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New CIRIA Guidance on Testing and Verification of Gas Protection Systems

Steve Wilson, Technical Director of EPG Ltd, Mick Corban of MEC Consultants, Hugh Mallett and Louise Cox of Burro Happold have co-authored CIRIA Guide C735, which provides good practice guidance on the verification and integrity testing of gas protection systems.

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Poole – More than a kilometre of gas migration protection up to 10m deep

Vertase FLI is the contamination remediation contractor to Bellway Homes for a 8.75 hectare site at Verity Crescent in Poole, Dorset and has installed over 1100m of a gas cut off system designed by EPG.

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Waterproofing Design and Hydrocarbon Vapour Risk Assessment at City University

EPG has been appointed to design a waterproofing system by Volker Laser, a division of the Volker Group specialising in waterproofing and concrete repairs. The project is an expansion of City University in Bastwick St, London and includes a complex … Continue reading

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Gas Protection Integrity Testing for Carillion

EPG has been appointed by Carillion plc to undertake integrity testing of a gas membrane laid beneath floor slabs at the new Falinge Park High School, which is part of the Rochdale BSF programme.

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Gas Risk Assessment: Great Yarmouth

Sarah Mortimer, our newest member of staff,  has got off to a flying start with one of her first projects – a gas risk assessment for a former landfill at Gapton Hall in Great Yarmouth.

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Rigorous Gas Review Reduces Council Costs

EPG has recently advised a Local Authority in Scotland on the removal of gas monitors from houses affected by landfill gas migration. The monitors had been installed in over 30 houses in response to landfill gas migration.  The migration had … Continue reading

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Uplifting Solution to Complicated Settlement Problem in Guildford

EPG joined forces with Uretek Ltd to resolve a slab settlement problem that was exacerbated by the presence of an under-slab gas protection system.

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Alternative Method Of Gas Risk Assessment For Development Sites

Steve Wilson along with Geoff Card have been working on an alternative method of gas risk assessment for development sites.

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Active Gas Protection Systems: Are they sustainable and are they necessary?

During the 1990s knowledge of gas risk in relation to protecting buildings was limited and as a result, a very cautious approach was taken to building on gassing sites.

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CIRIA Training Programme 22nd June and 6th October, 2011

CIRIA are hosting “A simpler approach to ground gas risk assessment” training course on 22nd June 2011 and 6th October 2011.

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