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Press Releases from SGS Industrial Services (202 total)

Success of SGS Life and Damage Assessment of Civil Structure and Buildings Semin …

On April 9, 2015, SGS successfully hosted a seminar on life and damage assessment of civil structure and buildings in Karachi, Pakistan. At SGS’s Head Office, Korangi Industrial Area, in Karachi, Pakistan, SGS conducted a seminar ‘Life and Damage Assessment of Civil Structure and Buildings: A Comprehensive Session to Understand If Your Structures Are (Still) Safe’ for owners, operators and users of industrial buildings and premises. Attended by more than 50 clients

Success of SGS's LNG Awareness Seminar in Karachi, Pakistan

On February 6, 2015, SGS successfully conducted a seminar on LNG Awareness in Karachi, Pakistan. With themes ranging from achieving excellence and reducing complexity to getting answers from field to fuel, SGS’s inaugural liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry (http://www.sgs.com/en/Oil-Gas/Downstream/Logistics/LNG-and-Gases.aspx) awareness session, hosted at the Pearl Continental Hotel in Karachi, Pakistan, on February 6, 2015, proved to be a huge success. The awareness session, ‘LNG - Achieving Excellence from Design through Operations’, jointly

SGS Awarded Three-Year Maintenance Contract for Two Major Petrochemical Faciliti …

SGS will provide preventive and corrective maintenance services of electrical and mechanical instrumentation at two major petrochemical facilities in Brazil. SGS has been awarded a three-year contract to conduct preventive and corrective maintenance of electrical and mechanical instrumentation (http://www.sgs.com/en/Industrial-Manufacturing/Services-Related-to-Projects/Statutory-and-Voluntary-Inspections/In-Service-Inspections.aspx) at two major petrochemical facilities in Brazil – Terminal Marítimo Almirante Soares Dutra and Terminal de Rio Grande. The project is scheduled to be completed over three years, running from March 17,

SGS Expansion of Drill Equipment Inspection Services in Europe with New Partners …

SGS is expanding its upstream service offering in Europe and has entered into a new partnership with Netherlands-based Drilling Service Center. SGS is continuously expanding its upstream service offering in Europe and has entered into a new partnership with the Netherlands-based Drilling Service Center, strategically located in Middenmeer, to offer comprehensive Drill Equipment Inspection (DEI) services (http://www.sgs.com/en/Oil-Gas/Asset-Integrity-Management-Services/Rig-Inspection-Drill-Pipe-Inspection-and-Tubular-Inspection.aspx). Through the partnership, SGS will now combine the Drilling Service Center’s expert cleaning, repair

SGS Assigned New Contract to Provide Vendor Inspections for Cameron LNG's Constr …

SGS was awarded a contract to perform vendor inspections as part of Cameron LNG's construction project for natural gas liquefaction and export facilities near the Gulf of Mexico. SGS was assigned a contract to perform vendor inspections for Cameron LNG, an American liquefied natural gas (LNG) company on January 12, 2015. This project involves the construction of natural gas liquefaction and export facilities adjacent to an already existing LNG receipt terminal

SGS Ultrasonic Inspection Technology Article Featured in World Pipelines Magazin …

World Pipelines magazine features an SGS PfiNDE article on use of ultrasonic inspection technology,which helped a pipeline company to locate and remove a large sediment blockage, disrupting the company’s operations. The November 2014 issue of World Pipelines magazine covers a story about SGS technicians, who traveled to Minnesota in 2013, to help remove a large sediment blockage that was disrupting a pipeline company’s operations. With ultrasonic inspection technology, they were able

SGS to Exhibit Industrial Supply Chain Services at POWER-GEN 2014

At next month’s energy production industry conference, POWER-GEN, from December 9-11, 2014, at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, Florida, SGS Industrial Services’ focus will be quality control in the industrial supply chain. SGS, a first time exhibitor, will showcase its wide range of services that allow EPC professionals to spend time and energy on what really counts. With a global presence and the technical expertise to help customers rely

