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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Southeast Service Shop

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

ID: 5271 | Date: 2020-06-03
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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