Installation Drilling - Takaka Hill

Location
Takaka Hill, Golden Bay


Drilling Project Brief
Required to drill and install temporary casing through a variety of formations to allow the installation of 80mm conduit to carry broad band cables for Golden Bay.


Drilling Project Challenges
Difficult and varied formations made the tooling selection critical - this was imperative to enable drilling and casing reached target location.
Variety of formations - encountered silts, clays broken / fractured limestone, to cavernous limestone.
Very busy and narrow public road.
Borehole accuracy - advanced straight and true, with minimum of 1.0m of cover at exit point.


Result
Excellent final result. 3 crossings completed within budget, and met all the clients exacting specifications.

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