Dan Carpenter

Ground Engineering Awards 2023

WJ are pleased to announce that we have been shortlisted (for the second successive year!) at the Ground Engineering 2023 Awards, in the prestigious category of Contractor of the Year!

WJ Ski Trip 2023

At WJ we work hard, but we also play hard, and after the success of our first staff holiday in 2022, twelve of our WJ UK staff, and two of our of staff from WJ ME returned to the slopes for a well-earned break!

Sebastian Fisher 1972 – 2022

Everyone is deeply saddened to learn of the recent passing of former employee Sebastian Fisher, at a tragically young age. Sebastian worked for WJ between 2000 and 2011, and was influential in our growth in the UK and internationally during this time, becoming recognised as one of the leading dewatering exponents in the UK. We

Regent’s Park 10km Charity Run

WJ have had a global dewatering presence for more than 20 years with existing offices in the UK, Canada, London’s Regent’s Park is one of the capital cities 8 Royal Parks and is home to London Zoo, floral gardens, tranquil lakes and iconic statues and monuments. It is also home to London’s most popular 10k

WJ win BDA 2022 Industry Excellence Award

Building a more sustainable and environmentally friendly future for everyone is a major part of WJ’s ethos, and therefore this week everyone at WJ is celebrating WJ’s Commachio plug-in electric drilling rig winning the the Industry Excellence Award at the British Drilling Association’s Annual Awards on Saturday 12 November, at the Gateshead Hilton.

Developing Groundwater – In Conjunction with Cranfield University

Much of sub-Saharan Africa is considered to be in “economic water scarcity”, where water infrastructure is either poor or mismanaged despite sufficient water sources being present. One way to help manage this issue and provide long term water security to nations is through the construction of high-quality water wells and boreholes. In response to this,

Dewatering London’s Newest River Crossing

The Silvertown Tunnel is a new twin bore road tunnel beneath the river Thames to connect the Greenwich peninsula to Silvertown in London’s docklands. The tunnels are being constructed by TBM and at 11.9 m diameter, the largest ever used in the UK.

WJ Charity Treasure Hunt in aid of Young Minds

On the afternoon of the 30th of September 2022, 24 of WJ’s staff from our HR and finance; tendering and design; technical; monitoring; and operations departments,  and our Senior Management team took to the roads of Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire as part of a charity treasure hunt on behalf of our chosen charity YoungMinds.

Ground Engineering Awards 2022

On Tuesday 6th September 2022, WJ joined more than 800 clients, contractors, designers and geotechnical experts in Central London for the annual Ground Engineering Awards.