June 18, 2019
Certification Subsidiary of ABS Group Joins Association of Professional Social Compliance AuditorsABS Quality Evaluations is now an auditor member providing SA8000 compliance services for global brands and retailers.
June 10, 2019
ABS Quality Evaluations Hosts China Certification and Accreditation AssociationA delegation from the China Certification and Accreditation Association visited the ABS and ABS Group Global Headquarters to discuss potential cooperation in the area of standards certification.
June 9, 2019
Recognizing World Accreditation Day 2019ABS Quality Evaluations and ABS Group recognize World Accreditation Day 2019.
February 27, 2019
ABS Group Chairs First Pharma TechOps USA ConferenceRandy Montgomery, Senior Director of Oil, Gas and Chemical Services, will serve as Conference Chair of the first U.S. based event in the Pharma TechOps series.
February 13, 2019
ABS Group Announces New President and CEOABS Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Ryan Moody as President and CEO.
January 17, 2019
Incolur S.A. Receives ISO 45001:2018 Certification in ChileABS QE has certified Incolur S.A., one of the leading engineering and construction companies in Chile, to the ISO 45001:2018 standard.
January 3, 2019
Revisit Our Top 10 Industry Insights from 2018Improving pressure equipment integrity and safety culture program effectiveness. Identifying common pitfalls in risk based inspections. We look back at our top insights from 2018.
November 30, 2018
Borouge Successfully Transitions Quality Management System to ISO 9001:2015The ISO 9001:2015 audits were completed at various Borouge locations including Abu Dhabi, China, Singapore and India.
November 12, 2018
ABS Group Sponsors Asset Integrity Management & Operational Excellence ForumABS Group will exhibit and present on Asset Integrity Management as a silver sponsor at the AMOEF Forum in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, November 29-30, 2018.
October 29, 2018
ABS Group New HeadquartersABS Group has moved into its new Global Headquarters at 1701 City Plaza Drive, Spring, TX, 77389.
October 15, 2018
ABS Consulting Secures Cyber Risk Support Services Contract from SPAWARABS Group will provide cyber risk and security support services to Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR) Systems Center Atlantic.
September 4, 2018
Dongnam Korea Certified to Three International StandardsABS QE has certified Dongnam Korea Co., Ltd. to the ISO 9001:2015, ISO14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007 standards.
August 29, 2018
ABS QE Conducts ISO 9001/14001 Audits for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries GroupABS 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.
August 9, 2018
ABS QE Hosts Management Systems Seminar in ShanghaiA 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.
June 28, 2018
ABS Group Conducts First ASME Pressure Vessel Inspection for New Zealand Equipment ManufacturerStafford Engineering and ABS Consulting have entered into a Service Agreement to perform ASME Code Inspections.
June 8, 2018
Management Systems Certification: World Accreditation Day 2018ABS Quality Evaluations and ABS Group recognize World Accreditation Day 2018.
June 7, 2018
ABS QE Certifies JCDecaux Brasil Division to ISO 14001 Environmental Management System StandardThe São Paulo division of JCDecaux Brasil has established an effective global risk management policy in accordance with the ISO 14001 requirements.
May 21, 2018
ABS Group and ABS Share Offshore Wind Knowledge in TaiwanABS 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.
March 29, 2018
ABS Group Receives 2018 St. Louis Council of Construction Consumers Best Practice AwardThe Advanced Engineering division has been awarded the 2018 St. Louis Council of Construction Consumers Best Practice Award for a structural renovation project.
March 22, 2018
ABS Quality Evaluations Prepares Global Organizations for ISO 45001 CertificationThe new ISO 45001 standard addresses the need for safer working environments to improve occupational health and safety performance globally.
February 12, 2018
ABS Group Strengthens ASME Authorized Inspection Agency Services in EuropeOur authorized inspection team will support UK clients in addressing ASME pressure equipment certification.
December 12, 2017
Mantle Quest Japan Updates ABS QE CertificationsCertification to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 demonstrates MQJ's commitment to maintaining the quality, environmental and safety standards of Chikyu, the world's first riser drilling-equipped science vessel.
December 5, 2017
ABS Group to Present Block Island Wind Farm Verification CertificateABS Group's independent assessment of the first U.S. offshore wind farm provided lessons learned in understanding offshore wind project risk.
