Layne, A Granite Company joins The Dewatering Institute as Founding Member

News / 19 April 2022 by The Dewatering Institute / TDI
Credit : Layne, A Granite Company unique Percussion Hammer Drill

TDI is excited to announce that Layne, A Granite Company, based on South Dakota, North America, providing sustainable solutions for water resources and mineral services, has joined The Dewatering Institute (TDI) as a Founding Member.

Originally established in 1882, Layne offers a rich history of delivering safe, professional, and reliable water and minerals solutions throughout North America. Granite acquired Layne and its subsidiaries in the fall of 2018, to further Granite’s strategy to grow through acquisition and diverse end market expansion.

Layne, A Granite Company as part of TDI

“Having the team of Layne on board as founding members of TDI brings further great experience to the institute and its followers. Their willingness to contribute and share their expertise in the field of specialised well drilling, installation, rehabilitation, water well pumps, motors and water treatment technologies will prove very valuable to our industry and help promote TDI’s fundamentals. From discussions with James Cooper and the team from Layne, it was evident that they will also play an active and important role in the compiling of industry best practices by TDI planned for 2022. ” says executive member of the TDI Advisory Council and industry professional, Christoffel Botha.”

A Company Overview

Water Resources Division

From water well drilling to related infrastructure services, they’re experts in providing comprehensive solutions for various markets. Specialties include well drilling, pump design and service, well rehabilitation, and water treatment services. They offer comprehensive solutions for government agencies, commercial and municipal water suppliers, industrial facilities, agricultural, and energy companies. Their teams identify and develop new water sources and deliver potable water to communities and facilities throughout North America.

Mineral Services Division

Demand for mineral services drilling is driven by the need to identify, define and develop underground base and precious mineral deposits. Layne, A Granite Company is one of the largest providers of drilling services for the mineral services industry. Mineral Services Division has been providing drilling and borehole services to the world’s premier mining companies for over a century. They strive to operate at the highest level of safety, technology, and environmental responsibility.

Safety By Choice

Safety is about people, not projects. Safety is about stories, not statistics. Their safety culture is underpinned with relationship-based training, shared knowledge, and engagement at every level of our organization. Safety is deeply personal. At Layne, A Granite Company they are responsible for making safe choices not only for making safe choices not only for themselves, but for those around them. We must take care of each other.

We are excited as an organization to contribute, collaborate and share our expertise on the world stage. I believe it is critical to our company and industry to capture, understand and close the gaps in our best practices. “says James Cooper, Special Projects Account Manager at Layne, A Granite Company”

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