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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.

22Feb / 2018

ACUMEN and GGS: Reducing the climate change impact of landfill gas

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The ACUMEN project offers an excellent template for local authority landfill operators both in the UK and beyond on how to create revenues and reduce environmental impacts from their closed landfill portfolios.

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?

09Jan / 2018

Environment Agency to Environmental Monitoring: Matt Askin joins GGS

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As we move into a fresh new year full of hope and promise, GGS welcomes a new member to our management team. After 11 years working at the Environment Agency, Matt Askin has joined GGS as Onshore Petroleum Manager. We had an in-depth chat with Matt about his career so far, why he chose to join GGS, and his ambitions and the key challenges of his new role.

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.

27Nov / 2017

2018 ground gas training dates released

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We are delighted to announce that our 2018 ground gas training courses are now open for booking!

14Nov / 2017

‘The A – Z of Ground-Gas’: What people say about it and why you should join

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After eight years of delivering training on best practice in ground-gas monitoring, we’re very proud and assured that our two day courses meet the needs of our varied delegates. However, we don’t expect you to take our word for it. Take our customers open and honest accounts of their experiences instead. Read our ground gas training review and we’ll see you in 2018.

07Nov / 2017

GGS is presenting at Prospex, 13th – 14th December 2017

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Prospex returns for its fourteenth year of connecting prospectors with investors in the oil and gas industry this December in London. GGS will be exhibiting at the two day event and Simon Talbot will be presenting on the regulatory monitoring of methane.