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Geomechanics crew helps retrieve part of a shipwreck for the East London Museum

Geomechanics crew uses the Geomechanics crane truck to retrieve a piece of a shipwreck that was washed up onto Cintsa East beach just outside East London. Here is the letter from the Principal Natural Scientist and the East London Museum

TO: Mr Barry Kruger
Regional Manager (Eastern Cape)
Geomechanics

Dear Barry,

Geomech Africa recognised for its commitment to safety

Geomech Africa is awarded a Certificate of Excellence that recognises commitment to safety Geomech Africa is awarded a Certificate of Exclellence that recognises commitment to safety in a very safety conscious environment. They achieved 100 LTI free days while drilling underground  at Black Rock(Northern Cape) for client Assmang.

Geomechanics' staff member's quick thinking prevents serious injury at King Shaka International Airport

Geomechanics' staff member's quick thinking prevents serious injury at King Shaka International Airport

Dean MacDonald reacted quickly today at King Shaka Airport and potentially saved lives when a Taxi carrying around 13 people caught fire about 150m from where he was drilling.

Drilling by the midnight sun in Sweden

Geomechanics exploration drilling by the midnight sun in Sweden

This week the geomechanics exploration team in Sweden drilled two shifts! This is night shift after midnight drillingby the light of the MIDNIGHT SUN!

Geomechanics arrive in Sweden

Geomechanics crews enjoy snow in Sweden

Geomechanics crews are in high spirits as they are adapting to a very new and very cold working environment. They enjoyed their first day on site by having a snowball fight and then it was down to work when the containers arrived.

Geomechanics heads off to Sweden for gold exploration project

Dave Rossiter CEO of the GeoGroup at OR Thambo airport in Johannesburg to see off the Geomechanics team that will be exploring for gold in Sweden.

Geomechanics crew on its way to Sweden

(L-R Dave Rossiter, Simon Motitsoe,Welcome Dhlamini, Grsant Rijsmus, Lizwe Siwela, Allen Netslanda, Michael Mohajane and Laura Rossiter)

Geomechanics Drillers Back to School

Geomechanics Drilling School

The Geomechanics drilling school is back in action again today with Philemon Moremi (supervisor- with 40 odd years of drilling experience) and Jan Tswago (Supervisor) teaching crews that have come back from sites.

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Geomechanics drills with the lions

Geomechanics drills with the lions

Geomechanics rigs have been set up in some amazing places but I think this is one of the most risky - and its just round the corner from Head Office in Lanseria!

The crew are drilling for a water resevoir foundation in the Lion Park.