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"The Instrumental" By Tanya Rappolt

Located in our sales reception, hangs a piece of stunning artwork crafted by Tanya Rappolt, an administrator at GDS. 

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Geolabs Resonant Column

Geolabs feature GDS' Resonant Column apparatus in a recent article, explaining the benefits of the system and how they use it in their commercial laboratory. 

GDSRCA 

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Klohn Crippen Berger used GDS' EMDCSS device as part of the laboratory testing program for Fundao Mine Tailings Dam Failure

As part of the advance laboratory testing program for Fundao Mine Tailings Dam Failure, KCB’s Vancouver Geotechnical Laboratory used GDS Instruments' EMDSS device to perform direct simple shear tests in order to obtain undrained peak and large strain shear strengths on monotonic simple direct shear tests; undrained response to cyclic loading on cyclic simple shear tests; and undrained response to cyclic loading on cyclic simple shear test with static bias.

EMDCSS 

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Installation of Large Diameter Cyclic Triaxial Testing System at University of South Carolina

In February 2019, GDS completed the installation of a Large Diameter Cyclic Triaxial Testing System at the University of South Carolina. The system was purchased to expand the laboratory capability to tests ballast samples with diameter of 150mm and 300mm.

DYNTTS  ELDYN  HLF  GDSIVC 

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Dynamic Pressure Control

GDS’s Dynamic Pressure Controller (SIG3) is a dynamic pump for the precise & rapid regulation and measurement of fluid pressure and volume change.

DYNTTS  ELDYN  HCA 

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Klohn Crippen Berger World-renown Geotechnical Labs in Vancouver, Calgary, Sudbury and Brisbane.

Its great to see some GDS apparatus feature in KCB recent post on the history of their geotechnical laboratories.

DYNTTS  GDSTAS 

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Golder Invests in Tailings Laboratory

Following local investment in 2018 to establish an advanced tailings laboratory in Johannesburg, Golder partnered with the University of the Witwatersrand to provide students with learning opportunities and promote better collaboration between academia and the industry. 

GDSTAS 

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Large Diameter Cyclic Triaxial Testing System Installation at BGC’s New Advanced Geotechnical Laboratory in Fredericton, Canada

In February, GDS completed the installation of their Large Diameter Cyclic Triaxial Testing System at BGC Engineering Inc (BGC) New Advanced Geotechnical Laboratory in Fredericton, Canada

HLF 

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Trilab Pty Ltd Takes Delivery of a New Cyclic Direct Simple Shear Machine

Trilab Pty Ltd has just taken delivery of a new Cyclic Direct Simple Shear machine. This will compliment their existing Critical State Triaxial testing equipment. The simple shear is currently being used on a major tailings testing project.

EMDCSS 

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GEOTEKO Expand Research Potential

GEOTEKO have recently increased their testing capacity with the addition of more apparatus. 

GDSTAS 

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