2010 October 10, 2018
ABS QE has issued the first ANAB accredited asset management certification to an international airport.
Atlanta Airlines Terminal Corporation Achieves First with ISO 55001:2014 Certification June 13, 2018
ABS Consulting will exchange technical insights with leading Taiwanese research, testing and certification bodies to further offshore wind capabilities.
ABS Consulting Collaborates in R&D Consortium to Advance Offshore Wind Technology and Services in Taiwan April 24, 2018
ABS Group Wins Design Verification Contract for Les Eoliennes Flottantes du Golfe du Lion (EFGL) Offshore Wind Farm ENGIE, EDP Renewables Caisse des Dépôts have awarded ABS Group a certification contract for an innovative wind farm project offshore France. and February 15, 2018
San Antonio network University Health System achieves healthcare industry first in global standards.
ABS QE Certifies First Healthcare System to ISO 55001 November 8, 2017
ANAB's accreditation highlights commitment to maintaining the highest standards in certification.
ABS QE Receives Global OHSAS 18001 Accreditation from ANAB May 4, 2017
ABS Group's Management Systems Certification team has been at the forefront of the transition to the revised AS9100 standard.
ABS Quality Evaluations among First Accredited to Certify to AS9100 Revision D April 25, 2017
GenesisSolutions has entered into an Alliance agreement with Infor, a leading enterprise asset management software provider and strategic technology partner.
Infor Forms Alliance with GenesisSolutions February 22, 2017
ABS Group will provide a range of Human Systems Integration support services to the US Coast Guard (USCG) Human Systems Integration Office.
USCG Awards Blanket Purchase Agreement to ABS Group November 29, 2016
ABS Quality Evaluations, Inc. issues first certificate globally for RC 14001:2015.
National Petrochemical Industrial Company Achieves First with RC 14001:2015 Certification September 1, 2016
ABS QE will be a verifier for NACD Responsible Distribution in 2017.
National Association of Chemical Distributors Selects ABS Quality Evaluations as Third-Party Verifier July 18, 2016
US regulatory update OMB Circular A-123 now requires enterprise risk management.
ABS Group Provides Advisory Services, Tools for Enterprise Risk Management July 7, 2016
Borkum Riffgrund 2 will be one of the largest offshore wind farms in German waters.
DONG Energy Awards ABS Group Project Certification Contract for BKR02 Wind Farm Offshore Germany July 6, 2016
Drone wind turbine inspections provide a safer, cost-effective and data-driven solution.
ABS Group Signs Agreement with DroneView Technologies to Inspect Aerial Wind Turbines June 16, 2016
ABS Group will deliver mechanical and asset integrity services.
Kinder Morgan Selects ABS Group to Develop Maintenance and Integrity Program for Elba Island LNG Project May 4, 2016
Hornsea One will be the world's first offshore wind farm to exceed 1,000 MW in capacity.
DONG Energy Awards ABS Group Certification Contract for Hornsea Offshore Wind Farm February 16, 2016
The Dounreay Tri Project will pilot a novel floating foundation design for offshore wind.
ABS Group To Provide Certification, Verification Services for Scotland Wind Farm January 12, 2016
Our maintenance strategy will address safety and reliability aspects of a new fleet of FLNG vessels.
ABS Group to Develop Intelligent Maintenance Strategy for Golar FLNG Fleet November 10, 2015
Asset Management Certification assists clients in maintaining safety, reliability and efficiency across asset-intensive industries.
ABS QE First to Receive ANAB Accreditation to Certify Organizations to ISO 55001 October 8, 2015
ABS Group has issued its certification of the design basis for Ocean Resource Ltd's innovative Sea Breeze Gravity "float-out-and-sink" offshore wind turbine foundation system.
ABS Group Issues Certification of Sea Breeze Offshore Wind Turbine Foundation Design Basis September 16, 2015
ABS Group has successfully recertified Teekay Shipping to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001.
Teekay Demonstrates Commitment to Quality, Sustainability and Safety September 1, 2015
ABS Group has been named as the 'Preferred Supplier' for a multi-year project certification contract for the proposed Navitus Bay Wind Park project in the United Kingdom.
