City Of Madrid Awards SGS Three-Year Contract for Technical Assistance and Inspection
SGS has been providing inspection services and civil works consultation for the City of Madrid since 2006. On December 1, 2014, the City of Madrid awarded SGS a new three-year contract, increasing the scope of work to include inspection and monitoring of works, inspections for maintenance of pavements and Geographic Information System (GIS) planning works.
Due to the success of SGS’s performance for the client over the last nine years, this is the third contract awarded to the company by the City of Madrid.
As part of the contract, SGS will provide:
- A large team of inspectors with specific experience of street works, including civil engineers in the disciplines of project management, technical coordination, legal, IT and communications management, as well as inspectors and administrative staff
- A team of experts in GIS technologies for coordination between the City and other companies for GIS planning works
- Inspection of works to verify compliance with regulations
- Inspection of pavement incidents
SGS will also provide a communication system and specific software capable of analyzing the large volume of data obtained by SGS inspectors quickly. SGS developed the computer system in 2007 and will adapt it to fit the needs of the client.
José Manuel Carrasco Cosano, Project Manager at SGS, said: “This contract is a success for the department of civil construction in SGS, due to the current competition between construction engineering companies in Spain for major contracts.”
For further information, please contact:
SGS Tecnos, S.A.
José Manuel Carrasco Cosano
C/ Trespaderne, 29. 28042-Madrid
t: +34 91 313 80 00
f: +34 62 638 08 34
SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 80,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,650 offices and laboratories around the world.