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03 July 2017

Media Release


Güralp Systems Ltd, the leading global provider of seismic monitoring instrumentation and solutions, has agreed a new distribution partnership with Pretoria-based company Global Technical Solutions for southern and central regions of Africa covering South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Malawi and Rwanda.


Global Technical Solutions has extensive knowledge in seismic stations used for Global Teleseismic networks; Micro-Seismic networks as needed for Nuclear siting projects; Reservoir Induced seismic networks; Mining and Civil construction projects.


The company’s services include: comprehensive site survey (pre-installation); station design, security and construction; equipment installation and maintenance; training and logistics.


"Global Technical Solutions is very excited to be part of the Guralp distribution family, we are looking forward to providing high-quality modern equipment and professional services to clients in southern and central African regions” said Jacques Pretorius, Director


Global Technical Solutions is the latest in a series of new distributors that Güralp has confirmed over the past year and the first for the southern/central part of the African continent.


The expanded distributor network reflects the company’s commitment to working with partners who can assist in bringing sophisticated Güralp seismic instrumentation to the global marketplace whilst providing first class customer service.



For urgent enquiries please call 020 3727 1000 and speak to Fergus Wheeler, Louisa Feltes or Jess Gill. 


Global Technical Solutions logo


You can visit the Global Technical Solutions website here; or for contact information, see our distributors pages here.




Image: Global Technical Solutions logo


Güralp Systems Ltd.( is a leading global provider of sophisticated seismic monitoring solutions used to understand natural seismological events such as earthquakes, aftershocks and volcanos, as well as induced seismic events, or seismic signals, resulting from human activity.

Our solutions are used in research, civil and industrial applications to increase understanding, optimise processes and to protect people and the environment. Our equipment is installed in all major ocean basins and across all continents worldwide.

Our instruments range in performance from very low frequency, very low noise for global seismology to high dynamic range instruments for local, strong motion monitoring. Our sensors and can be supplied for deployment at the surface, in boreholes and on the ocean bottom. We also provide data acquisition equipment, power and communication accessories and data interpretation software.

Our services include installation and commissioning; network operation; repair and maintenance services; data processing and interpretation.

Headquartered in Reading, in the UK, we have been operating for more than 30 years and have established a global network of distributors who provide local customer support and sales services.





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