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Qatar Update: Work hard, play hard!

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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.

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WJ GroundwaterQatar Update: Work hard, play hard!
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UAE Update: Overpumping at Burj Khalifa

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.

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WJ GroundwaterUAE Update: Overpumping at Burj Khalifa
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Qatar News: Introducing our Cricket Team!

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.

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WJ GroundwaterQatar News: Introducing our Cricket Team!
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Dr Toby Roberts, keynote at DFIMEC 2016

WJ Groundwater’s Chairman Dr Toby Roberts is a keynote speaker at the DFI Middle East Conference 2016 (Deep Foundations Institute) at the American University, Dubai on 11-12 May.

The bi-annual event provides a great opportunity for dewatering experts, geotechnical engineers and industry academics to network, and fact share. There is also a series of talks and demonstrations. Each year the conference revolves around a different theme. This year it is ‘Value Engineering in Geotechnical Practice – Application and Case Histories’.

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WJ GroundwaterDr Toby Roberts, keynote at DFIMEC 2016
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Qatar Update: Paul Turner attends UK-Lusail Day

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.

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WJ GroundwaterQatar Update: Paul Turner attends UK-Lusail Day
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