Integrated Management System (SIGME)
Ministry of Mines and Energy - First Ministry Certified in Quality
The Integrated Management System – SIGME, of the Ministry of Mines and Energy is composed by the following systems: Internal Control, Quality Management and the Administrative Development Systems. In turn, these systems are integrated by the following modules from SIGME's application: document control, Normogramam Quality Auditing, Nonconformity Product and/ or Service, Risks, Improvement Plans, Management Indicators, MECI, Review by the Direction, Minutes and Reports.
Information inquiries regarding the Systems as of 2015 and on can be made through SIGME application. Consultation upon former years, should be made through the temporary links provided for such purpose on the web site.
The Ministry of Mines and Energy of Colombia has become the first entity of its class in Latin America, obtaining a quality certification in all of its processes. In 2006, Bureau Veritas Quality International granted to the granted the ISO 9001:2000 Quality Certification to this entity.
Resolution 4.0662 (Resolución No. 4 0662) of June 10th, 2015 endorsed the adoption of the instruments and instances required for the implementation and articulation of the Ministry's Integrated Management System – SIGME.
The Ministry of Mines and Energy, committed with processes' quality maintenance and with the compliance of their functions, has complied with all the requirements necessary to keep the ISO 9001:2008 and NTCGP 1000:2009 Certifications granted by Bureau Veritas Quality International in force up to 2012.
In the year 2013, the firm SGS Colombia SA carried out the Certificate Transfer Visit and the First Following –up Visit Ministry's Quality Management System certifying the two Standards.
Again, in the year 2014, the BUREAU VERITAS firm granted the Certificate Transfer according to the requirements of the Ministry's Quality Management System and presented the Following-up Audit for the ISO 9001:2008 and NTCGP 1000:2009 Standards.
In March 2015, SGS Colombia SA recertified the Ministry of Mines and Energy for the ISO 9001:2008 and GP 1000:2009 Standards, certifications valid until 2018.