Texo CFS Gain BS EN 1090 Certification

February 1, 2019

Texo CFS, the dedicated fabrication specialist of Texo Group, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded BS EN 1090 certification for structural steel and aluminium.

This coveted industry certification is a requirement for any organisation who design and/or manufacture steel or aluminium components to be sold in Europe must adhere to this standard.

CE marking to BS EN 1090 is now a legal requirement; structural steelwork and aluminium fall under the Construction Products Regulation (CPR), which means aluminium or structural steel CE marking must be secured to show compliance with EN 1090-1 (the harmonised European standard that applies to structural metalwork).

Andrew Robson, managing director, Texo CFS said: “This certification further affirms our position as one of the UK’s leading specialist fabricators for critical infrastructure.”

Andrew added: “We have built an enviable reputation in the oil & gas, marine and renewables sectors for our capability, expertise and proactive approach in managing client projects.”

Texo CFS, provide full class approved fabrications, vessel mobilisation & demobilisation services, and a complete turnkey engineering solution to the Oil & Gas and renewables sectors. The company operates from its extensive and strategically located fabrication facility situated alongside the River Tyne and its new site at the Port of Blyth.

Texo CFS with the support of the wider Texo Group offering gives the company a unique competitive differentiation in the North East of England; providing clients with an integrated concept design through to installation service.

Texo Group are a leading Inspection, Engineering, Procurement and Construction (iEPC) specialist for multiple sectors, including: Oil & Gas, Clean Energy & Renewables, Marine, Nuclear, Telecommunications, Utilities and critical civil/Infrastructure.

For more information about Texo Group please visit www.texo.co.uk

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Media Enquiries to: Ryan Smith, Group Marketing Manager, Texo Group M: 07748 402542 E: ryan.smith@texo.co.uk

Notes to Editors

About Texo Group

Texo Group is the leading iEPC integrated asset services solutions provider for mission-critical energy and infrastructure clients.

Texo Group operates a fully ISO 9001:2015 accredited BMS system and are also accredited by DNV.

The business will offer clients an integrated asset services solution through the following operational business units:

·Texo Drone

Texo Drone is the owner operators of the world’s most advanced fleet of unmanned aerial vehicles for industrial survey and inspection.

The company provides an integrated aerial survey and inspection service, delivered by the most advanced fleet of multiple Remote Pilot Aircraft System (RPAS) and associated payloads.

It supports a number of sectors, delivering a wide selection of services that helps clients operate a more safe and efficient working environment.

Since its inception, Texo Drone has developed a sector-leading suite of UAV deployed survey and inspection services; bringing to market a number of world-first technologies.

Texo Engineering

Texo Engineering provides engineering lead solutions for turnkey design and build projects for marine, oil & gas, petrochemical, renewables and infrastructure sectors.

The company provides an integrated asset lifecycle support service to clients – from front end design, through to engineering, fabrication, installation, repair, maintenance and commissioning.

Services are provided via dedicated in-house multi-discipline engineering, design, construction and project management teams.

More specialised services include: naval architecture, marine consultancy and project management for clients.

Texo Fabrication

Texo Fabrication offers clients a range of fabrication services for standard and bespoke requirements, with experienced in-house design and fabrication teams.

Multiple teams of highly skilled, experienced and capable fabricators and welders, it has particular expertise in projects for both onshore and offshore. Including industry leading Vessel Mob/De-mob expertise.

Operating from strategic quayside locations on the East Coast of Scotland and North East of England their facilities can manage a variety of fabrication projects including: structural, quayside and pipework fabrication, with weld procedures for C/S, S/S, RQT and Duplex.

Texo Marine

Texo Marine provides clients with a range of support, technology and engineering services specifically tailored to diving and subsea contractors. Their management team comprises decades of cumulative diving experience, including Air, Saturation, Hyperbaric welding, system manufacture, system commissioning and Subsea Construction, covering the North Sea, Middle East, Far East, Brazil, GOM and West Africa.

Texo Compliance

Texo Compliance delivers dynamic and innovative services to the Energy Industry. The key portfolio of skills encompass Compliance & HSEQ Consultancy, Competence Assurance and Resilience services as well as Skills and Behavioural Training all tailored to deliver effective cohesive customer support by mitigating risks reducing costs and providing competitive edge solutions.

