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UK Well Drillers Association Drilcorp are a member of the Well Drillers Association. The Well Drillers Association was formed in the early 1940’s.  It is […]

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TMAC | Track Mounted Air Compressor | Drilcorp A – Z Our TMAC has been designed and developed by Drilcorp. It is a self propelled […]

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Sampling | U100 Sampling | Drilcorp A – Z

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Sampling | U100 Sampling | Drilcorp A – Z GES can carry out various sampling methods. Read more on U100 Sampling and other methods here. […]

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Rotary Drilling Rotary drilling methods can penetrate all forms of strata from loose superficial deposits to very hard bedrock. GES has a fleet of top […]

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Quarries | Installing monitoring wells | Drilcorp A – Z Just one of the sectors we work in is quarries. Installing monitoring wells. Read our […]

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Pump | Borehole Pumps | Drilcorp A – Z

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Pump | Borehole Pumps | Drilcorp A – Z For lifting clear water from wells, collecting tanks, septic tanks, Roman wells and water courses and […]

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Oil Drilling – Drilcorp A – Z

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Oil Drilling is not just always for Water. It can also be used to drill for oil. The process of oil drilling begins with a […]

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Nitrates | Groundwater Through Natural Processes | Drilcorp A - Z

Nitrates Nitrate can occur in groundwater through natural processes, it occurs naturally in soils but can occur because of human influences, such as wastewater, sludge, […]

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Domestic Private Water Supply | Living in a Rural Area

Domestic Private Water Supply | Living in a Rural Area Water supplies from Springs in rural areas can be sporadic at best and the risk […]

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ISO 45001 Safety and Health Standard

ISO 45001 Safety and Health Standard A new international standard for occupational health and safety is due to be published next year. ISO 45001 is […]

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ElectriciT Charge

ElectriciT Charge

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ElectriciT Charge From the 23rd October 2017 the new T Charge or Toxicity Charge will come into effect in London. It will apply to all […]

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Borehole User Conference 2017

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Borehole User Conference 2017 As a newcomer to the drilling industry I attended the BHUC 2017 held by Envireau Water earlier in the month which […]

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Benzene

B is for Benzene

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B is for Benzene Occasionally localised contamination of wells can occur due to spillages of petrol and other chemicals. This can result in Benzene being […]

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#Woolweek

#Woolweek

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#Woolweek Many of our customers are farmers who rely on a water supply to feed their sheep, and irrigate their crops and as they are […]

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Mining Drilcorp regularly drills boreholes upto 600MTR for coal mine methane gas extraction. This work involves the use of downhole motors and directional drilling to […]

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Low Emission Zone – | Drilcorp A – Z

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Low Emission Zone Our Scannia R440 Truck is London Emission Zone Compliant and offers crane assisted transport. The Low Emission Zone (LEZ) operates to encourage […]

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K (Potassium) | Drilcorp A – Z

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K (Potassium) Potassium has the chemical symbol K Potassium works with sodium to maintain the body’s water balance and is also involved in nerve function, […]

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Jet of water | Drilcorp A – Z

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Jet When your drill his the water table there is a big jet of water. https://twitter.com/h0dgey/status/895919392399273984    

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In Hole Drilling Equipment | Drilcorp A – Z

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In Hole Drilling Equipment We own a broad range of drilling equipment from Rotary Geobore S wiring coring systems to Cable Percussion and Dynamic Sampling […]

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Hirecorp | Drilcorp A – Z

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Hirecorp Drilcorp hires high pressure pumps, settlement tanks and specialist drilling equipment. http://www.drilcorp.com/compressor-hire/    

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Ground Source Heat Pump Association Drilcorp are a member of the GSHPA. The GSHPA encourages the growth and development of the ground source energy industry […]

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Flexit Tool | Drilcorp A – Z

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Flexit Tool A piece of machinery used to give the exact location of a borehole at any depth as well as full path orientation and […]

