SGS Acquires Radiation Safety Services (RSS) and Western Radiation Services (WRS), Australia
SGS is pleased to announce the acquisition of Radiation Safety Services Pty Ltd (RSS) headquartered in Mackay, Queensland and Western Radiation Services Pty Ltd (WRS) operating out of Perth, Western Australia.
RSS provides the transport and disposal of radioactive sources, compliance, calibration, audit and survey, radiation officer training and other training and consulting services related to radiation. WRS is a NATA accredited laboratory that specializes in the analysis of water, soils, sediment and food for radioactive materials. Many of the services performed are governed by legislation or are statutory requirements. Clients of both businesses are principally in the mining, oil and gas and industrial sectors. Privately owned, RSS employs ten staff and generated revenues of AUD 3 million in 2014. WRS employs five staff with annual revenues of AUD 1 million.
“Following the recent acquisition of Australian Radiation Services, these two acquisitions expand our footprint in Australia and will serve as the basis for further development of our Environmental Services in Asia Pacific,” said Frankie Ng, CEO of SGS.
For further information, please contact:
Jean-Luc de Buman
Corporate Development, Communications & IR
1 place des Alpes
CH - 1211 Geneva 1
t: +41 22 739 91 11
f: +41 22 739 92 00
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