Industry News

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?

12Apr / 2018

Radon: the hazard and managing the risk

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Radon gas is a natural hazard that we can’t see, feel or smell.  Consequently, most people are unaware of it and the risks often don’t get the attention they deserve.

27Mar / 2018

Risk assessment for contaminated land: Are you ready for new challenges?

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Are the current methods of assessing risk in contaminated land sufficient to deal with new challenges, or are there new techniques that could deal with multiple contaminants on large and complex sites.

23Mar / 2018

Ground Gas 2018: The latest industry techniques, guidance, and technology

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Earlier this month, despite the efforts of “The Beast from the East”, we made it to London for the GGS sponsored conference, Ground Gas 2018.

01Mar / 2018

Brownfield and Contaminated Land 2018: See you in Belfast

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It is with great pleasure that we announce that GGS is speaking at Brownfield and Contaminated Land 2018 at Titanic Belfast on Thursday 19th April.

26Feb / 2018

GGS now has the largest fleet of continuous monitoring instruments in the UK

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GGS is proud to announce that it now has the largest fleet of on-borehole continuous monitoring devices, including continuous flow, of any UK consultancy.

20Feb / 2018

First study linking radon and lung cancer published in Republic of Ireland

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In January this year, the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) published ‘High Radon Areas and Lung Cancer Prevalence in Ireland’. This is the first study in the Republic to confirm a strong link between living in areas with high levels of radon gas and an increased risk of a lung cancer.

07Feb / 2018

Continuous receptor monitoring: What does this mean for post-construction safety?

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The introduction of continuous monitoring brought with it a parallel increase in demand for ‘receptor monitoring’. Previous to this, post-construction monitoring was not favoured by designers as it had the possibility of demonstrating that their plan was substandard. What changes will continuous receptor monitoring now bring for the construction industry?

04Jan / 2018

Ground Gas 2018: GGS sponsors new Brownfield Briefing Conference

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GGS is delighted to be sponsoring Ground Gas 2018, a brand new conference hosted by Brownfield Briefing in association with Environment Analyst.