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C&C Ltd (Bulmers)

Application: Groundwater for use in the processing of Bulmers Cider.
Location: Clonmel, County Tipperary.
Job Description: 3 No. 440mm Production Boreholes to 150m for groundwater extraction, 9 No. 200mm exploratory boreholes to 150m and 12 No. 125mm monitoring wells to 30-50m. Main Production Borehole output in excess of 300,000 litres per hour.
Drilling Method: Mud Rotary, DTH Hammer and Foam flush.
Ground Conditions: Limestone

McAvoy Construction Ltd

Location: Dundalk, County Louth.
Job Description: Supplied and installed 190 metres of 560mm duct for a pumping main beneath two roads gardens and buildings.  Working depth was 8.4 metres.
Drilling Method: Jetting assembly and fly cutters
Ground Conditions: Running sands and silts, saline intrusion.

Tristway Ltd.

Location: Arklow, County Wicklow.
Job Description: Supplied and installed 150 metres of 315mm duct from land to sea for the power cable coming from the off-shore wind farm.  Working depth of 15.4 metres beneath the sea bed.
Drilling Method: Wireline tracking with jetting head and aggressive fluted reamers.
Ground Conditions: Running sands/gravels, peat and clay.

B. Mullan & Sons Ltd.

Location: Limavady, County Derry.
Job Description: Supplied and installed 170 metres of 250mm foul sewer to a grade of 1.0 percent  beneath a SSSI site.  Working depth of 7.0 metres.
Drilling Method: Jetting assembly and fluted reamers
Ground Conditions: Running sands/gravels, and clay.

Murphy International

Location: Ballymoney, Northern Ireland.
Job Description: Installed 240 metres of 6” steel pipe for the Northwest Pipeline beneath the river Bann.
Drilling Method: Wireline tracking with mud motor and rock roller bits. Working Depth was 13 metres.
Ground Conditions: Rock and bolder clay

McAvoy Construction Ltd

Location: Dundalk, County Louth.
Job Description: Supplied and installed 190 metres of 560mm duct for a pumping main beneath two roads gardens and buildings.  Working depth was 8.4 metres.
Drilling Method: Jetting assembly and fly cutters
Ground Conditions: Running sands and silts, saline intrusion.

Tristway Ltd.

Location: Arklow, County Wicklow.
Job Description: Supplied and installed 150 metres of 315mm duct from land to sea for the power cable coming from the off-shore wind farm.  Working depth of 15.4 metres beneath the sea bed.
Drilling Method: Wireline tracking with jetting head and aggressive fluted reamers.
Ground Conditions: Running sands/gravels, peat and clay.

B. Mullan & Sons Ltd.

Location: Limavady, County Derry.
Job Description: Supplied and installed 170 metres of 250mm foul sewer to a grade of 1.0 percent  beneath a SSSI site.  Working depth of 7.0 metres.
Drilling Method: Jetting assembly and fluted reamers
Ground Conditions: Running sands/gravels, and clay.

DIAGEO Baileys Factory

Application:  Groundwater for use in the processing of Bailey’s Cream Liquor 
Location: Mallusk, County Antrim
Job Description: Constructed boreholes for groundwater extraction. Main borehole drilled at 250mm to 90 metres. Borehole output in excess of 300,000 litres per hour
Drilling Method: DTH Hammer and Foam flush
Ground Conditions: Basalt

Balcas

Application: Groundwater for cooling process at a Wood Burning Power Station
Location: Ballycassidy, Enniskillen, Co. Fermanagh
Job Description: Constructed boreholes for groundwater extraction. Main borehole drilled to bedrock using a 278mm ODEX because ground conditions were severe. Bedrock was drilled at 215mm to 90 metres 
Drilling Method: Odex and DTH Hammer and Foam flush
Ground Conditions: Limestone

Ballygowan Spring Water

Application: Extraction of water for bottling.  
Location: Newcastle West, Co. Clare
Job Description: Hydrofracturing of 182.00mm borehole using high pressure pumps, inflatable packer and approximately 13,000 litres of potable water.
Result: Doubled output of borehole.   
Ground Conditions: Limestone.

Spa Golf Course

Application: Groundwater for irrigation of Golf Course
Location: Ballynahinch, Co. Down
Job Description: Two previous dry boreholes were drilled on site. Carried out VLF Wadi survey. Drilled and struck adequate groundwater at less than 90 metres.
Ground Conditions: Sandstone with vertical fractures.

 

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