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Clarke Schools Turns Industrial Tech Program to Future-Focused Success

In just a few short years, the Clarke Community Schools Industrial Technology program has been converted from a floundering ancillary elective to one of rural Iowa’s leading technology programs. Through hard work, collaboration and a future-focus, the district and Clarke’s Industrial Technology Instructor, Dave Lyden, are preparing students for good, sustainable careers after graduation. Upon […]

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Watch SIMCO 2800 Drilling Rigs in the Field

SIMCO Drilling Equipment takes great pride in our craftsmanship, engineering, and reliability. Some of our rigs have been out working in harsh conditions for decades. Our 2800 is one of the most versatile and rugged drilling rigs on the market, no matter if your focus is water well drilling or geotechnical drilling. One of our […]

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SIMCO’S Complete Geotechnical Drilling System

SIMCO’s 2800 Geotech system has long been an industry leader, providing power and convenience where it’s needed most. Field proven and driller tested, the features of this rig keep it at the top of the geotechnical drilling industry. FEATURES of the SIMCO 2800 GEOTECH Hydrostatic, variable speed drill head (7500 ft lbs/0-750 rpm) Your drilling […]

Permalink to The Business of Drilling – Protecting Your Investments With Insurance

The Business of Drilling – Protecting Your Investments With Insurance

How is your company prepared for the unexpected cost loss or damage? Every drilling business, large or small, will face an unexpected loss in either material or human assets. Losing a company leader whether it’s a business partner, a director, or a crew member can be difficult to recover from, shaking the foundation of the […]

Permalink to SIMCO’S 2800 PTO Provides a Complete Water Well Drilling System

SIMCO’S 2800 PTO Provides a Complete Water Well Drilling System

SIMCO’s 2800 PTO water well drilling rig offers more than 30 years of proven excellence. Its big rig power in a compact package allows you to get in, get down, and get done, raising your productivity. Field proven and driller tested, the features of this workhorse keep it at the top of the game.   […]

Permalink to Understanding the 2018 Updates for Home Office Tax Deduction

Understanding the 2018 Updates for Home Office Tax Deduction

It’s that time of year again – tax season! With the December 2017 passing of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), 2018 is the first tax year with the new changes. One major change is in home office deductions. If you are self-employed, nothing has changed. You can still deduct direct expenses including maintenance, […]

Permalink to Drilling Techniques for Environmental Monitoring

Drilling Techniques for Environmental Monitoring

Well drilling causes a disturbance to the natural layers of sand, silt and clay found in sediment. It can be difficult to obtain a representative water sample from the screened zone for water quality analysis when drilling fluids are forced into the well. But there are some drilling techniques that can minimize this difficulty and […]

Permalink to SIMCO Trade Show and Conference Schedule 2019

SIMCO Trade Show and Conference Schedule 2019

SIMCO Drilling Equipment takes great pride in their rigs, their engineering process and their manufacturing quality. The SIMCO team really shines when they get to meet customers and answer any questions in person. Are you looking for a chance to meet the people behind the machines? Here is the list of Trade Shows and Conferences […]

Permalink to Top 5 SIMCO Articles of 2018

Top 5 SIMCO Articles of 2018

As we usher in 2019, SIMCO Drilling Equipment would like to recap the best and most-read articles shared on the SIMCO site in 2018. We appreciate all of our customers and followers and strive to share information important to you and to the drilling industry. Here are the Top 5 SIMCO Articles of 2018: 5. […]

Permalink to Helium Shortage Offers Increase in Drilling Needs

Helium Shortage Offers Increase in Drilling Needs

Helium is a noble gas created over time through the decay of radioactive materials present in natural rocks. It is lighter than air and much of it is lost to the atmosphere. As a non-renewable resource that has many essential uses, helium stores have been depleted over the years. But a number of new projects […]

Permalink to SIMCO Drilling Equipment, Inc. Digs Into Tornado Safety

SIMCO Drilling Equipment, Inc. Digs Into Tornado Safety

SIMCO Drilling Equipment, Inc. took steps last week to address the risks surrounding dangerous weather – specifically tornado incidents like those seen in Pella and the Vermeer plant recently. With over two dozen employees housed in a steel-frame building, along with tons of manufacturing equipment, you can imagine what a similar incident would do to […]

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Ground Water Week Exhibitor Discounts Extended To Nov. 9th!

SIMCO is heading to Ground Water Week in Las Vegas, Nevada the week of December 3rd and we want to SEE YOU THERE! The organizers at the show have offered EXHIBITOR DISCOUNTS for customers that would like to attend the show! The savings for you through this discount could be as much as $325.00!  Below […]