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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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

Spalding Energy Expansion WSoE (1759) Technical Specification and Procedure Writing

National Grid

10 Apr 2019 - 31 May 2019

QEM Solutions were asked to assist a National Grid Project by authoring the Written Scheme of Examination (WSoE) for the Spalding Energy Expansion Project. 

QEM provided a suitable Consultant in the form of a competent Principal Consulting Engineer.  The Enginer was a specialist in integrity and risk management of pipeline systems and currently holds the position of Competent Person under UK Legislation for pipeline networks in Northern Ireland, Scotland, Republic of Ireland and Isle of Man.

QEM were responsible for drafting a WSoE for the following components:

  • Launch and Receive Pig traps
  • 300nb Pipeline
  • Station pipework
  • Primary protective devices (mechanical & electrical), e.g. slam shuts, relief valves etc
  • Pressure Vessels, e.g. filters, heat exchangers and any other vessels that have a stored energy capacity of at least 250 bar litres.


 Services Breakdown

  Technical Specification and Procedure Writing

 Engaged Specialists