01-24-2011 05:51 PM CET - Industry, Real Estate & Construction

SGS to Execute Construction Supervision for International Convention Center in Spain

Press release from: SGS Industrial Services

In September 2010, SGS concluded a contract to provide Construction Supervision for an International Convention Center in Spain. The twelve month contract began in December 2010 and is expected to be completed in November 2011.

The International Convention Centre is constructed in one of the leading cities when it comes to staging trade fairs and conferences. Given its know-how and experience as well as its competitive costs, every year 4,000 conventions and meetings are staged in the city, attracting over 700,000 visitors. This capacity will be increased with the city's International Convention Centre and the facility will encompass over 70,000 square meters of space including a 15,000-square-meter exhibition area. Capable of accommodating up to 30,000 people in total it will boast several versatile venues, including a 6,500-square-meter grand auditorium and a number of restaurants and shops.

In order to assure the successful completion of this extensive construction project in terms of time, quality and cost, SGS Tecnos (http://www.es.sgs.com/home_es_v2.htm?selen=1&) was chosen out of many competitors to provide Construction Supervision for the length of the entire construction process.

Construction Supervision (http://www.sgs.com/construction__building_infratrsucture__supervision.htm?serviceId=17352&lobId=5550) provided by SGS Industrial Services ensures that the investment realization of the International Convention Centre in Spain conforms to the technical documentation, agreed price and time as well as valid standards and regulations. SGS provides project review and technical assistance as well as supervision of the project execution. Furthermore, SGS’ team of experts carries out Construction Materials Testing and ensures that all documents, certificates and declarations are completed and issued correctly.

About SGS Construction Industry Services

As an independent third party, SGS Industrial Services (http://www.sgs.com/_industrial?lobId=5550) has specialized personnel and procedures to control and supervise construction processes. SGS carries out independent and impartial examination, verification, validation and assessment on behalf of clients to ensure that systems and products are designed and constructed according to specification requirements.

SGS’ wide range of services for the construction industry (http://www.sgs.com/construction-industry?catId=10135023&lobId=5550&type=segment) includes Construction Supervision, Building Inspection and Certification, Coating Inspection and Failure Analysis, Construction Materials Testing, Crane Inspection and Inspection of Hoisting and Lifting Equipment, Design Verification, Failure Analysis and Failure Prevention, Safety and Environment Management, Non-Destructive Testing and Technical Staffing.

The SGS Group is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With 59,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,000 offices and laboratories around the world.

For further information, please contact:

SGS Industrial Services
Ramón Vicente Fernández
Edificación. U.R. Madrid

C/ Trespaderne, 29
28042 Madrid

t: +34 91 313 82 08
f: +34 91 313 81 44

Email: industrial.pr@sgs.com
Website: www.sgs.com/industrial

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