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WJ Supports SmartReading Program

SmartLife, a non-profit organization established in 2009 and which started as a voluntary group distributing food in labour camps has now expanded with a dozen projects under its banner. All projects are free of charge and work towards the betterment of blue collar workers in Dubai.

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Carizz ImbisanWJ Supports SmartReading Program
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Qatar Update: New Year, New Office Environment

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.

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WJ GroundwaterQatar Update: New Year, New Office Environment
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Qatar Update: Work hard, play hard!

Magnum-11

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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Qatar News: Introducing Magnum-11. WJ Groundwater’s new 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 Magnum-11. WJ Groundwater’s new Cricket Team!
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UAE Update: Paul Turner attends Meeting of the Advisory Board of the Department of Civil Engineering.

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).

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WJ Groundwater AdminUAE Update: Paul Turner attends Meeting of the Advisory Board of the Department of Civil Engineering.
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WJ Groundwater Celebrates 2 Million Safe Man-Hours Completed Without Any Lost Time Incidents (LTI)

WJ Groundwater in the 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.

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WJ GroundwaterWJ Groundwater Celebrates 2 Million Safe Man-Hours Completed Without Any Lost Time Incidents (LTI)
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An Arabian Celebration

With WJ Groundwater’s Year End Parties there’s always cause to celebrate and 2015’s event was no different.

On a mild, Tuesday night WJ Groundwater team members and guests from all over the west coast of the Arabian Peninsula and beyond got together at the prestigious Oryx Rotana Hotel in central Doha.

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Team Frankie’s: Tour of Sharjah 2015

Extraordinary tales of ordinary cyclists.

Rare are the sports where professional athletes compete against amateurs. A football match between Manchester United and that local middle-aged Dad’s team is virtually unheard of, yet in the world of cycling this does happen. The Tour of Sharjah that takes place in the UAE is one such event where this occurs. It is a battle between David and Goliath, only here, Goliath is guaranteed to win.

12295448_1081673755206101_4956736487594232442_nOnce again, WJ Groundwater-sponsored Team Frankie’s formed a motivated squad of talented amatueur cyclists. In-house members counted: Levi Angelo Denys, David Williams, Youcef (Paul) Cummings, Neil and Richard who were joined by guest rider Bader Thani, the former Arabian Sprint Champion.

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WJ GroundwaterTeam Frankie’s: Tour of Sharjah 2015
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Dr Toby Roberts To Speak At Arabian Tunnelling Conference

WJ Groundwater‘s chairman Dr Toby Roberts has been invited to speak at this year’s Arabian Tunnelling Conference and Exhibition 2015 (ATC).

The event is to take place at The Grand Hyatt, Dubai, UAE on 23-25 November and the ‘theme’ this year is ‘Innovative Underground Infrastructure – Challenges and Opportunities’. 

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WJ GroundwaterDr Toby Roberts To Speak At Arabian Tunnelling Conference