ABS Group Named Preferred Supplier for the Project Certification by Navitus Bay Development LTD. May 11, 2015
ABS Group recently conducted industry research and analysis that resulted in an update to last year’s landmark study of Bunkering of Liquefied Natural Gas-Fueled Marine Vessels in North America.
ABS Group Provides Insight Into LNG Bunkering in North America May 6, 2015
ABS Group has released a new offshore Asset Integrity Management (AIM) service focused on driving operational reliability, efficiency and profitability for asset owners and operators.
Advanced Asset Integrity Management Solution - ABS Group Continues Innovation in Offshore Markets April 16, 2015
ABS Group appointed former Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer American Bureau of Shipping, Todd Grove, as its new President and CEO.
ABS Group Announces New President and CEO April 14, 2015
ABS Group was recently awarded a multi-year quality surveillance and inspection services contract for the Nordsee One offshore wind farm project.
ABS Group Awarded Multi-Year Quality Surveillance Contract for the Nordsee One Offshore Wind Farm January 7, 2015
ABSG Consulting announced today it is part of a joint venture team awarded a contract to provide quality flood and other risk data to increase public awareness and achieve mitigation actions that help reduce the risk to life and property.
ABS Group Member of Joint Venture Team Awarded FEMA Contract for Flood Risk Data Services in $600MM December 4, 2014
ABS Group supporting BSEE in development of inspection procedures for offshore wind farms.
ABS Group Evaluating Best Practices for Offshore Wind Farm Inspections November 18, 2014
ABS Group leads the US into safe offshore wind farm operations.
ABS Group Approved as First US-based CVA for Offshore Wind Farms September 19, 2014
ABS Group has achieved qualification as a supplier to DONG Energy of project certification services for the company's offshore wind projects in Danish Waters.
DONG Energy Names ABS Group Qualified Supplier of Project Certification Services for Offshore Wind Projects in Germany and UK December 2, 2013
ABS Consulting completed design review services for an Approval in Principle of the design of Hyundai Heavy Industries' Modular LNG Storage Tanks.
ABS Consulting Completes Design Review for New Approach to LNG Storage Tank Construction July 25, 2013
ABS Consulting was selected for the GSA Performance Management and Continuous Process Improvement Blanket Purchase Agreement (BPA).
ABS Consulting Awarded BPA From GSA: Services to Maximize Operational Effectiveness June 12, 2013
ABS Quality Evaluations, Inc. (ABS QE) became the first audit service provider to obtain Provisional Accreditation status from the Center for Offshore Safety (COS) on April 25, 2013.
ABS Quality Evaluations, Inc. First Audit Service Provider to Earn Provisional Accreditation Status from the Center for Offshore Safety June 10, 2013
ABS Industrial Verification (India) Pvt. Ltd. completed its first noise emission test in India for SRC Green Power's wind turbine in Tirunelveli, India, just southwest of the state capital, Chennai.
ABS Consulting Enters Indian Wind Market, Completes Noise Emission Test for SRC Green Power's WTG February 23, 2012
ABS Group of Companies, Inc. announces its acquisition of maintenance and asset management solutions provider Genesis Technology Solutions, Inc. (GenesisSolutions), headquartered in Ridgefield, Connecticut.
ABS Group Announces Acquisition of GenesisSolutions, Leading Enterprise Asset Management Services Provider July 28, 2011
ABS Group Ltd. has been selected to provide wind turbine, operation and maintenance and QHSE package management for Typhoon Offshore B.V.'s offshore wind farm, BARD-Nederland.
Typhoon Offshore Selects ABS Group to Support Netherlands Offshore Wind Farm June 23, 2011
ABS Group Ltd. has been selected to perform inspections of 49 offshore foundations for RWE Innogy's offshore wind farm, Nordsee Ost, in the North Sea off the German coast.
RWE Innogy Selects ABS Group to Support Nordsee Ost Offshore Wind Farm May 23, 2011
The Dounreay Tri Project will pilot a novel floating foundation design for offshore wind.
