Dubai Expo 2020 will be the first World Fair to come to the Emirati states, and is a significant engineering and construction investment. One of the instrumental elements of this project is the construction of new transport infrastructure, including the Route 2020 underground metro extension from Nakheel Harbour and Tower Metro Stations to the Expo 2020 site.read more
WJ Groundwater is currently undertaking a large-scale sewage-overpumping project to facilitate the upgrading of existing substructures in Downtown Dubai. The excavations are taking place close to the famous Burj Khalifa, the tallest building in the world.
It comes with great pleasure to announce that WJ Groundwater in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Doha offices, in Arabia, have all successfully secured ISO accreditations.read more
Projects and new tech
“2016 has been packed with important projects and events at WJ Groundwater’s Qatar base,” reported Overseas Director, Paul Turner.
Over the last six months projects have included:
VVIP Villa at the Pearl Qatar
As the name implies, The Villa was for a ‘Very Very Important Person’ in Doha. The sub contract work involves dewatering for an excavation close to the shoreline of the Arabian Sea. A small yet complex, ‘signature’ project successfully completed by WJ Groundwater for CRC.read more
WJ Groundwater is happy to announce that it is currently operating a sewage over pumping system in down town Dubai close to Burj Khalifa. The project is an important part of a series of upgrades for Emaar Properties EJS. WJ Groundwater provided Dutco Balfour Beatty LLC with two brand new diesel sewage pumps. Combined they have a pumping capacity of 600 l/s.read more
Several senior members of WJ Groundwater’s staff complement took part in an ‘effective leadership training course’. The sessions took place at the ILM (Institute of Leadership and Management) in Dubai and proved to be a rewarding, worthwhile and fun experience.
WJ Groundwater’s Paul Turner (Overseas Director) (front row – far right) attended the Spring 2016 Meeting of the Advisory Board of the Department of Civil Engineering. The board met at the AUD School of Engineering in Dubai on 22nd March (2016).read more
WJ Groundwater Middle East has passed a significant milestone by completing 2 Million Safe Man-Hours Without Lost Time Incidents (LTI).
To celebrate this admirable achievement, dual staff events were held at WJ Groundwater’s bases in Dubai (UAE) and Doha (Qatar) at the end of December.
WJ Groundwater is currently working with Dutch Foundation to dewater a 2B+G+1+30 residential building in Doha, Qatar. The property is located in the Al Dafnah District, also known as the Diplomatic Area. The project consultant is LACASA (Qatar).read more
WJ Groundwater‘s chairman Dr Toby Roberts has been invited to speak at this year’s Arabian Tunnelling Conference and Exhibition 2015 (ATC).read more