Industry News

16Oct / 2018

GGS Technical Director appointed vice-chair of Radon Council

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GGS Technical Director, John Naylor, was recently appointed vice-chair of the Radon Council. Here we talk about the value of the organisation and what John has planned for its future.

11Oct / 2018

“Building on Brownfield” makes recommendations for increased development

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The Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) recently published “Building on Brownfield”. Using research, case studies and recommendations, the report details how the current regulatory system for redeveloping brownfield land is failing, meaning the capacity for building more homes on developed land is being limited.

04Oct / 2018

Brownfield Land Wales, 24th October 2018 – See you there

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GGS is looking forward to speaking at their third Brownfield Briefing event of 2018.

24Sep / 2018

GGS is speaking at the EPUK conference in October

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GGS is delighted to be presenting at the Environmental Protection UK (EPUK) conference on Wednesday 3rd October 2018. Taking place at ALS Global laboratories at Hawarden North Wales, this event will bring together specialists, local authorities and academics for industry discussion and networking opportunities.

20Jul / 2018

British Verification Council (BVC) launches with NVQ in ground gas verification imminent

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On Wednesday 4th July (U.S. Independence Day) elected officers and primary members met to launch the British Verification Council (BVC).

03Jul / 2018

Geological Society Manchester Conference – See you there

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GGS is delighted to be presenting at the Geological Society Conference in Manchester on Thursday 26th July 2018.

25Jun / 2018

Ground gas protection and verification qualification on its way

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The accurate risk assessment of ground gas affected properties and verification of their protection measures can mean the difference between the discharge of planning permissions and declaration that a development is not fit for purpose.

18Jun / 2018

Shale Gas: The case for independent environmental monitoring

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With the ever pressing need to move away from high carbon fuels and substantially reduce our CO2 emissions, the UK’s Committee on Climate Change has identified that natural gas, including shale gas, will continue to have a significant role in the UK’s energy mix up to 2050.

14May / 2018

Best value continuous ground gas monitoring for construction and contaminated land

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Committed as ever to adding value as standard, GGS has implemented new measures in line with customer feedback to enhance the quality and speed of our existing offer.

23Apr / 2018

Continuous ground gas flow monitoring: What this means for risk assessment

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Continuous monitoring has revolutionised ground gas risk assessment allowing for a detailed understanding of the conditions of a site. The introduction of continuous ground gas flow monitoring brings another line of evidence that is relatively easy to understand and interpret. What impact will this have on ground gas risk assessment?