes looking for potholes

A team from Northeastern University has a very interesting van used for quantitatively assessing pavement condition using a variety of sensors. They use cameras, laser profilers, accelerometers on axles, pressure sensors in the tires, microphones, […]

Introducing the LS(TM)250 MiniSonic(TM), a compact sonic rig for a wide variety of environmental, geotechnical, water and mining projects.
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Introducing the LS™250 MiniSonic™, a Versatile Compact Sonic Rig

Introducing the LS(TM)250 MiniSonic(TM), a compact sonic rig for a wide variety of environmental, geotechnical, water and mining projects.SALT LAKE CITY, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Boart Longyear (www.BoartLongyear.com), the world’s leading provider of integrated drilling services and drilling products, is proud to introduce the LS™250 MiniSonic™, a compact rig suitable for a wide variety of environmental, geotechnical, water and mining projects.

Capable of drilling to depths of up to 250 feet (78m) when used with 4.75 inch (121mm) casing, the wide 600mm rubber tracks provide low ground pressure (.28 bar/4psi) and make it perfect for jobs in the most sensitive and fragile terrains. Plus, its smaller footprint makes it appropriate for projects with small drill pads, environmentally sensitive areas or hard-to-reach sites and requires less support equipment – making it a low-cost solution for a variety of mining, environmental, geotechnical and infrastructure drilling projects.

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