Latest News from CQA

Monday, 12 October, 2020 - 11:15
CQA International awarded contract to provide technical support for landfill gas to energy project in Dubai.

The project which sees BESIX as sponsor is in partnership with Green Energy Solutions & Sustainability LLC (GESS) who will act as technology partner, with CQA International supporting KEO International Consultants as technical consultants.

The project is unique in the UAE and wider GCC region and falls under the renewable energy targets and Carbon Reduction strategy of the Government of Dubai and Dubai Municipality.

The project will involve capture and utilisation of methane generated from waste degradation at Al Qusais landfill site which receives up to 3million tons of waste per year currently. The contract will run for 16.5 years and have a production capacity of over 12 MW from the renewable energy production facilities.

CQA International will support KEO International Consultants in designing and undertaking a gas field pumping trial to allow a detailed GasSim model to be developed and subsequent design of the gas collection network. The role will also see CQA International provide ongoing technical support and financial specifications as the project develops.

Darren Bland, Director: CQA International is honoured to be part of such a prestigious project for Dubai, the UAE and wider GCC region. The project will set Dubai aside in demonstrating what can be achieved and set the standard for waste to energy utilisation moving forward in the region. This project further strengthens CQA International’s leading position in the region as technical experts in solid waste management and renewable energy generation.

Wednesday, 5 August, 2020 - 17:23
CQA win International Trade Business Awards

CQA International Ltd are delighted to announce that they are winners of the International Trade category for the 2020 Sentinel Business Awards.

The Sentinel Business Awards were launched in 1995 as a celebration of the best in business. It is the longest-running and most popular business awards in Staffordshire supported by a raft of local business and organisations.
A panel of seventeen independent judges from a variety of backgrounds considered the nominations. Comments from judges this year included, Paul Williams, Stoke on Trent City (BID); “Judging was rightly difficult due to the high standard of applications in each of the award categories from well-known, established businesses and pioneering start-ups. Those who were shortlisted to go through to the final are all doing so much great work to innovate and grow the region’s economy.” and Ryan Yates (Beswicks); “The variety and standard of entries was superb...I was looking for businesses that demonstrated real innovation, dedication to developing people and a strong business culture. I was also looking for entries from businesses that had diversified into new markets.”

For a small company CQA have a worldwide reach, presenting real opportunities for growth and development, sometimes working at the forefront of some of the world’s greatest issues. Our approach to our business is largely built on quality, delivery and reputation. It is really rewarding to see this ethos working for our clients, and for us and fantastic for the hard work of the team to be recognised in this way.

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Wednesday, 5 August, 2020 - 17:14
CQA gains International Quality Certification

CQA is pleased to announce that it has gained International Quality Certification ISO 9001:2015.

ISO 9001 Certification provides assurance that CQA International have a robust quality management system that is capable of delivering a quality product or service. Certification promotes the development of continual improvement, risk reduction, customer satisfaction and traceability through the implementation of various management systems and processes.

CQA are committed to providing quality services and solutions to all of our clients.

Wednesday, 5 August, 2020 - 17:05
Collyweston Slate Mine makes the New York Times

A lovely write up by The New York Times of a project CQA International Ltd have loved being a part of from the start. It’s not every day you get to be part of such a small project that has such far reaching benefits, and you couldn’t ask for a nicer client to work with.

Wednesday, 5 August, 2020 - 16:44
CQA International becomes an Affiliated Organisation of CIWM

CQA are pleased to announce that they are now an Affiliated Organisation of Chartered Institution of Waste Management (CIWM)

This demonstrates our commitment to excellence in sustainable resource management iand that we are serious about achieving the highest levels of professionalism and compliance within the sector. CQA are looking forward to meeting other members in the near future and we also look forward to contributing to the network from our 25 years of international waste management experience.

For more information on the CIWM please visit their website where you will find a wealth of information, dates for forthcoming technical presentations, research, news and information on how to join also.