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01Dec / 2012

Cuadrilla Anniversary

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GGS is celebrating the 12th month anniversary of being appointed by Cuadrilla to provide independent environmental monitoring services in the UK.

Through our experience, GGS has developed a flexible approach to risk management and environmental monitoring to provide cost-effective services commensurate with environmental sensitivity.

27Nov / 2012

The ‘ACUMEN’ Project

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GGS are pleased to announce that we working with the Environment Agency and other partners on the ACUMEN Project (Assessing Capturing and Utilising Methane from Expired and Non-Operational Landfill ).

17Sep / 2012

ESI Limited

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I am very grateful and impressed by the excellent communication from all and the quick turnaround. I’m also impressed with the information provided within, and the clarity of, the GGS Datapack® and I’ll certainly be in touch in respect of future projects.

16Jul / 2012

GGS co-sponsers East Land Quality Forum event

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GGS are proud to have co-sponsored the East Land Quality Forum event on ‘What Lies Beneath’ held at the Best Western Orton Hall Hotel in Peterborough.  An excellent day with several detailed technical talks covering the new BS10175, continuous ground gas monitoring, rotosonic drilling, field sampling and a sober reminder of site H&S and the importance of CDM. 

12Jul / 2012

Ground-Gas Solutions featured in Natural Gas Europe

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A recent article in Natural Gas Europe has featured the Managing Director of Ground-Gas Solutions, Mr Simon Talbot. The focus of the article outlines the services that GGS can offer to unconventional petroleum companies. By working closely with Cuadrilla Resources, GGS has developed a best practice approach through continuous ground gas monitoring.

09Jul / 2012

Royal Society & Royal Acadamy of Engineering Review of Shale Gas

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The UK Government’s Chief Scientific Adviser asked for the above bodies to carry out an independent review of shale gas extraction. The report was published this week and highlights that the health, safety and environmental risks associated with ‘fraccing’ can be effectively managed through operational best practice.

01Jul / 2012

GGS’ Manchester team continues to grow

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GGS is delighted to announce that it has further increased the capacity of its Manchester office by the appointment of Andrew Brunton. Andrew has recently completed a BSc in Environmental Science at the University of Manchester and has been awarded a 1st. Andrew will be working on environmental monitoring and risk assessment for the company.

15Jun / 2012

Ground-Gas Solutions involved in the London Gateway project

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Ground-Gas Solutions is proud to be involved on the largest development site in the United Kingdom and one of the largest in Europe – London Gateway. GGS are providing continuous ground gas monitoring and risk assessment for the UK’s first 21st Century major deep-sea container port and Europe’s largest logistics park.

21May / 2012

Orford Park – Ground-Gas Verification Works

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Ground-Gas Solutions (GGS) are pleased to announce that the company has completed the ground-gas verification works for Orford Park Project in Warrington.  These works included, independent verification of: building gas protection measures; venting trench remediation; and construction of ground-gas venting islands together with the regular ground-gas monitoring for the duration of the two year project.

06Feb / 2012

GGS Joint Training With PAG

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The recent joint GGS and PAG training event held in Leeds was one of the best training courses I have attended for a long time. The digital copies of the presentations will help me share good practice knowledge with colleagues.