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Extracting | Drilcorp A – Z

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Extracting The process of removing water by skill or force. Read our case study on extracting coal mine Methane. http://www.drilcorp.com/coal-mine-drilling/    

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Dewatering | Drilcorp A – Z

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Dewatering Dewatering is often used to lower the ground level of water using a range of drilling options. Construction dewatering, unwatering, or water control are […]

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Cable Percussion | Drilcorp A – Z

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Cable Percussion  Cable Percussion often referred to as Shell and Auger is a regularly used drilling technique in the Geothermal investigation industry mainly for penetrating […]

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Borehole | Drilcorp A – Z A borehole is simply a deep narrow well usually driven by an electric pump that taps into the underground […]

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Artesian well | Drilcorp A – Z

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Artesian An artesian well is simply a well that doesn’t require a pump to bring water to the surface. This occurs when there is enough […]

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drilcorp staff training

Drilcorp continue their investment in staff training. | Lifting Equipment Inspectors Course Like any company training and development of staff is key to the success of […]

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Achilles UVDB Scheme

During September Drilcorp received their annual 2 Day Audit for the Achilles UVDB Scheme. Achilles UVDB is a pre-qualification system for the utilities sector and […]

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Private Water Supply Companies

#Autumnishere | Invest in a Borehole

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#Autumnishere September in many ways can be regarded as the start of the new gardening year. Now is a good time to take stock of […]

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Borehole Users Conference 2017 | Borehole Drillers in the UK

Borehole Users Conference 2017 | Drilcorp

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Borehole Users Conference 2017 Date: October 5, 2017 Venue: Holywell Park Conference Centre, Loughborough Drilcorp are pleased to announce that they will again be attending the Borehole […]

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drilcorp | Scotland’s Climate Justice Fund

Long Term Groundwater Management in Malawi

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Long Term Groundwater Management in Malawi From Left to Right- David Gowans MD Drilcorp, Ronald Chiwaula  Govt of Malawi and Nick Mannix University of Strathclyde […]

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Boresaver | Borehole cleaning and maintenance

Boresaver | Borehole cleaning and maintenance

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Boresaver: Increasing Output Improving Quality Maximising Flow If your water supply is critical to your business operations then you need to speak to Borehole Engineering Services about our […]

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Fors Workshops: FORS are pleased to announce the release of more nationwide FORS Practitioner workshop dates in Manchester, Bristol, Corby, Tyne and Wear and Rotherham. […]

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There is a new face at Drilcorp. Lisa Robinson joins as the new office manager. Lisa brings with her a wealth of experience of developing […]

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borehole cleaning

Borehole Cleaning – Scrubbing and Airlifting The images show our team using scrubbing and airlifting processes to clean a borehole of dirt and debris which […]

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GES go back to University GES working alongside Drilling Services were asked to carry out some works for a University in the Midlands.  The job […]

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Drilcorp are a member of the Well Drillers Association The Well Drillers Association consists of companies and individuals engaged in well construction, test pumping, maintenance […]

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Wildfires pose risk to water quality in the UK UK Wildfires are costing the UK’s water companies millions of pounds and they also pose a […]

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Upcoming Events for the Sector

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Upcoming Events for the Sector Utility Week Congress 2017 11 and 12 October Hilton Birmingham Metropole http://events.utilityweek.co.uk/congress/ Green Fleet North East in partnership with the […]

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NHS trust goes off grid for cheaper water

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NHS trust goes off grid for cheaper water. An NHS trust in the North has recently contacted a water solutions company to bring its water […]

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How big does my borehole need to be?

