Complex Project Management and Health and Safety Coordination Services on the Rondas and Gran Via Norte Routes in Barcelona
SGS has been providing Project Management and Health and Safety Coordination Services throughout the integral maintenance road works for the Rondas and Gran Via Norte routes in Barcelona, Spain.
- (1888PressRelease) March 02, 2011 - Based on its extensive experience and competence, SGS has been assigned to provide Project Management and Coordination services for health and safety throughout the integral maintenance road works for the Rondas and Gran Via Norte routes in Barcelona, Spain.
The 'Rondas' of Barcelona, ring roads which extend for 36 kilometers, are vital to the road infrastructure of Barcelona, serving as they do the municipalities of the Metropolitan Area and enabling urban mobility. With one of the highest rates of DMI in Spain, the Rondas require unique care and attention in order to keep its roads, bridges, 23 tunnels, 1 electrical generation center, 13 technical rooms, 290,000 square meters of embankments and three important motorway interchanges in service.
As the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, SGS has been leading the management and coordination of maintenance works for ten years now, with several contracts for renovation. Furthermore, SGS has been coordinating the large companies involved, from the construction sector as well as the infrastructure and facilities maintenance industries. The range of SGS' tasks in this project include the drafting of maintenance projects, the preparation and monitoring of annual planning, the review of procedures, the implementation of inspections and tests, the elaboration of results reports, implementing stringent Quality Control, validation of maintenance procedures with a view to final certification, elaboration of accident reports and evaluations of any damage to infrastructure, and the study and drawing up of proposals for improvements in facilities, infrastructure and all aspects of road safety.
SGS Industrial Services has established a system that ensures integral quality from its experience of previous projects. Moreover, SGS is widely motivated to achieve the best on this project, as the challenges are vast - the complexity of maintenance issues combined with the importance of the infrastructure and facilities that serve this very important ring road in Barcelona mean that issues of traffic management, safety and users' comfort are of the highest priority to SGS.
SGS Industrial Services is proud of its record in Spain, with the conservation and maintenance of infrastructure a key element of the technical assistance contracts it wins for maintenance works for roads and railways.
About SGS Industrial Services
SGS Industrial Services, is one of the biggest Business Lines of the SGS Group, a global service provider for technical verification, inspection, testing and conformity assessment, responsible for instilling confidence in clients and providing full verification services. SGS Industrial Services offers Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) Management Services to building commissioners, main contractors and construction companies. SGS can coordinate all health and safety aspects of a construction project to protect workers onsite. SGS safety experts can also draw up health and safety plans and verify any existing or proposed plans.
For further information please contact:
SGS Industrial Services
David Creus Martínez
Director Obra Civil 1 Catalonia
c/ Llull, 95-97, 6a planta
t: +34 93 320 36 00
Email: industrial.pr ( @ ) sgs dot com
SGS is the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 64,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,250 offices and laboratories around the world.