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Applus+ and NDT Tech Ops partner to deliver Indigenous traineeships

Applus+ was proud to announce at a recent Woodside Contractors Indigenous Engagement Forum that a formal partnership has been established with Australia's first and only Indigenous owned NDT Company, NDT Tech Ops.NDT Tech Ops is majority Indigenous owned, NATA accredited, and committed to breakin...

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Applus+ K2 provides Inspection and Repair services with rope access methods to Refineries

Since September 2014, Applus+ K2 has worked in the largest refinery in Singapore, carrying out both asset integrity inspections and repair work. The inspection scopes have utilized both Visual and Ultrasonic inspection to assess corrosion under insulation (CUI), corrosion under pipe support (CUPS...

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Applus+ Velosi participated in SABIC Technical Conference-12

The Exhibition of the SABIC Technical Conference (STC), formerly known as the SABIC Technical Meeting (STM), is staged every two years alongside the Technical Meeting & Conference series. The exhibition provides a collaborative technology and innovation platform which, over the years, has become ...

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Applus+ Velosi celebrates the 46th National Day of Oman and the Safety Day 2016

The two events coincided and created a festive atmosphere in the Muscat OfficeIn Applus+ Velosi we have celebrated the 46th National Day of Oman. Hundreds of staff gathered with enthusiasm on this vibrant celebration. The event also coincided with Applus+ Velosi annual global Safety Day.The ...

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Applus+ celebrated the 3rd Global Safety Day

Applus+ stands up for Safety On the 13th and 14th of October, in Applus+  we celebrated the 3rd Global Safety Day, across all our offices worldwide, with one common slogan: “Stand up for Safety”. The main goal of this edition was to promote personal responsibility towards everyon...

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Applus+ at IPA Conference and Exhibition 2016

From May 25th to 27th, Applus+ Energy & Industry Division in Indonesia participated as an exhibitor at IPA Conference and Exhibition 2016 (IPA CONVEX)IPA Convex is the largest oil and gas convention and exhibition in South East Asia. Sponsored by several stakeholders and attended by key delegates...

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Applus + Norcontrol involved in the construction of the new San Mamés stadium roof structure

Applus + Norcontrol makes all the necessary NDT for the new stadium´s roof structure.The new cover works of the Athletic Club Bilbao stadium San Mamés, have begun once the Spanish First Division season has finished. Inbisa is the company that will do the construction project at a cost of m...

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Shell Nigeria awards Applus+ for their commitment to the Goal Zero program

Shell, a global energy company with a presence in over 70 countries, recognizes and appreciates the commitment of Applus+ Nigeria towards its Goal Zero program ambition to ensure that no harm and no leaks occur in their operations.Shell, which is characterized by working closely with its customer...

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Applus+ participates with a presentation at the 23rd Vyodeal Congress (National Symposium Way and Works of Local Administration)

The company will show a new high-performance equipment that allows inventorying any element of the road network.Applus+ participates at the 23rd Vyodeal Congress (National Symposium Way and Works of Local Administration) to be held in Tenerife from 16 to 18 March 2016. Roadway Inventory equi...

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Applus+ Norcontrol and Novotec receive European Commission EMAS Bronze Certificate

This accreditation recognizes those companies which have proved their environmental commitment for more than five years.As part of the 20th anniversary of EMAS environmental register, the European Commission has resolved to award their EMAS Bronze Certificate to those organizations registered in ...

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Sogama awards Applus+ the maintenance of their Air Quality surveillance system

The company achieves the contract for services valued in 224,000€.Applus+ will be in charge of the continued and comprehensive maintenance of the air quality surveillance system in Spanish Sogama’s thermoelectric plant. The contract has a three-year length, extendable up to four years. In t...

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Applus+ signed a new contract in Morocco with SENER

The company was awarded with the inspection and monitoring services of a manufacturing facility in Kenitra.Applus+ Norcontrol, company included in the new Applus+ Energy & Industry division formed together with Applus+ Velosi and Applus+ RTD, is currently working in the Inspection and monitor...

