BDA awards its first geothermal drilling audit

BDA awards its first geothermal drilling audit

The first driller to undertake the ground source specific industry audit named by the BDA

Clearing the air - drilling's contribution to clean air?

Clearing the air - drilling's contribution to clean air?

How can the drilling industry help the UK meet its net zero carbon emission targets?

Industry voice

18 MAY 2022
Setting standards with the GSHPA

Setting standards with the GSHPA

A look at how the GSHPA is working to improve drilling standards within the sector

Industry voice

07 APRIL 2022
Addressing knowledge gaps with specialist training solutions

Addressing knowledge gaps with specialist training solutions

Focussed training is key to having a competent and safe workforce on site

Site Investigation

29 MARCH 2022
Socotec UK's Ground Investigation team wins BDA Award

Socotec UK's Ground Investigation team wins BDA Award

BDA Industry Excellence Award for Socotec for its work with QR codes on plant

Site Investigation

02 FEBRUARY 2022
The BDA's Carbon Reduction Policy strategy

The BDA's Carbon Reduction Policy strategy

After the conclusion of COP26 the BDA responds by launching its Carbon Reduction Policy

Industry voice

17 NOVEMBER 2021
A year in drilling with the BDA

A year in drilling with the BDA

Richard Fielden reflects on what has generally been a positive year for the BDA

Industry voice

09 NOVEMBER 2021
BDA's SAP Apprenticeship Scheme 2021/22 launched

BDA's SAP Apprenticeship Scheme 2021/22 launched

Training begins for entrants to the 2021/22 BDA SAP Apprenticeship Scheme

Core Drilling & Sampling

22 SEPTEMBER 2021
Mental health - we must normalise it

Mental health - we must normalise it

What needs to be done for the industry to be more open around mental health issues

Industry voice

15 JULY 2021
Getting to grips with rotary drilling

Getting to grips with rotary drilling

Why Steve Tomlinson authored the Manual for Rotary Drilling for the British Drilling Association

Site Investigation

09 JUNE 2021
Mentoring - engaging with the future

Mentoring - engaging with the future

The British Drilling Association adds its support to Ground Forum's mentoring scheme

Industry voice

20 MAY 2021
Catching the right training

Catching the right training

Looking at the very 'British' flavour of the British Drilling Association's approach to training

Wells & Boreholes

29 APRIL 2021