Client: Malcom Drilling
Type of work: Take core samples. HQ3 wireline coring
Equipment: Track mounted CME 850x
Description: Drill into cement/native soil piles at four locations to take core samples so client can test and verify the piles meet specifications.
Challenges: HQ3 wireline coring is typically done in rock. Drilling these cores in a cement/native soil pile requires more skill and attention to detail to recover usable core samples.