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Metals & Minerals

Metals & Minerals

In the sampling and analysis of metals, minerals and coal, Certispec has an outstanding reputation for the integrity and efficiency of its services at every level of processing, from mining through consumption to final end use.

Marine Services

  • Supervision of marine loading & discharge operations.
  • Displacement / deadweight surveys to determine the weight of product loaded / discharged.
  • Vessel cleanliness inspections prior to loading.

Sampling and Weight Control

  • Sampling for quality, moisture determination in accordance with national and international standards, or other mutually agreed methods.
  • Weight control can be undertaken by draft survey, static scale or belt scale. Our inspectors review all weighing procedures and ensure weight determination is undertaken using the most accurate methods available.

Stockpile Inventory Services

  • Inventory control using aerial photography for large uncovered piles, and conventional land survey for covered piles.
  • Volumetric determinations using the latest software, and density are combined to produce tonnage.
  • Stockpile inventory can be supplemented with sampling for proximate or ultimate analysis.