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Covers and Cans 2024!

The winter chill is upon us, and for many families in our communities, staying warm and fed can be a real struggle.This year, we're holding our annual Covers & Cans winter drive, focusing on collecting essential items for those in need. We're not just collecting blankets and canned food (although those are vital too!), we're reaching out to various sanctuaries to ensure eve ...

Electra Mining Africa 2024

SEE YOU AT ELECTRA MINING AFRICA 2024!We're thrilled to announce that we'll be exhibiting at this year's Electra Mining Africa Expo at the Expo Centre in Nasrec, Johannesburg! As returning participants, we're excited to reconnect with industry leaders and forge new partnerships.Electra Mining is the platform showcasing Southern Africa's manufacturing prowess across various sect ...

Branch Focus: East London

BRANCH FOCUS: EASTERN CAPEWe're thrilled to highlight the achievements of our Eastern Cape branch, established in 2010! Since then, under the leadership of Director Barry Kruger, the team has tackled nearly 50 projects across the region. Their expertise extends both on land and offshore, playing a key role in local success stories.2023 saw a major highlight with Barry Kruger le ...

Tanzania CPTu Testing & Sonic Drilling

TANZANIA CPTu TESTING & SONIC DRILLINGGeomechanics (Pty) Ltd. successfully completed a combined CPTu and Sonic drilling investigation in Tanzania.  This project required a multifaceted approach, including targeted soil sampling using both MOSTAP and Shelby techniques.The team encountered unforeseen hard layers during drilling, creating some challenges in conducting the CPTu ...

June 2024 | Newsletter

June 2024 | Newsletter In this issue, we look at the following: Tanzania CPTu Testing & Sonic Drilling Branch Focus | East London Electra Mining Africa 2024 Covers and Cans Follow the link below to read it now ...

New Ventures | Saudi Arabia

The Geomechanics group is excited to announce our expansion into Saudi Arabia! Director Barry Kruger and Marketing Specialist Caroline Kruger recently met with our hosts and co-partner, Asbar, a subsidiary of Technology Experts Company to connect with potential clients and promote our combined services. We've already made valuable connections and look forward to building strong ...

Dilatometer Testing

When building on, or interacting with the ground, understanding its geotechnical properties is crucial. Enter the flat plate dilatometer (DMT) and seismic dilatometer (SDMT) tests - two in-situ techniques that geotechnical engineers use to assess soil behaviour.DMT is a stainless-steel blade with a flat circular steel membrane that is advanced, into the soil, using a standard C ...

Branch Focus: KwaZulu-Natal

Led by the experienced Dries de Beer, our KwaZulu-Natal branch has carved a path of success since its inception in 2013. With a commitment to quality assurance and health and safety, they've tackled 70 projects and collaborated with 26 prestigious clients, including industry giants like Transnet, SANRAL, and Airports Company South Africa. Dries and his team have a deep underst ...

Drilling & Instrumentation Installation Collaboration

Geomech Africa was recently contracted for a project on a tailings facility in South Africa. The project involved conducting 21 CPTu tests in November of 2023, to determine ideal drill locations, and then drilling these boreholes and installing a monitoring system to assess the stability of the dam embankments.PROJECT DETAILS:Equipment: Colossal CPT-150, YWE D90 drill rig.Drill ...

May 2024 | Newsletter

In this issue, we look at the following: Drilling & Instrumentation Installation Collaboration Branch Focus | KwaZulu-Natal Tech Focus | Dilatometer & Seismic DMT New Ventures | Saudi Arabia To read the full edition, ...