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Ocean plans for ISO 27001 Accreditation

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Information security is becoming more critical than ever for a wide range of organisation types and we have received recent enquiries for certification to the ISO 27001 standard. Hence we are planning our application for UKAS Accreditation to offer this service to our clients. ISO 27001 is the internationally recognised standard for information security management proficiency. […]

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Forster Group’s QMS hits the mark

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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

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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

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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

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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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David Robinson answers your questions about the transition to ISO 9001:2015

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Ocean clients currently registered to ISO 9001: 2008 have a 3-year period to make the transition from the date of issue in September 2015 of the new standard. David Robinson answers your questions to assist you in the process of transition. What has changed in the new standard? The main changes relate to A high […]

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STEELWORK CONTRACTOR WILLIAM HARE GAINS BIM CERTIFICATION

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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

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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

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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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Building Information Modelling: first for Tyneside based Edwards Architecture

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Edwards Architecture became the first architects practice in the North East to be assessed by Ocean Certification for compliance with PAS 1192-2:2013 for information management in construction management. In addition, they now hold an accredited certification from Ocean Certification to ISO 9001:2008. “The team at Edwards has put a tremendous amount of work into developing Business Information Modelling (BIM) to […]

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