Texo Integrity+

Texo Integrity+ forms an integral part of the TEXO family and delivers both technology driven and traditional inspection techniques together with a suite of IRM solutions. Our Land, Sea or Air approach makes us totally unique and our Diving/ROV, Rope Access & Advanced UAV Business Units means we look after our client assets, top to bottom.

We are currently engaged in approved supplier status from the following certifying authorities:

    - DNV

    - ABS

    - Lloyds

    The team operates under a mandate of strict attention to detail across all scopes of inspection works, including;

    NDT - we offer a comprehensive range of NDT and inspection services that cover all the standard inspection requirements demanded within the Oil & Gas industry, from class society structural inspections to pipeline inspections, corrosion monitoring, pressure vessel inspections, lifting equipment and drilling tool inspections.

    Load Testing, Hoisting and Lifting Surveys in accordance with LOLER Regulations to ensure the traceability of all lifting equipment. Its implementation will assist in creating a safe work area when any lifting or rigging operations are undertaken

    Derrick Inspections (API) which meet the requirements of API Specification 4F, and have the engineering support to undertake any remedial action required e.g. bolt change outs, dolly track repairs and alignment plus structural member replacement.

    DROPS Surveys periodically undertaken to ensure the integrity of equipment

    attached to all areas of the structure under operating parameters. Our team will develop a register of all items within your drilling derrick highlighting its condition and take a reference photograph of each individual item documenting its condition. This will be linked back to a comprehensive location drawing of each working area.

    In-water inspection is carried out by our own diving teams, supported by Texo Marine and utilising our own 3.4U Inspection Co-ordinators for;

    - Thruster & Propeller Inspection

    - UWILD (Under Water Inspection In lieu of Dry-docking Surveys)

    - Anode & CP Surveys

    - Hull Surveys

    - Hull, Propeller cleaning and Anti-fouling

    - Seabed & Debris Surveys prior to rig positioning

    - Spud Can Surveys

    Texo CFS

Texo CFS is the largest vessel mobilisation company in the North of England. The business provides clients with a full design and build turnkey service. It operates from two strategic quayside locations, at Hebburn on the River Tyne and its new facility at the Port of Blyth.

With a combined covered manufacturing area of 2,200sqm and 3,200sqm of lay-down area, the business operates 4 gantry cranes with a maximum 150t direct dockside lifting capacity.

Investment in plant and equipment together with employing the very best people enables Texo CFS to produce and deliver a premium fabricated solution on time and on budget.

The business offers clients a range of sheet metal and fabrication solutions using stainless steel, mild steel and aluminium – utilising the latest welding and forming techniques. It also offers clients a full installation service if required.

Texo CFS welders are approved to ASME IX, BSEN and AWS standards and are highly experienced in the following:

    -Vessel mobilisation / demobilisation

    - Accommodation HVAC

    -On-board vessel repairs: galley fixtures and fittings, engine room ventilation, machinery room ventilation

    -All aspects of general fabrication and repairs

    -Provision of class 1 Approved fully traceable metal fabrication structures under ISO 9001 Quality management systems.

    Texo Accommodation

Texo Accommodation has now been formed as part of the overall Texo Group strategy and is in place to quite simply deliver a better level of accommodation services to the industry.

Texo Accommodation will deliver projects across a wide range of Land-based, Marine and Offshore projects covering all Design, Engineering, Architectural, Electrical/Instrumentation, Piping, HVAC/ Refrigeration, Modular, Project Management, Construction and Maintenance activities.

The Texo Accommodation management team has been formed by pulling together key individuals specialising in their respective disciplines bringing not only their particular skill set but together with a wealth of experience within the Accommodation industry.

John Diack, Dave Underwood, Nick Brown and Dave Short have joined from various sectors of the industry to deliver a fully integrated solution, with training and development of a younger generation as an important factor for the future of the industry and the management team will nurture these ideals as the company progresses.

Managing Director Richard Lamb who himself has in excess of 30 year’s experience within the Construction, Manufacturing, Commercial Fit-Out and Offshore industries has hand-picked a team that he feels will deliver both his and the groups vison of excellence.

Although Safety, Cost and Quality always remain paramount the business believes Communication, Clarity and Integrity is and will be the key to the successful delivery on all projects whilst enhancing and fostering client relationships and confidence for the future.

For more information please visit www.texo.co.uk