ABS Consulting and EXP Inc. Launch First Fully Web-based Incident Investigation and RCA Software Solution April 21, 2011
Dr. Nathan Gould joined a multi-disciplinary research team documenting the effects of the February 22, 2011, earthquake that struck the City of Christchurch, New Zealand.
ABS Consulting Structural Engineer Studies Impact of New Zealand Earthquake February 10, 2011
ABS Group Ltd. has been accepted as a certification body for offshore wind turbines and farms by the German Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH).
German Agency Accepts ABS Group for Offshore Wind Farm Certification January 25, 2011
ABS Group appointed former Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer American Bureau of Shipping, Todd Grove, as its new President and CEO.
ABS Consulting Launches THESIS 6.0 Risk Management Software November 1, 2010
The rescue of 33 men from the San Jose Mine in Chile on October 12-13 was a proud moment for the office of ABS Consulting in Chile, which verified the safety of the capsules.
ABS Consulting Verifies Design and Construction of Chile Mining Rescue Capsules July 7, 2010
Representatives from both organizations have been named to the Large Wind Turbine Permitting Guidelines Subcommittee, a US national committee working to identify US national wind turbine design requirements.
ABS Consulting, ABS Join Committee Developing Wind Turbine Guidelines for US Installations February 25, 2010
In accordance with the MOU, ABS Consulting and ORNL will provide a security and crisis management solutions to enterprise companies, government agencies and critical infrastructure owners and operators.
ABS Consulting, ORNL Pool Resources to Coordinate National Security with Business Objectives
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The ISO 9001:2015 audits were completed at various Borouge locations including Abu Dhabi, China, Singapore
Borouge Successfully Transitions Quality Management System to ISO 9001:2015 and India. November 12, 2018
ABS Group will exhibit and present on Asset Integrity Management as a silver sponsor at the
ABS Group Sponsors Asset Integrity Management & Operational Excellence Forum Forum in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, November 29-30, 2018. AMOEF October 29, 2018
ABS Group has moved into its new Global Headquarters at 1701 City Plaza Drive, Spring, TX, 77389.
ABS Group New Headquarters October 15, 2018
ABS Group will provide cyber risk and security support services to Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) Systems Center Atlantic.
ABS Consulting Secures Cyber Risk Support Services Contract from SPAWAR September 4, 2018
ABS QE has certified Dongnam Korea Co., Ltd. to the ISO 9001:2015, ISO14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007 standards.
Dongnam Korea Certified to Three International Standards August 29, 2018
ABS Quality Evaluations will conduct a multi-site organization expansion audit in 2018 of MHI Plant Engineering & Construction, Ltd., a new company within Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Group.
ABS QE Conducts ISO 9001/14001 Audits for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Group August 9, 2018
A consortium of experts recently attended an ABS QE seminar in Shanghai to share insights on risk management, energy performance improvement, safety manufacturing, innovation management systems and the newly released ISO 45001:2018 standard.
ABS QE Hosts Management Systems Seminar in Shanghai June 28, 2018
Stafford Engineering and ABS Consulting have entered into a Service Agreement to perform ASME Code Inspections.
ABS Group Conducts First ASME Pressure Vessel Inspection for New Zealand Equipment Manufacturer June 8, 2018
ABS Quality Evaluations and ABS Group recognize World Accreditation Day 2018.
Management Systems Certification: World Accreditation Day 2018 June 7, 2018
The São Paulo division of JCDecaux Brasil has established an effective global risk management policy in accordance with the ISO 14001 requirements.
ABS QE Certifies JCDecaux Brasil Division to ISO 14001 Environmental Management System Standard May 21, 2018
ABS and its subsidiary ABS Group recently held an Offshore Wind Farm Seminar for more than 70 offshore wind professionals at shipbuilder CSBC's offices in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
ABS Group and ABS Share Offshore Wind Knowledge in Taiwan March 29, 2018
The Advanced Engineering division has been awarded the 2018 St. Louis Council of Construction Consumers Best Practice Award for a structural renovation project.
