Mohikinui River, West Coast
Drilling Project Brief
Carry out investigative drilling to determine strata below the actual river bed.
Drilling Project Challenges
Very short runoff – rapidly rising river, up to 6 metres.
Constant close monitoring of weather patterns.
Ability to mobilise on and off the hole extremely quickly.
Strict environmental constraints.
Implement Health and Safety procedures for operating a small platform on a deep river.
Very successful project. Despite constraints and very challenging conditions it was satisfactorily completed on time and within the set budget.