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

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Overseas Featured Project: Capita Symonds - Valve Inspections

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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

Laing O'Rourke - Wormington to Sapperton Pipeline Design Design Co-ordination

National Grid, Laing O'Rourke

The Cotswolds, England
8 Jan 2009 - 12 Jan 2010

The project was to revalidate a previous pipeline design from several years previous. The scope included the AGI changes at the Wormington Compressor site, pipeline routing and design to Sapperton AGI. QEM Solutions were managing the multi-disciplinary design team on behalf of Laing O'Rourke.52.014

Benefits of engaging QEM Solutions included:

  • Multi-disciplinary design team management. 
  • Extension pipeline and AGI design experience. 
  • Drive to complete the design within the clients time constraints.

Main responsibilities:

  • Management of landslide design including sub-contractors on specialist services.
  • Management of the electrical and instrumentation design to National Grid and international specifications. 
  • Management of the pipeline design and route changes.
  • Co-ordination of the G17 requirements for the project.
  • Tendering for the materials contract on behalf of the client.
  • Procurement and expediting of the pipeline and AGI materials.
  • Management of QA Activities for the material certification.
  • Managing the delivery of the handover documentation to the clients requirements set out in their NSBP007 specification (now BP007G).
  • Chair at the design meetings.

 Services Breakdown

  Design Co-ordination
  Project Closure & Handover Consultancy
  Quality Management

 Engaged Specialists