ABS Group Receives 2018 St. Louis Council of Construction Consumers Best Practice Award March 22, 2018
The new ISO 45001 standard addresses the need for safer working environments to improve occupational health and safety performance globally.
ABS Quality Evaluations Prepares Global Organizations for ISO 45001 Certification February 12, 2018
Our authorized inspection team will support UK clients in addressing ASME pressure equipment certification.
ABS Group Strengthens ASME Authorized Inspection Agency Services in Europe December 12, 2017
Certification to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 demonstrates MQJ's commitment to maintaining the quality, environmental and safety standards of
Mantle Quest Japan Updates ABS QE Certifications Chikyu, the world's first riser drilling-equipped science vessel. December 5, 2017
ABS Group's independent assessment of the first U.S. offshore wind farm provided lessons learned in understanding offshore wind project risk.
ABS Group to Present Block Island Wind Farm Verification Certificate November 15, 2017
ABS Group presented an Enterprise Risk Management training course to participants representing a broad range of industries in Santiago, Chile. Learn more about this methodology.
ABS Group Carries Out Successful ERM Training in Chile October 24, 2017
Certified to ISO 9001 with ABS QE since 2002, the Technological University of San Juan del Rio has successfully transitioned to the 2015 version.
ABS QE Mexico Celebrates University's Transition to ISO 9001:2015 September 14, 2017
ABS Group has launched the Cal/OSHA PSM Regulation for Refineries Toolkit, a guidance resource comprising information tools and webinars related to the revised process safety management (PSM) regulation for petroleum refinery safety.
ABS Group Launches Cal/OSHA PSM Regulation for Refineries Toolkit June 19, 2017
ABS QE visited with leadership teams at COSCO (Shanghai) Shipyard, the China Certification and Accreditation Association (CCAA) and the Certification and Accreditation Administration of the People's Republic of China (CNCA).
ABS Quality Evaluations Visits COSCO Shipyard, CCAA and CNCA May 19, 2017
BrandExtract was awarded the AMA 2017 Crystal Award for transforming ABS Group's website.
BrandExtract Wins AMA Crystal Award for Transforming ABS Group's Website May 17, 2017
Fred T. White, ABS Group Senior Director of Business Development, Government, was the Commencement speaker for Shepherd University and was presented with an honorary doctorate in business degree.
White Delivers 2017 Shepherd University Commencement Speech May 10, 2017
The Advanced Engineering division demonstrated a controlled blast test at ABS Group's world-class Shock Tube Test Facility in San Antonio, Texas, for attendees of the 13th Global Congress on Process Safety.
ABS Group Demonstrates Blast Test at World-Class Shock Tube Test Facility May 9, 2017
ABS Group will provide a regulatory update and webinar covering CPL 03-00-021, OSHA's revised compliance directive for chemical facilities and petroleum refineries.
Regulatory Update on OSHA's Revised Chemical National Emphasis Program May 8, 2017
This notification outlines the timeline and process for organizations to transition to SA8000:2014.
SA 8000:2014 – Transition Guidance for ABS-QE Clients April 13, 2017
ABS Group provided the technical feasibility portion of the recently released International Energy Agency Greenhouse Gas Research and Development Program study on transport of CO2 by ship.
ABS Group Provides Shipping Technical Report for IEA CO2 Transport Feasibility Study April 13, 2017
MOST Co. Ltd. has certified its integrated management system to ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007 by ABS Quality Evaluations.
MOST Co. Ltd. Certifies Integrated Management System to Revised International Standards March 29, 2017
The Great Plains Chapter of the International Concrete Repair Institute (ICRI) awarded ABS Group the 2016 Outstanding Concrete and Masonry Historical Repair Project Award and 2016 Outstanding Transportation Concrete Repair Project Award.
ICRI Awards Advanced Engineering Division for 2016 Repair Projects March 8, 2017
ABS QE has secured a leading position in the Americas providing asset management systems certification based on the Asset Management Standard ISO 55001:2014.
