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  • SGS Industrial Services
  • URL: http://www.sgs.com/industrial
  • 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 more than 53,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,000 offices and laboratories around the world.

    SGS Industrial Services as one of the largest business lines within the SGS Group is a global provider of technical inspection, verification, testing and conformity assessment services for all industrial markets present in all major industrial countries in the world.
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  • SGS to Attend InnoTrans 2012 in Berlin
  • On September 18-21, 2012, SGS will participate in InnoTrans 2012 in Berlin, Germany and showcase its wide range of rail services in Hall 6.2a - Stand 126.
  • July 24, 2012
  • SGS Offers Complimentary Webinar on Industrial Digital Radiography
  • SGS is pleased to invite you to attend one of its free 60-minute webinars, entitled "Industrial Digital Radiography, When to Use What?" on May 31, 2012. The webinar, hosted by Alexander Metselaar, Strategic Business Leader NDT, will present insight into various digital techniques and recommend fitting approaches to certain applications.
  • May 31, 2012
  • SGS Provides Drilling Equipment Inspection for Maersk Drilling in Australia
  • SGS was assigned a contract to conduct drilling equipment inspection (DEI) for Maersk Drilling in Australia on January 12, 2012. Throughout the entire contract, scheduled for three weeks, SGS inspected 400 sections of drill pipe, drill collars and Heavy Weight drill pipe to ensure the safety and reliability of the drilling equipment in time for rig mobilization in Egypt by early February.
  • February 23, 2012
  • SGS welcomes New Members in SGS CORREL Rail Team
  • SGS CORREL Rail welcomed four new members to its consulting team on January 9, 2012. Phil Taylor, Richard Bexon, Simon Lawson and Wendy Morgan will enhance the existing capability and support the continued growth of the SGS Global Competence Center for Rail.
  • January 25, 2012
  • SGS Authorized by BINDT to Provide TKY Weld Joints Ultrasonic Testing Training Courses
  • On October 17, 2011, SGS NDT Training and Examination Center successfully acquired authorization from the British Institute of Non-Destructive Testing (BINDT) to conduct PCN training and examinations for the ultrasonic testing (UT) of nodes, nozzles and "T" welds. Thus, SGS has become the first NDT training and examination institute in China that conduct TKY weld joints training.
  • January 17, 2012
  • SGS Nigeria Receives African Order of Merit in Testing and Pipeline Welding Inspection 2011
  • In recognition of SGS's outstanding work and excellent service delivery SGS in Nigeria received the African Order of Merit in Testing and Pipeline Welding Inspection 2011 from the Institute for Government Research and Leadership Technology on June 25, 2011. SGS was presented with the award during a prestigious ceremony in the Nicon Luxury Hotel in Abuja, Nigeria.
  • December 22, 2011
  • SGS conducts Hot Hydrogen Attack Inspection for Shell in the Philippines
  • On October 21, 2011, SGS was assigned a contract to conduct a specialist hot hydrogen attack (hha) inspection for the Shell refinery in Batangas, Philippines. During the contract, scheduled from October 24-28, 2011, SGS's team of experts inspected piping and a heat exchanger for the possible occurrence of hot hydrogen attack by applying advanced non-destructive testing (ndt) methods.
  • December 03, 2011
  • SGS provides Quality Control of Wind Towers for Sany Group in China
  • In July 2011, SGS was assigned a contract to perform quality control services of wind towers for Sany Group, a heavy construction equipment manufacturer, in China. During the contract, which began in August 2011, SGS will conduct supervision services throughout the production process of wind towers to ensure that they will fulfill the applicable regulatory and client-specific requirements.
  • November 29, 2011
  • SGS Conducts In-Service Inspection of Chaonan and Dahao Wind Farms in China
  • In September 2011, SGS was awarded a contract to conduct In-Service Inspection of wind turbines in Chaonan and Dahao wind farms in Guangdong, China by China Resources New Energy Group Co., Ltd. (CRNE). During the contract, scheduled from October 2011, SGS will ensure the best performance of the wind turbines.
