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170 kN Crawler-Truck for Celler Brunnenbau

Celler Brunnenbau is one of the largest drilling companies in Germany with 7 offices all over the country. And recently they…

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Drill Mast for CPT Crawler

The 100, 150 and 200 kN CPT crawlers can also be ordered with a purposely designed drill mast. This drill mast…

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200 kN CPT Crawler for Ménard Gulf

Here at Gouda-Geo we keep a large inventory of all the equipment that we supply. This means that practically all…

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350 kN CPT Crawler at Sea

We do not only manufacture onshore, nearshore and offshore equipment, but also shoreline equipment. Dutch soil investigation specialist Mos Grondmechanica currently carries…

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Electric Utility Vehicles from Friesland

Utility vehicles are becoming more and more popular, also in the geotechnical branch. These workhorses are great to take all…

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Replace Exterior Parts Magnetometer Easy

The housing of the magnetometer module is made of a high grade non-magnetic steel. Unfortunately this non-magnetic steel is not as wear-resistant…

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Repair and Calibration of Geomil Piezocones

We provide so many different services, that we sometimes just forget to tell our clients. A striking example occurred last…

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Film Recordings for Instruction Video

Yesterday we had a great day with fantastic weather. In Duiven (in the eastern part of The Netherlands) we have…

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New Magnetometer – The First Tests

As we continually strive for improvement of our products, we have been working hard the last 6 months to develop…

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Second 200 kN CPT Crawler for In Situ Site Investigation

In October 2018 we supplied the first 200 kN CPT crawler to British soil investigation expert In Situ Site Investigation. The rig was…

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CPT Testing next to an Impressive Villa

Cone Penetration Testing brings you the the most inspiring places. Today we received this great picture of Geosupporting. They are…

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Piezocones – Delivery from Stock (always)

Regularly we are asked what the delivery time is for a piezocone. The answer is simple: piezocones are items that…

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Sondeo – A New CPT Company

As per today a brand-new CPT company has become operational: Sondeo Grondmechanica. Company owner Simon Hoogstraten has quite a track record…

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2 Crawler-Trucks for Fugro

Over the last 6 weeks we have delivered 2 of our famous Crawler-Trucks to Fugro. The first rig will be operated in Germany,…

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Hoptec has Become our Representative in China

As per today Hoptec Instrument Technology Co., Ltd. has become our exclusive representative and distributer in China. Company owner Mr. Tommy Ko…

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3 CPT Crawlers Being Built Simultaneously

Once again it's all hands on deck at Gouda-Geo. The photo shows the chassis of 3 200 kN CPT crawlers, which…

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New CNC Lathe Delivered Today

In order to keep up with the growth of our company we have invested in a brand-new Doosan Puma 2600…

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A Very Challenging CPT Job

Dutch engineering company GSNed keeps on surprising. They do not only have state-of-the-art machinery and equipment, but they also have knowledge…

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New Product – Pulling Clamp with Tungsten Carbide Inserts

The string of tubes must be pulled out of the ground after every CPT or DPT test. This must be…

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200 kN CPT Set with Electric Power-Pack

This 200 kN CPT penetrometer set was purposely designed for use inside buildings. It is for this reason that the…

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85 – 110 kN CPT Crawler for Inpijn-Blokpoel

Last week Dutch soil investigation specialist Inpijn-Blokpoel has taken the delivery of a special light version of our 100 kN compact CPT…

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The Curious Frog

Today we received this fantastic picture from Ashley Lelliott, CPT operator at In Situ Site Investigation. A picture of a curious…

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Crawler-Truck for Inpijn-Blokpoel

Earlier this year Dutch soil investigation specialist Inpijn-Blokpoel has taken the delivery of a high-end Crawler-Truck. The commissioning was done on a…

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170 kN CPT Crawler for I.N.I.S.Ma.

Institut National Interuniversitaire des Silicates, Sols et Matériaux (I.N.I.S.Ma.) is a research, tests and analysis laboratory specialised in soils and environment.
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100 kN CPT Crawler for Mos Grondmechanica

About 2 weeks ago Dutch CPT specialist Mos Grondmechanica has taken the delivery of a 100 kN CPT crawler. It is the…

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Do You Also Long for Spring Again?

The first sunny day of the year is a fact. Another 6 weeks or so and spring will begin. The…

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CPTu Instruction in Nairobi, Kenya

Last week the engineering staff of Kenyan geotechnical company Treavic Geosystems and Engineering Ltd. was trained over a period of 10 days…

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New Crawler-Truck for Mos Grondmechanica

Last month we published a picture showing the fully redesigned interior  of a CPT working cabin. Today a picture of the…

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Snow in Hillegom!

