Industry News

27Nov / 2018

Energy, Climate Change and Brexit: Avoiding a future energy crisis

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If we want to avoid a future energy crisis similar to that experienced in 1973, we need to dramatically reduce our dependency on imported primary energy. How are existing solutions working for us and which are yet to be put into place?

20Nov / 2018

Ground gas training for an evolving industry: 2018 delegate feedback

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Despite having delivered ground gas training across the UK and overseas for nearly ten years, we never grow tired of the reception and interaction we receive from delegates. Here are some of the best comments we’ve received from trainees on our “A-Z of Ground Gas” training course in 2018.  

16Oct / 2018

GGS Technical Director appointed vice-chair of Radon Council

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GGS Technical Director, John Naylor, was recently appointed vice-chair of the Radon Council. Here we talk about the value of the organisation and what John has planned for its future.

11Oct / 2018

“Building on Brownfield” makes recommendations for increased development

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The Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) recently published “Building on Brownfield”. Using research, case studies and recommendations, the report details how the current regulatory system for redeveloping brownfield land is failing, meaning the capacity for building more homes on developed land is being limited.

04Oct / 2018

Brownfield Land Wales, 24th October 2018 – See you there

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GGS is looking forward to speaking at their third Brownfield Briefing event of 2018.

24Sep / 2018

GGS is speaking at the EPUK conference in October

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GGS is delighted to be presenting at the Environmental Protection UK (EPUK) conference on Wednesday 3rd October 2018. Taking place at ALS Global laboratories at Hawarden North Wales, this event will bring together specialists, local authorities and academics for industry discussion and networking opportunities.

20Jul / 2018

British Verification Council (BVC) launches with NVQ in ground gas verification imminent

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On Wednesday 4th July (U.S. Independence Day) elected officers and primary members met to launch the British Verification Council (BVC).

03Jul / 2018

Geological Society Manchester Conference – See you there

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GGS is delighted to be presenting at the Geological Society Conference in Manchester on Thursday 26th July 2018.

25Jun / 2018

Ground gas protection and verification qualification on its way

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The accurate risk assessment of ground gas affected properties and verification of their protection measures can mean the difference between the discharge of planning permissions and declaration that a development is not fit for purpose.

18Jun / 2018

Shale Gas: The case for independent environmental monitoring

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With the ever pressing need to move away from high carbon fuels and substantially reduce our CO2 emissions, the UK’s Committee on Climate Change has identified that natural gas, including shale gas, will continue to have a significant role in the UK’s energy mix up to 2050.