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2014-06-05 04:21:31

HONG KONG, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bureau Veritas Consumer Products Services (BV CPS) has announced it will again celebrate and support the World Environment Day (WED) on the 5th June. This is the 6th year that BV CPS has supported the WED initiatives throughout its worldwide locations. WED is the United Nations' principal vehicle for encouraging worldwide awareness and actions in support of the environment. It is an annual event aimed at drawing global attention for...

2014-06-02 16:21:24

HOUSTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bureau Veritas has just acquired DTI DiversiTech, Inc. (DTI), a US company specialized in inspection and audit services for the oil and gas sector. Founded in 1989 and based in Texas, DTI is the US leader in inspection of offshore subsea and completion equipment used in drilling operations, a market estimated at USD 150 million. The company employs over 85 people and generated revenue of approximately $20.3 million in the fiscal year ending...

2014-04-09 23:23:22

Acquisition expands Quiktrak’s global footprint with access to new markets and new resources BEAVERTON, ORE. (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Quiktrak, a global leader in asset verification and inventory audit solutions, today announced it has been acquired by Paris-based Bureau Veritas, a world leader in testing, inspection and certification services. This acquisition allows Quiktrak to expand its services within Bureau Veritas’ more than 140 countries, making it a global one-stop shop for...

2014-03-12 12:20:41

HOUSTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DNV GL, an independent foundation with the purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, announced today the launch of a comprehensive, tailor-made independent verification service based on the provisions of its Recommended Practice for Risk Management of Shale Gas Developments and Operations (RP), regulatory requirements and other publicly available standards. DNV GL offers the only global, third party verification service with...

2014-01-28 12:21:37

Free White Paper Available to Educate Companies on Conflict Minerals Due Diligence and Dodd-Frank Act Section 1502 Requirements HOUSTON, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bureau Veritas, a global leader in testing, inspection, and certification, has announced a complete range of service solutions to address due diligence and compliance challenges related to conflict minerals. Bureau Veritas has also authored a free white paper to assist companies concerned by conflict minerals, most...

2014-01-22 04:21:41

HONG KONG, January 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ~ Facilitating Fast Market Access to Korea for the Electrical and Electronics Supply Chain in Greater China ~ Bureau Veritas is pleased to announce its Electrical and Electronics Product Line (Bureau Veritas E&E) and Korea Testing & Research Institute (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130627/622724 ) (KTR) have formed a strategic collaboration to offer a...

2014-01-15 04:21:39

HONG KONG, January 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ~ The new and completely redesigned website offers visitors a richer insight into the Company's supply chain support to many industries as well as some exciting new service developments ~ Bureau Veritas has launched a new Consumer Products Services' Division corporate website in English and Chinese. This follows a period of rapid growth in the breadth of industries Bureau Veritas...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.