In 2018, total of 24 laboratory units nationwide were conducting an ongoing quality control of works and construction products, also in the context of security of building structures, at stages before, during and after the project completion. The Budimex Group’s leading laboratory is a central laboratory, which has accreditation of the Polish Centre for Accreditation No. AB 1414. The accreditation is an objective and indisputable proof that the organisation operates in accordance with the best practices, limiting the number of defective products and thus reducing the production costs. In 2018, we increased the number of accredited research by 24% compared to 2017 (in total by 9 methods, currently the central laboratory has 46 accredited research methods). Laboratories are equipped with modern test equipment compliant with international standards.
In 2018, laboratories were equipped with specialised devices, such as the Micro-Deval apparatus applied to test the abrasion resistance of aggregates, and we extended the RSP device (laser profiler) to 21 laser sensors, thus reaching the highest standard and accuracy of measurements. The management system of the Laboratory complies with the requirements of the standard PN-EN ISO/IEC 17025 “General Requirements Concerning the Competences of Research and Calibration Laboratories”. Apart from an ongoing laboratory inspection, our innovation department is also becoming involved in research and scientific projects in cooperation with recognised scientific centres, e.g. with the Wrocław University of Technology, Białystok Technical University, Warsaw University of Technology, and with the Road and Bridge Research Institute.
Works of laboratories are based on highly qualified personnel, who continuously improves its skills, also by participating in technical and managerial training. Quality experts are eager to share their practical technical knowledge by conducting training for engineering staff within the framework of the Budimex Academy.
Mostostal Kraków is another company within the Group, which operates based on the Integrated Quality Management System compliant with the standards ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004, PN-N 18001:2004, which was confirmed by SGS Polska. Also, the company has welding, bridge, steelwork manufacturer and many other certificates, available on http://www.mostostal.com.pl/. Budimex Nieruchomości does not have any officially certified management systems.