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Applus+ strengthens its position in Australia with the acquisition of Aerial Photography Specialists (APS)

Specialised in inspection using drones, enabling Applus+ to offer new solutions to its customers.Barcelona, January 21st of 2016.- Applus+, a global testing, inspection and certification company, advances its strategy in key markets and activities with the acquisition of the Australian compa...

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Applus+ Velosi PNG exhibited at the Mining & Petroleum Conference in Port Moresby

The company exhibited a wide range of recruitment and engineering services.The 14th edition of the PNG Mining and Petroleum Conference, hosted by the PNG Chamber of Mines & Petroleum, was held from 24-26 November in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.Applus+ Velosi JDA Wokman (PNG) displayed a co...

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Applus+ Velosi certifies the Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC)

The building is a model of innovative and efficient design.Our office in Qatar has successfully certified the cutting-edge Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC) against ISO 9001:2008. The certificate was received by AMLAK Hospitality’s COO, Mr. Saleh Gohar and by its General Manager, Mr. ...

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IRATA full membership for Applus+ Velosi in the Middle East

Applus+ Velosi Qatar achieved the internationally recognized IRATA full membership, following a year of third party external audits and a last strict audit carried out mid- September 2015.Rope Access is a system of work-positioning that ensures safety both at height and in confined spaces. These ...

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K2 expands its services in the Middle East and signs its first contract

The company, part of the Applus+ Velosi group, will provide inspection, rope access and NDT services.To continue providing global quality services, Applus+ Velosi joined forces with K2 to increase its offer. William Greenwood has been appointed as the Regional Manager for Middle East Rig Services...

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Applus+ strengthens its presence in the infrastructure sector in North America through the acquisition of SKC in Canada

It opens new opportunities in the North American power and civil infrastructure market, providing access to a wide and diversified client base.Barcelona, 2 December 2015. - Applus+, the global testing, inspection and certification company, continues to consolidate its presence in North America wi...

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Applus+ Velosi honors Omani trainees at Graduation Ceremony

The group joins the over 80 Omani engineers that have already been trained by Applus+ Velosi Oman.Past June 4th was a day of celebration and enjoyment for our Omani colleagues. The young engineers that had been training for years could finally graduate in a ceremony that gathered relevant figures...

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Applus+ Velosi Oman celebrates Safety Day 2015 & 45th National Day

The two events coincided and created a festive atmosphere in the Muscat office.Our office in Oman celebrated Safety Day 2015 to promote the prevention of occupational accidents and hazards. This yearly awareness-raising campaign focuses international attention on emerging trends in the field of o...

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Applus+ Velosi displayed its Pipeline Rehabilitation services in Oman

The event is part of an intense campaign to promote our pipeline services in the region.Applus+ Velosi collaborated as the only Event Guide sponsor in the 2nd Annual Drainage Rehabilitation & Wastewater Management Summit, that was held on September 7th-8th in Oman. Our company’s ma...

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Applus+ Velosi certifies Qatar’s Public Works Authority

Ashgal, one of our major clients in the country, received ISO and OHSAS certifications.Applus+ Velosi Qatar has successfully certified Ashghal Assets Affairs and Ashghal Customer Service Department in Qatar against ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007. Ashgal is one of our major cli...

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Applus+ Velosi sponsored the XV Pacific Games

Applus+ Velosi JDA signed the first Gold Sponsorship deal and contributed with K2.1 million.Applus+ Velosi JDA contributed to the past 2015 Port Moresby Pacific Games that finished on July 18th. For 16 days the Pacific nations came together to celebrate the games that represent the best of their ...

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Applus+ Velosi and Applus+ Norcontrol collaborate to succeed in the USA Pavement Management Services

Cooperation and the merging process lead to this recent business line and market.For the past 15 years, Applus+ Norcontrol has provided Spain and the Middle East with Pavement Management Services. Due to the geographic presence of Applus+ Velosi in the US, Applus+ Norcontrol decided to replicate ...

