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Project Dewatering Ltd Parent Company Hölscher Wasserbau Expands Dutch Market

(Heinz Hölscher of Hölscher-Wasserbau and Iain Light, CEO of A. Hak-Gruppe) The Hölscher Wasserbau Group from Haren, Germany is to be enriched by a further member. As from 17th November, the Dutch company Tjaden B.V. that operates in Heerjansdam, Veendam, Nieuw-Vennep and Terneuzen will be the company’s latest acquisition further strengthening its field in groundwater…

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Queensferry Crossing Grand Opening

After six long years, Queensferry Crossing (the largest infrastructure project in Scotland for a generation), has finally been completed and opened to the public as of 4th September 2017. Running across the River Forth, North West of Edinburgh, Scotland, this marvel of architecture and engineering has been built £245 million under its originally forecast budget…

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Drilling in Marlow: The Flood Alleviation Scheme

Following an intensive training programme, on the use of the unique Sennebogen large diameter drill rig, held in Germany with the Project Dewatering Ltd parent company Hölscher Wasserbau, drilling works have now begun on site at the Marlow Flood Alleviation Scheme. The scheme is a series of improved flood defence walls and large bunded water…

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PDL’s Environmental Management Systems Reach ISO Standard

Following the development of existing Environmental Management Systems to reflect the requirements of ISO14001:2015, Project Dewatering Limited has now been Certified as having achieved the requirements of the ISO standard, and has accordingly received the BSI assurance certificate. A BSI Assurance Mark is internationally recognised as representing a business’s quality, reliability, and continual development and…

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Project Dewatering Limited personnel at Haren

Over the last two weeks Project Dewatering Limited (PDL) personnel have been at Haren, the Hoelscher Wasserbau head office and engineering facility in Germany, undertaking a familiarity briefing course on the use of the Senneborgen S 1225 M rig. The rig has a capability to drill 2000 mm diameter casing, and to drill to depths…

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The Port of Immingham

Brief Project Details: Deepwell dewatering during the installation process of an attenuation tank. Project Dewatering Ltd. (PDL) was commissioned by the principle contractor, Costain, to carry out deepwell dewatering during the installation of an attenuation tank, as part of the scheme of improvements to the A160 / A180 road in Immingham for their client, the…

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Northstowe – A Brand New Town

Project Dewatering has a fair few feathers in its cap. Over the years, we have carried out dewatering for Belfast Sewers, Cog Moor STW and the prestigious Tyne Tunnel 2, to name but a few. In a landmark development for the company, however, we have been working with Jackson Civils and Hawk to install and…

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CIRIA – Groundwater Control – Design and Practice (C750) Update – “Evolution, Rather than Revolution”

To round out an incredibly busy and successful October, Project Dewatering’s very own Contracts Manager, Michael Croney, travelled to the CIRIA offices at Griffin Court, London, on the 13th for a seminar introducing the recent update to their second edition of Groundwater Control – Design and Practice (C515). If you weren’t able to attend, we…

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In Case You Missed Us

October has been a busy month for all of us here at Project Dewatering. In addition to having our hands full with several new exciting projects (much more on these to come later), we also put our names forward as exhibitors at two of the year’s largest construction industry events. Starting proceedings with an immensely…

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A Case for Horizontal Dewatering in the UK

Last month, Project Dewatering posted its very first ‘technology spotlight’ blog, in which we examined the SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) monitoring system, and its potential applications for more challenging and ambitious construction projects. As we stressed in the blog, however, complex systems such as these require specialist knowledge and in-depth experience in the…

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