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18-Feb-2014
Fugro Implements Spectra QEST’s Quality Platform

Spectra QEST today announced that Fugro, one of the world’s leading advanced geotechnical engineering companies, is implementing Spectra QEST’s quality platform in its laboratories around the world. The solution will be implemented in six major testing facilities in Europe (Paris, London, Arnhem, and Leidschendam), the USA (Houston) and Singapore, as well as in Fugro’s entire fleet of exploration vessels (roughly ten ships).

Fugro’s testing vessels will be utilizing the software.

Spectra QEST’s quality platform which will be utilized in this multi-million dollar project includes QESTLab and Construction Hive. This platform of products will form the basis of a centralized, integrated solution that will be enhanced to cater for Fugro’s needs.

Spectra QEST is in the process of building a highly technical extension on top of its quality platform, specifically to meet Fugro’s advanced geotechnical engineering requirements. It is also the first time that Spectra QEST’s products will become multi-lingual.

Fugro Geoservices Manager, Piet van Goudoever is pleased about the transformative potential that this project has for his company. “We have found a valuable partner in Spectra QEST. We see this project as an opportunity for Fugro to achieve a deeper, tighter level of integration between our various operating companies engaged in advanced geotechnical engineering around the world,” he said.

Stephan Mavrakis, Spectra QEST Director, is excited that Spectra QEST is extending the capability and reach of its award winning quality platform and said, “This project provides us with the opportunity to achieve two main things. One, to go global with our solution; to extend our presence into markets we have not serviced before in Europe and Asia. And two, to expand our technical platform; to develop world-class technologies for advanced geotechnical engineering. We are very excited to be given the opportunity to work on a transformative project with one of the world’s most sophisticated engineering companies.”

About Fugro  
Fugro is a global advanced geotechnical engineering firm that provides the people, equipment, expertise and technology to support the exploration, development, production and transportation of the world’s natural resources. Fugro also provides its clients with the technical data and information required to design, construct and maintain structures and infrastructure in a safe, reliable and efficient manner. Fugro employs some 12,500 staff in more than 60 countries.

For more information on Fugro, visit the company's website at www.fugro.com.

About Spectra QEST
Spectra QEST is a software development and services company specializing in solutions for the construction materials engineering, testing, inspection and production industries. Founded in January 1984, Spectra QEST offers the most comprehensive construction materials quality platform on the market today. Its customers include leading international construction companies, construction materials and geotechnical testing companies, construction materials manufacturers, and government bodies.

Contact
Julia Walker, Marketing Manager, Spectra QEST
P: +61 8 8360 8900 (Intl), +1 888 360 8901 (USA), E: media@spectraqest.com

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