We provide essential support to the mining industry in their efforts to ensure worker safety and comply with environmental regulations.
Worker Safety and Environmental Regulations:
OSHA, MSHA and EPA-mandated analytical methods for routine compliance monitoring for asbestos, crystalline silica, metals or vapors Analysis of air samples for ambient, combustible and flammable gases Analysis of surface and groundwater samples Characterization of mine waste
Manufacturing Supply Chain Support:
Third-party verification of raw and in-process materials to ensure they meet product specifications Determination of mineral composition of mined ore, raw material and finished products Characterization of ores and products for regulated minerals and/or contaminant minerals Geological evaluations of mines and quarries Product use simulation studies Scientific litigation support for product liability, toxic tort, and other areas
X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) – phase identification X-Ray Fluorescence (XRF) – elemental analysis Wet chemistry techniques – gravimetric and volumetric concentration Electron microscopy (SEM, TEM) – particle size, shape and elemental composition Optical microscopy (PCM, PLM) – mineral identification and quantitation Spectroscopy (Infrared, Raman) – particle identification
If you have questions, please call us at 724.519.9067.