  • November 16, 2011
  • SGS Presents Stone CE Certification Alliance List
  • On October 18, 2011 SGS successfully announced the authentication information list of stone CE certification alliance members comprising of enterprises which have obtained CE certification for their stone products from SGS.
  • November 12, 2011
  • SGS Participates in Global Infrastructure Financing 2011 Conference in London, UK
  • On December 5-7, 2011, SGS will be participating in the Global Infrastructure Financing 2011 Conference (GIF) in London, UK. Throughout the event, SGS's team of experts will give a presentation, entitled 'Predicting Risk and Project Expenditures' and conduct a workshop on 'Unveiling the Future of Renewable Energy Infrastructure Financing'.
  • November 08, 2011
  • SGS Participates in Inauguration of Torresol Energy's Plant Gemasolar
  • On October 4, 2011, SGS attended the inauguration of Torresol Energy's Plant Gemasolar, the new concentrated solar power plant, located in Fuentes Andalucia, Spain as the world's leading inspection, testing, certification and verification company involved in the construction, commissioning and operation phase of the facility.
  • October 25, 2011
  • SGS to Attend EWEA Offshore 2011
  • SGS will be attending the EWEA Offshore 2011, the world's largest offshore wind energy event, in Amsterdam, the Netherlands from November 29 to December 1, 2011. The SGS team of experts will demonstrate the wide portfolio of its Renewable Energy services at stand 10138.
  • October 20, 2011
  • SGS Provides Structural Health Monitoring of Can Fatjo Viaduct in Spain
  • In 2010, SGS Industrial Services was assigned a contract to conduct comprehensive third-party services for the BP-1413 highway's viaduct over Can Fatjó (Cerdanyola del Vallès - Barcelona) in Spain. During the contract, SGS monitors the viaduct to ensure the quality as well as safe and durable operation.
  • October 13, 2011
  • SGS Offers Free Webinar on Non-Intrusive Inspection of Large and Under Support Areas
  • SGS invites you to attend one of its free 60-minute webinars, titled 'How to Inspect Areas Under Support and Large Areas in Non-Intrusive Inspection'. Hosted by Ahmed Masood, Assistant Manager NDT, the webinar will be available across the globe in four sessions on October 18 and 19 to meet the needs of attendees in every time zone.
  • October 11, 2011
  • SGS Participates in RenewableUK 2011 in Manchester, UK
  • SGS is participating in the RenewableUK Conference and Exhibition 2011 in Manchester, UK on October 25-27, 2011. At stand 230, the SGS's team of experts will showcase w wide range of Renewable Energy services, including Risk Management, Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental (QHSE) Management, Condition Monitoring, Wind Turbine Blade Testing, and In-Service and End of Warranty Inspections.
  • September 27, 2011
  • SGS Participates in China Wind Power 2011 in Beijing
  • On October 19-21, 2011, SGS will be participating in China Wind Power 2011 in Beijing, China to demonstrate its wide range of Renewable Energy services, including Wind Turbine Blade Testing, Manufacturing Inspection, In-Service Inspection, and Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) at stand EB27.
  • September 14, 2011
  • SGS Provides Statutory Inspections for STIB in Belgium
  • In July 2011, SGS was awarded a three-year contract to provide comprehensive Statutory Inspections by the Societe des Transports Intercommunaux de Bruxelles (STIB), the Brussels-based Transport Company for Metro and Bus.
  • September 09, 2011
  • Consultancy Services for King Fahd Causeway Supplied by SGS Intron
  • SGS Intron provides a wide portfolio of complex consultancy services on the expected service life of the concrete and coating for the King Fahd Causeway, a 25-kilometer long marine, four-lane road connecting Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, to ensure the best quality and performance of the causeway.
