Thankyou to everyone who entered our end of year photo competition. We had over 70 entries from across all of our international offices, which included some brilliant, inspiring and dramatic photographs!read more
WJ UAE & Qatar has successfully completed the surveillance audit and transition to ISO 45001:2018 on 9th, 10th & 15th December 2019.read more
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
The beginning of a new era has been ushered in at the Doha headquarters in Qatar. WJ Groundwater Qatar has finally bid farewell to 2016, the Fereej Kulaib office and moved to new premises in Fereej Bin Omran. The move was finalised on the last day of February (2017). The project was led and chiefly organised by WJ Groundwater’s Doha-based office staff, headed by Admin Officer Randy Lazaro with aplomb.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
Recently, our Qatar base put together a cricket team called Magnum-11 consisting of the finest, most committed and enthusiastic sports fans from WJ Groundwater’s management and site teams.
Led by Govindaswamy Shankar they are now a fixture on the local Doha league tables and have proved to be a force to be reckoned with – Magnum Force.read more
Named after one of the best sump pumps money can buy, WJ Groundwater’s Qatar office has assembled a crack squad of cricket players consisting of management and site staff.
“It’s a great opportunity for staff to have fun, and we’ve invited all staff members to participate regardless of skill ability because it’s the social aspects that are as important as the sportsmanship,” said team manager Govindaswamy Shankar.
WJ Groundwater’s Middle East Director, Paul Turner recently attended the excellent UK-Lusail Day event. Taking place on the 1st of March at the Lusail Real Estate Development Company Headquarters the well-atttended meeting was organised by UK Trade and Investment (UKTI).
Paul was able to meet with several key decision makers to learn more about the ongoing construction of Lusail City. He was lucky enough to spend some time with the Construction Director of Infrastructure for Lusail too.read more