Southern QA have been involved in numerious projects involving a huge variety of inspections. Below are some of the projects Southern QA have been proud to be a part of.

Inspection of Petro-chemical installations

This includes pipelines and storage tanks for various clients and installations

Recent projects include:

  • New tank installations, McMurdo Station Antarctica (client Raytheon Polar Services)
  • Lyttelton tank farm redevelopment (clients Acme Eng, Ewing Construction)
  • Lyttelton pipelines RT and thickness assessment (Clients Acme Eng, Orica etc)

Inspection of boiler and pressure vessel manufacturing

This includes Radiography, ultrasonic testing and MT/PT inspections to British/European, American, Australian and New Zealand Standards, and final inspection by non-destructive methods.

Typical work includes:

  • Boilers and pressure vessels for Scotts Engineering Ltd
  • Lyttelton Engineering Ltd
  • Other boiler and pressure vessels manufacturers.

Non destructive testing Hydro-electric generation equipment

This includes bearings, bolts, thrust bracket, shafts, rotors, runners, scroll casings etc

Current projects include:

  • Manapouri half-life refurbishment project – Client Transfield E & T Ltd
  • Roxburgh Refurbishment – Client TGE Pty Ltd

Previous projects include:

  • Inspection of gate structure at Pukaki and Aviemore Dams
  • Welding supervision and inspection of penstock and scroll repairs, Ohau A, Tekapo A, Manapouri.

Third party inspection of manufactured and export items

Current and recent projects include:

  • Export shipments of scrap metal
  • Manufacture and export of telecommunications cables
  • Manufacture and export of coal handling equipment

All the above work is covered by our scope of accreditation provided by IANZ.