WorldWide Drilling Resource

6 SEPTEMBER 2021 WorldWide Drilling Resource ® Proudly Made in the United States of America - delivered WorldWide ! WorldWide Drilling Resource WorldWide Drilling Resource ® The complete magazine for the drilling industry worldwide, owned by drilling industry associates dedicated to bring- ing the most up-to-date technology and information to subscribers. Covering construction-geotechnical , directional , environmental , exploration- blasthole , shallow gas & oil, geothermal, mining , water well , irrigation , wastewater ; from bits, to pumps, to rigs, to tanks, through wire, and more - what- ever it takes to get the drilling job completed ! 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No part of this publication may be reproduced in any manner without the strict written consent of the publishers. Advertising rates furnished upon request. Editorial contributions are welcome subject to editorial review.* WorldWide Drilling Resource ® reserves the right to refuse any advertisement . We Recycle Standing with our Drilling Industry Yesterday ~ Today ~ Tomorrow See you on the trail . . . NEXT UP - MINExpo, Las Vegas see you there Booth #29802; The Utility Expo in Louisville; and NDA in Concord. With Pen - Computer in hand . . . Veronica I. “Ronnie” Jones, 850-547-0102 ronnie@worldwidedrillingresource.com The past few months have been a challenge to say the least. But, without chal- lenges, we certainly don’t grow. They actually make us stronger, like growing muscles when we physically do something we have never done before, or don’t do often. How, and why? Well, think about it. Challenges make the muscles in our brains work harder. The reason being, they make us stop and figure out the right courses (routes) to take to either go around the problem (challenge); or dive in and face it head on and really build muscles in our brains to accomplish what we felt was not accomplishable. Don’t take failure for granted. YOU don’t have to fail at anything. YOU are pow- erful. As a child, I was a Brownie Scout in New Jersey. I don’t even know now if they still have Brownie Scouts, it’s been so long ago. We learned many things, one of which was how to make a bed properly. Believe it or not, to this day, every time I make my bed and tuck the foot of the bed sheets in, I think of when and where I learned that. Okay, I know, “Ronnie, get on with the reasons here.” We learned the Scouts’ Motto; part of which is BE PREPARED! We may not be prepared for everything, but God gave us the brains to work on being prepared for whatever comes our way. AND, not only for that reason - but how to decide “I’m going to make a mouse trap.” and then “Now, I’m going to make a better mouse trap.” Get it? God gave us the power to think for ourselves and make our futures whatever we want them to be. Don’t take everything you receive for granted, for someone had to work very hard to be sure you had the knowledge to build your own future, and then to give to someone else, whether that be family, friends, charities, strangers; you name it. Why am I saying all this to you? Because I / WE believe in YOU and want you to know WE support your and this great industry and are hopeful you will continue to work hard for those who depend on you for water, gas, oil, mining products, environmental protection, heating and cooling, building, and oh, so much more. WorldWide is not quitting ~ it will be here for you. Drop us a line now and then and let us know how you are doing and what you would like to see in this great magazine. Featured Articles for September Pipe / Packers Packers for Degassing Mines Page 16 Flexible Pipe for Onshore Pipelines Page 30 uPVC Pipes Page 12 The Advantages of Pitless Units Page 23 Packer Options Page 9

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