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EMDCSS Installation in Brazil

Diogo Teles has just returned from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) in Brazil. He installed an Electromechanical Dynamic Cyclic Simple Shear Device (EMDCSS) system with Bender Elements at COPPE's LABTEST Laboratory.


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GDS Extends ISO9001:2015 Certification

GDS are pleased to announce that they have extended there ISO9001:2015 Certification until 2024.

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Serbian Agents Exhibits at iNDiS 2021

Inelas Ereco our Serbian agent exhibited and gave a presentation at the recent International Scientific Conference in Novi Sad, Serbia.

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Oklahoma State University Installation

Mike Bullley and Simon Harrison from GDS, have recently returned from an installation at Oklahoma State University. The University purchased a GDS Instrumented Hoek Cell with; Vertical Acoustic Velocity transducers, 1 Pair of Horizontal Acoustic Velocity transducers, 8 Acoustic Emissions sensors , a 38.1mm sample set and a temperature control option.


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Trussell Trust Food Bank Donation

Each year GDS supports a charity, voted by the staff, which they support with a range of fundraising activities throughout the year. This year (2021) GDS chose the Trussell Trust.

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GDS attend formal opening of the National Buried Infrastructure Facility (NBIF)

Karl Snelling, Managing Director at GDS, was honoured to be invited to the formal opening of the National Buried Infrastructure Facility (NBIF) at the University of Birmingham.


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GDS Instruments Win Wellbeing at Work Award 2021

GDS are delighted to announce that they have won the “Wellbeing at Work” category at last nights Inspire Business Awards. The award ceremony, held at the Hampshire Court Hotel, celebrated the success of local businesses in North Hampshire.

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GDS Are a Finalist at The Upcoming Inspire Business Awards

GDS are delighted to be a finalist at the upcoming Inspire Business Awards, within the Wellbeing at Work Category (Sponsored by Festival Place, Basingstoke). The results will be announced on Thursday 25th November at the award ceremony. Good luck to all the finalists. 

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GDS Largest Geotechnical Manufacturer in the UK

GDS are extremely proud to be listed by Ground Engineering Magazine as the only manufacturer in the top 40 UK Geotechnical Companies ranked by turnover (2021 GE100 Survey). We also made the top 40 Geotechnical Companies ranked by UK staff numbers list.

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GDS Exhibit at The 6th International Conference on Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterization

Clayton Dodd, Sales Director at GDS exhibited at the 6th International Conference on Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterization this week in Budapest. The conference title was "Towards Synergy at Site Characterisation" and featured a series of short courses and keynote lectures from invited speakers. 

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