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GDS Conquer/Complete the South Downs Way

13 Employees from GDS completed the South Downs Way (SDW) mountain bike ride last week and raised over £2,700 for Cancer Research UK in the process. The challenging 100 mile mountain bike route started in Winchester and ended at the white cliffs of Eastbourne. The GDS team tackled the SDW over two days which included over 11,500 feet of ascending hillsides. 

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A Busy Few Weeks of Exhibitions For GDS

What a few weeks it’s been for exhibitions! GDS have attended six in total for soil and rock testing.

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GDS Receive "Unqualified Pass" in Latest ISO 9001:2015 Accreditation

GDS Instruments have been awarded an “Unqualified Pass” (The top mark available) in their recent ISO 9001:2015 accreditation for Quality Management Systems. GDS joins the 10% of companies assessed by CQS to be awarded the Unqualified Pass mark.

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GDS' South Downs Way Odyssey

13 employees from GDS Instruments will be taking on the South Downs Way (SDW) in June 2018. The challenging 100 mile mountain bike route starts in Winchester and ends at the white cliffs of Eastbourne.

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Temperature Controlled Enterprise Level Dynamic Triaxial Testing System

GDS have manufactured a temperature controlled version for its popular Enterprise Level Dynamic Triaxial Testing System.

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Inspiring the Next Generation

Matt Roughton, Associate Director of Operations at GDS was invited to give a talk to prospective apprentices about what employers look for when recruiting an apprentice at Basingstoke College of Technology (BCOT).

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This month in Géotechnique: Calibration exercise of a GDS Hardin-type resonant column

The technical note, starting on page 171 of the February 2018 issue, provides information on a proposed calibration routine for a GDS Hardin-type resonant column. In contrast, the GDS Stoke type resonant column has a much more industry wide agreed calibration procedure, principally due to the fact that it is a true fixed-free configuration.

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Consolidation Constant Rate of Strain with the option of temperature control

Consolidation Constant Rate of Strain (CRS) apparatus is available with low pressure or high pressure cells. The CRS system now has the option to add temperature control to the apparatus.

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Careers at GDS

Due to further expansion, we have two new career opportunities at GDS. So if you are looking for a new challenge, have practical experience with geotechnical engineering apparatus, apply today.

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How GDS’ Triaxial Testing Apparatus Strengthens the Collaboration between Laboratory Testing and Numerical Modelling

GEOTEKO’s laboratory works closely with their numerical computation and modelling department, as well as with external clients performing similar calculations. This collaborative approach has many benefits for the laboratory and for those who use the laboratory test results. Read how the acquisition of GDS' Triaxial Automated Apparatus (GDSTAS) benefited this relationship.

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