Intertek and Corescan partner to offer Hyperspectral Scanning across Australasia and the Pacific

November 02, 2017

Intertek, a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide, has partnered with Corescan, a global services company specialising in the scanning, analysis and interpretation of drill core, rock chips and other geological samples for the mining, oil and gas, geothermal and geotechnical industries.
 
The partnership will see Intertek integrate Corescan’s services alongside its existing sample management, analytical and professional services, offering a broader range of capabilities to minerals and energy customers.  This extended capability will serve a range of applications from green and brownfields exploration, processing and geometallurgical assessments to environmental and geotechnical studies.
 
Corescan is a global services company specialising in the scanning, analysis and interpretation of drill core, rock chips and other geological samples for the mining, oil and gas, geothermal and geotechnical industries, a partner of choice for companies that demand greater objectivity, quality, efficiency and return from their investment in drilling.
 
Intertek Minerals offer a comprehensive range of services for the resources and energy sectors including geochemical analysis, mineralogy, metallurgy and trade services. Corescan’s technology complements Intertek Minerals business by providing specialist imaging solutions including high resolution sample and core photography; core imaging and alteration of minerals, assemblages and chemical compositions; core and materials 3D profiling; a fully integrated core imagery and drill hole data repository and access to a wide range of integrated analytical services either centrally or on-site.
 
John Fowler Senior Vice President Intertek Minerals commented: “At Intertek we are always looking for innovative ways to offer clients the evaluation solutions they need to efficiently manage their project life cycle. Partnering with Corescan allows Intertek to expand industry recognised expertise and integrate hyperspectal mineralogy into a broader suite of core analysis methods and services offering a more efficient and complete analytical workflow, effectively delivering a Total Quality Assurance solution”.
 
The new service will be available through Intertek’s network of commercial and on-site facilities that extend throughout the Australia, South East Asia Pacific region. The first Corescan laboratory is being commissioned at Intertek facility in Jakarta, and is expected to be in full service by the end of 2017.
 
For more information, visit www.intertek.com/minerals

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