SGS Obtains Extended Scope Authorization to Provide Construction Supervision Services in Russia
SGS Vostok Limited, the Russian subsidiary of the SGS Group, became one of the first expert organizations to obtain an authorization to provide Construction Supervision services at hazardous, technically complex and unique construction sites. The Certificate of Authorization issued by the Self-Regulating Organization of Builders StroyRegion is open-ended and covers the whole territory of the Russian Federation.
The objective of Construction Supervision services by SGS is to verify compliance of works with design documents, the requirements of technical regulations, the results of feasibility studies and statutory requirements related to land use.
Construction Supervision services have been included in the list of works impacting the safety of capital construction projects as a result of Decree No.624, issued by the Ministry for Regional Development of the Russian Federation on December 30, 2009, which came into force on July 1, 2010. This type of activity can only be carried out on condition of availability of the relevant authorization.
“The fact that SGS obtained this authorization confirms once again the competence of our team in the construction supervision business. Having an authorization to provide Construction Supervision at practically any capital construction site, whether it is a refinery, a seaport or a sky-scraper, we will be able to assure quality services to all our clients, investors and EPC contractors implementing the construction of civil and industrial projects in the Russian territory,” commented Andrey Kashirin, Head of Industrial Inspection at SGS Vostok Limited, the Russian subsidiary of the SGS Group.
Construction Supervision by SGS
As an independent third party, SGS has specialized personnel and procedures to control and supervise construction processes. SGS carries out independent and impartial examination, verification, validation and assessment on behalf of clients to ensure that systems and products are designed and constructed according to the requirements of specifications. With construction projects all around the world, SGS performs audits, site and production assessment visits, monitoring and witnessing of activities, including safety and quality functions and reporting.
For further information please contact:
SGS Industrial Services
Head of Industrial Inspection
SGS Vostok Limited
t: +7 (495) 775 44 55
SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognised as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 64,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,250 offices and laboratories around the world.