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Vale SA Award-Winning Mining Development Centre

Diogo Teles, Quality Manager at GDS Instruments (GDS), has recently visited Vale SA Geotechnics award-winning Mining Development Centre in Minas Gerais, Brazil.

GDSRCA  GDSBES  EMDCSS  GDSTAS 

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Advanced Dynamic Apparatus Installation at The University of Melbourne

Alexis Antoniou, a Geotechnical Systems Engineer at GDS Instruments (GDS), recently installed an Advanced Dynamic Triaxial Testing System (DYNTTS) at the University of Melbourne, within their Department of Infrastructure Engineering. 

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Macquarie Geotech Double Triaxial Testing Capacity of Sydney Laboratory

Macquarie Geotech, recently doubled the Triaxial testing capacity of their Sydney laboratory following the installation of four additional Triaxial Automated systems from GDS Instruments. 

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Case Study: Technical Laboratory For Offshore Soil Mechanics Testing In Taiwan

As global concerns increase about the pace of energy transition in accounting for long-term climate risks, the shift from fossil-based energy production to renewable sources, like wind, has been accelerated. Within Taiwan, the national offshore wind allocation plan has set a target of increasing local production to 20GW by 2035.

GDSTAS  GDSBES  GDSCRS  GDSAOS  ELDYN  DYNTTS  EMDCSS  GDSRCA  GDSRSA 

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Team GDS Complete Isle of Wight Challenge

On Wednesday 22nd June, 12 employees from GDS (or with a connection to GDS) set out to cycle clockwise around the Isle of Wight. “We all met in Portsmouth the night before and spent the evening discussing strategies and carb-loading on pasta at Zizzi’s.  After a hearty breakfast, we boarded the 8:15am fast catamaran to Ryde, our challenge began.

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GDS Head Abroad for Their Latest Fundraising Challenge (Well kind of)

GDS will be hitting the road this June, when they cycle around the Isle of Wight whilst raising money for the charity CALM. The team of 13 will take on the 70 mile route which incorporates approximately 1800m of climbing and coastal views.

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Swedish National Road & Transport Research Institute (VTI) Investigate Subgrade Deformation

As part of a project funded by the Swedish Transport Administration to investigate subgrade deformation, a dynamic triaxial apparatus with suction control was identified as a key element to assist in fulfilling the project goals, which seeks to better understand fine-grained subgrade compliance of Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) traffic.

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University of Glasgow Expands its Research Capabilities

GDS Instruments recently installed a Hardin-style Resonant Column Apparatus, with sample ranges up to 100mm at the University of Glasgow. The apparatus was purchased with a Bender Elements upgrade allowing small strain stiffness behaviour to be analysed in detail. 

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EMDCSS Sample Preparation Video

We have just released a new video demonstrating the sample preparation method for our Electromechanical Dynamic Cyclic Simple Shear Device (EMDCSS). Learn step by step how to prepare a sample.

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GDS Ship 100th Electromechanical Dynamic Cyclic Simple Shear Device

To mark the sale of our 100th Electromechanical Dynamic Cyclic Simple Shear Device, we take a look back at how one of our most in-demand products has developed over the past 14 years.

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