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How big does my borehole need to be? A normal domestic borehole usually has a maximum finished diameter of 150mm although boreholes with a finished […]

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What are the main sources of Borehole Contamination. The main source of borehole contamination is from leaking septic and fuel tanks and from animals kept […]

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Restricted Access Drilling

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Restricted Access Drilling With a travelling height of 1400mm, erect height of 2800mm and width of 1000mm Drilcorp GES Premier drilling rig can access really […]

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New Strategic Partnership for Water Industry

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New Strategic Partnership for Water Industry The Institute of water are the only professional body solely dedicated to careers in water. Earlier in June they […]

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Drilling Rig

Our multipurpose drilling rig gets a new lease of life! Our Fraste FS 300 has been in the workshop recently and came back sporting a […]

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HS2 London Station - Geotechnical site investigstion

Drilcorp GES team on time! | Geotechnical site investigstion Drilcorp GES are currently mid-way through another successful high profile HS2 project for a major railway line […]

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Fors Audit Drilcorp has passed our annual FORS audit to retain our Bronze certification. The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) is a voluntary accreditation scheme […]

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Borehole upgrade Scotland for Global Drinks Manufacturer Borehole Engineering Services (BES) was contacted by a Global drinks manufacturer to resolve some issues they had on […]

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Hosepipe Ban set for the summer, Time to get a borehole. Widespread drought has been forecast across the country this summer prompting farmers and home […]

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Drilcorp go Electric

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Drilcorp go Electric The Drilcorp team have just invested in 3 new electric vehicles to continue their commitment to ISO14001. In 2013 only 3500 of […]

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Public Utility Supplier Borehole Engineering Services (BES) were recently contracted to carry out the refurbishment of two boreholes for a public Utility company in the […]

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OHSAS 18001 - DRILCORP

Drilcorp pass audit for OHSAS 18001

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Drilcorp pass audit for OHSAS 18001 OHSAS 18001 is a framework for an occupational health and safety (ohs) management system and is a part of […]

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drilcorp staff news

Wedding Congratulations Congratulations to our new Business Development and Marketing Executive Gillian McLaughlin who got married last month. Gillian and her new Husband Rob got […]

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Monitoring Wells Installation | Disused Tut Hill Quarry

Monitoring Wells Installation | Disused  Quarry Drilcorp have recently been doing some work at a disused quarry. We installed monitoring wells to 100 metres. Quarries […]

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Bathing water in the UK is Poor Quality

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Bathing water in the UK is Poor Quality The UK has one of the highest rates of poor quality bathing waters in Europe, according to […]

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Borehole drilling contractors

We are on the move! | Borehole Drilling | Drilcorp Drilling Drilcorp have been out on site again and completed another borehole drilling project. On […]

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Drilcorp supports Prostate Cancer UK

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Drilcorp have recently sponsored our Bank Manager David Robinson of Natwest. David was inspired by watching last years  coverage of Jeff Stelling’s March for Men […]

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Inter-College CAD Competition

Kris started at Drilcorp on work experience in March 2015 while at college. He became a full time employee and in September began a Level […]

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Drilling Contractor Drilcorp Support Water for People

North East Drilling Contractor Drilcorp Support Water for People Water for People is an International Non Profit working across 9 countries to bring safe water […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week

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Mental Health Awareness Week Mental health is a growing concern in the UK. Mixed anxiety and depression is the most common mental disorder in Britain. […]

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Drilcorp enrol 5 staff onto Plant Operations Course: The team at Drilcorp have recently teamed up with Opius Training in Gateshead to enrol five of […]

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Ground Source Heat pump

Drilcorp have recently joined the Ground Source Heat Pump Association. (GSHPA) The Ground Source Heat Pump Association shares best practice, provides benefits to members, promotes […]

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Drilcorp welcomes new Business Development Executive. There is a new face at Drilcorp. Gillian McLaughlin joins as the new business development and marketing executive. Gillian […]

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Drilcorp Staff Training

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Drilcorp Staff Training 4 new members of the Drilcorp team are enrolling this month on an NVQ Level 2 in Land Drilling accredited by the […]

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Do you know how Water Deregulation will affect your Business? April 1st was the launch for the new Water Deregulation in England. If you are […]

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Our contracts manager Scott Burt who heads up our GES division attended the British Drilling Associations 40th Annual General Meeting on 5th April, held in […]

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british drilling association conference