November 15, 2017
ABS Group Carries Out Successful ERM Training in ChileABS Group presented an Enterprise Risk Management training course to participants representing a broad range of industries in Santiago, Chile. Learn more about this methodology.
October 24, 2017
ABS QE Mexico Celebrates University's Transition to ISO 9001:2015Certified to ISO 9001 with ABS QE since 2002, the Technological University of San Juan del Rio has successfully transitioned to the 2015 version.
September 14, 2017
ABS Group Launches Cal/OSHA PSM Regulation for Refineries ToolkitABS 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.
June 19, 2017
ABS Quality Evaluations Visits COSCO Shipyard, CCAA and CNCAABS 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).
May 19, 2017
BrandExtract Wins AMA Crystal Award for Transforming ABS Group's WebsiteBrandExtract was awarded the AMA 2017 Crystal Award for transforming ABS Group's website.
May 17, 2017
White Delivers 2017 Shepherd University Commencement SpeechFred 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.
May 10, 2017
ABS Group Demonstrates Blast Test at World-Class Shock Tube Test FacilityThe 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.
May 9, 2017
Regulatory Update on OSHA's Revised Chemical National Emphasis ProgramABS Group will provide a regulatory update and webinar covering CPL 03-00-021, OSHA's revised compliance directive for chemical facilities and petroleum refineries.
May 8, 2017
SA 8000:2014 – Transition Guidance for ABS-QE ClientsThis notification outlines the timeline and process for organizations to transition to SA8000:2014.
April 13, 2017
ABS Group Provides Shipping Technical Report for IEA CO2 Transport Feasibility StudyABS 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.
April 13, 2017
MOST Co. Ltd. Certifies Integrated Management System to Revised International StandardsMOST Co. Ltd. has certified its integrated management system to ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 and OHSAS 18001:2007 by ABS Quality Evaluations.
March 29, 2017
ICRI Awards Advanced Engineering Division for 2016 Repair ProjectsThe 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.
March 8, 2017
ABS QE Provides ISO 55001 Certifications Accredited by ANAB in the AmericasABS QE has secured a leading position in the Americas providing asset management systems certification based on the Asset Management Standard ISO 55001:2014.
February 27, 2017
ABS QE Provides Lead Auditor Trainings Accredited by Exemplar GlobalABS Quality Evaluations is a leading certification body providing Lead Auditor Training based on Exemplar Global's TPECS model.
January 27, 2017
ABS QE Delivers Technical Presentation of Aerospace Standard AS9100D in MexicoABS QE's Aerospace Program Manager provided a comprehensive review to address the current transition process of management systems aerospace standard AS9100.
December 9, 2016
POWER-GEN International: ABS Group to Present on Best Practices, ComplianceThomas Adams, ABS Group VP of Power, and Security Consultant Robert Parker will address safety, risk and compliance management.
October 24, 2016
ABS Group Launches Knowledge Toolkits to Share Technical and Regulatory ExpertiseNew toolkits offer technical knowledge-sharing resources to guide safety, risk and compliance management.
October 13, 2016
ABS QE Recognizes World Standards Day with 2015-16 AchievementsABS Quality Evaluations, an ABS Group company, recognizes 14 October as World Standards Day through continued support and contributions to global management systems certification.
October 10, 2016
Aerospace Standards and Updates Seminar: Preparing for AS9100D:2016ABS 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.
September 19, 2016
ABS Group to Present on Best Practices for Pipeline Safety Management Systems at Pipeline Week 2016ABS 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.
July 22, 2016
OSHA Issues Revised Memorandum on PSM of Highly Hazardous Chemicals and Covered ConcentrationsOn 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.
July 19, 2016
Practical Guidance for Addressing Proposed Regulatory Changes to Improve Refinery SafetyABS Group will launch a complimentary webinar addressing the California Department of Industrial Relations' proposed new Process Safety Management standard for improving refinery safety.
June 30, 2016
ABS Group Completes Independent Third-Party Verification Services for Panama Canal LocksABSG Consulting verified compliance of two new neopanamax lock complexes, Cocolí and Agua Clara.
April 25, 2016
ABS Group Employee Selected as US Navy Reserve Sailor of the YearABS Group Global Government Sector Employee Steven Butterhof has been selected as 2015 Navy Reserve Sailor of the Year.
