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UAE Update: Team Frankie’s, Making The Highways Busy

Paul Turner, Overseas Director based at WJ Groundwater’s base in Dubai reports on Team Frankie’s recent activity.

Team Frankie’s recently had a very busy period. We had a busy weekend of racing which saw the team compete in the Liwa Challenge and EKRCC TTT in the space of a fortnight!

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WJ GroundwaterUAE Update: Team Frankie’s, Making The Highways Busy
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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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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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UAE Update: Dr Toby Roberts is keynote speaker 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 GroundwaterUAE Update: Dr Toby Roberts is keynote speaker 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