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Bureau Staff Recognised for Commitment to Development

The commitment of staff members at three bureaux was brought into the spotlight recently, as the ā€œStrengthening of the Regional Quality Infrastructure in Barbados, Dominica and St Kitts and Nevisā€ Project drew to a close. Metrology staff at the Barbados National Standards Institution (BNSI), the Dominica Bureau of Standards (DBOS),...

Two National Trinidad and Tobago Labs Internationally Accredited

by Ms Donna Sealy (contributor) The Institute of Marine Affairs (IMA) and the National Petroleum Marketing Company Ltd. (NP) are the first two state-owned organisations to receive their accreditation certificates in Trinidad and Tobago. Both public laboratories, now accredited to the International Organisation for Standardization (ISO) standard for non-medical laboratories...

Guyana Gearing Up for Fourth Quality Awards

by Ms. Donna Sealy (contributor) Guyana is gearing up for its fourth National Quality Awards (NQA) slated for October this year. The awards, first held in 2017, are open to micro, small, and large enterprises and will see them being recognised in categories such as health and safety, environmental initiatives,...

Quality Culture a MUST!

by Ms. Donna Sealy (contributor) Quality must become a habit in all aspects of businesses, if Trinidad and Tobago is to gain a competitive advantage in regional and international markets and attain its target of doubling exports by 2025. That was the underlying message from various speakers at the launch...

Guyana Increasing Quality Consciousness of Construction Materials

Submitted by the Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS) For just over two years, the Guyana National Bureau of Standards (GNBS) has been providing the testing of concrete blocks to small block makers and large manufacturers who distribute their products for use within the construction sector. This has resulted in...