Faster Integration of BIM in Construction Industry with the Help of SGS

A new service has been launched by SGS to help the construction industry adopt and manage the revolutionary new Building Information Modeling (BIM) platform. In order to help the industry manage the flow and quality of information in the BIM process, in addition to general project management (http://www.sgs.com/en/Construction/Project-Management.aspx) duties, such as cost, schedule and communications management, the company has developed the BIM Project Management service. As an emerging technical tool –

SGS to Support Major Railway Infrastructure Project in Mexico

SGS has been awarded a contract to support the USD 2.9 Billion Mexico City-Toluca rail project. Based on its comprehensive expertise, SGS will project manage the building of a 57.7km rail network and to ensure it is completed to the required quality standards, on schedule and within budget. The major railway infrastructure project in Mexico – the USD 2.9 billion Mexico City – Toluca rail project will bring a new

SGS Provides Vale S.A. with Comprehensive Services for Major Manufacturing Proje …

SGS was awarded a contract to provide comprehensive expediting, inspection and training services for Vale S.A. Based on its extensive experience and expertise, SGS is overseeing the sourcing, production and delivery of a conveyor belt, stacker, reclaimer and steel structure from China. Vale S.A., the diversified metals and mining corporation as well as one of the largest logistics operators in Brazil, has worked with SGS to complete two major projects recently.

SGS Provides Valve and Instrumentation Calibration and Maintenance Services for …

On June 1, SGS won a contract to provide Braskem, one of the world’s largest petrochemical companies, with electrical and instrumentation maintenance, calibration of valves, and maintenance shutdowns in order to enable the company to expand its operations in southern Brazil. SGS has worked with Braskem for over 10 years, supplying a range of maintenance services for their petrochemical plants in Brazil. Due to the success of the ongoing collaboration, Braskem

SGS Health and Safety Management and Engineering Services for Mine Decommissioni …

During reclamation and remedial works at a decommissioned mine in Tuscany, Italy, SGS will supply health and safety management and engineering services. SGS has been assigned a three-year contract to provide health and safety management and engineering services (link: http://www.sgs.com/en/Health-Safety/Quality-Health-Safety-and-Environment/Health-and-Safety/Health-Safety-and-Environment-Management/Health-Safety-and-Environment-Management.aspx) during reclamation and remedial works at a decommissioned mine in Tuscany, Italy, by a leading company in the field of remediation and environmental restoration of former industrial and mining sites. SGS

SGS Participates in Global Infrastructure Financing 2011 Conference in London, U …

On December 5-7, 2011, SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing, and certification company, is participating in the Global Infrastructure Financing 2011 Conference (GIF) which takes place in The Cumberland Hotel, London, UK. Throughout the event, SGS’s team of experts will hold an informative presentation on ‘Risk Management’ as well as a workshop on ‘Renewable Energy Infrastructure Financing’. Global Infrastructure Financing 2011 (GIF) comprises of pre-conference workshops and a two-day conference,

Maintenance Optimization for Grand Central Railway Company in UK Conducted by SG …

SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, was awarded a contract to perform complex Maintenance Optimization services in the United Kingdom by Grand Central Railway Company Limited on July 2, 2011. The maintenance was contracted by Grand Central through a depot access agreement to Northern Rail at Heaton depot in Newcastle. Grand Central Railway Company Limited is a privately-owned train operating company (TOC) that provides passenger rail services

SGS Conducts Project Monitoring for Roads Construction in Mumbai, India

On October 10, 2011, SGS Industrial Services was assigned a contract to conduct comprehensive third-party services for the construction of 72 kilometers of new roads in Mumbai, India. During the entire contract, scheduled from October 2011 to August 2012, SGS will perform Project Monitoring services to ensure the project meets all quality and performance requirements. Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai, established in 1882, is the primary agency responsible for urban governance