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Out in Africa

Applus+ Velosi Angola Limitada became the first office in Africa certified using the Applus+ Velosi Integrated Management System (IMS).Applus+ Velosi Angola Limitada was successfully audited by Global Certification on Thursday 25th June 2015. This marked the culmination of over six months of inte...

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Applus+ Velosi Cycling Team raised more than 20,000 USD to fight Multiple Sclerosis

Applus+ Velosi Cycling Team participated in the BP MS 150 and raised $21,228.65 USDBP Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Fundraising is a two-day fundraising bike ride organized by the National MS Society. The BP MS 150 is the largest of the 100 Bike MS events in the United States with 14,000 cyclists,...

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Applus+ Velosi Qatar held a seminar of QCS 2014

Applus+ Velosi Qatar held a seminar on Thursday 7th May on the subject of "Understanding the HSE Implications and Impact of the New QCS 2014". Qatar Construction Specifications 2014 (QCS 2014) is to provide technical guidance in connection with the execution of construction projects in the State ...

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Applus+ Velosi appointed exclusive third party inspection agency for Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Project in Dubai

The Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) initiative in Dubai by Emirates Gas LLC (EMGAS), a subsidiary of Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) has appointed Applus+ IDIADA as its Technical Consultant and its sister company Applus+ Velosi as the exclusive third party inspection agency for its CNG Project ...

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Sadara Recognition Award

Applus+ Velosi Saudi Arabia staff, Sivaprakash Munuswamy, Unit Quality Lead and Peter Ganecis, Sr. Civil inspector have both recently received the Sadara recognition award for exceptional contributions in the project. The award was given by Mr Latif Alomair, Sadara Program Quality Director.The Sa...

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Integrated DROPS approach by K2 Specialist Services on SKD Tecknik Berkat

K2 teams carried out integrated DROPs training and Lifting Gear Inspection (LGI) on SapuraKencana Drilling’s SKD Teknik Berkat tender offshore Kuantan, Malaysia this March.K2 teams carried out integrated DROPs training and Lifting Gear Inspection (LGI) on SapuraKencana Drilling’s SKD Teknik...

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K2 DROPS Training Simulator launches in Perth, Western Austalia

K2’s newly developed DROPs Training Simulator is due to arrive in Perth, Western Australia on 4th March.It will be the vehicle for conducting a series of six on-site training courses for client Atwood. The DROPS container then travelled to the West Coast to deliver DROPS Training to Esternwells w...

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K2 delivers P2040 derrick to PPL Shipyard

K2 delivered the P2040 Derrick to PPL Shipyard early this March for the Pacific Class 400 jackup Impetus currently under construction for Oro Negro.K2 delivered the P2040 Derrick to PPL Shipyard early this March for the Pacific Class 400 jackup Impetus currently under construction for Oro Negro. ...

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Opening of K2 Industrial Safety Training Center

K2 Specialist Services celebrated the grand opening of its new industrial safety training centre in Goeje, South Korea, on 8th October, 2014 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The event was attended by K2’s clients as well as the Applus+ Velosi group CEO, and Applus+Velosi Country Manager for ...

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Kuwait Gulf Oil Company (HR Group) Awarded ISO by Applus+ Velosi Middle East

Recently Kuwait Gulf Oil Company (HR Group) was awarded the ISO9001:2008 Certificate for the Human Resources Group by Velosi Certification Services LLC. Mr Brian Dawes, Regional Manager of Applus+ Velosi Middle East, presented the certificate to Sheikh Ali H. Al-Sabah, Deputy CEO of Finance &...

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Congratulations to Java Velosi Mandiri

Java Velosi Mandiri (JVM) has recently obtained certification to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 & TS ISO 29001 standards.This is an important milestone in the continuing growth and success of JVM. Pursuing certification shows JVM’s commitment to providing the highest levels of service to ...

