Intertek is the industry leader with over 43,000 people in 1,000 locations in over 100 countries. Whether your business is local or global, we can ensure your products meet quality, health, environmental, safety, and social accountability standards for virtually any market around the world.
Mineral and Mining exploration and production analysis, testing, inspection and assay services.
Intertek mineral experts with years of industry experience provide rapid and reliable Total Quality Assurance mineral testing and inspection services. The global minerals laboratory network services clients wherever they are based. Mineral assay laboratories are located in key mining regions and locations, providing sample preparation facilities and a wide range of state-of-the-art mineral testing services.
Minerals sample preparation expertise:
Standard Mineral Sample Preparation (dry, crush, split and pulverise)
Intertek designs, installs, commissions and operates sample preparation plants and analytical laboratories at mine and exploration sites around the globe. Services range from simple crusher installations to full service analytical laboratories and fully automated robotic facilities.
Minerals consulting services:
Design QC Programs
Geochemical Data Interpretation
Design of Analytical Schemes
Advice on Environmental Sampling and Scheme of Analysis
Consultation on all Partial Digest Issues, including Digest Type and Program Design
Import, Clearance and Logistics Advice
Mineral ore marine inspections:
Independent Draft Surveys (for Certification)
Hold Cargo Cleanliness Inspections
Cargo Loading/Unloading, Supervision and Final Trimming
Commodities include; Iron Ore, Manganese Ore, Chrome Ore, Coal and Coke, Ferro Alloys, Steel Products, Ferrous and Nonferrous Scrap and Metallurgical Products
Sampling to International (ISO) Standards and other National Standards according to the Client’s Requirements
Joint Inspection with other Inspection Organisations or Independent Inspection
Independent Physical Testing and Chemical Analysis for Certification - Size Determination - Moisture Testing - Dimension Testing
Ores and Concentrates - Shipment and Umpire Analysis for Commercial Settlement - Iron Ore, Nickel Laterite, Aluminium Ore (Bauxite), Chromite Ore, Manganese Ore and Uranium Ore - Classical Techniques
Robotics and Automated Laboratory Systems:
State-of-the-art robotic and automated systems are customised and designed to meet specific laboratory requirements and range from individual cells through to fully integrated systems providing a complete end to end sampling to analysis solution.