The Netherlands is covered by snow today. An excellent moment to take a pittoresque picture of our headquarters in Hillegom.…

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New Interior Design CPT Working Cabin

Today was another great day here at Gouda-Geo. We delivered a brand-new Volvo 4x4 based Crawler-Truck to Dutch soil investigation specialist…

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Sondeertechniek Nederland – A New CPT Company

We are always very proud when we deliver a new CPT rig to a client, but some projects have a…

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Inclinometer Tubes

Gouda-Geo specialises in the design and manufacturing of rig and instruments for Cone Penetration Testing. But that is not the…

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Armistice Day – Today it is 100 Years Ago that World War I Ended

Today we commemorate that 100 years ago in a train wagon in Compiegne (France) on the 11th hour, of the 11th day…

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Crawler-Truck Delivered to Orex Geotechnics

Recently we have delivered a Crawler-Truck to Orex Geotechnics in Belgium. Orex is a high-end company and exists already since 1929!…

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CPT Crawler Refurbished

Earlier this year Belgium foundation expert Votquenne contacted us with the request to refurbish and upgrade their 160 kN CPT crawler. Extensive…

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170 kN CPT Crawler with Tier 4 Compliant Engine

Since London has imposed a low emission zone for non-road mobile machinery, all operators of excavators, cranes and alike are…

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CPT Demonstrations at Gouda-Geo! Are you Coming?

June 23rd CPT Demonstrations at Gouda-Geo! You are very welcome! Where? Satellietbaan 8 in Hillegom (20 minutes south of Schiphol…

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CPT Testing on a Railroad Track in the UK

What a great picture. British CPT specialist In Situ Site Investigation Ltd. has been asked to carry out CPTu tests on a…

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Flatbed Platform for MAN 6×2 Truck

Today Dutch CPT company Wiha Grondmechanica has taken delivery of a flatbed platform on their MAN 6x2 truck. The unit is purposely…

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June 23rd CPT Demonstrations at Gouda-Geo!

June 21st and 22nd CPT18, the 4th International Symposium on Cone Penetration Testing, will be organised in Delft. The latest developments and challenges…

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140 MPa Tip Resistance – A New Record?

Maasvlakte 2 is the latest expansion project of the port of Rotterdam. With this new 2,000 hectare area in the…

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Extremely Worn Electric CPT Cone

Electric CPT(U) cones are subject to wear during the CPT tests. That is a thing we are all familiar with.…

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The Smallest 110 kN CPT Crawler Ever

GeoSupporting is a Dutch CPT company specialising in CPT jobs in hard to reach places. They have a wide array…

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3 Years Warranty

For years we have been developing and manufacturing passionately equipment for Cone Penetration Testing of the highest quality. It is very…

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CPT Testing just after WW2

This week received from Mr. John Verhagen (Engineering Office of the City of Rotterdam) this fantastic picture of a very…

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New Crawler-Truck for Koops Grondmechanica

Recently Dutch soil investigation expert Koops Grondmechanica has taken delivery of a brandnew Crawler-Truck as extension of their fleet of rigs. The…

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Hello New CPT-Explorer, Bye Bye Old GeoExplorer

For many many years so many in the CPT industry have worked with the trusty GeoExplorer data acquisition software. But…

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200 kN CPT Crawler Delivered to SGS Belgium

SGS is one of the world's leading companies in inspection, testing and certification. Its Belgium subsidiary has recently taken delivery…

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New 200 kN Set for Indoor CPTu Testing

A couple of months ago we were contacted by Dutch geotechnical specialist Ortageo B.V. to develop for them a lightweight 200 kN…

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A Very Impressive Picture

Yesterday we received this impressive picture of one of our clients; Inpijn Blokpoel. It shows the amazing capabilities of a Gouda-Geo…

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Gouda-Geo Organises 2017 VOTB Venue

The VOTB is the Dutch association of entrepreneurs involved in (geo-)technical soil investigation. This organisation started 40 years ago and…

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Piezocone CPTu Testing in Dunkerque (FR)

Last week we received this magnificent picture of one of our clients: Dutch soil investigation specialist Lankelma Geotechniek Zuid B.V. The…

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Open Day at Volvo Truck Center Maasdijk

Last weekend our supplier of Volvo trucks, Volvo Truck Center in Maasdijk (The Netherlands), organised an open day for its clients, staff,…

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Why We Use JCB Diesel Engines

It is a question that quite some clients ask: why are you using JCB diesel engines and not an engine…

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Pipe Wrench with Unique Grip Strength

We at Gouda-Geo are always on the look-out for great new products for our clients. Recently we discovered a pipe…

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Piezocone CPTu Testing in Namibia

Today we received this picture of a cone penetration job executed in Namibia. The team uses a lightweight and economical…

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200 kN CPT Crawler Respecting Max. Axle Loads

Every country has different rules regarding the maximum permissible weight of trucks. In Hungary the maximum weight of a 4-axle…

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Introducing New Threads for CPT Tubes

The newly developed Gouda Heavy Duty (GHD) thread is destined to become the new standard screw thread for the 36…

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Alternate Use of a Pallet Collar

For the shipping of larger quantities of CPT tubes or casing tubes we use so-called eurpallets provided with a wooden collar. This week we…

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Towards the Robotization of the CPT Process

We are proud to present the most recent Crawler-Truck we manufactured. It is built on a mighty Volvo FMX-370 with…

