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Mining is a high-risk business—from stringent environmental regulations to on-the-ground conditions. We help you improve the quality, safety, and cost of your mining project.

Improving quality, safety, and cost in mining

Your challenges

Mining is among the world’s highest-risk businesses: projects are often operated in remote, and sometimes, conflict-afflicted areas. The supply chain—which is both global and highly local—is complex. Environmental regulations are becoming more stringent. And works are often carried out under risky conditions in which safety can be compromised. As a mine operator, you need to ensure the quality, safety, and cost-effectiveness of your mining project. At the same time, you want to ensure your assets’ future reliability and comply with regulations. 

How we support you

We provide support throughout your mining project’s lifecycle—from exploration and procurement, to construction and operation—with services that cover products, assets, facilities, and processes.

  • Exploration & production
    Our services—such as laboratory testing and automated sample preparation— help assess the viability of your mining project, and ensure the quality and integrity of your commodities.
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  • Engineering & procurement
    Our services—such as design reviews, vendor assessment, and shop inspection—identify any issues and guide you along the vendor selection process.
  • Construction & commissioning 
    Our services—such as QA/QC, site safety management, and technical assistance—ensure a smooth process during the construction, pre-commissioning, and commissioning stages.
  • Operation & maintenance
    Our services—such as mechanical integrity inspections and asset performance optimization—enable you to reduce costs, ensure compliance, and extend the life of your mining assets.
  • Trading
    Our services—such as load and discharge inspection, and product testing—ensure the quality and quantity of your commodities.
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Certification for Mining

Our range of certification services for mining enables you to ensure your mining project’s reputation and your access to future projects, thanks to compliance with local and international standards in quality, health and safety, and the environment. Our certification programs include ISO 14001, which specifies requirements for an effective environmental management system; and OHSAS 18001, which provides a framework to identify, control, and decrease workplace-related health and safety risks.

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Visit the Metals & Minerals section of our Commodities website