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Mining & Minerals

SABS is a leading business services provider to organizations worldwide, offering a range of services for management system certification, product testing and certification, and standardization.

This includes the standardization in the field of manufacturing, conversion and testing in Mining & Minerals, including all aspects of their effects on man and his environment relating to activities in the following fields: mechanical and manual sampling, sampling and sample preparations protocols and management, determination of product and testing variability, design and sampling plants and sample preparation equipments, sampling and analysis for plant and product control, research and development, management and operation of on-site laboratories, consignment management and route inspection, machinery and equipment used in opencast and underground mining for the extraction of solid mineral substances, and including the preparation and processing of the minerals, underground transport, mine winding plant, underground rock supports, mining structure, scraping and winches, stackers and reclaimers, underground railway transport systems, vertical and inclined shafts, materials and equipment used in opencast and underground mining for the stabilization of the rock surrounding mining excavations and mining structures uniquely related to mining both on surface and underground.

Growing environmental awareness and the increasing awareness of quality implies the need for standardized requirements and test methods.