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23May / 2011

GasClam®: Buy or Hire?

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GasClam® is a beautifully designed piece of equipment. It is designed to fit inside a standard ground-gas monitoring well and continuously monitor both the ground-gases and the environmental parameters that influence those gases. However, it is the GasClam® data and the confidence that can be placed on its interpretation that is valuable.

23May / 2011

GasClam Development

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Simon Talbot, the founder and managing director of GGS, was previously the Director of the GMGU; a local authority technical support unit based at the University of Manchester. In this role Simon carried out teaching, training and research activities on contaminated land issues with a particular focus on the monitoring and risk assessment of ground-gas contamination.

23May / 2011

Salamander

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Simon has had long involvement in ground-gas investigations and long experience of working in both public and private sectors.

GGS’ experience of ground-gas process and knowledge of legislation and best practice coupled with Simon’s work that bridges the public and private sectors has been particularly important to this research project.

23May / 2011

Environment Agency

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I recommend GGS GasClam® service and the way they interpret the data as being a fantastic asset to coming up with the right answer. They will really make a difference to you if time is critical – they have the potential to shorten the monitoring period from months or years to a matter of weeks and the data they provide is still far, far better than you would get through conventional methods.

23May / 2011

ESI Ltd

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We are immensely grateful to the Ground Gas Solutions team for their input to our project involving a petrol spill. Thanks to the VOC GasClam, we were able to identify significant VOC concentrations within the basement of a neighbouring property to the petrol station.

21May / 2011

Local authority case study radon

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Project Title: Wings School Radon Assessment
Client: Wings School, Cumbria
Project Start date: June 2010
Project End Date: October 2010
Services Provided:

  • Radon monitoring
  • Radon risk assessment
  • Advice on action to be taken

21May / 2011

Local Authority Case Study

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Project Title: Chorley Part 2A Investigation
Client: Chorley BC
Project Start date: March 2010
Project End Date: Ongoing
Services Provided:

  • Part 2A Ground Investigation
  • Detailed Part 2A Quantitative Risk Assessment for Ground Gas
  • Advice and Liaison
  • Advice on Likely Remedial Options

21May / 2011

Due Diligence Case Study

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Project Title: Due Diligence, Middlesbrough
Client: Multi-national Consultant
Project Start date: June 2010
Project End Date: July 2010
Services Provided:

  • Inspection and appraisal of existing gas protection measures
  • Generic Quantitative Risk
  • Assessment for Ground Gas
  • Outline Costs for completing remediation

21May / 2011

Developer Case Study 2

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Project Title: NIACE Centre
Client: Queens University Belfast
Project Start date: October 2010
Project End Date: November 2010
Services Provided:

  • Quantitative Risk Assessment for Ground Gas
  • Recommendation for Gas Protection Measures
  • Advice on verification and on-going maintenance

21May / 2011

Case Study: Verification

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Project Title: Orford Park, Warrington
Client: Warrington BC
Project Start date: March 2010
Project End Date: February 2012
Services Provided:

  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Review of Gas Protection
  • Measure Design
  • 3rd Party CQA & Verification
  • Site Completion (Verification)
  • Reporting