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What do owners think about their Geoprobe® drill rig? Check out some of the stories below to learn how their rigs helped them achieve success and perhaps discover how a Geoprobe® drill rig could spark the next step in your own environmental, geotechnical, exploration, geothermal, and water well drilling business growth.


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Letter from the President

Our collective team continues to work together to live out our company STATEMENT OF OBJECTIVES that were penned by our founders in 1987.

ID: 5786 | Date: 2021-05-14
Probing Times Spring 2021
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East Coast Service Center

New service center option at 468 Limestone Rd, Oxford, Pennsylvania, 19363, 610-467-1750.

ID: 5785 | Date: 2021-05-14
Probing Times Spring 2021
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New Service Option Reduces Costs

Repair and Paint service option reduces cost and pr0ject time compared to Factory Refurbish, suited for rigs which are mechanically sound but need a coat of paint and a few repairs.

ID: 5784 | Date: 2021-05-14
Probing Times Spring 2021
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Geoprobe® Rigs Never Say Die

Repair and Paint includes new paint, new wiring harnesses, new slides and hoses, switches, worn valves, and decals replaced. The machine is gone through from top to bottom. 

ID: 5783 | Date: 2021-05-14
Probing Times Spring 2021
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New Customer Portal

Centerpoint Connected places information at your fingertips with access to your machine and order records.

ID: 5782 | Date: 2021-05-14
Probing Times Spring 2021
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New AWJ Rods

Consistent, high-quality AWJ rods feature blunt start thread aligning threads and preventing cross threading.

ID: 5781 | Date: 2021-05-14
Probing Times Spring 2021
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Geoprobe® Tooling Continues to Change Industries

Direct push drilling (percussion hammer driven) machines and tools were introduced to the market in 1987. This technology totally changed the way environmental site investigations were done. Today, Geoprobe® continues to add innovative products into other

ID: 5780 | Date: 2021-05-14
Probing Times Spring 2021
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New 3.25 OTE Setup

Out-the-end (OTE) SPT has gained favor with drillers and engineers. The ability to collect continuous soil samples more quickly — pushing the casing versus completing traditional geotechnical drive and wash — has created business advantages for companies

ID: 5779 | Date: 2021-05-14
Probing Times Spring 2021
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Tooling Spells Sampling Success

Geoprobe® drilling tooling flexibility and various diameters prove vital to environmental investigation success.

ID: 5778 | Date: 2021-05-14
Probing Times Spring 2021
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New 36mm X 1m CPT Rod

Rope thread minimizes rotations required to make a joint while size fits inside 2.25-inch rod often used as a conductor casing.

ID: 5777 | Date: 2021-05-14
Probing Times Spring 2021
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Rigs for Efficient CPT Production

Power and ability to put in anchors quickly with the 6712DT with 20CPT Press results in more footage.

ID: 5776 | Date: 2021-05-14
Probing Times Spring 2021
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High Resolution Business Takes Flight

Leaning on the can-do lessons of his Marine training and the small-company culture he cherished during his first drilling job guides building Veteran Drilling into high resolution site characterization resource for California.

ID: 5775 | Date: 2021-05-14
Probing Times Spring 2021
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Optical Image Profiler (OIP) Refines Conceptual Site Model in Brazil

Finkler Ambiental uses their Geoprobe® 6712DT in conjunction with Direct Image® MiHPT and OIP systems at a project site that serves as a storage plant for various fuels with more than 300 monitoring wells.

ID: 5774 | Date: 2021-05-14
Probing Times Spring 2021
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New Groundwater Screen Point Latching Samplers

Groundwater Screen Point Latching Samplers isolate sampler with a secure seal within the zone you're pumping to assure sample integrity.

ID: 5773 | Date: 2021-05-14
Probing Times Spring 2021
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Perfect Equipment for PFAS Investigation

6712DT provides power for PFAS investigation while Genuine Geoprobe® tooling and service from Southeast Service Center amplifies advantages.

ID: 5772 | Date: 2021-05-14
Probing Times Spring 2021
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New 6011DT Limited Access Drill Rig

Tight spaces are no match for the 6011DT. Use 5-foot tooling and GH63 hammer while still being sized to slip into small spaces.

ID: 5771 | Date: 2021-05-14
Probing Times Spring 2021
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3100GT on F600

Increased payload capacity drill truck offers torque, percussion, and speed while remaining under class A/B CDL

ID: 5770 | Date: 2021-05-14
Probing Times Spring 2021
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New Screen Point Groundwater Sampler for 1.75 Rods

Delivering a protected sampling screen to depth and then "opening" or exposing the screen to the formation, the new SP19 Groundwater Sampler is designed for use with the 1.75 rod system often preferred by high resolution characterization professionals.

ID: 5769 | Date: 2021-05-14
Probing Times Spring 2021
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Geoprobe® Solid Choice for Sonic Drilling

Seven reasons why Geoprobe® sonic drilling rigs and tooling set companies up for success.

ID: 5764 | Date: 2021-05-12
Probing Times Spring 2021
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New Sonic Core Catchers

Customer input helps create stronger sonic core catcher.

ID: 5763 | Date: 2021-05-12
Probing Times Spring 2021
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Smaller Footprint, Faster Production

Increased sampling and casing times means more footage per day while dependability amplifies accuracy of project bids.

ID: 5762 | Date: 2021-05-12
Probing Times Spring 2021
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Quarter Century of Success Includes Sonic Drilling

Sonic drill rigs and sonic tooling designed as a comprehensive package to work together includes added safety of rod handler, surging sonic business to include water well installation.

ID: 5761 | Date: 2021-05-12
Probing Times Spring 2021
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New 3.75 Tooling

Changes to 3.75 tooling improves fit with standard NWL coring bits.

ID: 5760 | Date: 2021-05-12
Probing Times Spring 2021
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Geoprobe® Great for Geotech

Geotechnical advantages of 7822DT makes it the rig of choice for 90 percent of work and opens up more areas capable of getting into to work.

ID: 5759 | Date: 2021-05-12
Probing Times Spring 2021
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Power to Solve Problems

Surprising power permits completing wireline rock coring with one-stop-shop 7822DT.

ID: 5758 | Date: 2021-05-12
Probing Times Spring 2021
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Excelling at Both Geotechnical and Environmental Sampling

7822DT fits the need to efficiently completed both geotechnical and environmental sampling.

ID: 5756 | Date: 2021-05-12
Probing Times Spring 2021
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Versatility Key to Drilling Business Expansion

Opening an office in a new city was efficient with the ability of the 3230DT to deploy six or seven different drilling techniques.

ID: 5755 | Date: 2021-05-12
Probing Times Spring 2021
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Solid Solution for Shear Wave Data Collection

Being able to access raw data in real-time in the field with Geoprobe® seismic CPT module eliminates the need to remobilize and revisit a site to collect seismic shear wave data.

ID: 5754 | Date: 2021-05-12
Probing Times Spring 2021
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Geoprobe® Seismic CPT Benefits

Benefits of Geoprobe® Seismic CPT include support by technical experts

ID: 5753 | Date: 2021-05-12
Probing Times Spring 2021
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New Geoprobe® Seismic CPT

When compared to other seismic CPT systems, the Geoprobe® Seismic CPT provides better field performance with option to see arrival of the wave.

ID: 5752 | Date: 2021-05-12
Probing Times Spring 2021
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New Mud Rotary Tool Management

Improved mud pans and tooling racks streamline mud rotary job site housekeeping.

