Fatigue - A topic best not slept upon

Fatigue - A topic best not slept upon

Is fatigue from long working hours and time spent travelling to job site putting operators at risk?

Industry voice

27 MAR 2020
Addressing the handpump  corrosion and material quality challenge

Addressing the handpump corrosion and material quality challenge

Kerstin Danert looks at the issue of handpump corrosion at well sites in west Africa

Industry voice

23 MAR 2020
The reuse of foundations for urban spaces

The reuse of foundations for urban spaces

Dr Dan Adams provides GDI with some considerations on employing foundation reuse in urban spaces

Industry voice

21 FEB 2020
Apprenticeship degrees in geotechnical engineering

Apprenticeship degrees in geotechnical engineering

A new degree option is being promoted by the FPS in order to fill a potentially looming skills gap

Industry voice

14 FEB 2020
Field research begins for updated support fluid guide

Field research begins for updated support fluid guide

The work being done prior to the launch of the second edition of the support fluids guide

Industry voice

06 FEB 2020
Balfour Beatty celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

Balfour Beatty celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

How Balfour Beatty is working to prevent a industry skills shortage in the UK

Industry voice

05 FEB 2020
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

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