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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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NGN - Quality Management (635) Quality Management

Northern Gas Networks

Leeds, England
3 Sep 2012 - Ongoing

QEM Solutions are assisting NGN with Quality Management services.  Our resources are at the top of their game and bring years of best practice and experience to a complex and established organisation.

Main responsibilities include:

  • Advising and validating main works contractor’s QA Arrangements.
  • Evaluating and advising on quality issues within main works tender submissions.
  • Providing Management System Assessments of main works contractors and their subcontractors.
  • Co-ordinating the approval of welding and NDT procedures and other process procedures.
  • Co-ordinating the approval of installation, inspection and test procedures.
  • Reviewing and accepting project specific Quality Plans.
  • Auditing construction activities for compliance with procedures / quality plans.
  • Auditing the compilation of vendor material certification.
  • Reviewing and monitoring main works contractors' compilation of construction and test records.
  • Attending project meetings as required
  • Witnessing construction tests as required by the quality plan.
  • Monitoring that the NGN Quality Management System has been implemented and is working effectively.
  • Carrying out periodic QA meetings with the main works contractor.
  • Providing ad-hoc and technical advice to the Project Teams.
  • Reviewing Operational Acceptance requirements prior to gassing-up.

QEM hope they will not only be able to drive the success of NGN construction projects over the years to come but to also ingrain best Quality and Engineering practice into the NGN systems with our proven ability of process management and improvement.

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  Quality Management

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