ID: 5739 | Date: 2021-05-10
Probing Times Spring 2021
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Two Geotech Tooling Innovations Add Noticeable Ease and Value

With tooling designed for the user while still meeting ASTM standards, geotechnical engineering firm drill crews appreciate the ease and simplicity of two recent tooling innovations - the spring assisted swivel lift cap and the interlocking split spoon.

ID: 5738 | Date: 2021-05-10
Probing Times Spring 2021
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Troublefree Transitions Plus Added Power

Increased diversity and ability than a conventional rig, the 3100 series machines decrease time adjusting alignment which means increased time drilling with the power to pull steel out of tight conditions.

ID: 5737 | Date: 2021-05-10
Probing Times Spring 2021
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New 3100 Series Machine Options

Higher torque head, third winch option, and lower transportation height among new options on 3100 series machines.

ID: 5736 | Date: 2021-05-10
Probing Times Spring 2021
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Reaching Greater Rock Coring Depths

The extra power combined with ability to shift back and forth between different downhole tools on the 3126GT increased productivity when rock coring to 250 feet through granite/quartzite in Virginia.

ID: 5735 | Date: 2021-05-10
Probing Times Spring 2021
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Gaining Ground on the Competition

Adding versatility of a combination drill rig with both direct push drilling and rotary drilling capabilities can minimize mobilization costs and maximize rig utilization, creating advantages for environmental or geotechnical businesses.

ID: 5351 | Date: 2021-02-02
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NEW Geoprobe® Seismic CPT Module Yields Better Data at Lower Cost

Primarily focused on completing site investigations and writing soil reports to help clients eliminate risk as they build...

ID: 5341 | Date: 2020-12-04
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Advancing Geotechnical Services with the NEW 3126GT and 3100GT

Doing a bit of everything in the private and government sectors - including drilling, environmental, geotechnical engineering...

ID: 5340 | Date: 2020-12-04
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Simplify Split Spoon Sampling with Geoprobe® 2-inch Interlocking Split Spoons

Split spoons the shape of balloons when sampling heaving sands have been eliminated since Alt & Witzig Engineering switched...

ID: 5339 | Date: 2020-12-04
E-Newsletter
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20 CPT Press now available with skid steer configuration

The Geoprobe® 20 CPT flexible mast option with quick mount design easily attaches the Geoprobe® 6712DT direct push machine.

ID: 1884 | Date: 2020-11-30
Probing Times Spring 2018
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Dedicated CPT Machine Opens Profit Options

Olsson desired an efficient, dedicated machine to run their CPT. In choosing the Geoprobe® 20CPT skid steer, their dedicated machine also provided profit versatility...

ID: 281 | Date: 2020-10-29
Probing Times Summer 2020
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7822DT Provides Versatility to Pivot Scope of Services

Establishing a strong foothold in the direct push business, Geo Lab Probing Services got their start in 1996 as a sampling, on-site lab screening company...

ID: 4577 | Date: 2020-08-03
E-Newsletter
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Cut Costs with NEW Pricing

NEW pricing on liner cutters means your costs are cut in half for MC/MC5, DT22, DT325 and DT45 liner cutters...

ID: 5142 | Date: 2020-08-03
E-Newsletter
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Create Competitive Advantage with OTE Sampling

When it came time to gain efficiency in geotechnical drilling, John Clark, project manager at Sage Enviro Tech, sought out Geoprobe® sales representative...

ID: 5134 | Date: 2020-08-03
E-Newsletter
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PFAS Testing of Groundwater Samplers: Q&A with Wes McCall, Geoprobe® geologist

Geoprobe® conducts PFAS tests on groundwater sampling products, results, and recommendations for performing groundwater sampling for PFAS compounds...

ID: 5250 | Date: 2020-06-03
Probing Times Summer 2020
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Technique Creates Competitive Edge

With scheduling busy drillers becoming increasingly difficult in the Northeast, affecting their clients, SAGE Environmental recognized the need to control its environmental, remedial injection, and geotechnical drilling services...

ID: 5282 | Date: 2020-06-03
Probing Times Summer 2020
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Island Geo Drillers Take Geothermal Business to the Next Level with Fast, Powerful DM250

Launching Island Geo Drillers in New York five years ago, Joe Dalba and partner Ryan Maletta were ready to take their closed-loop geothermal installation business to the next level...

ID: 5211 | Date: 2020-06-03
Probing Times Summer 2020
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Versatile Tooling Platform Upon Which to Build New Company

This past summer when Michael Jordan formed his own company in Vermont he chose a 7822DT and genuine Geoprobe® tooling to build Platform Environmental Drilling and Remediation...

ID: 5328 | Date: 2020-06-03
Probing Times Summer 2020
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Geoprobe® PVC Liners Tested Nondetect for 52 PFAS Compounds

Geoprobe® PVC liners tested nondetect for all 52 PFAS compounds...

ID: 5189 | Date: 2020-06-03
Probing Times Summer 2020
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Multiple Service Options Available

Understanding the difficult job you face servicing drill rigs when they are busy performing field work, the service centers – in Kansas and Florida – offer several different options to meet your needs...

ID: 5231 | Date: 2020-06-03
Probing Times Summer 2020
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Southeast Service Shop

Our Ocala, Florida, service team is growing...

ID: 5271 | Date: 2020-06-03
Probing Times Summer 2020
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Exploring Paper Island's Environmental History

Using a Geoprobe® 7822DT with DT22, intact soil samples could be taken in designated depths to help approximately 20 archaeologists from Museum of Copenhagen uncover the city’s environmental history...

ID: 5167 | Date: 2020-06-03
Probing Times Summer 2020
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Proper Care for Aging 7822DT Rigs

In production for more than 12 years, the Geoprobe® 7822DT is a workhorse in many company fleets. If you've had your rig for a few years, it may be showing some signs of age. Three key components on the front of the 7822DT deserve periodic inspection...

ID: 5255 | Date: 2020-06-03
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Containing Communist-Era Contamination

Despite sloping terrain, swampy forest, and harsh weather, Dekonta successfully used 7822DT and Direct Image® tools in their investigation of an old sand quarry, which during the communist era served as a landfill for various factory wastes...

ID: 5132 | Date: 2020-06-03
Probing Times Summer 2020
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DM450 Takes on the Rocky Mountains

A recently delivered DM450 drilling geothermal wells at a university at the base of the Rocky Mountains...

ID: 5154 | Date: 2020-06-03
Probing Times Summer 2020
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Distinctly Different DM450

With a 140-foot open hole and casing ready to set, Bush Services noticed the hole starting to cave in. Fortunately the operator abandoned the rig as it started sliding backward — into a sinkhole...

ID: 5153 | Date: 2020-06-03
Probing Times Summer 2020
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Capitalize on Combination Capabilities

Fulcrum often found themselves dependent on other drilling contractors to complete a fair amount of their work. Frustrated, they began looking for ways to make the 20-year-old company more competitive by doing all drilling operations in-house...

ID: 5118 | Date: 2020-06-01
Probing Times Summer 2020
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NEW 6712DT Tier 4: Power and Control

NEW 6712DT leverages the Tier 4 engine to incorporate additional features to make your environmental work easier...

ID: 5236 | Date: 2020-06-01
Probing Times Summer 2020
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Sticking to What Works

For Penecore Drilling, sticking to what they do best and remaining resilient through recessions – and now COVID-19 – has been made just a little easier because “Geoprobe® always comes out with a lot of different things that help us.” ...

ID: 5276 | Date: 2020-06-01
Probing Times Summer 2020
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Sonic Satisfies Lithology Needs

Exploring for several years how sonic drilling might fit SAEDACCO's business model, customer needs and evolving technology convinced them it was time to invest...

