GI working being carried out in full personal protection equipment with face-fitted masks

The need for practical guidance on asbestos risk in ground investigation

Considering the need for proper asbestos control training in the ground investigation industry

Site Investigation

17 MAY 2019
Asbestos in soil - Guidance for site investigation

Asbestos in soil - Guidance for site investigation

How the BDA is raising awareness of asbestos contamination within the ground on brownfield sites

Industry voice

08 MAY 2019
Sourcing the best company for the job

Sourcing the best company for the job

The BDA is working with its members to ensure the right people get the right jobs on projects

Site Investigation

21 MARCH 2019
Accessing the UK's borehole data

Accessing the UK's borehole data

An insight into how the British Geological Survey is handling increasing amounts of digital data

Site Investigation

11 MARCH 2019
A lifetime of drilling

A lifetime of drilling

Stephen Tomlinson reflects on how he has drilling industry has changed over his 40-year career

Editor's Comment

01 MARCH 2019
Standards and specifications

Standards and specifications

The BDA's Mark Toye on the importance of standards and specifications within ground investigation

Industry voice

26 FEBRUARY 2019
New Year brings new members to the BDA

New Year brings new members to the BDA

New Year sees new members join the British Drilling Association

Socotec aims to improve safety with Drill Rig Induction Scheme

Socotec aims to improve safety with Drill Rig Induction Scheme

Socotec introduces Drill Rig Induction Scheme on all its projects where rigs are in use

Geotechnical & geo-env...

05 DECEMBER 2018
Finding the prescription for the abuse of legal drugs

Finding the prescription for the abuse of legal drugs

The BDA's Simon Jackson examines the issue of legal drug use in the workplace

Industry voice

15 NOVEMBER 2018
The need for better site investigation

The need for better site investigation

Poor site investigation is almost worthless when it comes to designing worthwhile piling solutions.

Industry voice

01 NOVEMBER 2018
Addressing the skills shortages: the BDA Apprenticeship Scheme

Addressing the skills shortages: the BDA Apprenticeship Scheme

Charlie Allardyce tells GDI about the British Drilling Association's Apprenticeship Scheme

Guest column

03 OCTOBER 2018
A healthy and safe future for the drilling industry

A healthy and safe future for the drilling industry

Jon Christie explains the core mission of the BDA's Health and Safety Committee

Industry voice

14 JULY 2018