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Pipeline integrity, laboratory services, engineering analysis, technical staffing, supply chain, SGS Ludwig and Geotechnical services are just some of the services SGS will showcase to visitors at this year’s International Pipeline Exposition at the Telus Convention Center, Calgary, Canada, from 30 September to 2 October, 2014.

A first time exhibitor, SGS will exhibit its expertise of inspection tools and techniques through demonstrations at its booth. These will include:

  • Ultrasonic Testing
  • Laser Scanning
  • Corrosion Mapping

Join SGS at Booth 608, and meet experts from the company’s Pipeline Integrity, Technical Staffing Services, Supply Chain, SGS Ludwig, and Geotechnical Services businesses.

SGS will also present a paper at the IPE on October 2 at 8:30 a.m. entitled “Practical Application of Low Constraint SENT Fracture Toughness Testing for Pipeline Girth Welds.” The presentation will discuss aspects of a relatively new method of fracture toughness testing, the Single Edge-Notched Tensile test, which may become increasingly useful in assessment of flaws in pipeline girth welds. Particular emphasis will be placed on issues surrounding test temperature and interpretation of fracture toughness transition temperature results. Presented by Peter B. Schamuhn Kirk, SGS Ludwig Associates Engineering Ltd and Victoria Chum, SGS Ludwig Associates Engineering Ltd.

With extensive pipeline expertise and capabilities across Canada, USA and globally, SGS looks forward to meeting you in Calgary.

About IPE 2014

A biennial event, International Pipeline Exposition brings together thousands of leading professionals to explore a showcase of over 200 of the industry’s most recognized brands and the latest pipeline technologies, products and services. The exhibition attracts approximately 5,000 registered participants and, together with the world renowned International Pipeline Conference held alongside it, presents the largest and most important pipeline event held anywhere.

Pipeline Services: Pipeline integrity services from SGS – in trench evaluation of pipeline anomalies, in support of in-line inspection programs performed by pipeline operators. SGS provides accurate identification and evaluation of anomalies in pipelines using non-destructive examination.

Technical Staffing Solutions: SGS’s Technical Staffing Solutions division has over 40 years of experience providing technical recruitment and payroll services to clients across the globe.

Geotechnical: With office and laboratory locations in Calgary, Edmonton and Fort McMurray, Alberta, SGS technicians can provide field and laboratory testing on concrete and soils as well as pile monitoring services to construction, mining, and oil sands projects.

Supply Chain: SGS’s Supply Chain Services offer services to the construction, mining and oil sands projects including factory evaluation (supplier assessment), pre-production inspection, during production surveillance, project monitoring and expediting, and pre-shipment inspection and loading supervision services.

Mobile Equipment Maintenance (MEM): SGS Canada Inc delivers a wide range of MEM inspection, maintenance and installation services, all of which are designed to assist its Oil Sand mining operator clients to reduce their equipment downtime as well increasing the safe operation of the equipment. Tailings and Bird and Wildlife Services: SGS Canada Inc. provides comprehensive Testing and Inspection services in Tailings Pond Characterization/Assessments, Bird & Wildlife Management, Extraction, Pipelines & Utilities support.

For further information, please contact:

SGS Industrial Services
Marla Fortner
Marketing Manager, SGS North America Inc.
t: 281-478-8234

About SGS

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.