ID: 5269 | Date: 2020-06-01
Probing Times Summer 2020
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Sonic Only Tool to Succeed

Companies who had tried drilling at a site in Guymon, Oklahoma, lost pipe strings in the rough formation. Keyes had faith in his Geoprobe® 8150LS and his driller, Billy Graham, to get the job done...

ID: 5268 | Date: 2020-06-01
Probing Times Summer 2020
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Farewell Friend, Not Just Colleague

After 26 years, Greg Johnson leaves a legacy of treating customers with honesty and respect and raising the profile of international customers within the company...

ID: 5169 | Date: 2020-06-01
Probing Times Summer 2020
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Considering Adding Sonic Capabilities? Geoprobe® Adds Value

Customers remark how they increasingly see requests for sonic capabilities, making sonic rig ownership necessary to maintain or gain market share. When you choose a Geoprobe® 8150LS sonic rotary rig you gain additional advantages...

ID: 5131 | Date: 2020-06-01
Probing Times Summer 2020
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3-Inch Interlocking Split Spoons

After just a few uses of the 2-inch interlocking split spoon, Discovery Drilling in Alaska was convinced they needed the new design in a 3-inch version to satisfy their sample-hungry clients...

ID: 2114 | Date: 2020-05-29
Probing Times Summer 2020
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Changing with the Times

Enviroprobe Integrated Solutions in West Virgina has steadily increased its geotechnical work since 2013. As their field of work has changed over time, Fore leverages the 7822DT’s ability to core rock...

ID: 5120 | Date: 2020-05-29
Probing Times Summer 2020
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Confidence to Close High-profile Forensic Jobs

When MLA Geotechnical found themselves in need of a truck-mounted drill rig to complete thousands of borings per year in hard clays and limestones, the Geoprobe® 3100GT quickly became their top choice...

ID: 5125 | Date: 2020-05-29
Probing Times Summer 2020
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Geoprobe® CPT Advantage: CPT-ready Rigs and Cone Calibration

With more than 20 years experience, Geoprobe® has the technical team to offer CPT troubleshooting, spare parts, service, and repairs — including cone calibration — along with "CPT-ready" rigs...

ID: 5181 | Date: 2020-05-29
Probing Times Summer 2020
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Cabin Solves Challenge of Weather Extremes

Given their service area in the north-central United States, the climate-controlled cabin of the Geoprobe® 2060CPT Crawler provided an advantage MATECO thought their customers would appreciate...

ID: 5117 | Date: 2020-05-29
Probing Times Summer 2020
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Gaining Ground on the Green Ooze

One cold day in late December rush-hour motorists noticed green ooze gushing onto the pavement through a crack in the retaining wall of I-696, north of Detroit...

ID: 5177 | Date: 2020-05-29
Probing Times Summer 2020
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A Combination of Extremes

The need of GeoTek Hawaii to provide a combination of services, in a combination of environments, led them to have a combination of rigs – though the fleet tips toward Geoprobe® combination rigs like the 7822DT...

ID: 5123 | Date: 2020-05-29
Probing Times Summer 2020
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NEW Spring Assisted Swivel Lift Caps: Improved for Geotech

Now even easier on the forearms and wrists, the NEW Spring Assisted Swivel Lift Caps are lighter weight and feature improved vent holes...

ID: 5242 | Date: 2020-05-29
Probing Times Summer 2020
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NEW Dual Flight Anchor: Save Set-up Time

Earth anchoring options on our 3126GT, 3100GT, and 7822DT now include a single, dual flight anchor...

ID: 5239 | Date: 2020-05-29
Probing Times Summer 2020
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The Delicate Dimension of Drilling

GFA found the perfect combination of precision and power with the Geoprobe® 3230DT along with the added benefit of increasing their productivity through the 3230DT’s direct push capabilities...

ID: 5147 | Date: 2020-05-29
Probing Times Summer 2020
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Dealing with Industry Demands

To meet the varying requests environmental and geotechnical requests, East Coast Drilling Inc. (ECDI) relies heavily on the Geoprobe® 7822DT...

ID: 5146 | Date: 2020-05-29
Probing Times Summer 2020
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Sturdy Interlocking Split Spoon Means More Footage

For a company with an ever-increasing geotechnical workload making a name for itself by drilling in difficult geologies, the Geoprobe® interlocking split spoon turned into a perfect solution to their struggle...

ID: 5277 | Date: 2020-05-29
Probing Times Summer 2020
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NEW 3230DT Tier 4: More Power, Less Fuel

Known for providing precision head feed control and versatility to easily switch between drilling techniques, the NEW Tier 4 3230DT adds horsepower and fuel-saving hydraulic features...

ID: 5235 | Date: 2020-05-29
Probing Times Summer 2020
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Convenient, Consistent Poly-filters

Coming in pre-soaked packs of 10, the new poly filters provide the convenience of ‘one-and-done’ versus the extra effort of determining whether the brass filter has exceeded its viability...

ID: 5133 | Date: 2020-05-29
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Reaching Greater CPT Depths

The ability to anchor the 3230DT, achieving greater CPT depths, has led to the development of a new procedure integrating the CPT data into the bridge piling design for Nebraska Department of Transportation...

ID: 5256 | Date: 2020-05-29
Probing Times Summer 2020
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Already a Fan of the 7822DT?

The NEW 3126GT turns the efficiency of the 7822DT up another notch...

ID: 5094 | Date: 2020-05-29
Probing Times Summer 2020
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Playing Ball with the Big Dogs

Geo Lab Drilling leverages the power of the 7822DT to stretch their capabilities, penetrating shallow rock in the piedmont of the South...

ID: 5251 | Date: 2020-05-29
Probing Times Summer 2020
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Seasoned Drillers Praise Next Generation Machine

Reducing time transitioning between functions with the centerline head side shift is just one of the advantages afforded by the NEW 3126GT...

ID: 5264 | Date: 2020-05-28
Probing Times Summer 2020
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NEW 3126GT: Simplify Your Geotech

Dream of swiftly sliding from rotary to automatic drop hammer without having to reposition mast or machine? The innovative centerline head side shift is a reality on the NEW 3126GT...

ID: 282 | Date: 2020-05-28
Probing Times Summer 2020
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Drillers choose 1.75 in. probe rod for size, durability

Our NEW Geoprobe® 1.75 in. probe rods are stronger, last longer, and can be used for multiple applications...

ID: 5155 | Date: 2020-05-17
Probing Times Spring 2018
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Work Smarter, Not Harder: NEW Spring Assisted Swivel Pull Caps Do the Work for You

Ample rains the past few years have the United States Army Corps of Engineers out of Omaha, Nebraska, busy from the Mississippi River west conducting geotechnical tests on levies and damns...

ID: 5337 | Date: 2020-02-04
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Gain Confidence and Production: Quality Of 3100GT Makes the Difference

Completing geotech work across the state of Texas, MLA Geotechnical was accustomed to using their conventional rigs...

ID: 5176 | Date: 2020-02-04
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More for The Money: Simplify Traditional Geotech Techniques with NEW 3126GT

No one wants to be stuck in the stone age, which is what it can feel like trying to squeeze profits out of a clunky conventional drill rig...

ID: 5228 | Date: 2020-02-04
E-Newsletter
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Cut Fuel Consumption In Half With New Features On The 7822DT V3

Turning augers with the throttle full tilt and then idling down when fine tuning tool strings may be automatically programmed into some driller’s minds...

