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30Apr / 2020

Expanded Free Ground-Gas Webinar Programme

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GGS had arranged to run a full series of ‘A-Z of Ground-Gas’ training events throughout 2020. This is the tenth year we would have run these in collaboration with PAGeotechnical. However, due to Covid-19 social-distancing, these events have now been postponed.

As an alternative, GGS has put together the following programme of FREE 1 hour technical webinars to be held at 10:30 BST. Find the registration links on our training page or below:

11th May – Introduction to continuous ground-gas monitoring

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2nd June – Best practice in continuous ground-gas monitoring

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23rd June – Geology 101 for ground-gas contamination

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Further webinars are scheduled on the following dates at 10:30 BST and registration links will be published soon.

14th July – Continuous monitoring and the Source-Pathway-Receptor pollutant linkage

4th August – The Lines of Evidence approach to ground-gas risk assessment

8th September – Radon – source, hazards, monitoring and remediation

29th September  – Mine gas hazards, monitoring and risk assessment

If the current lockdown is relaxed this programme may be revised and the A-Z training events will be re-established if this can be done safely.

24Feb / 2020

UK’s Hydrogen Economy: A Pathway to Sustainability?

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Hydrogen is potentially a big game changer for sustainability in the UK and achieving our net zero carbon emissions target.

13Feb / 2020

Global carbon dioxide emissions flatlined in 2019 according to IEA data

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According to International Energy Agency (IEA) data, global emissions and carbon dioxide were unchanged at 33 gigatonnes in 2019.

21Jan / 2020

Brownfield Land Scotland 2020 – See you in Edinburgh

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GGS looks forward to spending the day in Edinburgh discussing the latest challenges and successes in brownfield development at Brownfield Land Scotland.

17Dec / 2019

Ground gas training dates for 2020 and delegate feedback

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There’s nothing more satisfying and reassuring than hearing that you’re doing a good job. Following another year of delivering ground gas training across the country, we’re happy to say that our course delegates have confirmed just that.

20Nov / 2019

Ground gas risk assessment: Is it getting easier?

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The last twelve months has again been busy for the ground gas sector with new and revised guidance, research reports and equipment developments. The question is has all of this made ground gas risk assessment easier?

05Nov / 2019

CO2 protection recommended following Gorebridge incident

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A report has been published by engineering and environmental consultancy, RSK Stirling, presenting the findings of their investigation into the pervasiveness of carbon dioxide in disused mineral mines in Scotland and the implications for residential buildings.

21Oct / 2019

GGS Gas Sentinel®: Next generation gas monitoring

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Following persistent demand from clients for high quality data, we are proud to say that the GGS Gas Sentinel is the exclusive telemetry enabled and continuous flow monitoring device that is making a real difference to gas monitoring.

04Sep / 2019

GGS at 10 years: Success and future challenges

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Reaching a 10th birthday is a major milestone for any organisation, and I’m delighted that GGS has grown and prospered as much as it has since I founded the company in 2009.

22Aug / 2019

Brownfield Redevelopment North 2019 – See you there

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GGS Technical Director, John Naylor, will be giving a presentation at Brownfield Redevelopment North in Leeds this November on “Next Generation Continuous Monitoring for Ground Gas”.