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CPT Tubes of 2 Meter Length

Now in our workshop: CPT tubes with a length of 2 meter. This is not a new product, but it…

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New 200 kN CPT Crawler for Group Verbeke

Belgian soil investigation specialist Group Verbeke has taken delivery of a new crawler-based CPT rig. The rig is a brand-new 200 kN…

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Lankelma Zuid Takes Delivery of a Crawler-Truck

Dutch soil investigation specialist Lankelma Geotechniek Zuid B.V. has taken delivery of a Crawler-Truck. The rig is fully customized to suit Lankelma’s…

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Piezocones! 100% New Design

We feel really proud to introduce to you the next generation piezocones, named P10-CFPTxy and P15-CFPTxy. The advantages are: Totally…

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Open house 2016!

Gouda Geo is preparing to throw a great open house party this November 11th. Aside from making sure that everybody…

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Our New Sales Engineer Jelmer van de Graaff

It is with great pleasure that we introduce to you our new sales engineer Jelmer van de Graaff. He joined…

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Presenting the all-new 200 kN Centaur!

We here at Gouda-Geo like to stay on top of things, and lately we have developed in close cooperation with…

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Truck with Crawler Undercarriage

Poot Kasdekreiniging in Maasdijk (The Netherlands) has just taken delivery of their second Volvo FMX truck with Hiab crane and…

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Our Future Technical Director?

This young man is Nico Zoetemelk, the 6 year old nephew of sales director Erik Omtzigt. Nico adores machinery since…

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Hillegom, Here We Come!

Today we have taken the next step in the history of Gouda-Geo. We have been to the notary office this…

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Impressive CPT Job in Liverpool

Today we received a number of pictures from BAM Infraconsult. They are currently carrying out an impressive soil investigation project in…

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New Trainee: Gijs Seelen

Last week we had a very positive surprise. Gijs Seelen has done a traineeship in our company and he blew…

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Determining In Situ the Length of Sheet Piles

In the past it was virtually impossible to verify if sheet piles were indeed driven to the required depth. Nowadays…

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2 Nr. 200 kN CPT Crawlers Built in Only 8 Weeks

How to build two State-of-the-Art 200 kN CPT crawlers in record time? The joint effort of the Gouda-Geo design and…

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A Very Special Wedding!

Here in The Netherlands we have the tradition that every couple that gets married, is taken to the church or…

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CPTU Testing in Azerbaijan

As you might know, Gouda-Geo has clients 103 countries nowadays (we are very proud of that, as you can imagine).…

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Cone Penetration Testing on the Railroad

Today we received a number of pictures from one of our clients, German CPT and drilling specialist Vulhop & Becker. Last…

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Jan Lippens Starts Up a New Venture

As per December 31st our dear friend and expert on CPT testing Mr. Jan Lippens, former owner of Lippens Jan Geotechniek, has…

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Sondex Sondex Celibrates its 40th Anniversary

Last week Belgium CPT specialist Sondex celebrated its 40th anniversary. A major achievement. To mark this milestone, a big venue was organised…

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Modular 200 kN Multi-Purpose CPT Platform

For many years we are manufacturing our trusty 200 kN CPT platform. We have decided to modify the design such, that…

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New: Hand-Pulled 200 kN CPT Penetrometer Set

The 200 kN lightweight CPT penetrometer set is an economical, hand-pulled set with full Cone Penetration Testing (CPT) capabilities. It is suitable…

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New: Transport Case for Field Engineer

We recently designed a transport case for easy transportation of anything a geotechnical or environmental field engineer takes with him on a…

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In Flanders Fields

This year it is 100 years ago that the 1st World War started. We want to commemorate this event that effected…

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New Product: Master Pin Pusher

The hydraulic master pin pusher (also called track press) is an economic yet powerful tool for the assembly and disassembly…

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Technical Service Centre in Friesland

Our technician Stefan Zwart has met the love of his life and is moving to Friesland. However he remains employed by us…

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Huge Milestone: Clients in 100 Countries

In June 2012 we informed our readers already about the fact that Gouda-Geo was exporting to 85 countries. But we have…

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New Crawler-Truck Delivered to Fugro

Fugro, world’s largest provider of geoscience services, has recently taken delivery of a brand-new 170 kN Crawler-Truck. Fugro decided to place…

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History: Prof. Kees Edelman

In our business the Edelman auger is the tool we all use, our Swiss army knife. But where does this auger come…

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New Service: Client Area with Personal Files

We have extended our website with an area specifically dedicated to our clients. Using your own E-mail address and a password…

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Flight MH17 – National Day of Mourning

Today is a National day of mourning. We commemorate the 298 victims of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 which was shot…

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Mysterious Contraption in our Workshop

Spotted in our workshop today, a mysterious contraption. Some 20 meters long featuring aluminium trusses, steel cable stays and a…

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The Importance of Good Soil Investigation

One of the mayor Dutch contractors announced today to expect project losses of approximately €75 million. Problems were encountered during…

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