SGS Participates in Inauguration of Torresol Energy’s Plant Gemasolar

On October 4, 2011, SGS participated in the inauguration of a groundbreaking project Gemasolar, the new concentrated solar power plant, located in Fuentes Andalucia, Spain. The inauguration was the culmination of the successful collaboration with SGS which took place during the construction of the plant and continues with further cooperation during the facility’s operation. Gemasolar, owned by Torresol Energy, a joint venture between SENER (60%) and Masdar (40%), is the first

SGS to Attend EWEA Offshore 2011

SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing, and certification company, will be exhibiting its Renewable Energy services at the EWEA Offshore 2011 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands at stand 10138. EWEA Offshore 2011 is the world’s largest offshore wind energy event, held at the Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Center in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. With a total of 8,000m2 exhibition space and over 400 exhibiting companies, the EWEA Offshore 2011 conference and

SGS Appoints New Vice President, Global Business Development and Marketing Indus …

SGS Industrial Services is pleased to announce Mr. Dave Smith as the new Vice President of Global Business Development & Marketing, Industrial Services, based in Camberley, United Kingdom. Dave has assumed responsibility for sales and business development at SGS Industrial Services globally. In his new role, he will support the local and regional teams in implementing the Industrial Services’ global strategy, and be responsible for a focused, project driven approach in

SGS Provides Structural Health Monitoring of Can Fatjó Viaduct in Spain

In 2010, SGS Industrial Services, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing, and certification company, was awarded a contract to provide comprehensive monitoring services of the BP-1413 highway’s viaduct over Can Fatjó (Cerdanyola del Vallès - Barcelona) in Spain. A team of highly skilled SGS experts monitors the main stretch of the BP-1413 highway’s viaduct via two 25-meter long optic fibers and 50-meter transverse optic fiber located along and across the soffit

SGS Offers Free Webinar on Non-Intrusive Inspection of Large and Under Support A …

Non-Destructive Testing (NDT), also called Non-Destructive Examination (NDE) and Non-Destructive Inspection (NDI), is the most effective and applied testing method of examining the integrity of an object, material or a system without reducing its longevity or causing damage to it. Due to the growing interest in Non-Destructive Testing techniques, SGS Industrial Services is pleased to invite to a free 60-minute webinar on Non-Intrusive Inspection of large and under support areas. With

SGS Provides Technical Assistance and Quality Control of Public Lighting in Barc …

The reliability of the public lighting is essential for the functioning of every city. As even a minor failure can cause unacceptable chaos, especially in most cities the size of Barcelona, it is of the utmost importance to ensure the quality and reliability of the lighting at the earliest opportunity. In April 2011, SGS Industrial Services was awarded a contract to provide Technical Assistance and Quality Control of the public lighting

SGS Participates in RenewableUK 2011 in Manchester, UK

SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing, and certification company, is attending the RenewableUK Conference and Exhibition 2011 in Manchester, UK on October 25-27, 2011. During the event, SGS experts will demonstrate the wide range of services it offers to the renewable energy industry at stand 230. RenewableUK 2011, being held at the Manchester Central Convention Complex, is one of the leading annual renewable energy conferences and exhibitions and the perfect

SGS Attends Offshore Wind Construction, Installation and Commissioning Conferenc …

SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing, and certification company, is participating in the Offshore Wind Construction, Installation and Commissioning Conference in London, UK, from October 4–6, 2011. The Offshore Wind Construction, Installation and Commissioning Conference, held in the Grange City Hotel in London, is the annual meeting point for business leaders, technical specialists, and investors to learn about recent developments and improvements in the offshore wind sector. The three-day event

SGS Participates in China Wind Power 2011 in Beijing

SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing, and certification company, is attending China Wind Power 2011 in Beijing, China. During the event, running October 19-21, 2011, SGS’s team of experts will showcase the wide range of services it is offering to the renewable energy industry at stand EB27. China Wind Power 2011 is one of the leading renewable energy conferences and exhibitions worldwide and presents a perfect meeting place for business

