High-tech, innovative breakthroughs from Bureau Veritas
Bureau Veritas has unveiled innovative professional solutions and services, which will further assist its clients to meet the growing challenges of quality, health, safety, environmental protection and social responsibility.
The professional services company has also invested in infrastructure and footprint to further enhance its offerings to customers.
“We are committed to local legislation and we are poised to roll out social corporate responsibility initiatives that will further improve the lives of others. We continue to develop and engineer new solutions in support of our clients’ wide range of needs,” says. Marc Roussel, senior vice president of Bureau Veritas in Africa.
Seven new service offerings have been announced from various divisions within Bureau Veritas:
Oil and petrochemicals
An online cloud-based reporting platform – the Lube Oil Analysis Management System – optimises productivity and improves maintenance, while reducing product waste and reducing pressure on the environment.
Metals and minerals
Transportable Moisture Limits is a new testing offering. This type of testing is becoming a global requirement and refers to the maximum moisture content permissible for cargo of any ship to be considered safe for transportation. If a cargo liquefies, it can affect the centre of gravity and stability of the ship, which can result in safety and environmental issues.
An innovative and high-tech automated laboratory has been opened in Cape Town. New equipment has been introduced at the laboratory for testing of pesticide chemicals. It will ensure faster reporting on the latest legislation in South Africa with a high-spec result.
Using advanced analytics, data can be interrogated and assimilated more effectively, thereby assisting engineers to make decisions regarding asset integrity and asset optimisation. This will increase efficiency, lower operational costs and increase profits.
The Quality Management system ISO 9001, the Environmental Management system ISO 14001 and the Health and Safety Management system ISO 45001 have been revised.
Clients are poised to benefit from sets of technical documents providing guidance on the standards and its requisites through the website www.lead.bureauveritas.com. Training courses, online self-assessment tools and transition packs have been designed to make the transition quick and efficient.
Bureau Veritas Zambia has announced the launch of the instrument-based Vehicle Inspection Service (VIS), which brings improved reliability and safety to load vetting. VIS will benefit fleet-management clients requiring hazard control.
Government services and international trade
Various reformed solutions have been presented to government clients to ensure improved service delivery. Inspection testing is now done electronically and in real time, thereby improving the quality of reports, delivery periods, productivity and efficiency. The introduction of electronic certificates ensures enhanced security features for clients