Geotechnical / Environmental

MSD provides a variety of geotechnical and environmental drilling services. MSD stocks a full supply of silica sand, bentonite chips, pure gold grout, washed and bagged PVC pipe, both slotted and solid in 1″, 2″, and 4″ sizes.

Drilling services include:

  • NQ and HQ Triple Tube coring for delineation purposes.
  • ODEX casing through waste rock dumps for Piezometer installations
  • Solid Stem Augers
  • Hollow Stem Augers (4 1/4″ I.D. and 6 1/4″ I.D.)
  • CRREL (Cold Region Research and Engineering Laboratory) coring of permafrost
  • Cone Penetrometer testing
  • Dynamic Cone Tests (DCPT)
  • Drilling and Installation of Slope Indicator (S.I.) casing
  • 2″ and 3″ Split spoon samplers
  • Shelby tube samplers
  • Shear Vane Testing Equipment
  • Piezometer installations
  • Thermistor installations
  • Down hole hammering into bedrock for piezometer installations