ID: 5143 | Date: 2019-10-03
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Satisfy Sample Hungry Clients with NEW Patented 3-inch Interlocking Split Spoon

Frozen. Everything. Everywhere. A common challenge in Alaska where the geology is interesting - to say the least - with glacial till and large cobbles. But the tough terra firma...

ID: 5261 | Date: 2019-10-03
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Increase Sampling Efficiency with NEW DT22 Detent Drive Head

Loose soils. Medium dense soils. No matter the soil type, the NEW DT22 Detent Drive Head has solved the challenge of damaged or stranded liners...

ID: 5208 | Date: 2019-10-03
E-Newsletter
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Safe, Easy Operation Makes 3100GT Ideal for New Drillers, State Agencies

Cost-efficient mobilization, safety features and ease of operation have made the 3100GT a valuable rig for training new drillers while providing the operating versatility and comfort desired by experienced drillers.

ID: 5260 | Date: 2019-08-27
Probing Times Spring 2019
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Favorite Features on the DM250 Water Well Rig

The perfect rig for 2 to 6-inch shallow water wells.

ID: 5173 | Date: 2019-08-13
Probing Times Spring 2019
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The Best Version Yet: 7822DT V3 Builds on Tradition of Excellence

Known for providing power and versatility, the Geoprobe® 7822DT V3 builds upon this tradition with elevated efficiency and minimized maintenance...

ID: 5105 | Date: 2019-07-10
Probing Times Spring 2019
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Geoprobe® Geologist Wes McCall to Provide Presentations for Inaugural AESAS Conference in Brazil

The first Contaminated Site Conference July 2-4, 2019, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, includes two sessions by Geoprobe® Geologist Wes McCall as part of the broad selection

ID: 5185 | Date: 2019-06-06
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Terracon History Sets Foundation for Geotechnical Future

Terracon’s intrusive exploration and sampling methods include hollow stem augering, mud and air rotary, rock coring, and direct push...

ID: 5289 | Date: 2019-05-07
Probing Times Spring 2019
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Carbide Sonic Bits

Throughout the years Geoprobe® has accumulated feedback on how sonic bits wear during their lifetime. Our tooling engineers took this information..

ID: 5119 | Date: 2019-05-07
Probing Times Spring 2019
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COMING SOON: 3-inch Interlocking Split Spoons

Customers asked, and Geoprobe® tooling engineers have delivered. The interlocking split spoon everyone has grown to love will soon be available in a 3-inch OD version...

ID: 5124 | Date: 2019-05-07
Probing Times Spring 2019
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Gregg Drilling LLC Spends Time on Ice

Gregg Drilling LLC of Signal, California, spent time indoors this winter. But that doesn’t necessarily mean they were staying warm...

ID: 5199 | Date: 2019-05-07
Probing Times Spring 2019
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3100GT Features You Should See for Yourself

Almost immediately after my return to Geoprobe® I was tossed the keys to our demo 3100GT and told to “go run it."

ID: 2154 | Date: 2019-05-07
Probing Times Spring 2019
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Lightweight, Compact DM450 Water Well Rig

For more than 20 years DRILLMAX® has been providing drillers with the model DM450 rotary rig. Primarily utilized to complete residential water wells...

ID: 5214 | Date: 2019-05-07
Probing Times Spring 2019
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W2 Engineering Offers Geotech Drilling Services with 3100GT

Started in 2012 as a geotechnical and materials testing firm, W2 Engineering, Oklahoma City, subcontracted a lot of its drilling...

ID: 5332 | Date: 2019-05-07
Probing Times Spring 2019
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GeoTek Alaska Sonic Succeeds at Subzero

Using a Geoprobe® 8150LS rotary sonic, GeoTek Alaska drills at -38 degrees Fahrenheit in alluvial sands and gravels of the Tanana Basin near Fairbanks, Alaska...

ID: 5195 | Date: 2019-05-07
Probing Times Spring 2019
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Variety Key to Business for Cenozoic

With a bachelor’s degree in geophysics from the University of California Santa Barbara, Jeff Harra’s interest in mining geology, geologic hazards, and equipment design...

ID: 5326 | Date: 2019-05-07
Probing Times Spring 2019
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Using Hydraulic Profiling Tool (HPT) to Estimate Groundwater Specific Conductance

Geoprobe® HPT is becoming one of the most common direct push logging tools used in site characterization. An HPT port is now included on ALL MIP...

ID: 5325 | Date: 2019-05-07
Probing Times Spring 2019
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Combination Drilling Rig Impresses Field Crews at Field Demos

While seeing a new machine all shiny and new in a convention center can be impressive, witnessing a machine doing the actual work reveals its true potential...

ID: 5122 | Date: 2019-05-07
Probing Times Spring 2019
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Geoprobe® Service Offers Multiple Options

The goal of Geoprobe® service is to provide the best equipment service support in the drilling industry. Understanding the difficult job our customers...

ID: 5191 | Date: 2019-05-07
Probing Times Spring 2019
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Multiple Sizes of Spring Assisted Swivel Pull Caps Reduce Operator Fatigue

Control of the winch line tension by the springs in the cap creates natural alignment and prevents binding of threads – making threading and unthreading rods quicker...

ID: 5232 | Date: 2019-05-07
Probing Times Spring 2019
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Southeast Service Shop in Florida Keeps Customers in the Field

One year ago Todd Ewing and his family relocated from Kansas – bringing more than 10 years of Geoprobe® service experience – to open the southeast service shop in Ocala, Florida...

ID: 5272 | Date: 2019-05-07
Probing Times Spring 2019
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Geoprobe® Participates on ITRC Team for Implementing ASCT

The Interstate Technology and Regulatory Council (ITRC) is a state led coalition working to encourage the use of innovative technology and methods to reduce...

ID: 5188 | Date: 2019-05-07
Probing Times Spring 2019
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More and More, Customers Choose Geoprobe® 3.75-inch Rod for Variety of Applications

It's now possible to collect SPT data via split spoon sampler and automatic drop hammer within the same 3.75-inch driven casing...

ID: 5227 | Date: 2019-05-07
Probing Times Spring 2019
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The Face Behind the Friendly Geoprobe® Greeting

She is the familiar voice you hear when you call the main Geoprobe® number. Whether to order tooling, work through a service challenge...

ID: 5168 | Date: 2019-05-07
Probing Times Spring 2019
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Sonic Secures Pot of Gold for M&W Drilling

Rather than continue turning down job requests because they didn’t have a sonic rig, M&W Drilling (MWD) in Knoxville, Tennessee, decided two years ago it was time to get into sonic drilling...

ID: 5270 | Date: 2019-05-07
Probing Times Spring 2019
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Customer Service Plus 3230DT Equal Rapid Growth for Hawkston LLC

After a couple years working as a consultant alongside drilling companies, Cory Walker gained key insights into what consultants need and a deep understanding of the goals...

ID: 5135 | Date: 2019-05-07
Probing Times Spring 2019
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Geoprobe® No Stranger to CPT Advantages

With constant pressure to become more cost-efficient, engineers are opting to become more sophisticated in their sampling methods...

ID: 5186 | Date: 2019-05-07
Probing Times Spring 2019
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EWI's Entrepreneurial Spirit Soars with Geoprobe® Sonic 8150LS

To complete primarily environmental, geothermal and cathodic drilling, EWI’s Springfield office started with two Geoprobe® 6620s...

ID: 5166 | Date: 2019-05-07
Probing Times Spring 2019
article

Atlantic Testing Expands Customer Base

Diversity is a driving force for Atlantic Testing Laboratories Limited (ATL). From diverse office locations to services, ATL has found stability...

