The SGS Competence Center Asset Integrity Management (AIM) has scheduled a series of free webinars for professionals interested in Asset Integrity Management for 2010. The second webinar, entitled "Are you aware of the role of mechanical integrity inspection in capital projects?" will take place in March and April 2010.

A major focus of the webinar will be the incorporation of mechanical integrity inspection into capital projects, which ensures compliance with regulatory requirements and results in significant technical and economic advantages. The web seminar will present a justification and interesting examples for the inclusion of inspection in capital projects as well as explaining the need for Vendor Assessment. Furthermore, it will demonstrate advantages and a technical basis for performing pre-service baseline inspections.

With the webinars offered by SGS Industrial Services, you can widen your knowledge on the management of mechanical integrity data in just 60 minutes.

The following Sessions have been Scheduled:

Thursday, 25 March 2010 (English sessions)

  • 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Berlin (GMT +01:00)
  • 1:00 p.m. Abu Dhabi (GMT +04:00)
  • 5:00 p.m. Singapore (GMT +08:00)
  • 1:00 p.m. Brasilia (GMT -03:00)
  • 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Chicago (GMT -05:00)

Friday, 26 March 2010 (English sessions)

  • 8.00 a.m. Sydney (GMT +11:00)
  • 10.00 a.m. Wellington (GMT +13:00)

Tuesday, 13 April 2010 (English sessions)

  • 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Berlin (GMT +02:00)
  • 12:00 noon Abu Dhabi (GMT +04:00) and Brasilia (GMT -03:00)
  • 4:00 p.m. Singapore (GMT +08:00)
  • 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Chicago (GMT -05:00)

Wednesday, 14 April 2010 (English sessions)

  • 8.00 a.m. Sydney (GMT +10:00)
  • 10.00 a.m. Wellington (GMT +12:00)

To register for the webinar, visit the SGS Webinar Calendar.

Asset Integrity Management by SGS SGS Industrial Services, as one of the core business lines of the world’s leading inspection, testing, verification and certification company, provides a wide portfolio of services for Asset Integrity Management, in order to maintain the client’s asset in a Fit-For-Service condition while extending its remaining life in the most reliable, safe and cost-effective manner.

One of these services is the Mechanical Integrity Management System (MIMS), which simplifies the management of mechanical integrity data. SGS has the capability to provide reliable turnkey solutions for your mechanical integrity management needs. Our electronic data management experience, including web-based software, simplifies data management therefore giving you automatic access to inspection and replacement data, recommendation tracking, remediation scorecards, Key Performance Indicator (KPI) metrics, turnaround planning metrics and more.

SGS is also experienced in providing Risk Based Inspection and has developed a cost-effective patented Positive Material Identification program. The program can also explore damage mechanisms.

For further information, please contact:

Myriam Ressel
Global Marketing Coordinator
SGS Industrial Services

SGS Group Management Ltd.
Raboisen 28
D - 20095 Hamburg
t: +49 40 30101 541
f: +49 40 30101 936

About SGS

The SGS Group is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. With more than 59,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,000 offices and laboratories around the world.