Category Archives: Industry News

Pile Dynamics complete revamps its Pile Driving Analyzer® system

Pile Dynamics has recently announced the release of a new model of Pile Driving Analyzer® (PDA) System, the PDA-8G, billing it as the culmination of a complete redesign effort of the most widely employed system for Dynamic Load Tests of any type of deep foundation.  Like previous PDAs, this 8th…

Atlas Copco B7-41 Hurricane boosters, high penetration rates, small footprints

Atlas Copco’s B7-41/1000 Hurricane boosters help drill and service crews achieve high penetration rates with small equipment footprints. The boosters’ small footprints also make them easy to transport between drilling and service sites. Atlas Copco featured the B7-41 Hurricane boosters during the Permian Basin International Oil Show in Odessa, Texas,…

Dieseko Group reinforces its international position with the acquisition of PVE Piling & Drilling Rigs

Dieseko Group, the Sliedrecht-based global market leader and manufacturer of hydraulic vibro equipment and power units is acquiring PVE Piling & Drilling Rigs (PDR) from PVE Cranes in Oosterhout. PDR (turnover of approx. €20m) is a supplier of pile cranes, drill cranes and hydraulic pile drivers. The company will continue…

Atlas Copco Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Atlascopcosaurus

It’s not clear how the unnamed dinosaur died 100-120 million years ago, but it’s been only 30 since he finally encountered a predator he couldn’t outrun: Atlas Copco equipment. “Not every company has a dinosaur species named after it,” said Sofie Gielen, Atlas Copco’s marketing communications director, in commemorating the…