Geotechnical Drilling Services

Geotechnical Drilling and Exploration Services

In addition to geotechnical engineering services, NGE offers geotechnical drilling and exploration services with experienced in-house drilling crews. Our drillers work closely with our professional staff to provide a cohesive team to efficiently complete subsurface investigations and accurately define a site’s subsurface conditions. From highly portable hand-operated equipment to track-mounted rotary drilling rigs, we have the equipment and personnel to handle most drilling projects. We offer time-efficient scheduling and the flexibility to mobilize the appropriate equipment and crew immediately.


Some of our geotechnical drilling and exploration services at NGE include:

  • Testing Borings with Standard Penetration Sampling
  • Rock Coring and Sampling
  • Shelby Tube Sampling
  • Piezometer and Monitoring Well Installation
  • Slope Inclinometer Installation
  • Dynamic Cone Penetrometer Testing
  • Portable Drilling Equipment for Difficult Site Access


All of NGE’s drilling rigs are equipped with hollow stem augers, Standard Penetration Testing and Sampling equipment, wireline rock coring equipment, AW and NQ drilling rods.

Some of our geotechnical drilling equipment at NGE includes the following:

  • Two Diedrich D-50 Rubber Mounted Drill Rigs
  • Two CME 45 Rubber Track Mounted Drill Rigs
  • Acker Soil Scout Rubber Track Mounted Drill Rig
  • Wildcat Portable Dynamic Cone Penetrometer
  • AMS Portable Augering and Sampling Equipment
  • Casing Advancer System
  • Three Drill Rig Haul Trucks (Tilt-Bed and Tractor/Trailer)
  • Water Haul Trucks and Trailers
  • Three Off-Road Utility Vehicles
  • Numerous Water Pumps, Hose, and Portable Storage Tanks

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