ADIA: Helping Geotech Drilling Contractors

Australian Drilling Industry Association: Helping Geotech Drilling Contractors

For the companies providing geotech drilling services in Australia, a membership with the Australian Drilling Industry Association (ADIA) should be a welcomed initiative. The ADIA is a professional organization committed towards helping the industry to grow. By being a member of the organization, it will be possible to learn a lot from industry leaders. In the same way, it is also an affiliation that can help to boost the reputation of geotechnical drilling companies.

Mission of the Organization

Taken verbatim from the website of ADIA, their mission is “to provide professional and technical leadership in the advancement of the drilling industry”. From such, it is clear that they have the goal of being able to create an industry that is not stuck on traditional approaches, but one that is welcoming the innovations that could redefine the way their services are being provided. It seeks to promote a better drilling industry in the whole of Australia, specifically an industry that will be able to keep up with the advancements from all over the globe.

To support their mission, there are specific goals. For instance, one of them is the promotion of regular dialogue with the members of the state and federal agencies. By being able to connect geotechnical drilling companies to the government, there will be better relationship between the public and private sector. This would allow the presence of regulations that are fair for all parties concerned.

In addition, the organization is also geared towards being able to disseminate current issues, industry news, and trends to different companies providing geotechnical drilling and other types of drilling services. This will be helpful in having an updated knowledge, which, in turn, can be applied in the jobs of its members.

Being the Member

To become a member, simply visit their website and proceed to the portion where you will have to fill up the membership forms. One thing that you have to keep in mind is that fact that membership is not exclusive to geotechnical drilling companies. Aside from contractors, the organization also accepts manufacturers, suppliers, consultants, statutory authorities, and even individual applicants. There is a corresponding fee you have to pay, which will depend on the category where you will belong.

Benefits of Being a Member

Among other things, membership with the ADIA will be beneficial because of having an increase network in the drilling industry. For instance, if you are a geotech drilling contractor, ADIA can open up communication with suppliers, which can help you to have leads on where to get your equipment in drilling jobs. It is able to create a community wherein everyone providing drilling services can get in touch with each other.

More so, another benefit of being a member would be learning from experts, which can be a vital component of your company’s training program. This will be able to complement the in-house training program being provided by your drilling company. ADIA, through DrillSkill Training, provides different courses to help those who are interested in learning all about drilling. After the training, certifications will be issued, which can be very helpful for drillers to improve their competency.

Lastly, being a member of ADIA will also offer the benefit of being heard as it will give your drilling company a voice. You can be involved with consultations not only involving other companies, but even the government. If you have any ideas on how to improve drilling industry in Australia, it will offer a platform for you to voice out what you envision in the future.


Environmental & Geotechnical Drilling Services Pty Ltd
38 Thorn St., Pennant Hills, NSW, 2120 Australia
(02) 9119 0576
info@environmentaldrillingservices.com.au
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