Altaaqa Global Receives ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001 Certification

Dubai, UAE – After several months of rigorous auditing and aligning processes, Altaaqa Global CAT Rental Power has achieved ISO 9001:2008 (Quality Management System), ISO 14001:2004 (Environmental Management System), and OHSAS 18001:2007 (Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems) certification by TÜV NORD Germany, the ISO accredited certification body headquartered in Hanover, Germany.

According to Shibu Davies, GM of Certification, HSD & Lab TÜV NORD, “Only a few companies in the world have ever completed a triple audit and received all certifications in its first year of evaluation. It is evident that Altaaqa Global will surely be an asset to the global energy industry.

Commenting on the certifications, Peter den Boogert, GM of Altaaqa Global, said, “We have achieved this milestone through the shared values of the Altaaqa Global team. The cohesive objective to attain greatness is far beyond our vision and mission; it is inculcated in the very fabric of our culture, our beliefs and our principles. High quality standards and processes are always at the forefront of our company.”

Meghana Millin, Quality, Health, Safety & Environmental Officer of Altaaqa Global, said, “We are truly proud of the three certifications from TÜV NORD. This will help us continue to manage our quality, while enabling us to streamline our processes and ensure they are in line with international standards, a high priority for everyone at Altaaqa Global. This recent achievement is an important recognition of our hard work.”

“We are committed to delivering not only the best products and technology but the best processes across the board,” said Steven Meyrick, Board Representative of Altaaqa Global. “We have validated our speed of power plant installation as the ‘fastest rental power company’ to deliver interim power plants. We have also validated our innovative technology as one of the best in the energy industry cited by the Middle East Electricity Awards, MEP Awards and Platts Global Energy Awards. Now, as another testament to our commitment to excellence, TÜV NORD has certified our quality management system.”

Majid Zahid, Strategic Accounts Director of Altaaqa Global, said, “On top of our latest and most advanced power generation technologies, our clients in the mining, oil & gas, petrochemicals, power generation, electric utilities and industrial manufacturing sectors can rest assured that our system processes and management procedures are in line with the global quality standards in delivering temporary power plant solutions.”

About Altaaqa Global

Altaaqa Global, a subsidiary of Zahid Group, has been selected by Caterpillar Inc. to deliver multi-megawatt turnkey temporary power solutions worldwide. The company owns, mobilizes, installs, and operates efficient temporary independent power plants (IPP’s) at customer sites, focusing on the emerging markets of Sub-Sahara Africa, Central Asia, the Indian Subcontinent, Latin America, South East Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa. Offering power rental equipment that will operate with different types of fuel such as diesel, natural gas, or dual-fuel, Altaaqa Global is positioned to rapidly deploy and provide temporary power plant solutions, delivering electricity whenever and wherever it may be needed.

About Zahid Group

Zahid Group represents a diverse range of companies, offering comprehensive, customer-centric solutions in a number of thriving industries. Some of those include construction; mining; oil & gas; agriculture; power, electricity & water generation; material handling; building materials; transportation & logistics; real estate development; travel & tourism; waste management & recycling; and hospitality.