ID: 5096 | Date: 2019-05-07
Probing Times Spring 2019
article

Productivity Push Leads EGS to 20CPT

With drilling services focused predominantly on infrastructure investigations – roadways and bridges – Environmental and Geotechnical Specialists Inc...

ID: 5254 | Date: 2019-05-07
Probing Times Spring 2019
article

DT22 Detent Drive Head Helps Increase RAZEK's Efficiency

Founded in 2004, RAZEK Environmental LLC in Louisburg, Kansas, operates as a Geoprobe® direct push technology subcontractor...

ID: 5157 | Date: 2019-05-07
Probing Times Spring 2019
article

PFAS: Per- and Poly-Fluoroalkyl Substances Sampling Protocols and Issues

PFAS compounds have been “emerging contaminants” for a few years now. It seems this last year has reached a critical point for environmental investigation...

ID: 5249 | Date: 2019-04-25
Probing Times Spring 2019
article

Direct Image® Operational Tips Email

In early 2017, we changed some of the components in the HPT Pump and controller. These changes provide better pump performance

ID: 5150 | Date: 2019-04-04
Web Article
article

Mechanical Bladder Pump Approved by US EPA's ETV Program

Mechanical Bladder Pump Approved by US EPA's ETV Program

ID: 5222 | Date: 2019-02-12
Web Article
article

How the Mechanical Bladder Pump Works

ID: 5205 | Date: 2019-02-12
Web Article
article

Groundwater Monitoring Environmental Protection Article

So, why is groundwater monitoring important you ask? And what does 'direct push' have to do with it? And for that matter, what is 'direct push'?

ID: 5267 | Date: 2019-02-12
Web Article
article

Collecting SPT through 3.75 in. Driven Casing

Our customers have used the 3.75 in. probe rod and DT37 soil sampling system to collect continuous soil samples and SPT samples for several years...

ID: 5121 | Date: 2018-05-17
Probing Times Spring 2018
article

Open House 2018 Recap

Our fifth Geoprobe® Open House is in the record books and we couldn’t have asked for a better day full of sunshine and excitement...

ID: 5247 | Date: 2018-05-17
Probing Times Spring 2018
article

Geoprobe® 8150LS Makes Deep Wells a Breeze for GFA International

The 8150LS sonic drill rig quickly proved itself to GFA International, Inc., while drilling in complex conditions...

ID: 5180 | Date: 2018-05-17
Probing Times Spring 2018
article

7822DT V3 goes into production

When the Geoprobe® Engineering Team released the first 7822DT product in the spring of 2009, we had a good feeling...

ID: 4579 | Date: 2018-05-17
Probing Times Spring 2018
article

Geoprobe® 4.5 in. Heavy Duty Sonic Rods are Stronger, Last Longer

The Geoprobe® 4.5 in. heavy duty (HD) sonic drill rods are significantly stronger than their traditional counterpart and manufactured at our facility in Salina, KS...

ID: 5179 | Date: 2018-05-17
Probing Times Spring 2018
article

No CDL Required: Saves Customers Money & Hassle

Geoprobe® continues to engineer machine configurations that allow drilling companies to mobilize to and from projects without the use of a CDL..

ID: 5244 | Date: 2018-05-17
Probing Times Spring 2018
article

VIMS uses 66DT to peer into the past, plan for the future

The Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) uses their 66DT to dig up the past – literally – along Virginia’s Eastern Shore barrier islands...

ID: 5331 | Date: 2018-05-17
Probing Times Spring 2018
article

Damasco Penna values reliability, versatility

Damasco Penna, a geotechnical engineering company based in São Paulo, Brazil, have been expanding their Geoprobe® fleet since 2008...

ID: 5144 | Date: 2018-05-17
Probing Times Spring 2018
article

Geoprobe® Releases Two New Geotechnical Sampling Rigs

On many geotech sites, the need for speed and efficiency is of the utmost importance. Geoprobe® has released two new geotech sampling rigs...

ID: 5190 | Date: 2018-05-17
Probing Times Spring 2018
article

Interlocking Split Spoon is Faster, 2X Stronger, and Lasts Longer

Engineered and built by Geoprobe®, our patented interlocking split spoon saves drillers both time and money...

ID: 5210 | Date: 2018-05-17
Probing Times Spring 2018
article

Geoprobe® Opens Regional Service Center in Florida

One of our main company objectives at Geoprobe® is to PROVIDE TOP SERVICE IN THE DRILLING INDUSTRY...

ID: 5187 | Date: 2018-05-17
Probing Times Spring 2018
article

MiHpt equips Parratt-Wolff with precise, real-time logging results

Parratt-Wolff effectively reduced the duration of site remediation for their clients when they introduced MiHpt into their service offerings three years ago...

ID: 5223 | Date: 2018-05-17
Probing Times Spring 2018
article

DT22 Detent Drive Head Makes Soil Sampling Faster & Easier!

Geoprobe® has developed an all new drive head for the DT22 Soil Sampling System – making an already efficient system even faster and easier...

ID: 5158 | Date: 2018-05-17
Probing Times Spring 2018
article

DRILLMAX® DM250 Water Well Rig Makes Debut

In 2017, DRILLMAX® joined Geoprobe®. Bringing companies together is real work, but we are already starting to see new positives emerge...

ID: 5156 | Date: 2018-05-17
Probing Times Spring 2018
article

3230DT in Texas: Advances CPT Nicely

I’ve been operating the 3230DT since its release and the capabilities continue to impress me...

ID: 2187 | Date: 2018-05-16
Probing Times Spring 2018
article

3230DT’s 80,000 lb. of pull back gives Shepler Well Drilling peace of mind

Shepler Well Drilling, Inc., of Manton, MI, was in the market for an auger rig when they set their sights on the 3230DT...

ID: 2186 | Date: 2018-05-16
Probing Times Spring 2018
article

Nebraska DOT: 3230DT is an all-inclusive timesaver

The Nebraska Department of Transportation found exactly what it was looking for with the 3230DT...

ID: 5233 | Date: 2018-05-16
Probing Times Spring 2018
article

OIP-Green Successfully Detects Coal Tar Fluorescence

The Optical Imaging Profiler (OIP) is a new direct push photo-logging system developed by Geoprobe® that uses a down hole light source...

ID: 5245 | Date: 2018-05-12
Probing Times Spring 2018
article

2060CPT makes field jobs efficient, comfortable

The Geoprobe® 2060CPT is a 20-ton-rated, static push Cone Penetration Testing platform that allows users to maximize their efforts...

ID: 2113 | Date: 2018-05-12
Probing Times Spring 2018
article

The 4-Twenty Project

New Geoprobe® SDT60 Weighted Wire Line System Obtains High-Quality Soil Samples in Less Time

ID: 2189 | Date: 2017-07-21
Probing Times Fall 2015
article

Mapping DNAPL With MIP

Most MIP (Membrane Interface Probe) work is performed to map...

ID: 5220 | Date: 2017-06-30
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

Optical Image Profiler (OIP)

The Optical Image Profiler (OIP) is a direct push probe that uses UV fluorescence to...

ID: 5248 | Date: 2017-06-29
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

Demand High for Using OIP System From Vista GeoScience Clients

John Fontana, PG and President/CEO of Vista GeoScience in Golden, CO, and his direct sensing team are...

ID: 5148 | Date: 2017-06-29
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

Enhanced In Situ Soil Analysis

The success of soil investigations and remediation designs is highly dependent o..

ID: 5162 | Date: 2017-06-29
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

Searching for DNAPL Using Direct Image® Tools

2C2, Inc., in Raritan, NJ, was contracted by B

ID: 5263 | Date: 2017-06-29
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

Geo Logic Makes the Most of Their Investment

“While anyone in their right mind would...