ABS QE Provides ISO 55001 Certifications Accredited by ANAB in the Americas February 27, 2017
ABS Quality Evaluations is a leading certification body providing Lead Auditor Training based on Exemplar Global's TPECS model.
ABS QE Provides Lead Auditor Trainings Accredited by Exemplar Global January 27, 2017
ABS QE's Aerospace Program Manager provided a comprehensive review to address the current transition process of management systems aerospace standard AS9100.
ABS QE Delivers Technical Presentation of Aerospace Standard AS9100D in Mexico December 9, 2016
Thomas Adams, ABS Group VP of Power, and Security Consultant Robert Parker will address safety, risk and compliance management.
POWER-GEN International: ABS Group to Present on Best Practices, Compliance October 24, 2016
New toolkits offer technical knowledge-sharing resources to guide safety, risk and compliance management.
ABS Group Launches Knowledge Toolkits to Share Technical and Regulatory Expertise October 13, 2016
ABS Quality Evaluations, an ABS Group company, recognizes 14 October as World Standards Day through continued support and contributions to global management systems certification.
ABS QE Recognizes World Standards Day with 2015-16 Achievements October 10, 2016
ABS Quality Evaluations, an ABS Group company, will host a complimentary learning seminar on Oct. 17 in Melbourne, Florida, to network and discuss the new requirements of AS9100D:2016.
Aerospace Standards and Updates Seminar: Preparing for AS9100D:2016 September 19, 2016
ABS Group's Vice President of Global Oil, Gas and Chemical will present on "Best Practices for Implementing a Pipeline Safety Management System" at the 2016 Pipeline Week conference.
ABS Group to Present on Best Practices for Pipeline Safety Management Systems at Pipeline Week 2016 July 22, 2016
On July 18, OSHA released a revised memorandum regarding highly hazardous chemicals and their covered concentrations, which has rescinded and replaced the original June 5, 2015 memorandum.
OSHA Issues Revised Memorandum on PSM of Highly Hazardous Chemicals and Covered Concentrations July 19, 2016
ABS Group will launch a complimentary webinar addressing the California Department of Industrial Relations' proposed new Process Safety Management standard for improving refinery safety.
Practical Guidance for Addressing Proposed Regulatory Changes to Improve Refinery Safety June 30, 2016
ABSG Consulting verified compliance of two new neopanamax lock complexes, Cocolí and Agua Clara.
ABS Group Completes Independent Third-Party Verification Services for Panama Canal Locks April 25, 2016
ABS Group Global Government Sector Employee Steven Butterhof has been selected as 2015 Navy Reserve Sailor of the Year.
ABS Group Employee Selected as US Navy Reserve Sailor of the Year April 18, 2016
Visit booth #2816 at OTC to learn more about our methodologies for Risk Based Inspection and evaluating asset service life.
ABS Group to Address Risk Based Inspection, Asset Life Extension at OTC 2016 April 1, 2016
To prepare clients for the proposed EPA RMP rule changes, ABS Group will host a complimentary webinar series presented by Steve Arendt, ABS Group VP, Oil, Gas and Chemical.
Webinar Series Addresses Changes to EPA RMP Rule March 30, 2016
ABS Quality Evaluations has certified the Human Resources Department of Al Masraf, one of the premier banking institutions in the United Arab Emirates, to ISO 9001:2015.
Al Masraf's HR Department ISO-Certified for Quality Management System Excellence March 29, 2016
OSHA has granted the American Chemistry Council's request for a stay of the 1% Memo through September 30, 2016.
OSHA Announces PSM-Covered Chemical Concentrations Temporary Enforcement Delay March 6, 2016
ABS Quality Evaluations has successfully been accredited by ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board to provide certification to ISO 14001:2015.
ABS Quality Evaluations Achieves Accreditation for ISO 14001:2015 March 3, 2016
Vickie Betras has been appointed Global Automotive Program Manager for ABS Quality Evaluations, effective January 25, 2016.
