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:: Intertek Opens New Modern Mineral Testing Laboratory in Queensland
Intertek Genalysis has opened a new mineral testing laboratory in Queensland, Australia. The state-of-the-art laboratory serves the region's mining and exploration sector. Intertek offers sample preparation and analytical testing services for various metals, including gold, nickel, copper and base metals, and is well placed to meet the testing and assay needs of Queensland's large minerals production and exploration sector.
The Townsville mineral lab has expertise in minerals related chemical analysis, geochemistry, fire assay and other related specialities. The laboratory is expect to be staffed by 50 employees over the next few years.
John Fowler, Global Minerals Manager for Intertek, said "The Intertek Genalysis Laboratory in Townsville provides crucial mineral assay services to this major mining industry hub, and is an ideal location to service clients in Queensland and the Asia-Pacific region. This new laboratory expands the coverage the Intertek Genalysis group within Australia complimenting our Perth, Darwin, Adelaide, Kalgoorlie and Port Headland facilities.
Numerous mines, including several of the world's most significant hard rock mines, operate in the Queensland region. For more information regarding global and regional mineral testing and related services please contact Intertek.
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