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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.

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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.

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BGC announce the opening of its newly relocated advanced geotechnical laboratory in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

Their state-of-the-art facility offers world class geotechnical testing of soil and rock for a variety of applications. Given that the current global pandemic has made visiting their new lab challenging, they have organised a virtual tour, follow the link in their article.

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NGI Increase DSS Testing Capacity

NGI increase DSS Testing Capacity with GDS' Electromechanical Dynamic Cyclic Simple Shear Device (EMDCSS).

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Five EMDCSS's Coming Through Production

Five EMDCSS's went through production last week. I guess working in a building by yourself does have some advantage.

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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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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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SA Geolab International announces a new COLD LABORATORY (CL) with temperature maintained AT 4°C FOR DEEP WATER SOIL TESTING

SA Geolab International PL (SAGeo) based in Singapore, have recently announced the provision of a soil laboratory that can operate from 4°C to normal room temperature. This temperature range gives SAGeo the capability to carry out soil testing at in-situ temperature for deep water soil investigation. 

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2019 Offshore CPT and Geotechnical Testing Technology Seminar

GDS Instruments is organizing, together with key industry partners, two 2-day seminars on offshore CPT and Geotechnical Testing Technology. Guest speakers include Tom Lunne from Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI), John Powell from Geolabs and Dr Sean Rees from the University of Canterbury to name a few. 

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GDS Apparatus at NGI's Geotechnical Laboratory in Oslo

NGI's laboratory in Oslo is equipped with a wide range of advanced testing facilities, including static and cyclic CAU/ CAD Triaxial, static and cyclic Direct Simple Shear, Constant Rate of Strain Oedometer, Resonant Column, Bender Elements and Ring Shear. Testing can also be performed at a wide range of temperatures, from in situ temperatures to over 100°C.

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