13Dec / 2012

DECC announce that ‘Fracking’ for shale gas can resume

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The Energy and Climate secretary Ed Davey announced today that exploratory hydraulic fracturing for shale gas can resume in the UK.

Mr Davey said “Shale gas represents a promising new potential energy resource for the UK. It could contribute significantly to our energy security, reducing our reliance on imported gas, as we move to a low carbon economy”

06Dec / 2012


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GGS are exhibiting at PROSPEX 2012 between 12th and 13th December in Islington, London.
We look forward to meeting you at our stand (107).

05Dec / 2012

Walsworth Common Part IIa

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GGS are pleased to announce that we have been commissioned by North Hertfordshire District Council to undertake a Part 2A Contaminated Investigation of a former landfill site.

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.