Case Studies

17Aug / 2016

Landfill: One man’s trash is another man’s treasure

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Some of the GGS team spent the day performing investigative ground work (having sought permission – of course) at a former landfill site in Greater Manchester. This practice exercise sought to assess the composition of the landfill through the use of trial pits and forensic soil analysis. It also uncovered some unlikely treasures.

20Apr / 2016

Indoor Air Quality – Why monitor it?

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João Dyer, Senior Geo-Environmental Consultant at Ground-Gas Solutions (GGS), highlights the importance of monitoring indoor air quality and it’s effect on the working environment.

21May / 2011

Local authority case study radon

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Project Title: Wings School Radon Assessment
Client: Wings School, Cumbria
Project Start date: June 2010
Project End Date: October 2010
Services Provided:

  • Radon monitoring
  • Radon risk assessment
  • Advice on action to be taken

21May / 2011

Local Authority Case Study

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Project Title: Chorley Part 2A Investigation
Client: Chorley BC
Project Start date: March 2010
Project End Date: Ongoing
Services Provided:

  • Part 2A Ground Investigation
  • Detailed Part 2A Quantitative Risk Assessment for Ground Gas
  • Advice and Liaison
  • Advice on Likely Remedial Options

21May / 2011

Due Diligence Case Study

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Project Title: Due Diligence, Middlesbrough
Client: Multi-national Consultant
Project Start date: June 2010
Project End Date: July 2010
Services Provided:

  • Inspection and appraisal of existing gas protection measures
  • Generic Quantitative Risk
  • Assessment for Ground Gas
  • Outline Costs for completing remediation

21May / 2011

Developer Case Study 2

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Project Title: NIACE Centre
Client: Queens University Belfast
Project Start date: October 2010
Project End Date: November 2010
Services Provided:

  • Quantitative Risk Assessment for Ground Gas
  • Recommendation for Gas Protection Measures
  • Advice on verification and on-going maintenance

21May / 2011

Case Study: Verification

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Project Title: Orford Park, Warrington
Client: Warrington BC
Project Start date: March 2010
Project End Date: February 2012
Services Provided:

  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Review of Gas Protection
  • Measure Design
  • 3rd Party CQA & Verification
  • Site Completion (Verification)
  • Reporting