SGS Provides Statutory Inspections for STIB in Belgium

SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing, and certification company, won a major contract in July 2011 with the Societe des Transports Intercommunaux de Bruxelles (STIB), the Brussels-based Transport Company for Metro and Bus. During the entire contract, scheduled for three years, SGS will provide comprehensive Statutory Inspections of a wide variety of equipment and installations for the company. STIB is the largest urban public transport company in Belgium, encompassing

Consultancy Services for King Fahd Causeway Supplied by SGS Intron

The King Fahd Causeway is a 25-kilometer long and 23-meter wide marine, four-lane road connecting Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, supposed to support road traffic and significantly reduce travel time between the two kingdoms. Since constructing a causeway with these dimensions and situating it in a harsh environment of the Middle East presented a big challenge due to the high risk of early damages to the concrete, the project owner looked for

SGS to Participate in China International Nuclear Power Equipment Exhibition 201 …

SGS will be present at the China International Nuclear Power Equipment Exhibition 2011 (CINE) in Beijing, China on September 19-21, 2011. During the event, SGS will showcase a wide range of services for the nuclear sector at stand T17. From September 19-21, 2011, the China International Nuclear Power Equipment Exhibition 2011 (CINE) presents a perfect occasion for SGS Industrial Services to showcase its wide portfolio of services for the nuclear power

SGS Invitation to Free Seminars on Advanced Ultrasonic Testing in Singapore and …

SGS is offering two free seminars introducing a variety of Advanced Ultrasonic Testing methods that form an important element in the SGS portfolio of Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) in Singapore and Malaysia in September 2011. On September 6, 2011 SGS expert Norbert Trimborn provides an overview of Time of Flight Diffraction (ToFD), Guided Wave, and Phased Array techniques in Singapore. Two days later, on September 8, 2011, SGS conducts a further and more

SGS Conducts Commissioning Services for Barro Alto Nickel Project in Brazil

The Barro Alto Nickel Project, located in Goias state, Brazil, consists of extending the existing open pit mine operation and constructing a new ferronickel smelter and refinery. In order to ensure the successful start of the facility operation and proceed with such an extensive project in compliance with all relevant regulations and requirements within schedule, Anglo American, one of the world’s largest mining companies, looked for a reliable inspection, verification,

SGS offers Project Management Services for Massive Road Project in Senegal

In January 2010, SGS Industrial Services was awarded a contract to provide Project Management Services, Health, Safety and Environment Management and Quality Control inspections for one of the biggest road building projects in the recent history of Senegal by AGEROUTE, the Road Administration Agency in Senegal. Beginning in January 2010 and planned for completion in April 2012, the Senegal infrastructure project, comprising 120 km of bitumen roads, 65 km of

SGS executes Supply Chain Services for Samsung Heavy Industries

In June 2011, SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, was commissioned by Samsung Heavy Industries to provide comprehensive Supply Chain Services for a wide range of international offshore projects. As a global leader in shipbuilding, offshore engineering, construction, wind power and control systems, Samsung Heavy Industries (http://www.shi.samsung.co.kr/Eng/) has achieved unbeatable leadership in the shipbuilding and offshore sector by maintaining a number one share in the drill ship,

SGS Conducts Complex Pavement Engineering Services for Interchange Project in Pe …

In May 2011, SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, was awarded a contract by Abigroup to provide comprehensive Pavement Engineering for the Reid Alexander Interchange in Perth, Australia. As a sub-contractor, SGS is performing periodic pavement surveys to evaluate the quality of the newly constructed highway. SGS was assigned a contract to provide complex Pavement Engineering for the Reid Alexander Interchange Project in Perth, Australia, by Abigroup

SGS NDT Training & Examination Center Completes BINDT Audit Again Without any No …

The SGS NDT Training & Examination Center in Shanghai, China is proud to inform that it has once again passed an audit by the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BINDT) with zero non-conformance reports. On July 21, 2011, the SGS center underwent a three-year re-accreditation audit and once more accomplished a 100% success rate by receiving no non-compliances, both as an Authorized Qualifying Body (AQB) and Accredited Training Organization (ATO),

