UK & Ireland Featured Project: Weld Inspection & Consultancy United Utilities Thirlmere (1737)

QEM Solutions were asked by United Utilities to assist with the review of the welding process and associated with the provision of the innovative steel E-joint.

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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.


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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

NGN - Programme Management (1342) Engineering Management

Northern Gas Networks

Leeds, England
18 Mar 2015 - 27 Nov 2015

QEM Solutions were accepted onto the Northern Gas Networks (NGN) technical professional services framework agreement until 2019

As part of the professional service commitment QEM Solutions with Northern Gas Networks we were ask to fulfil the role as Programme Manager for the Capex delivery for the Major Project Team. The role as Programme Manager included managing the project team for the delivery of £30m, per year, of investment across the gas network.  This ensured that the programme and budgets were not only met for the individual projects but also the overall expenditure and targets for the RIIO outputs. The project were from inception through design to construction and handover to Asset.

The portfolio of projects included:

  • Off-take and AGI rebuilds
  • Pipeline diversions and connections
  • Holder demolition
  • Governor Replacement
  • Electrical and instrumentation upgrades
  • Overcrossing upgrades
  • Fiscal metering upgrades
  • Biomethane connections


 Services Breakdown

  Project Management and Planning
  Design Process Compliance
  Engineering Management
  Vendor Approval, Inspection and Expediting
  Design Co-ordination
  Quality Management

 Engaged Specialists