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SGS is pleased to announce that it has begun work on a new contract awarded by a major player in the power and energy sector in India for quality assurance and safety monitoring on the transmission line near Surat in India.

Awarded on March 19, 2012, the contracted works began at the start of April, and include the monitoring of all field activities and the pre-dispatch inspection of materials and equipment bought for the laying of the 440KV transmission line for the power transmission project in India.

Consisting of tower construction, the power transmission project also entails the overhead stringing of transmission lines and the laying of tower foundations. As the most experienced private sector player in Gujarat, the project owner was pleased to award SGS the 12 month contract due to SGS’s first-rate experience and competence in quality assurance and safety monitoring. With another three months pencilled in for the project, SGS anticipates further building on a professional relationship consisting of mutual trust and appreciation, having previously provided client satisfaction with its third party services for wind energy and infra projects in Gujarat, India.

With quality assurance, SGS ensures that materials, products, machinery, equipment and industrial facilities are manufactured and maintained in compliance with all specified and mandatory requirements, contractual specifications and quality standards. With its safety monitoring services, SGS also ensures that all activities conducted in the field comply with safety requirements and standards. SGS is looking forward to continually proving the top quality of its safety monitoring and quality assurance services.

For further information, please contact:

SGS India
Manoj Raghavan
Principal Manager – Industrial Services
201, 2nd Floor, SUMEL II,
Nr. Gurudwara Thaltej Circle
380054 Ahmedabad, India
t: +91 79 6160 31 00
f: +91 79 6160 31 11
Website: www.sgs.com/energy

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SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 70,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,350 offices and laboratories around the world.