What is the British Drilling Association? The British Drilling Association are the UK trade association for those who drill holes in the ground, manufacture / […]

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Case Study: Drilling & Installing a Geo Energy Testbed for GERC Drilcorp Division:              Drilcorp Drilling Services (DDS) Location:                                 Nottingham Category of works:            Research […]

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A Quick guide to Groundsource

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A Quick guide to Groundsource What is Groundsource? The term Groundsource originates from two Greek words ‘GEO’ and ‘THERM’. The Greek word ‘geo’ means the […]

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25 facts about water

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  Water is our most precious resource, supporting all life on Earth. In celebration of Drilcorp’s 25th Anniversary, we have compiled a list of 25 surprising […]

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Drilcorp’s Silver Anniversary

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Drilcorp was initially set up to service the water supply and monitoring sector of the drilling industry and started working with a second hand Edeco […]

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Climate Justice Fund Phase II – Artesian Well Capping Exercise and Training In October 2016 a team from the University of Strathclyde, Drilcorp and Water […]

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Merry Christmas and Prosperous New Year.

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As 2016 comes to an end we would like to reflect on the past years accomplishments and wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Prosperous New […]

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Hirecorp Services – Rolling Along

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After launching their new Logistics Division earlier this year, Hirecorp Services a division of Drilcorp have been gaining momentum. Demand for this specialist crane assisted […]

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Drilcorp’s  BES attends this Year’s Borehole Users Conference This year’s BHUC 2016 was packed with exhibitors, speakers, presenters, visitors and the newly introduced BSDA Bottle […]

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Client delighted as BES brings disused high volume water supply borehole back into production. In August 2016 Borehole Engineering Services (BES) received an order to […]

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BES carry out Borehole Remediation works and essential CCTV Surveys. Borehole Engineering Services was recently awarded a contract to repair problems that had developed on […]

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Drilling Services | Water supply boreholes

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Drilcorp’s Drilling Services Drilcorp’s Drilling Services (DDS) is an established division of Drilcorp Ltd offering many borehole related services, one of which is their dedication […]

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GES – Keswick Site Investigation – Raw Water Aqueduct Castlerigg Tunnel Alignment Framework Ground Investigation Contractor: Geotechnics Ltd Client: United Utilities Start: 9th May 2016 […]

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Geotechnical Engineering Services goes form strength to strength on HS2

Geotechnical Engineering Services goes form strength to strength on HS2 After successfully completing an extensive phase of Site Investigation Drilling for HS2 in Aylesbury Drilcorp […]

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Pump Removal and Replacement

Borehole Engineering Services – Pump Removal and Replacement Drilcorp’s Borehole Engineering Services Division was approached to carry out work for a recognised Global Alcoholic Beverage […]

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Young Apprentice Achieves Success!

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Young Apprentice Achieves Success! An apprenticeship is an excellent way for school leavers to gain access into the working environment and Drilcorp Ltd is very […]

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water for people - drilcorp group

David Gowans Trip to Malawi on behalf of ‘Water For People’  During May of 2016, Drilcorp was contacted by Professor Bob Kalin of Strathclyde University […]

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Borehole company: GES goes from strength to strength Drilcorp’s Geotechnical Exploration Services is Expanding! After a very productive month Scott Burt, Contracts Manager commented saying […]

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TAG: Drilling Companies UK Geotechnical Exploration Services continue high profile works on the HS2 Project Drilling operations continue into the final stages of the work […]

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water well drilling companies

Water well drilling companies case study

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Drilcorp: water well drilling companies Case Study Client Name: Environment Agency Location: County Durham and Northumberland Description of Works: CCTV and Flow Log Survey The […]

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water well drilling - HS2 Contract award for Drilcorp’s Geotechnical Exploration Services

Water Well Drilling – HS2 Contract award for Drilcorp’s Geotechnical Exploration Services Client Name: White Young Green Location: Amersham – Wendover Description of Works: Water […]

