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Carry More Payload With New Options on The SIMCO 2800 Geotechnical Drill Rig

No matter the challenges of your geotechnical drilling job site, the SIMCO 2800 Geotechnical drill rig is in a class of its own. Compact and ruggedly built, this all-hydraulic, top-head drive drill rig is easy to maintain and maneuver in the toughest terrain. Powerful features including 12,000 pounds of pullback and a longstroke mast that […]

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SIMCO Congratulates LWI on Reaching 2500 Life-Changing Water Wells in Africa

We would like to send out a hearty congratulations and thank you to Lifetime Wells International (LWI) for allowing SIMCO Drilling Equipment, Inc. the opportunity to partner with them while reaching 2,500 water wells drilled throughout the area they serve. In Mid-February of this year, using the versatile SIMCO 2800 water well drill rig, their […]

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Second Generation Picks Up on SIMCO Success With Five SIMCO Drilling Rigs & Counting

At SIMCO, we like to talk about the reliability and longevity of our water well drilling equipment. But there’s nothing better than a customer demonstrating their faith in our rigs by purchasing their fifth water well drilling system from SIMCO Drilling Equipment, Inc. Watson Pump & Well in Hollywood, Maryland recently took possession of their […]

Permalink to In the Field – Hydraulic Fracturing Facts Series – Part 4

In the Field – Hydraulic Fracturing Facts Series – Part 4

Myths surrounding the practice of Hydraulic Fracturing persist despite the growth in output of oil and natural gas. In the fourth part of our Hydraulic Fracturing series we’ll look at claims of increased seismic activity associated with the practice. Numbers Tell the Story: At the time of the writing of this article, there are estimated […]

Permalink to FEBRUARY SPECIAL: Protect Your Hydraulics System With SIMCO Oil Filters

FEBRUARY SPECIAL: Protect Your Hydraulics System With SIMCO Oil Filters

WARNING! Buying the wrong filter can void your warranty and damage the hydraulic system on your drill rig. The right oil filter in your drill rigs hydraulic system can mean the difference between protecting your drilling investment and losing time and money to costly drill rig repairs. By using the right oil filter for your […]

Permalink to The Ideal Drillers Mud Pan – Custom Drilling Equipment From SIMCO

The Ideal Drillers Mud Pan – Custom Drilling Equipment From SIMCO

SIMCO Drilling Equipment prides itself on our engineering and building some of the best drilling rigs and drilling systems in the industry. The end-user is always top our top priority when designing our drilling rigs and the SIMCO stainless steel mud pan is a prime example. Having a reliable and easy to use drilling mud […]

Permalink to Water Well Development – Avoiding Failure From Well Neglect

Water Well Development – Avoiding Failure From Well Neglect

As one of the most common causes of well failure, neglect is also the most preventable. A common management practice seems to be letting the well run until it no longer pumps water, requiring a maintenance visit, sometimes in the middle of the night on a holiday. Wells get plugged up for a variety of […]

Permalink to In the Field – Hydraulic Fracturing Facts Series Part 3

In the Field – Hydraulic Fracturing Facts Series Part 3

Hydraulic Fracturing is a growing practice that has increased the output of oil and natural gas. Yet myths surrounding the process continue to pop up and spread. In this third part of our Hydraulic Fracturing series we’ll tackle the rumors of health problems associated with hydraulic fracturing. There are three main areas of concern that […]

Permalink to GETTING “ON TRACK” WITH THE SIMCO 2400 Drilling Rig

GETTING “ON TRACK” WITH THE SIMCO 2400 Drilling Rig

The robust, portable, and powerful SIMCO 2400 geotechnical drill rig is one of the most reliable in the SIMCO arsenal. With the addition of an automatic hammer, we made it more versatile and safer, keeping the all-hydraulic rig at the top of the class. Now we’ve improved it further by building it on remote-controlled tracks. […]

Permalink to DECADES OF ENGINEERING PUTS EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN THE SIMCO 7000 DRILLING RIG

DECADES OF ENGINEERING PUTS EVERYTHING YOU NEED IN THE SIMCO 7000 DRILLING RIG

Technology is everywhere, progressing by leaps and bounds each and every year. With smart phones and smart houses, voice command remote controls and even self-driving cars, it can be difficult to not get caught up in the electronics game. At SIMCO, our drilling equipment still relies on solid engineering to provide the best in operator-friendly […]

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GOOD CHOICES CREATE A SAFE JOB SITE

The drilling profession involves dangerous situations and the potential for catastrophic accidents and injuries. Consistent safety practices should be expected from every member of the crew, from the owner to the foreman, the tool pushers to the rig operators. Unfortunately, this is easier said than done. Here are some ways to ensure good choices from […]

Permalink to IN THE FIELD – HYDRAULIC FRACTURING FACTS – SERIES PART 2

IN THE FIELD – HYDRAULIC FRACTURING FACTS – SERIES PART 2

Hydraulic fracturing has become a prevalent drilling practice in recent years, growing oil and natural gas output. But as mentioned in our last “In The Field” feature, there are several myths surrounding the method, it hasn’t been embraced and isn’t used to its full potential. There has been concern that hydraulic fracturing pollutes the air, […]