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.
On Saturday 23 July 2022 our MD Richard Fielden will be setting off to cycle from Lands End to John O’Groats (approximately 1000 miles!) in just 10 days and is hoping to raise £10,000 for Young Minds Trust, a charity which works with children, young adults and their families to help to look after their mental health.
“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.
When the South Korean engineering and construction company, SK ecoplant, whose annual global revenues are about £4 billion, required a dewatering contractor to help to solve a problem with a series of distressed high speed railway tunnel cross passages under construction on the Bujeon – Masan Railway Project on South Korea’s south coast, they turned to WJ. Obviously.
At WJ we are all part of a big closely-knit family, and recently enjoyed our first ever staff holiday with a ski-trip to Northern Italy.read more
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 21st September is a very special day for everyone connected to WJ as it is the 40th anniversary of our formation!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
The Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) is designed to raise standards in the construction industry in areas as diverse as appearance, health and safety and the environment.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