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.
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, WJ, alongside Cranfield University, the British Drilling Association, and RedR UK, as well as a number of other industry partners, combined to provide the “Developing Groundwater” course during October 2022.
“Clearing the air – drilling’s contribution to clean air?” – WJ featured in GeoDrilling InternationalDan Carpenter May 18, 2022
‘Going green’ has been a big part of WJ’s ethos for a number of years as we believe it is important for us as a company and an industry to become more environmentally friendly and sustainable. At WJ this has included a signfican in new electric drilling and dewatering plant and equipment.
Ground Engineering is one of the foremost trade magazines for the UK Geotechnical, Engineering Geology and Geo-Environmental Industries, and their podcast Breaking Ground is the voice of the geotechnical industry in the country, having covered topics as diverse as piling, sustainability and geothermal energy!read more
The British Tunnelling Society, an Associated Society of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), formed 50 years ago provides a crucial form for development of the tunnelling industry in the UK and overseas, and recently invited WJ’s Chairman, Dr Toby Roberts to speak at an evening event regarding “Dewatering Strategies for Underground Infrastructure in the London Basin”.read more
WJ have a long and illustrious history of working in the Republic of Ireland and Cork in particular, dating back to our work on the Lee Tunnel back in the early 1990s, through to projects in recent years for water treatment works, and residential and commercial developments.read more
WJ are one of the UK leading providers of pumping test services, something that can result in us working on some exciting and challenging projects. One of the most recent of these is for the new Silvertown Crossing in East London.read more
The WJ cavalry came to the town (in a socially distanced manner!) to the rescue of the Lower Thames Crossing project and their extensive monitoring requirements!read more
As COVID-19 sweeps the world, bringing a whole host of uncertainty alongside it, we may not be business as usual – but we can still help!read more
WJ UK were delighted to exhibit at the latest BDA Seminar on “What are the risks of Rising Complacency about Geotechnics” at Old Trafford, Manchester.read more