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20th March 2011

York University Auger Boring

First Couple of days at our York project, overall scheme is to install various lengths of Naylor Clay drainage pipe DN225 and DN300, the 1st drive is to install DN225 underneath the students dorm building.

Setting Up Site

1st location at York Uni, preparing to drill 26m underneath the halls of residence

Ready to lower the drilling rig into the 2.4m shaft

First Stage Piloting Operation

Steering Head Reaches Reception Pit

Second Stage Casing and Augers are loaded

View from the rear of the reception pit, the drainage pipe installation was directly underneath the students dormitory building in front.



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