Alstom UAE unit wins ISO certification
Dubai, September 24, 2011
Alstom Grid, a leader in power generation and transmission, said its solutions group in the UAE has been awarded ISO certification for its integrated management systems, thus ensuring customer satisfaction, safety and environmental excellence.
The IMS Certification award covers three essential management standards - for quality management system for environmental management system and occupational health and safety management system, said a company statement.
To mark this milestone, a handover ceremony was held recently in Dubai in the presence of Gilles Picot, Group Solutions director at Alstom Grid in UAE and representatives from Bureau Veritas, the official certifying body, with Farhan Ahmed, certification manager and Usman Haider, lead auditor.
Alstom Grid’s Solutions teams design, engineer, supply, install, test and commission full turnkey high voltage substations.
With its regional headquarters based in Dubai, Alstom Grid is close to its customers in one of the most dynamic transmission system markets, said a senior official.
The High Voltage substations awarded by Alstom Grid customers such as utilities (Transco, Dewa, Fewa, Sewa) and industries (Takreer, Dubal) are often large and complex projects, requiring long-lasting expertise and a certified quality.
“We are proud to have been awarded this certification for our integrated management systems. At Alstom Grid we place a high priority on excellence in our operations and project management, including Environment, Health and Safety,” said Alireza Aram, regional VP (Near & Middle East) for Alstom Grid.
“This certification is one more step in asserting Alstom Grid’s long-term commitment to delivering industry leading reliability and quality expected by our customers,” he added.-TradeArabia News Service