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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Our projects

Our Projects

Combined, we have over 50 years experience, gained on a variety of projects throughout the world. But no two engineering projects are alike.

Sometimes we manage a project from the very start and continue to be involved until the end reports. Other times we are brought in to provide specialist services in specific areas. Each brings different challenges. Each has different outcomes.

We would like to share just a few of these projects here.

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Our Projects

Spiecapag - Carrington CCGT Pipeline (625) Project Start Up Consultancy

Spiecapag UK, Carrington Power, ESB International

Carrington, England
1 May 2012 - 12 Dec 2012

QEM Solutions were again contracted to supply Project start Up Consultancy for Spiecapag UK Ltd on the Carrington CCGT Pipeline Project. The project is not your usual pipeline project, with approximately half of the distance being a Horizontal Directional drill.

In addition to this, there will be considerable issues to manage when it comes to construction, including; contaminated land, possibility of unknown live services, land owner access requirements, land slip areas, and working adjacent to the Manchester Canal.

QEM ensured that where possible, all pre-deteremined documentation was available where and when it was needed.

Main Responsibilities included;

  • Review of Tender documents and identification of project soft deliverables.
  • Production of Method Statements and Risk Assessments.
  • Production of Management Plans
  • Management of submission and approval process.
  • Initial document control set up and management.
  • Liaison with subcontractors to identify document requirements and approval process.

Benefits of engaging QEM Solutions included;

  • Provided documentation required for start-up produced in line with project requirements.
  • Filled gaps in resources when required.

Were able to pick up new skills and responsibilities quickly and execute as required.

 Services Breakdown

  Quality Management
  Document Control
  Project Start Up Consultancy
  Technical Writing