ID: 5178 | Date: 2017-06-28
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

Multiple Options for HPT Logging

Since the release of the Hydraulic Profiling Tool (HPT) in 2006...

ID: 5230 | Date: 2017-06-28
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

ASTM Award for Wes McCall

Wes McCall, PG, Geoprobe® Environmental Geologist, will receive...

ID: 5095 | Date: 2017-06-28
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

390 Times and Not One Failure

After completing 65 borings in...

ID: 2188 | Date: 2017-06-27
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

Summit Drilling Finds Veterans Important Asset for Company

Summit Drilling provides a wide range of...

ID: 5279 | Date: 2017-06-26
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

Most Versatile CPT Push Platform

The 6622CPT punches way above...

ID: 5229 | Date: 2017-06-26
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

Small Company Success Based On Great Employees and Reliable Equipment

I’m proud to celebrate 20 years as a partner of Enviro-Dynamics...

ID: 5265 | Date: 2017-06-26
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

Discovery Drilling Finds Right Mix

As a Driller’s Helper, and now a Driller, it didn’t take long for me to become...

ID: 5152 | Date: 2017-06-22
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

Direct Push Services in Utah Can Always Count on EDNA

Solar grids were constructed in the...

ID: 5151 | Date: 2017-06-22
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

New Electro Kinetic Remediation Technology Used in New York

EPhase 2 in Huntington Station, NY, utilized a Geoprobe® 6712DT to install...

ID: 5240 | Date: 2017-06-22
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

Landshark Drilling Continues to Grow and Develop More Geoprobe® Services

Landshark Drilling, located in southern Ontario, Canada, provides...

ID: 5212 | Date: 2017-06-22
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

7822DT Meets Required Checklist for Holocene Drilling’s Urban Needs

Holocene Drilling, Inc., servicing the Seattle, WA, and Portland, OR, markets...

ID: 4576 | Date: 2017-06-22
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

7822DT & Air Rotary Success

A gas station located within the urban core of a major midwestern city was confirmed to...

ID: 3859 | Date: 2017-06-22
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

Leaking CPT Holes Cause Problems

An artesian effect was causing a problem...

ID: 5213 | Date: 2017-06-21
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

Trinity Drilling is Growing & Building

When David Reinsma, now Owner of Trinity Drilling, first attended a Geoprobe® Open House...

ID: 5322 | Date: 2017-06-21
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

Stearns Drilling’s 7822DT .. Outstanding in its Field

The Stearns Drilling 7822DT celebrates its fifth birthday this fall.

ID: 5274 | Date: 2017-06-21
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

Elite Techniques Credits 7822DT’s Versatility to Continued Success

Elite Techniques, in Camden, SC, has experienced substantial growth since...

ID: 5161 | Date: 2017-06-21
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

Eichelbergers Successfully Ventures into Water Well Market with 7822DT

Eichelbergers, Inc., in Mechanicsburg, PA, was approached by...

ID: 5160 | Date: 2017-06-21
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

Relationships and Reliability

Since purchasing a Geoprobe® 7822DT, which was originally envisioned to...

ID: 5258 | Date: 2017-06-21
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

EPI: Two Thumbs Up For Air & Mud Rotary Drilling with 7822DT

Environmental Probing Investigations, in Cream Ridge, NJ, has been...

ID: 5165 | Date: 2017-06-21
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

“There’s no way we’re not going to be successful!”

Dolese Brothers in Oklahoma City, OK, was founded before Oklahoma became...

ID: 5290 | Date: 2017-06-20
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

Whole City Bricks Found in DT60 Core

“The environmental drilling industry is a competitive market...

ID: 5336 | Date: 2017-06-20
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

Versatility is Key for 3230DT

From rock coring at a ski resort, to performing CPT for liquefaction analysis...

ID: 5330 | Date: 2017-06-20
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

Versatility of 7822DT Important to Geo Lab Success

While Geo Lab Drilling near Atlanta, GA, provides an array of services...

ID: 5329 | Date: 2017-06-20
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

New Doors Open to 3230DT’s Power

Action Environmental in Tampa was approached to see if they had a drill rig large enough to handle proposed environmental work; otherwise sonic options would be pursued...

ID: 5238 | Date: 2017-06-20
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

Understated and Over Delivered

The success of their first Geoprobe® 8140LS Rotary Sonic rig and associated tooling led McMillan Drilling to...

ID: 5323 | Date: 2017-06-20
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

Aztech Likes Versatility of 3230DT Rig

The 3230DT Combo Rig has seemed to ‘fill the bill’ for Aztech...

ID: 5097 | Date: 2017-06-20
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

Walker Hill Field Team Completes Abandonment of 48-in. Discharge Pipe

Unused since the early 1970s, a 48-in. diameter discharge pipe in a 2-million-gallon industrial wastewater lagoon...

ID: 5333 | Date: 2017-06-19
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

Glacier Drilling Hosts ‘Sweet’ Sonic Drilling Field Demo

Glacier Drilling, in Durham, CT, designed a “Sonic Drilling Overview and Field Demonstration” course last...

ID: 5198 | Date: 2017-06-19
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

Geoprobe® Sonic Broadens M&W Drilling’s Services

The vision at M&W Drilling, LLC, has been to aggressively expand drilling capabilities to provide a broader range of services to existing clients as well as to attract new ones..

ID: 5192 | Date: 2017-06-19
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

EnviroProbe Packs Double Punch With Sonic & 3230DT

The Force is definitely with EnviroProbe Integrated Solutions, Inc., when it comes to...

ID: 5163 | Date: 2017-06-19
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

Huss Drilling Uses Multiple Rigs at Florida Site

In the spring of 2015, Huss Drilling, Dade City, FL, embarked on a large environmental project in...

ID: 5206 | Date: 2017-06-19
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

Limited Site Access for HD Sonic Drilling

Jim Nidzgorski, of HD Sonic Drilling in East Palestine, OH, mobilized their Geoprobe® 8140LC Rotary Sonic inside an...

ID: 5216 | Date: 2017-06-14
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

6620DT Keeps on Tickin’

In 2008, when Strongarm Environmental Field Services first purchased their Geoprobe® 6620DT...

ID: 2191 | Date: 2017-06-07
Probing Times Spring 2017
article

Gregg Drilling Uses MIP To Develop Strategic ISCO Treatment

Gregg Drilling & Testing, based in California, recently partnered with a Northern California environmental consultant to provide Membrane Interface Probe (MIP) and...

ID: 5200 | Date: 2017-05-24
Web Article
article

High-Speed Coring Head for Geoprobe® Sonics

While Geoprobe® sonic machines effectively core rock, sonic does tend to induce fractures in the sample. So if the job calls for accurate...

ID: 5203 | Date: 2016-08-25
Probing Times Fall 2016
article

Air Rotary Drilling with a 7822DT

Never underestimate the capability of the 7822DT! Every day, customers become aware of applications they can offer their clients based on the power...

ID: 4582 | Date: 2016-08-25
Probing Times Fall 2016
article

54TR Mounting Options

Are you looking for a limited access, specialty direct push machine? Our 54TR combines the proven 54 Series probe assembly...

ID: 2190 | Date: 2016-08-25
Probing Times Fall 2016
article

Geoprobe® DI Team Posts HPT Logging Services Specification

Hydraulic Profiling Tool (HPT) Logging is getting a lot of use these days. HPT logs are a good tool for evaluating site stratigraphy...