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Water Supply Borehole UK | Case Study

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Water Supply Borehole UK | Case Study Drilcorp was recently contacted by a multinational enterprise that was looking for ways to reduce overheads where possible. Their […]

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Monitoring wells

Monitoring wells and their environmental Importance. Across the UK there are many drilling project proposals underway to investigate potential Oil & Gas reserves using techniques […]

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Water Borehole uk

Water Borehole uk | Geothermal or Ground Source Heat? The two terminologies are often confused! Geothermal Energy is usually generated from deep underground where rocks […]

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Borehole maintenance

Flood contamination in drinking water boreholes. -Borehole Maintenance In light of the recent flooding in the UK, all borehole users should beware of the risks […]

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Borehole decommissioning

Borehole Engineering Services – Borehole Decommissioning for London School of Economics When a borehole or well is no longer needed it should be decommissioned as […]

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Ground Investigation – Perfect coring by Geobore S Geobore S is a unique system. The different methods and the large core size cover most of […]

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Exploration Drilling

Mineral Exploration Drilling using Conventional Coring Techniques in the Ayrshire Coalfields What is Conventional Coring? A core is a cylindrical sample cut from strata using […]

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Geotechnical Site Investigation

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Geotechnical Site Investigation and Soil Sampling In recent times Compact Lightweight Drilling and Sampling Machines have become very popular. Several companies manufacture excellent compact soil sampling […]

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The earth contains over a trillion billion litres of water, so how can we be running out? Did you know that over 97% of the […]

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What are soakaway boreholes?

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Soakaways & Soakaway Boreholes The other day a prospective client contacted Drilcorp and said “I need a hole to get rid of water off my […]

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british drilling association conference

On the 28th October 2015 Drilcorp Ltd attended Borehole Users Conference held at the Radisson Blu Hotel, East Midlands Airport. The conference targeted an audience […]

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water borehole companies | water borehole company UK

Water borehole companies  – Large Diameter Reverse Circulation (Flush) Drilling During the construction of a borehole, strata being penetrated needs transporting to the surface. There […]

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Water Well Drilling - How to reduce your utility costs
Water Well Drilling - How to reduce your utility costs Did you know that mains water is not your only source of water supply? More [...] Read More
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Water Borehole report for country home buyers. There are many properties in rural areas without mains water; these could run cost effectively on water borehole [...] Read More
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British Drilling Association conference |

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I attended the BDA’s “Digital Data in Geotechnics and Construction” seminar at the National Space Centre, Leicester on the 8th of October. Working across several […]

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Coal Mine Drilling | Case Study

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Coal Mine Drilling:  Methane Boreholes Client Name: Alkane Energy Description of the Works: Alkane Energy drills into disused non-flooded mine workings to extract coal mine methane, […]

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dewatering

Drilling contractor Drilcorp Ltd of County Durham UK was recently awarded a contract to carry out a ground dewatering operation outside the city of Aberdeen […]

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Apprentices start at drilcorp

An apprenticeship is an excellent way for school leavers to gain access into the working environment and Drilcorp Ltd has opened the door to 4 […]

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borehole pumps uk

Authorsied Specialist Grundfos Dealers | Borehole Pumps Drilcorp Ltd and Borehole Engineering Services, a division of Drilcorp, are now specialist Grundfos dealers and we are […]

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Borehole Remediation and CCTV Survey

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Borehole Engineering Services was recently awarded a contract to repair problems that had developed on a public water supply borehole in the Somerset region. The [...] Read More

Drilling contractor Drilcorp Ltd of County Durham UK was recently awarded a contract to carry out a ground dewatering operation outside the city of Aberdeen […]

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It’s interesting how many companies approach the problem of getting compressors onto and into difficult areas. This is a problem inherent in the drilling industry. […]

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water well drillers
Water Well Drillers - Refurbishment for Public Utility Water Supply Company Borehole Engineering Services were called upon by their Regional PLC Public Water Supply Company [...] Read More

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