Smithers Earns Mining & Quarrying Industry Audit Capabilities

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May 27, 2015

Smithers Quality Assessments is proud to announce that it has been accredited by the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB) to perform audits and grant certifications of both quality and environmental management systems for the mining and quarrying industry, International Accreditation Forum (IAF 02).

"Smithers Quality Assessments strives to continually grow our service offerings and position ourselves to meet our client’s present and future needs," said Gretchen Merriman, General Manager of Smithers Quality Assessments. "With the increasing focus on both energy solutions and protecting the environment, we made the strategic decision to enhance our services to this important industry and to address the growing needs and requests of our current clients and prospects."

With SQA's newly expanded scope of services, mining and quarrying (IAF 02) companies can now work with Smithers Quality Assessments when seeking certification to the following ISO standards:

  • ISO 9001:2008, applicable to any organization, regardless of type, size and product provided, that needs to demonstrate its ability to consistently provide product that meets customer, statutory and regulatory requirements, as well as enhance customer satisfaction through the effective application of a quality management system.
  • ISO 14001:2004, applicable to any organization that wishes to establish, implement, maintain and improve an environmental management system, to assure itself of conformity with its stated environmental policy.

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