Bureau Veritas Newsletter - January 2014



HIGHLIGHT
Bureau Veritas classes world's largest bilobe Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) tanks
Building bigger than ever before is always a challenge and the strength of the tanks must be calculated correctly, especially to allow for the increased liquid sloshing.
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New Coal Sample Preparation Facility Set Up At ABP's Humber International Terminal (HIT) in Immingham By Inspectorate International
The sampling and preparation will be fully consistent with ISO 18283:2006. The new facility will be operational from 1 February 2014, it will be staffed with Inspectorate employees
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CLIENTS NEWS
Bureau Veritas Certification Publishes Guide on Major Changes to ISO/TS 16949 4th Edition
The new version of ISO/TS 16949 aims to enhance the quality of ISO/TS certification, adding value in the automotive industry and auditing process.
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Bureau Veritas has been appointed to operate the new pre-shipment inspection programme launched by Somalia
Bureau Veritas will, from 1st January 2014, perform the pre-shipment inspection programme of imports sent to Somalia.
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CORPORATE
Bureau Veritas has signed an agreement to acquire Maxxam, Canada's market leader in petroleum, environmental, food and DNA analytical services
Maxxam is the Canadian leader in the TIC industry. With over 50 laboratories, depots and service centres spread throughout Canada. Maxxam has the largest laboratory network in Canada and processes. The transaction is due to be completed during the first quarter of 2014, after customary closing conditions including regulatory clearance.
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Bureau Veritas expands in South Africa by acquiring the Carab Tekniva Group
Bureau Veritas announced the acquisition of Carab Tekniva Group, a leader in Asset Integrity Management in South Africa focusing on the steam generation, power, and petrochemical industries.
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Bureau Veritas expands its construction services business in South East Asia by acquiring CKM Consultants
Bureau Veritas announced the acquisition of 70% of the shares of CKM Consultants Pte Ltd, a company based in Singapore specializing in construction related services.
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