22
Feb

EAA Contract Signed

The Ministry of Labour has entered into a Pre-Export Verification of Conformity (PVoC) agreement with EAA Company Ltd. of Japan, to establish parameters for road-worthiness of all vehicles imported from Japan into The Bahamas. The Hon. Dion Foulkes, Minister of Labour, described the agreement as a “milestone achievement” during the contract signing ceremony Monday, January 21, 2019…
05
May

JANAAC Event

The Bahamas Bureau of Standards & Quality hosted a one day training session on the importance of accreditation and the fundamentals of internal auditing in collaboration with Jamaica’s National Agency for Accreditation (JANAAC). In attendance was Dr. Renae Bufford –Director; Dion Foulkes Minister of Labour and Ms. Sharonmae Shirley JANAAC’s CEO. Ms. Shirley who has over 20…
05
May

CROSQ Announcement

CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards and Quality (CROSQ), in recognition of the strides made by The Bahamas Bureau Of Standards and Quality (BBSQ) since its inception, and the absolute dedication of its leadership, has appointed the director of BBSQ, Dr. Renae Bufford, as regional CROSQ Chair. Dr. Bufford has graciously accepted and is swift to acknowledge the…
05
Apr

ISO SECRETARY GENERAL ATTENDED FORUM HOSTED BY BBSQ

The Bahamas Bureau of Standards & Quality (BBSQ), in its ongoing effort to develop national standards, in line with global standards, hosted a landmark forum, Fri Oct 27th. Dr. Renae Bufford, BBSQ Director, extended an invitation to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Secretary General, Mr. Sergio Mujica who made his first official visit to The Bahamas…
08
Jul

Accreditation and Metrology Services Given a Boost in The Bahamas

As the newest standards bureau in the region, The Bahamas Bureau of Standards and Quality (BBSQ) is now well on the way to enhancing its offering of accreditation and measurement standardisation services with the signing of two Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) with the CARICOM Regional Organisation for Standards and Quality (CROSQ) recently. Minister of Financial Services, Hon.…
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