  • September 07, 2011
  • SGS Conducts Commissioning Services for Barro Alto Nickel Project in Brazil
  • SGS Industrial Services was awarded a contract to perform complex Commissioning Services and Management as well as execute various tests in order to ensure a successful start for the Barro Alto Nickel Project in Brazil within its planned schedule by Anglo American Corporation, one of the world's largest mining companies.
  • September 02, 2011
  • 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.
  • August 25, 2011
  • SGS executes Supply Chain Services for Samsung Heavy Industries
  • SGS was awarded a contract in June 2011 to provide comprehensive Supply Chain Services for various international offshore projects by Samsung Heavy Industries. Throughout the three-year contract, SGS is performing comprehensive inspections of components, materials and equipment for drill ships, drilling rigs and floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessels.
  • August 20, 2011
  • SGS Provides Free Webinar on Industrial Rope Access
  • SGS is delighted to invite you to attend one of its free 60-minute webinars entitled 'Rope Access, the solution to efficiently access restricted areas'. Given by the SGS Competence Center Rope Access and hosted by Jonathan How, Business Development and Sales Manager NDT & Rope Access at SGS Industrial Services, the webinar will provide valuable information on this cost-effective access method.
  • August 05, 2011
  • Guided Wave Inspection for Shell in the Philippines Provided by SGS
  • SGS Industrial Services was awarded a contract to provide Guided Wave Inspection, also known as Long-Range Ultrasonic Testing, for the Shell Refinery in Batangas, Philippines on June 3, 2011. Throughout the entire contract, June 22-28, 2011, SGS inspected pipelines for defects and discontinuities; to ensure their reliability and prevent unexpected shutdowns or delays.
  • August 02, 2011
  • InWind Chronicle features SGS Article on In-Service Inspections for Wind Farm Projects
  • SGS article on In-Service Inspections for Wind Farm Projects was featured in the April-May 2011 issue of the InWind Chronicle magazine. 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 functioning of a wind farm.
  • July 30, 2011
  • SGS Provides Quality Assurance and Quality Control for Elecnor in Spain
  • In May 2011, SGS Industrial Services was awarded a contract to provide complex Quality Assurance and Quality Control during the construction and commissioning of ASTE 1A, the first of three concentrated solar power (CSP) plants, to be built at Alcázar de San Juan in Spain, by Elecnor.
  • July 28, 2011
  • SGS Holds Successful Workshop on Instrumentation and Control Valves
  • On May 14, 2011, SGS held a successful Workshop on Instrumentation and Control Valves at the SGS PID valve calibration shop in Esteio, Brazil. The workshop promoted awareness of the latest techniques in industrial instrumentation, calibration and loop tests for the commissioning of process plants.
  • June 08, 2011
  • SGS Nigeria Receives African Oil and Gas Inspection Excellence Award 2011
  • On May 2, 2011, SGS Industrial Services in Nigeria was assigned with the African Oil and Gas Inspection Excellence Award 2011 by the African Leadership magazine in recognition of SGS's outstanding contribution to the development of the Nigerian economy by excellent service delivery in the Oil and Gas industry.
  • June 07, 2011
  • SGS INTRON Conducts Certification Services for TenCate Grass and Partners
  • SGS INTRON was awarded a contract to provide complex Certification Services for TenCate Grass and its partners in 2010. With SGS INTRON's Certification, TenCate Grass is the first company in the international synthetic grass industry to offer its clients an insured performance warranty on the performance and durability of its artificial turf pitches.
  • June 04, 2011
  • Wind Energy Technology Center (WETC) in Tianjin, China Opened by SGS
  • On June 13, 2011, SGS Industrial Services officially opens the Wind Energy Technology Center in Tianjin, China. Equipped with state-of-the-art technology, the test center provides a complete range of full-scale testing capabilities for rotor blades, including natural frequency, static, fatigue and ultimate static tests as well as consultancy and solutions in the wind turbine technologies field.
