Site Investigation 1

Windfarm

Location: Arigna, Roscommon

Application: Drill test holes for a potential windfarm

Job Description:

Meehan Drilling was awarded the contract to drill several small boreholes to ascertain whether old mine workings existed beneath the footings of a newly constructed wind farm. Boreholes where drilled at 100mm in diameter to a depth of 30 metres.

Equipment Used:

Rig 6 Hands England, Compressor

Drilling Methods: Odex drilling and down the hole hammer drilling
Ground Conditions: Peats, weathered sandstones