Consultant Member Application Form

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Consultant Member Application Form

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  • The Scope of the Association

    The BDA is the UK trade association for those who drill holes in the ground, manufacture / supply drilling rigs & equipment, or supply services to the geotechnical and ground investigation industry.  

    Our members cover such things as: ground investigation; mineral exploration; water-well activities; ground consolidation; quarry drilling; geothermal drilling; directional drilling; ground anchors; piling; laboratory testing; training; specialist insurance services; geotechnical consultancy; drilling rig & equipment supply. We do not however include drilling for oil and gas.
  • Mission Statement

    Committed to Improving Standards in Health & Safety, Quality of Workmanship and Technical Proficiency for the Benefit of the Drilling Industry and its Clients.
  • Association Aims

    1. Promote the Land Drilling/Geotechnical industry.
    2. Promote BDA members to clients and procurers as paragons.
    3. To improve safety, efficiency and health & wellbeing in the industry.
    4. To encourage training and education.
    5. To promote standards & encourage higher standards
    6. To establish codes of practice where practicable.
    7. To liaise with Government bodies, institutions and other organisations to further the interests of the membership.
    8. To compile relevant statistical support.
    9. To support and promote scientific research into drilling techniques.
    10. To collaborate with other related associations both in the UK and abroad to advance our industry.
    11. To disseminate information to interested parties.