SGS Provides NDT Services for Paper Mill Expansion in Nelspruit, South Africa

On January 18, 2013, SGS was assigned a contract to conduct non-destructive testing (NDT) services for paper mill expansion project in Nelspruit, South Africa.
By: SGS SA - Industrial Services
Feb. 13, 2013 - PRLog -- SGS NDT Services for Paper Mill Expansion in South Africa

SGS has been awarded a contract by a global organization, located in Nelspruit, South Africa to conduct non-destructive testing (NDT) services on all new fabrication welds to be installed in a paper mill expansion project in which a new plant is being built to replace the current facility.

Scheduled for a twenty-day shutdown as of February 28, SGS began on location preparations on January 23. SGS currently has a staff of twelve on-site and that number will increase to forty for the shutdown phase and be adjusted accordingly for follow-up services until April 30.

From January to April, SGS will provide a wide variety of NDT services for new fabrication welds in the construction of the new paper mill plant, including radiographic, ultrasonic, particle, liquid penetrant and phased array testing.

Due to its first-rate experience and competence in similar fields, SGS has been chosen as a trusted independent partner for this project. Previous collaboration between SGS and this South African client has established the confidence to partner together successfully.

SGS Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) Services

SGS non-destructive testing services ( will ensure the safe and efficient operation of the Nelspruit paper mill equipment and assets by detecting defects before any damage can result and will verify compliance with all relevant international standards and regulations. Furthermore, SGS NDT services will provide the paper mill expansion project with complete or sample examinations using well-designed procedures and highly-trained, certified inspectors.

By applying the most effective NDT methods to investigate the integrity of the new fabrication welds to be used in the new paper mill facility, the SGS comprehensive portfolio of NDT strategies will assist in monitoring weld quality, detect irregularities to avoid severe damage or non-compliance, save time and money through fast and effective testing and ensure the safe and reliable operation of the new paper mill plant.

SGS’s team of experts will verify the quality of all new fabrication welds to be used in the project construction and guarantee the successful completion of the Nelspruit paper mill expansion project. Based on a proven track record, SGS boasts a worldwide reputation as the globally trusted, complete non-destructive testing provider. SGS qualified and certified inspectors deliver NDT in compliance with international standards and regulations, offering clients across the board complete confidence and peace of mind in the planning and execution of compliant, successful and profitable projects around the world.

SGS is especially proud to have been singled out once again to work with a respected partner in this unique project in Nelspruit, South Africa.

For further information, please contact:

SGS Industrial Services
Wikus Roux
Area Manager
7 Brett Lane, Duncanville
Vereeniging, South Africa
t: 016 4212321
f: 016 4213142

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 75,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,500 offices and laboratories around the world.
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