Forkers Scotland


We are one of Scotland's leading Ground Engineering Contractors

Based in Cambuslang near Glasgow we are ideally situated to provide quick access and support for our operations throughout Scotland. Our experienced team provides a comprehensive range of key drilling and grouting services covering everything from site investigation drilling to mine workings and mineshaft stabilisation, mini-piling to soil nailing and deep wells to compaction grouting.

We have an enviable reputation for problem solving, quality and client focus and with our extensive in-house knowledge and expertise we are happy to work with designers, developers, project managers and main contractors to provide technical advice and innovative ideas for any scheme.

With an extensive and versatile fleet of drilling rigs including geotechnicial rigs, mini-rigs and 'dual head' rigs we can offer a broad range of drilling services and drilling techniques to suit any application.

  • Mine Workings Consolidation
    • We specialise in consolidation of old mine workings in coal, oil shale, limestone, ironstone, chalk and other minerals. We can resource large mine stabilisation contracts from our in-house plant fleet.
  • Mine Shaft Stabilisation
    • Location, treatment and capping
  • Soil Nailing & Anchoring
    • Our specialist plant and equipment provides, ground anchoring, soil nailing and slope stabilisation
  • Site Investigation Drilling
    • Rotary open hole, rotary coring, rotary percussive probing
  • Mini-Piling Foundation Solutions
    • Augered, CFA, rotary cased and contiguous piles to 370mm dia and bottom driven tubular steel piles
  • Compaction Grouting
    • Improving the strength of soft or weak rock or soils strata
  • Specialist Grouting
    • Encapsulation grouting, gas and groundwater barriers, annulus grouting, void grouting, subway infilling

  • ISO 9001, 14001, 45001
  • Investors in People
  • Achilles UVDB (Utilities Vendor database) and ‘Verify’ audit
  • Achilles Building Confidence
  • Member of CECA Midlands Region The Civil Engineering Contractors Association
  • CHAS Contractors Health & Safety Scheme
  • Construction-line
  • SAFEcontractor
  • Member of the BDA British Drilling Association
  • Social Mobility Pledge
  • Real Living Wage
  • Science Based Target Initiative