UK & Ireland Featured Project: FT Pipeline Systems - Integrated Management System (1254)

QEM Solutions used their understanding of the water industry to develop a management system that satisfied the requirements of ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007. QEM Solutions continue to manage and improve the organisations processes both on a corporate and project specific level.

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Overseas Featured Project: Capita Symonds - Valve Inspections

QEM Solutions were contracted to carry 3rd party inspection and witnessing activities on a series of valves fabricated in Germany for a series of SGN contracts throughout Scotland.

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We are problem solvers. We are organisers. From the project start-up to the very final evaluations and analysis, we can bring enthusiasm to each and every part of your project.

We are problem solvers. We are organisers. From the project start-up to the very final evaluations and analysis, we can bring enthusiasm to each and every part of your project.

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Inspections & Audits

Inspections & Audits

As clients and contractors we are obliged to vet and monitor our suppliers. To ensure that their equipment or goods have been manufactured in accordance with the relevant specifications. It's a key part of project Quality Control. It can stop valuable delays later down the line. Reduce pipeline repair costs. And ensure that all the right paperwork is in place from the very start. 

Here at QEM Solutions we work to any number of criteria - set by the Client, other relevant international specifications or quality system requirements as specified by the designers. We leave no stone unturned - so to speak.

Our inspections and audits are always carried out by suitably qualified and competent team member. With years of experience in assisting both on and off site for periodical inspections and internal audits. And we are key to making sure that all objective evidence sought is independent of either supplier or client.

Our inspectors have over 20 year's experience within the industry and are responsible for:

  • The review of material certification and vendor QA/QC documentation (including QA/QC plans, inspection & tTest plans, weld procedure specifications and procedure qualifications.
  • Site visits, including the witnessing of: 
  • Coating Trials 
  • NDT qualifications Tests 
  • Material Mechanical Tests 
  • Factory Acceptance Tests 
  • Hydrostatic and Performance Tests 
  • Supplier / vendor business management audits 
  • Independent internal audits to for ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 
  • Identification and review of procurement schedules 
  • Establishment of QITP's ( Quality & Inspection Test Plans)

Benefits include:

  • Reduction in pipeline repair costs / re-welds / coating defects 
  • Timely construction due to all materials / plant arriving on site correct within specification 
  • Validation of correct application of specification 
  • Client confidence in Contractor / Supplier abilities

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