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Successful audits of JDA Applus+ Velosi Papua New Guinea

JDA Applus+ Velosi Papua New Guinea recently announced its successful audit by Global Certification. JDA Applus+ Velosi Papua New Guinea will be certified to: ISO 9001:2008 - Quality Management Systems ISO 14001:2004 - Environmental Management Systems OHSAS 18001:2007 - Occupationa...

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London Nightrider 2014

Started in 2010, London Nightrider is an annual event that takes riders past London’s iconic landmarks while raising funds for charity. It follows a 100km route planned by Classic Tours. This year the ride was held on 7th-8th June with over 4,000 riders taking part. The London Nightrider 2014 has...

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Best year so far for K2 training department with over 5,500 people trained for 2013

The global reputation of K2’s training department paid dividends in 2013 with 5,631 trainees last year, of which over 5,000 were external personnel. The department showed a 55% increase in revenue over the year. This was mostly driven by our dedicated training centre in Singapore, although our si...

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K2 Delivers new SONGA Equinox (CAT D-1) Derrick to DSME in South Korea

K2 South Korea completed another high-profile rig build on 16th December 2013 with the delivery of SONGA Equinox (CAT D-1) Derrick to DSME.The project, on a DP-3 or moored harsh environment semi, designed for efficient year around drilling, completion, testing and intervention operations, demonst...

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Terry Fox Run 2013 KL, Malaysia

VELOSIans came out in full force to support the recent Terry Fox run held on December 1st, 2013 in Taman Tasik Titiwangsa, Kuala Lumpur. Many participants from the VELOSI offices in Malaysia along with their friends and family participated in this annual fund-raiser event.The Terry Fox Run is the...

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K2 is Awarded Conditional IADC Accreditation for 2 New Sets of DROPS Inspector Training

K2 Specialist Services received two Certificate of Accreditation from the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) on 30th September for course design specific to Dropped Object (DROPS) Inspector Training. The certificates, which award conditional IADC Drilling Industry Training ...

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Chevron Awards K2 with Certificate of Appreciation on Gorgon Project Quarantine Inspection

A Certificate of Appreciation was presented to K2 Team in recognition of K2’s ongoing support for quarantine compliance on the Chevron-operated Gorgon project, 130 km off the north-west coast of Western Australia.Barbara Marks, downstream quarantine director for Chevron handed over the award on a...

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Appointment of Nigel Manners as Acting Regional Manager for Europe and the Caspian

Nigel’s appointment as Acting Regional Manager for all of Europe and Caspian takes effect from November, 2013.Nigel first joined the Applus+ Velosi group in June 2012 as Country Manager for the UK. He started his career as an Operations Coordinator back in 1996 with Moody International and p...

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Applus+ Velosi JDA (PNG) Excels in Sports

Five wins and one draw. That is the summary of the journey that the Cairns Classic Women’s (Hockey) Team fared in their competition during the World Master Games held in Turin, ItalyThe World Master Games is an international multi-sport event held every four years. This year, the games was held b...

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Applus+ Velosi JDA (Mongolia) holds information session in South Gobi

Applus+ Velosi JDA (Mongolia) holds an information session in South Gobi on Mining Industry and how to jump start a career in Mongolia.Applus+ Velosi JDA (Mongolia) holds an information session in Khanbogd Soum of Umnugovi Aimag on "Mining Industry" and "How to Jump Start a Career ...

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Applus+ Velosi JDA (PNG) staff plays in the Cairns Classic Women Hockey World Masters in Italy

Awagia Tapo is one of the selected participants, who is invited by the Cairns Classic Women’s Team to play hockey for the World Masters in Italy, on the 2nd August 2013.The Cairns Classic Women (Hockey) Team won Gold at one of the Australian Masters Game last year. She is joined by her female hoc...

