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E M I GEOPROBE SYSTEMS® FA L L / W I N T E R 2 0 1 2 Finding New Opportunities Geoprobe Systems® shows off the capabilities and versatility of its subsurface equipment for the mineral exploration market. With the versatility, portability and Tom Omli, a director at Geoprobe effectiveness of its equipment, Omli says Systems®, says the company may be an Geoprobe Systems® will enter 2013 with unfamiliar face to many, but he also exa higher profile in the exploration sector. pects that to change by the end of this year. Already a strong player in engineering equipment for the environmental and geotechnical markets, Geoprobe Systems® plans to expand its presence in the mineral exploration market. For 25 years, the company’s roots have been in the manufacturing of machinery for shallow-depth environmental sampling, and over time it has developed equipment with greater versatility. Today, Geoprobe Systems® builds equipment used for soil, water and rock sampling at a variety of depths. Omli explains that the bulk of the company’s products are used for environmental site investigations and for geotechnical work for building foundations, roads and bridges. The mineral exploration and geothermal sectors make up a smaller percentage of the company’s work, but Omli says that is changing, and the company expects to find greater opportunities there in the near future. [ BY CHRIS PETERSEN ] PROFILE • Salina, Kansas “We’re hoping to meet new [exploration] leaders.” // TOM OMLI, director Combined with the company’s already strong position in other markets, Omli and Geoprobe Systems® have every reason to be optimistic. Geoprobe Systems®. Headquarters: Salina, Kansas | Employees: 100 Specialty: Drilling machines and equipment 194

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Energy & Mining International - Fall/Winter 2012
Guiding Voice
Worldwide Presence
Digging South of the Border
Honoring the Best
The Williston Basin
Whiting Petroleum Corp.
Breitling Oil and Gas
HDC Development Cos.
Aspen Air U.S. Corp.
Synergy Resources Corp.
Advanced Engineering and Environmental Services Inc.
Enviro Shield Products Inc.
Savage Services
T&R Transport
Boyd and Sons Construction
Roers Construction Inc. – Roers West LLC
J. Koski Co.
Pat’s Offroad Inc.
Tollberg Homes
Wildcat Minerals
Environmental Materials Inc. and Warren Transport Inc.
Borsheim Crane Service Inc.
Central Machining and Pump Repair
Hive Built Homes – Hive Modular
Jericho Services
Kuntz Builders Inc.
MT Rigmat LLC
Steffes Corporation
Wells Concrete
Annabelle Homes - Bakken Shale
Oil Pipeline Blues
Canada Focus
Orbite Aluminae Inc.
New Millennium Corp.
Dynacorp Fabricators Inc.
PCL Contractors
Colter Energy Services Inc.
Zargon Oil and Gas Ltd.
Prodigy Gold Inc.
Rambler Metals and Mining PLC
Innovator Industrial Services
TWD Technologies
Veresen Inc.
Columbus Castings
Comstock Mining Inc.
MS Energy Services
White Star Pump Co.
Golden Queen Mining Co. Ltd.
Pershing Gold
Summit Casing Equipment
Black Hawk Energy Services
Timberline Drilling Inc.
Butch’s Rat Hole and Anchor Service Inc.
Calfrac Well Services
Geoprobe Systems®
Pacific Energy Development
Crocodile Gold Corp.
Gold Standard Ventures Corp.
GreenHunter Water LLC
Preferred Sands
Romarco Minerals Inc.
The Final Shot

Energy & Mining International - Fall/Winter 2012