Intertek opens coal testing lab in South Africa
Intertek Analysis Services
The laboratory is primarily designed to handle large volumes of channel and core samples with strict process flow control.
Intertek, a provider of quality and safety services, has opened a new, state-of-the-art coal testing and sample preparation laboratory in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Intertek’s new coal lab is strategically positioned at Jet Park, minutes away from Johannesburg’s international airport and.
Major participants in the world’s coal industry have turned their focus onto Southern Africa and its abundance in coal reserves. Intertek is expanding coal related services in this region as the coal industry expands.
The laboratory is primarily designed to handle large volumes of channel and core samples with strict process flow controls to ensure turnaround times committed to are met and that test results published are accurate and traceable.
Initial technical services on offer include sampling and sample preparation, chemical analysis properties of coal, physical and mechanical properties, and special combustion tests. Additional services will be added as expansion of capabilities continues.
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