ID: 5182 | Date: 2016-08-25
Probing Times Fall 2016
article

Machine Refurbish Makes Good Cents

The timing is right for 7822DTs, 8040DTs, and even some sonic rigs to come in for a refurb or repairs, especially if you continue to run one of the older...

ID: 5218 | Date: 2016-08-25
Probing Times Fall 2016
article

8140LC Sonic: Unmatched Versatility

“As far as rig performance goes, I have to say it did very well,” Randy Crandell, Driller for Major Drilling in Salt Lake City, UT, said recently...

ID: 4580 | Date: 2016-08-25
Probing Times Fall 2016
article

3230DT Helps Expand Services for Active Environmental Technologies

Our goal at Active Environmental Technologies, Inc. was to expand the drilling division to provide a much broader range of services to...

ID: 2159 | Date: 2016-08-25
Probing Times Fall 2016
article

What’s an easy way to keep your Geoprobe® machine running at peak performance?

We get calls every week, “the engine cranks but will not start or will not run well.” The number one cause is improper fuel system maintenance...

ID: 5335 | Date: 2016-08-25
Probing Times Fall 2016
article

Limited Head Space for 7822DT

Hynes & Associates, in Salisbury, MD, recently completed another difficult drilling project using a Geoprobe® 7822DT...

ID: 5215 | Date: 2016-08-25
Probing Times Fall 2016
article

7822DT Uses Air Rotary for Geothermal Loop Installation

During the last 23 years, Tony Poulter, Vice President and Co-Owner of RAZEK in Louisburg, KS, has operated a Geoprobe® machine...

ID: 4578 | Date: 2016-08-25
Probing Times Fall 2016
article

Brothers Find Employees and Geoprobe® Valuable to Grow Business

In 2005, Andrew and Tony Armstrong set forward to challenge themselves by starting their own company, Direct Environmental Drilling...

ID: 5116 | Date: 2016-08-25
Probing Times Fall 2016
article

GeoTest Services in San Antonio Knows How to Dial In...Limited Access Machines

GeoTest Services in San Antonio, TX, completed five limited access interior borings to +/- 20 feet at the University of Houston Cougars...

ID: 5197 | Date: 2016-08-25
Probing Times Fall 2016
article

GeoTek Hawaii Helps Introduce Ground Freezing Technology to Paradise

GeoTek Hawaii was recently retained by Drayko Construction in Honolulu, HI, to complete an innovative project for the City and County...

ID: 5196 | Date: 2016-08-25
Probing Times Fall 2016
article

Using HPT Logs for Identifying Brine Impact on Fresh Water Aquifers

Last summer Wes McCall and Geoprobe® summer intern Mateus Evald conducted field tests with the Hydraulic Profiling Tool–Groundwater...

ID: 5324 | Date: 2016-08-25
Probing Times Fall 2016
article

Geoprobe® Sonic Weighted Wireline - A Real Game Changer for the Sonic Industry

Moving things forward. That’s what the sonic weighted wireline tooling from Geoprobe Systems® does. Call it raising the bar...

ID: 5193 | Date: 2016-08-25
Probing Times Fall 2016
article

Customers Find Success with Geoprobe® 3.75 in. Tooling

Geoprobe® 3.75 in. tooling was designed in conjunction with the Geoprobe® 2.0-in. Slim Prepacks to create a more efficient...

ID: 5141 | Date: 2016-08-25
Probing Times Fall 2016
article

Stearns Drilling On Site of Possible Vehicle Research Center

Stearns Drilling mobilized their Geoprobe® 8140LS rotary sonic to the former Willow Run Powertrain Plant in Ypsilanti Township in Michigan, the site...

ID: 5275 | Date: 2016-08-25
Probing Times Fall 2016
article

Spring Assisted Swivel Pull Cap

This is one of my favorite accessory tools. It’s simple and effective. This is a true impact-making, gotta-see-it-to-believe-it...

ID: 5273 | Date: 2016-08-25
Probing Times Fall 2016
article

Indexing Rack for 10-Foot Sonic Tooling

With a few basic movements and one ‘touch’ of the drill stem, sonic tooling can be loaded into the rig’s rod loader, and the machine’s functions take over...

ID: 5209 | Date: 2016-08-25
Probing Times Fall 2016
article

The Bikes on Broadway

Ever present on the North Campus of Geoprobe Systems® (located on Broadway Blvd) but seldom seen by the public, these men and their ‘machines’ ride...

ID: 5110 | Date: 2016-08-25
Probing Times Fall 2016
article

MIP Logging Used to Investigate Site Contaminated by Mixture of VOCs

Dekonta company, a central/eastern European environmental company in Prague, completed both research and commercial activities...

ID: 5224 | Date: 2016-08-25
Probing Times Fall 2016
article

Riverbed Characterization on Aa River in Belgium

Students and a Professor from the Free University of Brussel (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) used a Geoprobe® Pneumatic Slug Test Kit to perform slug tests inside the Aa...

ID: 5259 | Date: 2016-08-25
Probing Times Fall 2016
article

Sonic Double Wall 4.5 in. (SDW45) Sampling System

The Sonic Double Wall 4.5-in. (SDW45) tooling system compliments the conventional sonic 4x6 system. It’s a simple and effective tooling system...

ID: 5266 | Date: 2016-08-25
Probing Times Fall 2016
article

Switch to Sonic? No Way!

The Geoprobe® sonic rig has really done some incredible things” Robert said. “Everywhere we’ve gone it’s really impressed everyone...

ID: 5281 | Date: 2016-08-24
Probing Times Fall 2016
article

Supporting Exploration Around the World

Our customers describe our equipment as “Versatile, Innovative, Easy-to-use, and Supported like no other drilling equipment” they own...

ID: 5280 | Date: 2016-08-04
Web Article
article

Dual Winch System Saves Time and Money

One of our most versatile machines just got an efficiency boost! A true dual winch option is now available for the 7822DT...

ID: 5159 | Date: 2016-05-20
Probing Times Fall 2015
article

New Technology: Commercial Release of Direct Image® OIP Logging Tool

The Direct Image® Team at Geoprobe Systems® proudly announces the commercial release of their newest Direct Image® logging tool ... the Optical Image Profiler (OIP)...

ID: 5243 | Date: 2016-05-04
Probing Times Spring 2016
article

MIP Quickly Delineates PHC Impacts

Vertex Environmental was retained to complete a large in-situ chemical oxidation injection remediation project by the provincial government in northern Ontario, Canada...

ID: 5225 | Date: 2016-05-04
Probing Times Spring 2016
article

7822DT Arrives at Sir Sandford Fleming College

The Resource Drilling and Blasting program at Sir Sandford Fleming College welcomed their new 7822DT in January..

ID: 3860 | Date: 2016-05-04
Probing Times Spring 2016
article

I’m having problems passing the HPT Reference Test and my HPT Line Pressure is High. What’s my problem?

Soil build-up behind the HPT screen is easy to troubleshoot by removing the HPT screen. Does the line pressure return to normal, and are you able to pass...

ID: 5207 | Date: 2016-05-04
Probing Times Spring 2016
article

EPI Targets Air Rotary/Hammer Work for 7822DT

Tony Pressimone, Operations Manager for Environmental Probing Investigations in Cream Ridge, NJ...

ID: 5164 | Date: 2016-05-04
Probing Times Spring 2016
article

32 Series: This Machine Will Produce For You!

The 3230DT and 3200 are TRUE combination machines, which means their utilization rates go up simply because they are well suited for both...

ID: 2155 | Date: 2016-05-03
Probing Times Spring 2016
article

3230DT Fits Our Geotech Needs

Within weeks of joining the Applied Geotechnical Engineering Consultants (AGEC) drill rig lineup, they tested the limits of the...

