Intertek independent inspection, sampling, testing and certification services assist to protect the quantity and quality of mineral commodities reducing commercial risk in the trading environment.

For over 130 years Intertek has been providing professional and reliable bulk commodity inspection quality and quantity services. Strategically located in major ports, terminals, mines, smelters and warehouses our teams of qualified surveyors and samplers are available to represent and protect our clients’ interests providing our international clients with the opportunity to appoint consistent intervention operation standards at load and discharge ports.
Intertek’s network of trade inspectors and samplers survey, weigh and sample a range of high value bulk commodities and concentrates. Elemental analysis is a key service that is provided for all commodities with locally accredited laboratories for shipment analysis and globally specialised Laboratories for party assays. Intertek certificates of weight and quality support commercial contracts and settlement through party exchanges. Umpire analysis is provided through Laboratory Services International BV (Intertek LSI), a London Metal Exchange (LME) listed sampler and assayer, based in Rotterdam and globally viewed as a leading independent analytical expert recognised as an industry leader for accuracy, service and quality.
Our experienced marine surveyors also deliver a wide range of marine and vessel Total Quality Assurance services, stockpile inspection and sampling and equipment inspection.   
Intertek is a member of IFIA and performs inspection services to global industry standards. Quality is assured through our technical expertise and supported through the ISO standards 17025, 9001 and 17020
Inspection, supervision, Sampling and Analysis Services:


    •  Commercial Assay Services
    • Vessel and Marine Services
    • Inventory Measurement
    • Stock Monitoring Agreements


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