ABS QE Welcomes New Global Automotive Program Manager March 3, 2016
ABS Quality Evaluations held its annual training and calibration program, January 5-7, 2016, in Houston, Texas.
ABS Quality Evaluations Holds Annual Auditor Training January 20, 2016
ABS QE has successfully been accredited by ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board to provide certification to ISO 9001:2015.
ABS Quality Evaluations Achieves Accreditation for ISO 9001:2015 November 24, 2015
Risk management involves applying a variety of interrelated hazard/risk evaluation techniques to a project or operating facility, and then using the resulting recommendations to improve safety and reduce operational risks.
ABS Group to Speak on Efficency, Effectiveness of Cost Benefit Analysis at the PSAM/ABRISCO Conference November 17, 2015
Todd Grove, ABS Group President and CEO, was awarded the Michigan Engineering Alumni Merit Award for 2015 from the Department of Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering at the University of Michigan.
ABS Group CEO Receives Merit Award from University of Michigan November 6, 2015
ABS QE has recently awarded Qatar Fertilizer Company with an ISO 50001:2011 certification for its efforts in energy efficiency.
QAFCO Achieves Energy Management Certification From ABS Quality Evaluations October 28, 2015
Donald Wakefield, Senior Consultant in ABS Group's Safety, Risk, and Compliance service line, has received the 2015 ANS Standards Service Award from the American Nuclear Society.
ABS Group's Donald Wakefield Receives 2015 ANS Standards Service Award October 22, 2015
The Independent International Organisation for Certification's (IIOC) Aerospace College met to discuss changes and certification body related matters planned for the Aerospace series of standards.
IIOC Aerospace College Meets In Madrid September 18, 2015
ABS Group will be exhibiting and speaking at the third annual COS Forum, September 22-23 at The Westin Memorial City in Houston, Texas.
ABS Group Presents and Exhibits At COS Forum August 12, 2015
ABS Group will be represented at the 5th Annual Global FPSO Forum being held on September 15-17 at the Galveston Convention Center in Galveston, Texas.
ABS Group Presents on Asset Integrity Management at Global FPSO July 8, 2015
GenesisSolutions, a subsidiary of ABS Group, was awarded the 2015 Solution Award for Reliability Engineering for Maintenance (Software) for its Asset Criticality Ranking Tool.
Asset Criticality Ranking Tool Awarded 2015 Solution Award June 25, 2015
ABS Group will be exhibiting at the West Coast's definitive manufacturing event, Westec 2015, on September 15-17, 2015 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California.
ABS Group Presents On Aerospace Standards at WESTEC 2015 May 27, 2015
ABS Group will attend the 28th Annual Environmental, Health & Safety Seminar at the Moody Gardens Convention Center in Galveston, Texas.
ABS Group Leads Process Safety Track at 28th Annual Environmental, Health & Safety Seminar May 8, 2015
GenesisSolutions will be attending & exhibiting at AFPM Maintenance & Reliability Conference on May 19-22, 2015 in Austin, TX.
GenesisSolutions Attending and Exhibiting at AFPM Maintenance & Reliability Conference April 21, 2015
For offshore wind turbines, management of asset integrity must consider a number of potential structural anomalies balanced with comprehensive but efficient inspection planning.
Pay Sackniess of ABS Group Presents at VDI Structural Dynamics Conference April 8, 2015
ABS QE recognizes June 9, 2015 as World Accreditation Day, a global initiative established by the International Accreditation Forum and the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation.
World Accreditation Day 2015 January 27, 2015
ABS Group recently presented Utah Correctional Industries with a certification for ISO 9001:2008, the international standard for quality operations.
ABS Group Presents Utah Correctional Industries (UCI) With ISO 9001:2008 Certification November 2, 2011
ABS Group offers Compliance Management services and Webinars to help you understand and comply with 30 CFR 250 and implement SEMS.
ABS Consulting Presents Complimentary SEMS Webinars November 1, 2011
ABS Consulting in the United Kingdom has received approval for the training scheme from the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) as of July 2011.
ABS Consulting Ltd. Receives Approval of Training Scheme from Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)