Expert Brock Yordy delivers all the news you need to keep ahead in the drilling industry. Weekly updates for professionals in geotechnical, geothermal, cathodic, water well and other sectors of drilling, along with safety tips and interviews.
This week, host Brock Yordy talks about the latest challenges to waters of the United States (WOTUS), as well as EPA grants for remediation and restoration projects in the Great Lakes, and PFAS. He also discusses a recent scientific review looking at the prevalence of PFAS in freshwater fish species.
Ever wonder what it takes to grow a drilling company? This week, host Brock Yordy sits down Matthew McAnally, owner and president of Texas-based Innov8 Drilling Services. They talk about the hustle it takes to build a contracting company, as well as the challenges and opportunities posed by younger workers.
On this episode, anchor Brock Yordy brings on fellow The Driller writer Jake Fletcher. The pair start with a safety segment offering tips on avoiding heat stress in construction work (and everywhere else). Then, they discuss the tension between responsible groundwater use and the free market.
This week, host Brock Yordy covers a lot of territory, from California’s zero-emissions vehicle plans to geothermal’s role in New York’s energy mix. Yordy gives us his thoughts after attending (and presenting at) the NY-GEO conference in New York.
In episode 59 of The Driller Newscast, anchor Brock Yordy walks us through options the Department of Interior recently presented to Colorado River Compact states. In our safety segment, we talk about mental health for drilling and other construction professionals.
On episode 58 of The Driller Newscast, we start by marking Workers’ Memorial Day, which is April 28, a day set aside to honor those injured and killed on the job. Then, anchor Brock Yordy interviews Joe Parsons, senior marketing sustainability manager for Climate Control Group, which designs and manufactures a range of HVAC products and systems, including for geothermal installations. Parsons, a geothermal industry veteran and former chair of GeoExchange, talks about winning drillers over to geothermal work.
For this week’s featured guest, we welcome back Jeff Williams of Spafford & Sons Well Drilling. The driller and former National Ground Water Association president talks to host Brock Yordy about making the case for groundwater to U.S. Senators. Both Williams and Yordy attended the NGWA’s recent Legislative Fly-In.