M&J Drilling Services was founded in 1982 to offer specialist
contracting services in the investigation and stabilisation of
mine workings and mineshafts, concentrating its activities in
the South Staffyordshire Coalfield. It has grown steadily,
investing heavily to provide state-of-the-art drilling rigs and
associated equipment, and now operates nationally from its base
in the West Midlands.
The compan focuses its operations on the development and
delivery of geotechnical solutions to various ground problems.
The main activities of the company are drilling (rotary and
rotary percussive) and grouting, and the following list gives
details of the various applications we undertake:
► Rotary investigation by open hole, core and Sonic
► Stabilisation of shallow mine workings (drilling
and pressure grouting)
► Soil Nails & Ground Anchors – to improve slope /
► Other underground stabilisation work (e.g. cellars
and gas tanks)
► Drilled / cased, reinforced concrete piles up to
► Mineshaft location and treatment
► Void infilling (large mine workings)
► Sewer and tunnel grouting
► Installation of geothermal heating loops
Health & Safety: The Company has always operated with
great regard to the Health & Safety of its employees,
particularly in view of the inherently hazardous working
environment, the operation of powerful and potentially dangerous
plant and of our intention to maintain long-term continuity of
service in a stable workforce.
Contract Record: Customers range from householders
requiring a couple of boreholes prior to building house
extensions, through to national house builders, local
authorities and major civil engineering contractors. The value
of contracts can be £1500 up to £5 million and can last from a
day to several years. Average turnover in recent years has been
in excess of £5 Million per annum.
Quality Assurance: The Company has always been proud of
its commitment to quality and its reputation for professionalism
in the industry. We gained accreditation to IISO 9001:2008 and
to Constructionline in categories comprising Site Investigation,
Anchors, Soil Nails, Ground Stabilisation and Deep Grouting.
We aim to develop strong relationships with both consultants and
developers and are proud of the fact that over recent years, 85%
of each year’s turnover has been with clients who we have worked
with in previous years.