  • May 31, 2011
  • Successful Risk Management Conference in Santiago, Chile Organized by SGS
  • On May 11, 2011, SGS held a successful conference on Risk Management in Santiago, Chile. During the event, SGS presented in-depth presentations on Project Services to more than fifty senior-level professionals from a wide range of sectors, including energy, finance, legal and public services and provided a perfect opportunity for discussions and networking.
  • May 28, 2011
  • SGS to Attend Projects and Infrastructure International 2011 in Brussels, Belgium
  • SGS is pleased to announce that it will be sponsoring Projects and Infrastructure International 2011 in Brussels, Belgium. During the entire conference SGS will present a wide portfolio of services for the Project Finance and Infrastructure sector as well as hold presentations that it hopes will be of interest during the second day of the main conference, on June 30, 2011.
  • May 12, 2011
  • SGS to Attend Offshore Wind China 2011 in Shanghai and Wind Power Asia 2011 in Beijing
  • From June 15-17, 2011, and from June 22-24, 2011, SGS will be participating in the Offshore Wind China 2011 Conference and Exhibition in Shanghai and Wind Power Asia 2011 in Beijing. Throughout both events, SGS will present its wide range of services for the renewable energy sector, including Coating Inspection and Failure Analysis as well as Commissioning and In-Service Inspections.
  • May 10, 2011
  • SGS Offers Free Webinar on Weld Root Corrosion on Offshore and Onshore Installations
  • SGS is delighted to invite you to attend a free 60 minute webinar on Weld Root Corrosion on Offshore and Onshore Installations, given by the Competence Center for Non-Destructive Testing. The webinar will focus on corrosion mechanisms, inspection of welds for damage, accuracy of Time of Flight Diffraction (TOFD) and how Pre-Service Inspection will benefit the In-Service Inspection.
  • May 07, 2011
  • SGS to Attend Oil and Gas Asia 2011 (OGA 2011) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • From June 1-3, 2011, SGS will showcase its services at the 13th Asian Oil, Gas and Petrochemical Engineering Exhibition (OGA 2011) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia at stand no. 1011. Throughout the entire event, SGS will present Asset Integrity Management, Risk Based Inspection and Advanced Non-Destructive Testing (NDT).
  • April 28, 2011
  • Project Management Services for ONGC Corporate Office in Kolkata, India Conducted by SGS
  • On February 17, 2011, SGS Industrial Services in India was awarded a contract to provide extensive Project Management Services, including but not limited to Project Coordination, Quality Assurance and Quality Control and Safety Management during the construction of the new state-of-the-art corporate office by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) in Kolkata, India.
  • April 27, 2011
  • SGS to Attend POWER-GEN India & Central Asia 2011 in New Delhi, India
  • From May 5-7, 2011, SGS will be attending the POWER-GEN India & Central Asia 2011 in Pragati Maiden, New Delhi, India. Throughout the entire event, SGS will showcase a wide portfolio of the services it offers to the power and nuclear industry at stand no. 1250A in Hall 12A.
  • April 22, 2011
  • SGS to Provide Quality Control Services of Wind Towers for Goldwind in China
  • SGS Industrial Services in China was assigned a contract to provide comprehensive Quality Control Services of wind towers for a Chinese wind turbine manufacturer, Goldwind. A team of SGS's experts supervises the wind tower production process and provides onsite inspection, testing, auditing, monitoring and Quality Control witness services.
  • March 04, 2011
  • SGS to Attend Gastech 2011 in Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  • From March 21 to 24, 2011, SGS will be attending Gastech 2011 at the Amsterdam RAI in the Netherlands. A wide range of SGS's services for the oil, gas and petrochemical industry will be presented at stand no. C280.
  • February 17, 2011
  • SGS to Participate in Nuclear Power Events in China
  • From May 19 to 20, 2011, SGS Industrial Services will be both sponsoring and attending the 5th Annual China Nuclear Power Congress 2011 in Chengdu, China as well as attending the 9th China International Exhibition on the Nuclear Power Industry from April 6 to 8, in Shenzhen, China at the Shenzen Convention and Exhibition Center.
  • February 15, 2011