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…

Thermal Integrity Profiling recognized by American Society of Civil Engineers and Deep Foundations Institute

The American Society of Civil Engineers, ASCE, announced on July 24 the Thermal Integrity Profiler (TIP) as the 2015 winner of the Charles Pankow Award for Innovation.  This Award celebrates collaboration in innovative design, materials, or construction-related research and development transferred into practice in a sustainable manner.  The Award also…