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Construction

Forster Group’s QMS hits the mark

Forster Group’s Quality Management System (QMS) was recently certified by Ocean Certification as being compliant with the International Standard EN ISO 9001:2015. The roofing and solar installation business, who cover one in five of Scotland’s new homes, passed with zero non-conformities. The Ocean Certification assessor, David Robinson was extremely complimentary and highlighted several areas of best practice […]

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MEP Consultants achieve BIM level 2 certification

Black & White Engineering are design consultants who focus on Mechanical, Electrical and Public Health Engineering and operate in the UK and UAE. They were recently granted certification for both both BIM Level 2 and ISO 9001. Below is an an extract from the company’s news announcement by B&W QSE Manager, Phil Grant: B&W are proud […]

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Highway to success with NHSS

Having recently achieved UKAS Accreditation to certify to the National Highways Sector Schemes (NHSS), North East firm, Ocean Certification – one of the UK’s leading UKAS accredited certification bodies – is already demonstrating the rewards and benefits that certification can bring to businesses in the sector. Wearmouth Construction and newly formed company Express Traffic Management […]

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David Lowery tells construction companies why SSIP is great for them

OHSAS 18001 Health & Safety  – The only certification you need for SSIP recognition We have been receiving a number of enquiries regarding Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) so below are some answers to our most commonly asked questions. Can I obtain SSIP? Yes if you have OHSAS 18001 with Ocean Certification. We are a registered forum […]

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Steelwork contractor William Hare gains BIM certification

Greater Manchester-based steelwork and engineering contractor William Hare Group, whose recent projects include London’s Walkie Talkie tower and the conversion of the Olympic Stadium roof, has gained certification as PAS 1192-2 compliant. The company has successfully completed the external audit by Newcastle-based Ocean Certification to confirm that it satisfies the requirements of BIM Level 2 […]

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William Hare achieve BIM level 2 certification

The William Hare Group has been certified to BIM level 2, ahead of the UK Government’s 2016 deadline for BIM implementation.  William Hare successfully completed the external audit to confirm that the company satisfies the requirements of BIM Level 2 to PAS 1192-2:2013. The company is the first steelwork contractor, and the first Tier 2 contractor in the supply […]

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Government deregulation puts construction leaders in the driving seat

The new Government has made deregulation one of its top priorities, which will soon have a significant impact on the way that we all do business, according to Newcastle-upon-Tyne based certification body, Ocean Certification Ltd. The new Business Secretary, Sajid Javid, promised to cut £10bn from the regulatory burden on business and made it the […]

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First companies gain BIM certification through Ocean

Two north east-based companies – contractor Howard Russell Construction and architecture practice Edwards Architecture – have become the first companies to gain BIM certification as PAS1192-2 compliant through a new service offered by Ocean Certification. Newcastle-based Ocean offers certification services in sectors including construction, manufacturing, higher education and social services, and cross-cutting standards such as […]

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Local press highlights demand for certification

A company offering accreditation across a number of disciplines has seen a surge of interest this month, largely driven by the boom in the construction industry announced this week. Ocean Certification Ltd, based in Shieldfield, Newcastle, has had a rise in inquiries for its management systems certifications since the new year. Firms are increasingly being […]

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