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The GeoGroup Year-End Function & Staff Awards Ceremony

The GeoGroup Year-End Function & Staff Awards CeremonyAs 2020 was coming to a close, the GeoGroup team was ready to celebrate together at our annual year-end braai and staff awards on the 18th of December. This, especially, is a great time where we get to unwind and celebrate all the milestones we reached together in 2020 even while observing strict COVID-19 preventative me ...

GeoGroup Newsletter | February 2021

"Hello, February!" The GeoGroup has had an extremely busy start to the year. Currently, we have 35 Projects within the group of companies of which we are truly grateful for. We want to dedicate this edition of the GeoGroup newsletter to all of our clients for their continuous support and especially to each and every GeoGroup employee for their dedication and the excellence the ...

Demand for reliable monitoring systems on the rise

Demand for reliable monitoring systems on the riseSourced from Creamer Media's Engineering News & Mining WeeklyThe demand for early-warning systems for tailings facilities and/or dams has increased exponentially, subsequent to the Vale incident, suggests geotechnical civil and mining instrumentation company Terra Monitoring operations director Robin Schmidt.Therefore, the c ...

Terra Monitoring Team at Work

GeoGroup Newsletter | January 2021

Happy New Year! Welcome to the first edition of the GeoGroup newsletter for 2021. We wish all our staff and clients a successful and prosperous 2021.We have been back at work for a week already and our teams have been deployed to the field beginning site works. Our teams have been retrained and medicalised and ready for the year ahead of hopefully some uninterrupted hard work ...

Team driving in piles

GeoGroup Newsletter | November 2020

Building on Strength 2020 has been a defining year for businesses across the world, especially for those of us in our own HR departments. We are at the centre of all the ups and downs when it comes to our employees both physically and mentally. At GeoGroup, we have always lived by the legacy that the late Dave Rossiter, founder of GeoGroup, left with us. He always used to say ...

GeoGroup Newsletter | September 2020

“Full steam ahead captain!” With the recent ease of restrictions, as the nation moved into Level-1 of the national lockdown, GeoGroup has been going at it at double the speed. And with all the newly awarded projects to the various GeoGroup companies, we are proud to announce that our engines are running at full capacity. Deployment to new sites are happening weekly while our f ...

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Air percussion drilling for the mining industry | AMI Feature

GeoGroup was recently featured in the African Mining Insight journal. The feature explores how air percussion drilling affects the mining industry and looks at the most effective drilling methods for retrieving quality core samples. Read the full article now. ...

Engineering News Weekly | Publication Feature

Now more than ever, the safety of tailings dams has been on the lips of everyone in the industry. GeoGroup has been at the forefront of safety at tailings dams with the installation and use of Slimline Vibrating Wire Piezometers by automating tailing dams readings. With real-time information being more readily available, the risk of tailings dam failure is minimized. Engineerin ...

Borehole drilling in Stellenbosch

GeoGroup Newsletter | July 2020

Catch up on the latest news and updates in our July Newsletter.

In loving memory of David Bernard Rossiter | 1959 - 2020

It is with great sadness that we inform you of Dave Rossiter’s passing. He passed away peacefully On Tuesday 30th June 2020 at home surrounded by his loving family. He had a long struggle with Motor Neuron Disease which sadly took him too soon. Dave Rossiter started Geomechanics in 1989, being the drill rig operator, the core writer, the driver, the CEO, the estimator, the buye ...