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An Appreciation Letter for Velosi China Inspectors

Velosi China inspectors received an appreciation letter from our client Tengizchevroil Kazakhstan (TCO) regarding their excellent performance in valve inspection on 24 July, 2013.Velosi China, on behalf of Velosi Italy and client TCO has been performing valve inspection work at Neway Valves since...

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K2 Provides Competence Based DROPs Training

K2 Specialist Services completed the two day course on competence-based, rig-specific DROPs training and assessment for a major offshore drilling contractors’ crews this May at K2’s dedicated training centre in Singapore.It was the first of a number of weekly training courses for managers and sup...

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Applus+ Velosi JDA (PNG) Good Corporate Citizen Award 2010-2015

JDA Wokman Limited PNG was awarded the Good Corporate Citizen Award, 2010 - 2015.This award is in recognition of their excellent contribution to the recruiting and training of Papua New Guinea workers, compliance with the Employment of Non citizens Act 2007 and Immigration Laws and the practice o...

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INTEC Midnight Walk

The St John’s Hospice offers a number of community services such as specialized pain and symptom control, emotional support and high standards of palliative care to help the patient with peace, comfort and dignity. It costs about £64,000 to keep the Hospice running for a week and 2/3 of the fundi...

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Applus+ Velosi JDA Sponsorship Launch

A Ceremony was held recently in Applus+ Velosi JDA’s office located in Port Moresby (PNG) to publicly recognize them as the first Gold Sponsor for the 2015 Pacific Games. The ceremony was facilitated by CEO 2015 Pacific Games, Mr Peter Stewart and Mr David Conn, Board Member of the Organisin...

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Intec (UK) Ltd Recruit The Best Men For The Job

Five Recruiters from Intec (UK) Ltd - a Technical Recruitment Agency & Business – endured the grueling "Three Peaks Challenge" in the UK over the weekend of the 6-7th July 2013."The Three Peaks" involves walking the highest mountains within National Parks in England, Scotland and Wales ...

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Applus+ Velosi JDA (Mongolia) welcomes University students

Applus+ Velosi JDA (Mongolia) team welcomes Brigham Young University - Hawaii students to their office and held an information session on current job market in Mongolia.On June 24, Applus+ Velosi JDA (Mongolia) team welcomes Brigham Young University - Hawaii students, President Steven C.Wheelwrig...

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Offshore Technology Conference (May 6-9, Houston Texas)

The much anticipated Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) was held between May 6th to 9th in Houston, Texas.Experts from the offshore energy industry came from all over the world to attend this event.  Attendance in the conference hit a 30-year high this year as the organizers said that 104,...

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180 Miles from Houston to Austin

More than 12,000 cyclist from all across the world gathered on April 20th and 21st for the annual two-day, 180-mile journey from Houston to Austin for the 29th Annual BP MS 150, benefiting the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Team Velosi participated for the first time and we had 17 ...

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K2 Featured in European Oil and Gas Journal

European Oil and Gas Journal recently featured K2 in their Issue 3 2013 edition.The article which was entitled “The Specialists” further cements K2’s capabilities as one of the leading Inspection, Repair and Maintenance (IRM) companies in the world. With strategic offices in Sin...

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Applus+ Velosi Co-sponsored The 2013 Technology Conference Seminar at Pattaya, Thailand

Applus+ Velosi co-sponsored the 2013 Technology Conference Seminar on January 17th, 2013, which is currently in its sixth year.More than 80 participants from key oil & gas, chemical and power plants attended the Annual Technology Seminar hosted by Viptel Co. Ltd. held in Pattaya, Thailand.&nb...

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Velosi Oman HSE Award by PDO

Velosi Oman has received a HSE award from Petroleum Development Oman, in recognition of providing safe services, and achieving a LTI-free record of 19 million kilometres of travel with 3.5 million man hours of work. Velosi's General Manager, Renukamurthy said, "We are elated with the recogni...

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