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Installation of Temperature Controlled Triaxial Testing System at the University of Nazarbayev

GDS recently installed a temperature controlled Triaxial Testing System (ETAS) at the University of Nazarbayev, School Of Engineering and Digital Sciences in Kazakhstan.


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GDS Case Study Published in Ground Engineering

GDS’ latest case study has been published in the renowned Ground Engineering magazine. The case study on the Fundão Mine tailings dam failure, has been prepared solely by GDS following its review and interpretation of the publicly available technical report.


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Sebastian Action Trust Visit

Abi Hurst from Sebastian Action Trust visited GDS today, to talk about the charities work in the local community and how the money raised by GDS is being invested into their 5-year action plan.

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GDS 2020 Rock Catalogue

GDS' new 2020 rock catalogue is now available to download from our website.

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GDS 2020 Product Catalogue

GDS' new 2020 catalogue is now available to download from our website. 

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GDS Charity Donation: Sebastian's Action Trust

Each year at GDS we choose a charity to raise money for. In 2019 the Sebastian's Action Trust was our chosen charity. Sebastian's Action Trust work alongside families of life limited and seriously-ill children from diagnosis, through treatment and beyond.

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Holiday Opening Times

GDS will be closed for Christmas from 5pm on Friday 20th December 2019 until 9am Thursday 2nd January 2020. From all the staff at GDS, we wish you a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year!

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The World’s Most Advanced Portable Laboratory

SA Geolab International (SAGeo), are proud to launch the worlds most advanced portable laboratory. Situated in a 20ft DNV shipping container the laboratory can to be located anywhere in the world. 


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GDS' New Triaxial Cell Passes All Tests With Flying Colours.

As part of GDS' 40th birthday celebrations yesterday, we commissioned a triaxial cell cake for the festivities. I am happy to report, it passed the taste test with flying colours.

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GDS' 40th Birthday Celebrations

Tuesday 5th November 2019, marked GDS official 40th Birthday. Celebrations kicked off with a buffet lunch, followed by a charity raffle (£200 raised for Sebastian Action Trust) and concluded with fantastic triaxial cell birthday cake.

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