Full-Scale Wind Turbine Blade Testing Provided by SGS Wind Energy Technology Cen …

During their operational life wind turbine blades are subjected to highly demanding forces and wind turbine blade failures can have a severe impact on safety, turbine downtime and public exposure. In order to validate the lifetime of the blades and minimize the risks from design flaws and manufacturing defects, one of the world’s leading component suppliers to the wind turbine industry, looked for a reliable inspection, verification, testing and certification

SGS Appoints New Global Business Development Manager, Renewable Energies

On August 1, 2011, SGS appointed Christoph Thiel as the new Global Business Development Manager, Renewable Energies. Christoph assumes responsibility for sales and business development at SGS Renewable Energy Services globally. Based on his extensive competence and expertise in the renewable energy sector, Christoph Thiel will support local affiliates in developing their home markets in compliance with SGS’s strategy. Christoph Thiel’s educational background is in Electrical Engineering, with a specialization in power

SGS Successfully Conducts CE Certification of Stone Products in China

SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, successfully offers testing and CE (Certificate of Conformity Europe) certification for stone exports to European countries at its laboratory for natural stone and homogeneous material in Xiamen, China. Strategically positioned in one of the major stone production and export regions of China and a leading source of stone in the world, the SGS lab, offers excellent support for local and

SGS to Participate in Materials Testing 2011 Exhibition in Telford, UK

SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, is participating in the Materials Testing 2011 exhibition in Telford, UK on September 13-15, 2011. Throughout the entire event, held at the International Centre, SGS will be highlighting a range of advanced Non-Destructive (NDT) services at stand B18. Materials Testing 2011 is the most comprehensive international exhibition for Quality Testing, Materials Testing, Non-Destructive Testing, Condition Monitoring and Diagnostic Engineering. The two-day

Guided Wave Inspection for Shell in the Philippines Provided by SGS

Since even a minor failure could cause unacceptable downtime and substantial loss of money, conducting regular condition monitoring of the piping is indispensable for detecting failures and discontinuities at the earliest stage possible. In order to assess the condition of the piping while the plant is running, Philipinas Shell Petroleum Corporation looked for a reliable inspection, verification and testing company. On June 3, 2011, SGS Industrial division in the Philippines and Malaysia

SGS Article on In-Service Inspections for Wind Farm Projects Featured in InWind …

The April-May 2011 issue of the InWind Chronicle magazine, a leading wind-energy publication, features an SGS article entitled the “Importance of In-Service Inspections for Wind Farm Projects,” written by Olaf Robenek and Nils Dreischerf, Wind Turbine Inspectors at SGS Industrial Services. The article explains the significance of regular In-Service Inspections conducted by a reliable third-party company, to minimize the risks of costly downtime and repair periods and to ensure successful

SGS Provides Quality Assurance and Quality Control for Elecnor in Spain

As the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, SGS was awarded a contract in May 2011 to provide complex technical assistance for the construction of ASTE 1A, the first of the three concentrated solar power (CSP) plants, to be built at Alcázar de San Juan in Spain, by Elecnor, one of the main Spanish business groups engaged in the integrated management and promotion of projects and infrastructure development.

SGS Article on Installation Supervision of Photovoltaic Solar Power Plants Featu …

The April 2011 issue of the Global Solar Technology magazine features an SGS article entitled “Third-Party Supervision of the Installation of Photovoltaic Solar Power Plants,” written by Inspection and Project Engineer of Photovoltaic at SGS Industrial Services, Ernst Bauer. Global Solar Technology is a monthly magazine for the photovoltaic and solar manufacturing industry, offering solution-led technical articles and an exploration of the latest technology emerging in the sector. The article explores

SGS Provides Inspection and Testing Services for Kuwait Petroleum Europoort (KPE …

SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, was awarded a contract to provide complex inspection and testing services for about 100 underground road crossings of over 1000 pipelines, varying in diameter from 1” to 42’’, in the port of Rotterdam, the Netherlands, at the Kuwait Petroleum Europort (KPE) in May 2011. During the entire contract, scheduled from June 2011 to December 2011, SGS will perform Non-Destructive Testing (NDT)

SGS Successfully Attends Energy & Infrastructure Finance Forum in Santiago, Chil …

SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, is pleased to report that it successfully attended the Energy & Infrastructure Finance Forum in Santiago, Chile on June 15, 2011. The Energy & Infrastructure Finance Forum, organized by the Project Finance Magazine was a perfect meeting place for key market players to examine efforts to build and finance Chile’s energy and infrastructure needs. The one-day event provided an exciting opportunity

Complex Services for Nuclear Power Technology Test Facility in China Conducted b …

SGS Industrial Services was assigned a contract to conduct complex third-party services in a groundbreaking project with a passive-core cooling system test facility for large-scale nuclear power technology CAP1400, based on the advanced AP1000 pressurized water reactor, in China, on June 21, 2011. During the entire contract, scheduled from August 2011 to December 2011, SGS will provide technical support in assessing equipment vendors bidding as well as conduct Inspection and

Earthquake and Vibration Tests on Base Stations in Korea Conducted by SGS

SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, was awarded a contract to conduct comprehensive earthquake and vibration tests on six base stations in its laboratory in Korea, for a manufacturer of electrical communication systems on June 15-30, 2011. As the only private testing company with earthquake testing equipment in the country, SGS provides a value-added service by contributing to a minimization of damage and risks in the

SGS Officially Opens SGS Wind Energy Technology Center (WETC) in Tianjin, China

In response to the high demand for full-scale testing of rotor blades on an international footing and in China, SGS Industrial Services officially opened the SGS Wind Energy Technology Center (WETC) on June 13, 2011, in Tianjin, China. The opening ceremony was a high-profile event attended by Mr. Yang Xiao Yong, Director of Tianjin Bureau Quality and Technical Supervision, Mr. Zhang Jun, Vice Director of the management committee of TEDA,

SGS Provides Inspection Services for Steel Structured Building in Taipei City, T …

SGS Industrial Services was awarded a contract to provide comprehensive inspection and testing services for the construction of a thirty-eight storey steel structured building, located at Chin Shan South Road in Taipei City, Taiwan, on April 28, 2011. Throughout the entire contract, scheduled for construction from July 2011 to March 2012, SGS Industrial Services will perform Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Services, including Ultrasonic Testing, Magnetic Particle Testing, Quality Assurance and Quality Control

SGS Provides Quality Assurance and Quality Control for Habac Nitrogenous Fertili …

On April 28, 2011, SGS Industrial Services in Vietnam was awarded a contract to provide extensive Quality Assurance and Quality Control services during revamping and extending works at the Habac Nitrogenous Fertilizers and Chemical Plant in Vietnam, scheduled to last from May 2011 to May 2014, due to its first-rate experience and competence. In order to guarantee that the project will fulfill all applicable regulatory or client-specific requirements and will operate

SGS attending Energy & Infrastructure Finance Forum in Santiago, Chile as Silver …

SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, will be attending the Energy & Infrastructure Finance Forum on June 15, 2011, at the Grand Hyatt in Santiago, Chile. During the event SGS experts will hold informative presentations on Risk in Hydro and Renewable Projects as well as Concessions. The Energy & Infrastructure Finance Forum, organized by the Project Finance Magazine will bring senior government officials, international project lenders, rating

SGS Holds Successful Workshop on Instrumentation and Control Valves

SGS, is pleased to report that it held a successful Workshop on Instrumentation and Control Valves on May 14, 2011 at the SGS PID valve calibration shop in Esteio, Brazil. With 40 representatives from the local industry present, including coordinators, supervisors, instrumentation, mechanical and electromechanical technicians, instrumentalists and pipe fitters, the Workshop on Instrumentation and Control Valves provided a perfect meeting place to learn more about the latest trends in

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