April 18, 2016
ABS Group to Address Risk Based Inspection, Asset Life Extension at OTC 2016 Visit booth #2816 at OTC to learn more about our methodologies for Risk Based Inspection and evaluating asset service life.
April 1, 2016
Webinar Series Addresses Changes to EPA RMP RuleTo 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.
March 30, 2016
Al Masraf's HR Department ISO-Certified for Quality Management System ExcellenceABS 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.
March 29, 2016
OSHA Announces PSM-Covered Chemical Concentrations Temporary Enforcement DelayOSHA has granted the American Chemistry Council's request for a stay of the 1% Memo through September 30, 2016.
March 6, 2016
ABS Quality Evaluations Achieves Accreditation for ISO 14001:2015ABS Quality Evaluations has successfully been accredited by ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board to provide certification to ISO 14001:2015.
March 3, 2016
ABS QE Welcomes New Global Automotive Program ManagerVickie Betras has been appointed Global Automotive Program Manager for ABS Quality Evaluations, effective January 25, 2016.
March 3, 2016
ABS Quality Evaluations Holds Annual Auditor TrainingABS Quality Evaluations held its annual training and calibration program, January 5-7, 2016, in Houston, Texas.
January 20, 2016
ABS Quality Evaluations Achieves Accreditation for ISO 9001:2015ABS QE has successfully been accredited by ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board to provide certification to ISO 9001:2015.
November 24, 2015
ABS Group to Speak on Efficency, Effectiveness of Cost Benefit Analysis at the PSAM/ABRISCO ConferenceRisk 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.
November 17, 2015
ABS Group CEO Receives Merit Award from University of MichiganTodd 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.
November 6, 2015
QAFCO Achieves Energy Management Certification From ABS Quality EvaluationsABS QE has recently awarded Qatar Fertilizer Company with an ISO 50001:2011 certification for its efforts in energy efficiency.
October 28, 2015
ABS Group's Donald Wakefield Receives 2015 ANS Standards Service AwardDonald 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.
October 22, 2015
IIOC Aerospace College Meets In MadridThe 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.
September 18, 2015
ABS Group Presents and Exhibits At COS ForumABS Group will be exhibiting and speaking at the third annual COS Forum, September 22-23 at The Westin Memorial City in Houston, Texas.
August 12, 2015
ABS Group Presents on Asset Integrity Management at Global FPSOABS 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.
July 8, 2015
Asset Criticality Ranking Tool Awarded 2015 Solution AwardGenesisSolutions, a subsidiary of ABS Group, was awarded the 2015 Solution Award for Reliability Engineering for Maintenance (Software) for its Asset Criticality Ranking Tool.
June 25, 2015
ABS Group Presents On Aerospace Standards at WESTEC 2015ABS 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.
May 27, 2015
ABS Group Leads Process Safety Track at 28th Annual Environmental, Health & Safety SeminarABS Group will attend the 28th Annual Environmental, Health & Safety Seminar at the Moody Gardens Convention Center in Galveston, Texas.
May 8, 2015
GenesisSolutions Attending and Exhibiting at AFPM Maintenance & Reliability ConferenceGenesisSolutions will be attending & exhibiting at AFPM Maintenance & Reliability Conference on May 19-22, 2015 in Austin, TX.
April 21, 2015
Pay Sackniess of ABS Group Presents at VDI Structural Dynamics ConferenceFor offshore wind turbines, management of asset integrity must consider a number of potential structural anomalies balanced with comprehensive but efficient inspection planning.
April 8, 2015
World Accreditation Day 2015ABS QE recognizes June 9, 2015 as World Accreditation Day, a global initiative established by the International Accreditation Forum and the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation.
January 27, 2015
ABS Group Presents Utah Correctional Industries (UCI) With ISO 9001:2008 CertificationABS Group recently presented Utah Correctional Industries with a certification for ISO 9001:2008, the international standard for quality operations.
November 2, 2011
ABS Consulting Presents Complimentary SEMS WebinarsABS Group offers Compliance Management services and Webinars to help you understand and comply with 30 CFR 250 and implement SEMS.
November 1, 2011
ABS Consulting Ltd. Receives Approval of Training Scheme from Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)ABS Consulting in the United Kingdom has received approval for the training scheme from the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) as of July 2011.