The Namibian Standards Institution (NSI) has awarded a Construction and Contracting company in Civil Engineering, MPP Civils Namibia, with an ISO 9001:2008 (Quality Management System) certification. The certificate is issued in recognition of MPP Civils Namibia’s commitment to have its Quality Management System (QMS) certified, which was audited by the NSI and found it to be in compliance with all the requirements of the ISO 9001:2008 standard for the scope of “Contracting and Construction in Civil Engineering”.
Speaking at the gala event held in Windhoek on Monday, the NSI’s CEO Chie Wasserfall congratulated the company and thanked them for their confidence in the NSI certification services. She said MPP Civils Namibia has joined over one million organizations in the world certified for quality management systems.
“ISO 9001 certified organizations are able to demonstrate their ability to consistently provide products and services of a high quality. This demonstration is called Quality Assurance.”
“To all the employees of MPP Civils Namibia, I call upon you to strive for excellence and to be proud of your quality management system certification. It is an achievement which is the product of all your efforts and commitment”, said the NSI CEO
Also speaking at the occasion was the Deputy Minister of Works and Transport Sankwasa James Sankwasa, he said government will continue to support companies that consider quality and safety in their operations.
As an NSI certified company, MPP Civils Namibia will be privileged to use the NSI mark of conformity, as provided for by the Standards Act, 2005. The company is obliged to ensure that it continues to satisfy the requirements of the ISO 9001:2008 standard as well as abide by the Terms and Conditions of the NSI Certification Scheme.
In addition to the certification obtained, MPP Civils Namibia was recently pronounced as the winner in the 2015 National Quality Award Competition in Category 3 - Service of the Year SME, held in Windhoek on 15 October 2015. At the same awards, MPP Civils also received 2nd prize in Category 1 – Company of the Year.