ID: 2158 | Date: 2016-05-03
Probing Times Spring 2016
article

Scenic Backdrop for Erie Lake Project

Drilling Engineers in Fort Collins, CO, designed a barge, specifically for their Geoprobe® 7822DT to complete a pre-feasibility study...

ID: 5262 | Date: 2016-05-03
Probing Times Spring 2016
article

Mission: Complete

In order to meet the Canadian military’s potable water needs, ALTECH Drilling and Investigative Services in Cambridge, Ontario...

ID: 5226 | Date: 2016-05-03
Probing Times Spring 2016
article

Portable Hydraulic Rod Clamp

Get rid of the pipe wrenches and use the Geoprobe® Portable Hydraulic Clamp that can be attached to most 6620DT, 7720DT, 7730DT, 7822DT, and 6712DT machines...

ID: 5253 | Date: 2016-05-03
Probing Times Spring 2016
article

Living the American Dream

As a young man out of high school, Rob McAllister wasn’t sure what he wanted to do with his life. That’s something a lot of people can relate to.

ID: 5217 | Date: 2016-01-11
Probing Times Fall 2015
article

Versatile Power. Simple to Run.

The 3230DT may be the most versatile machine Geoprobe Systems® has ever designed and manufactured. Find out more about the machine features.

ID: 5327 | Date: 2016-01-11
Probing Times Fall 2015
article

A Real Game Changer: 2.0 in. Slim Prepacks and 3.75 in. Rods

With an inside diameter of 3.0 in., the 3.75 in. Probe Rods have an optimal casing combining ease of use for 2.0-in. Slim Prepack monitoring well installation,

ID: 5257 | Date: 2016-01-11
Probing Times Fall 2015
article

How Did It Go? Amazing!

‘It’s amazing how a project can start off so small and turn into something much larger so quickly!’

ID: 5204 | Date: 2016-01-08
Probing Times Fall 2015
article

ADT Increases Production With 7822DTs

Aquifer Drilling & Testing, Inc. (ADT) is currently operating between 8-12 crews gathering information to help design bioswales...

ID: 4581 | Date: 2016-01-07
Probing Times Fall 2015
article

Bridge Over Rubbled Water

Minnesota Department of Transportation determines 1,150-ft. long, 220-ft. high structure will be used for highway...

ID: 5111 | Date: 2015-09-20
Probing Times Spring 2015
article

Former Dry Cleaners Site Impacts CA Water Front Park

The City of Monterey, CA, has envisioned providing public access to the City’s waterfront by acquiring open space since the creation of the City’s Master Plan in 1939...

ID: 5175 | Date: 2015-09-06
Probing Times Spring 2015
article

3230DT: Combination Drill Rig from Geoprobe®

EnviroTek Environmental & Construction Services in Tampa, FL, wanted to attract more mining clients. Their new...

ID: 2157 | Date: 2015-08-23
Probing Times Spring 2015
article

New Paint Always Draws a Crowd

New paint. So it was no surprise that the arrival of a new Geoprobe® 3230DT Combo Rig at the American...

ID: 5241 | Date: 2015-08-09
Probing Times Spring 2015
article

“We’ve sure been busy.”

We’re sure busy here at Discovery Drilling, in spite of the logistically challenging projects we have scattered around Alaska. We realized...

ID: 5334 | Date: 2015-07-19
Probing Times Spring 2015
article

6712DT Low-Clearance Cylinder Addition “Valuable Modification” for Enviro-Dynamics

Rob Mores, Owner of Enviro-Dynamics in Hebron, IN, ushered in 2014 with the delivery of a new 6712DT to replace his trusted 6610DT...

ID: 3858 | Date: 2015-07-12
Probing Times Spring 2015
article

7822DT Early Responder for Geotechnical and Environmental Sampling

A Geoprobe® 7822DT, owned by Strata Drilling Group in Richmond Hill, Ontario (Canada), was early on scene for a train derailment on March 7, 2015, north of Gogama in northern Ontario...

ID: 4575 | Date: 2015-06-03
Probing Times Spring 2015
article

Customer Success: 7822DT: “Right” Sized Package, Power and Capabilities

Geo Logic, Inc., Clarksville, IN, was retained by Professional Service Industries (PSI) to install a 2.0-in. PVC monitoring well near a former underground storage tank (UST) site at the..

ID: 5136 | Date: 2014-12-12
Probing Times Fall 2014
article

Customer Success: Living the American Dream

They made the decision over dinner one evening. “I think we should start our own business,” Dusty Schroeder said to his wife, Kim, with their three small children at the table...

ID: 5138 | Date: 2014-10-10
Probing Times Fall 2014
article

Customer Success: “Oh, The Places You’ll Go!”

Mike Hynes, Master Water Well Driller at John D. Hynes & Associates in Salisbury, MD, reports their 7822DT continues to do things and go places with continued success...

ID: 5139 | Date: 2014-10-03
Probing Times Fall 2014
article

Grouting Made Easy with the Direct Image® 2.25 in. Grout Sub

The new Direct Image® (DI) 2.25 in. Grout Sub (222346) will attach to any 2.25 in. DI tool string, and allow you to easily grout your borehole from bottom up...

ID: 5202 | Date: 2014-09-29
Probing Times Fall 2014
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Customer Success: Geotechnical Investigation for New Bridge Pier Foundations

The Mannik & Smith Group Inc.’s (MSG) drilling division provided geotechnical investigation and engineering services for roadway, embankment, bridge abutment, and pier design...

ID: 5137 | Date: 2014-09-17
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Geoprobe Systems® Rolls Out Array of NEW Products at 2014 Open House

Geoprobe® Open House 2014 event organizers didn’t hold anything back! There were two full days of new Geoprobe® products and technology on display, the introduction...

ID: 5194 | Date: 2014-07-01
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Augerhead Adds Rock Coring Capability to 78 Series Machines

At the 2012 Geoprobe® Open House, the Geoprobe® Engineering Team demonstrated rock coring capabilities using the 7822DT – version 2 – equipped with a new GA4100...

ID: 5237 | Date: 2013-05-23
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MC7 Soil Sampling System

The MC7 is a continuous soil sampler that compliments the industry standard MC5 system with very similar means of operation.

ID: 5221 | Date: 2013-04-19
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Direct Image® 2012 Workshop Wrap-Up

The response to our first ever Direct Image® Workshop surprised even us! Preparation for the workshop was a lot of work and at times tension was high but when the day finally arrived...

ID: 5149 | Date: 2012-04-27
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Open House 2012 Wrap-Up

It was overcast but dry and spirits were high as our 2012 Open House got underway Thursday morning. Close to 150 people travelled from half a dozen...

ID: 5246 | Date: 2012-04-25
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Geoprobe 100 'Club'

The 'Club' is exclusively for Geoprobe® machine owners who push 100 feet or beyond!

ID: 5128 | Date: 2010-12-21
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We’re always looking for interesting stories for The Probing Times or to add to our website...

ID: 5127 | Date: 2010-12-21
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Probing Times

Inside you’ll find information on new Geoprobe® products and equipment, machine features, project stories from Geoprobe® customers...

ID: 5126 | Date: 2010-12-21
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External DI Studies and Resources

This page shows a list of studies and resources along with their external links that others have done regarding the use, performance...

ID: 5219 | Date: 2010-01-06
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Geoprobe®: The Right Tools for Investigation of Uranium in Drinking Water

A few years back, the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services began testing all of the water supply wells across Nebraska to be sure...

ID: 5338 | Date: 2008-05-20
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