New qualification takes competence to a whole new level

New qualification takes competence to a whole new level

This year will see a Level 3 Diploma qualification in Advanced Land Drilling introduced in the UK

Industry voice

14 JAN 2020
David Airey (right) receiving his Lifetime Achievement Award from Martyn Brocklesby, chair of the British Drilling Association

A look back at 50 years of change

After receiving a Lifetime Achievement award, David Airey reflects on his 50 years of drilling

Site Investigation

10 JAN 2020
Safety - Who's watching your back?

Safety - Who's watching your back?

The BDA is lending its support to "The Land Drillings Safety Advantage" initiative in the UK

Occupational Health and Wellbeing - A charter for success?

Occupational Health and Wellbeing - A charter for success?

The Federation of Piling Specialists has published its Occupational Health and Wellbeing Charter

Industry voice

11 DEC 2019
Atlas Copco: past, present and future

Atlas Copco: past, present and future

After 100 years operating in the UK what do the next 100 years herald for Atlas Copco?

Industry voice

28 NOV 2019
Floods with silver linings:  Redefining how aquifers replenish in dryland Africa

Floods with silver linings: Redefining how aquifers replenish in dryland Africa

How research work in Africa is set to improve the understanding of the continent's aquifers

Wells & Boreholes

20 NOV 2019
BDA Seminar - Manchester 2020

BDA Seminar - Manchester 2020

After a successful seminar in London, the British Drilling Association has announced its next event

Site Investigation

15 NOV 2019
The case for structured mentoring

The case for structured mentoring

What can the UK's piling industry do to develop new talent? David Major offers his thoughts

Industry voice

07 NOV 2019
Technology skills for the future of the geotechnical industry

Technology skills for the future of the geotechnical industry

The learning and development needs of the piling sector requires a thoughtful and vigorous approach

Industry voice

07 NOV 2019
A year in drilling…

A year in drilling…

One man's reflections upon a turbulent year for drilling in the construction sector

Industry voice

14 OCT 2019
Health & safety - where next?

Health & safety - where next?

The part played by the FPS in promoting health & safety in the piling industry

Piling

18 SEP 2019
Learning to drill water wells - online

Learning to drill water wells - online

Can an online water well drilling course be beneficial for NGO staff?

Wells & Boreholes

16 SEP 2019
Six key things to consider when selecting a water level logger

Six key things to consider when selecting a water level logger

Six points to consider when specifying a water level logger

Wells & Boreholes

10 SEP 2019
GSHPA responds to UK government report on technologies for clean growth

GSHPA responds to UK government report on technologies for clean growth

The GSHPA has issued its response to the UK government's report "Technologies for Clean Growth"

Industry voice

22 AUG 2019
Drilling - A sector hungry to learn

Drilling - A sector hungry to learn

The hows and whys behind the British Drilling Association running seminars for its members

Industry voice

14 AUG 2019
News from Down-under

News from Down-under

Peter Hall of the ADIA provides an insight into the state of the drilling industry in Australia

Industry voice

01 AUG 2019

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