Soil & Ground Water Remediation

About Us

HD Sonic Drilling is committed to providing cost-effective solutions, quality project management, schedule control, and the assurance that all services are in compliance with applicable regulatory requirements. We are committed to teamwork and will assist each of our clients in their endeavor to be the best in their respective fields.

HD Sonic Drilling, Inc. - Ohio Air Rotary & Sonic Drilling
HD Sonic Drilling, Inc. - Ohio Air Rotary & Sonic Drilling

Our Goal

Our goal of providing the highest quality environmental field services is accomplished through five processes:

We believe that any project initiated by our company is not complete until the client is satisfied with the end result. HD Sonic Drilling is fully aware that the success of a quality field program leads to the further success of our clients and future success of HD Sonic Drilling.

Summary of Qualifications

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Mark A. Duncan

With experience in the drilling industry since 1975, Mark has performed Air Rotary, Air Coring, Soil Boring, Soil Sampling, Monitoring Well Installation, and Water Well Drilling. He has experience related to industrial sites, working in "D", "C" and "B" levels.

Mark has extensive experience in geotechnical, environmental and coal related projects. He has experience performing and supervising soil borings with air rotary and hollow stem augers, collection of soil samples using standard penetration methods, shelby tubes, continuous samplers, and conventional wireline coring, piezometer, packer testing, pregrout and groundwater monitoring wells.

Methane drainage wells, power boreholes, water boreholes, diesel emulsion boreholes, pumpable crib holes with up to 5 strings of pipe, dewatering holes with pumps and controls, rock dust boreholes with 3 strings of pipe, gravel boreholes, and hydro-frac water wells comprise the qualifications of Mark's experience with coal related projects.

Mark's long tenure in the drilling industry began in 1975. Since then he has filled many different roles, including President of HD Sonic Drilling, Inc. in East Palestine, Ohio.

Professional Registration and Certifications

  • CDL, Class A
  • Ohio Water Well
  • Pennsylvania Water Well
  • West Virginia Water Well
  • West Virginia Monitoring Well
  • MSHA Surface Certification
  • MSHA Gas Training
  • Safety Sensitive Certification

Professional Training:

  • Hazwoper Training – 40 hours
  • Hazwoper Training – 8 hours
  • Surface and Construction MSHA Training
  • MSHA Training – 8 hours
  • CPR / First Aid Training
  • Shell Orientation Safety Training
  • Absolute Zero Training

Mark's project list includes:

  • Dupont, Confidential Site – Virginia
  • Browning Ferris, Inc. – Ohio
  • Civil & Environmental – Ohio
  • RG Johnson Co., Inc. – Pennsylvania
  • Kimble Sanitary Landfill – Ohio
  • Shaw Environmental – Pennsylvania
  • Consol Energy
  • Ohio Valley Operations
  • Pennsylvania Operation
  • North West Virginia Operations
  • Eagon & Associates – Ohio
  • Murray American Energy
  • Marshall County Mine
  • Ohio County Mine
  • Harrison County Mine
  • Arch Coal
  • Alpha Natural Resources
  • Emerald Coal Company
  • Cumberland Coal Company
  • CB&I Environmental and Infrastructure
  • Mountaineer Excavating
  • Sonic Drilling

Kent A. Duncan

With experience in the drilling industry since 1983, Kent has performed Air Rotary, Air Coring, Soil Boring, Soil Sampling, Monitoring Well Installation, and Water Well Drilling. He has experience related to industrial sites, working in "D", "C" and "B" levels.

Kent has extensive experience in geotechnical, environmental and coal related projects. He has experience performing and supervising soil borings with air rotary and hollow stem augers, collection of soil samples using standard penetration methods, shelby tubes, continuous samplers, and conventional wireline coring, piezometer, packer testing, pregrout and groundwater monitoring wells.

Methane drainage wells, power boreholes, water boreholes, diesel emulsion boreholes, pumpable crib holes with up to 5 strings of pipe, dewatering holes with pumps and controls, rock dust boreholes with 3 strings of pipe, gravel boreholes, and hydro-frac water wells comprise the qualifications of Kent's experience with coal related projects.

Kent's long tenure in the drilling industry began in 1983. He has filled many different roles since then, including Vice President of HD Sonic Drilling, Inc. in East Palestine, Ohio.

Professional Registration and Certifications

  • CDL, Class A
  • Ohio Water Well
  • Pennsylvania Water Well
  • West Virginia Monitoring Well
  • MSHA Surface Certification
  • MSHA Gas Training
  • Safety Sensitive Certification

Professional Training:

  • Hazwoper Training – 40 hours
  • Hazwoper Training – 8 hours
  • Surface and Construction MSHA Training
  • MSHA Training – 8 hours
  • CPR / First Aid Training
  • Shell Orientation Safety Training
  • Absolute Zero Training

Kent's project list includes:

  • Dupont, Confidential Site – Virginia
  • Browning Ferris, Inc. – Ohio
  • Civil & Environmental – Ohio
  • RG Johnson Co., Inc. – Pennsylvania
  • Kimble Sanitary Landfill – Ohio
  • Shaw Environmental – Pennsylvania
  • Consol Energy
  • Ohio Valley Operations
  • Pennsylvania Operation
  • North West Virginia Operations
  • Eagon & Associates – Ohio
  • Murray American Energy
  • Marshall County Mine
  • Ohio County Mine
  • Harrison County Mine
  • Arch Coal
  • Alpha Natural Resources
  • Emerald Coal Company
  • Cumberland Coal Company
  • CB&I Environmental and Infrastructure
  • Mountaineer Excavating
  • Sonic Drilling

Insurance

HD Sonic Drilling maintains full insurance coverage including comprehensive liability, pollution liability, worker's compensation and auto insurance. HD Sonic Drilling can be bonded when necessary for most projects. We have the ability to modify insurance coverage when necessary to meet a particular client's needs. Insurance certificates are available upon request.

HD Sonic Drilling, Inc. has Water Well Contractor Licenses in Alabama, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Equipment

Drilling Equipment
(some equipment is linked to pdf spec sheets)
  • Versa-Drill V1000
  • Versa-Drill V2000
  • Versa-Drill VersaSonic® (2)
  • Geoprobe 8140 Mini Sonic
  • Sonic Drill SDC450 (Track)
  • Support Trucks with Water Beds (3)
  • Company Trucks (7)
  • 100 Gallon Grouting Unit (1)
  • 50 Gallon Grouting Unit (1)
  • Track Mounted Bob Cat (1)
  • CASE Fork Lift (1)
  • Monitor M33 Pump Hoist
  • Gardner Denver Pump

Excavation Equipment
  • CASE 580C Backhoe
We are licensed in Ohio (OH), Pennsylvania (PA), West Virginia (WV), Virginia (VA), Indiana (IN), Kentucky (KY), Missouri (MO), North Carolina (NC), Texas (TX), New York (NY), and New Jersey (NJ).
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