At Sahara, we have access to a group of experts with more than 100 years of combined experience in inspections, testing and assaying in mining across Africa, Australia, and North America.

The group advises both private and parastatal companies in bulk minerals commodity sampling, weight verification, inspections and testing of precious metals, base metals, and various minerals commodities.

Sahara Testing and Inspection Services has expertise in the identification, monitoring and management of contaminants and hazardous materials in water, air, and soil across multiple industries.

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The group has extensive experience in providing turn-key solutions such as laboratory re/design, sourcing equipment and consumables, equipment installation and optimisation, method development and validation, recruitment and training of technical and management personnel and management of fully-fledged laboratories with the full complement of its own staff or management personnel only. Our certified group of resource persons have the capability of preparing laboratories for accreditation to 17025.


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We have expertise in the provision of various assaying techniques to international standards for various primary commodities and multielement, such as precious and base metals, ferrous and non-ferrous metals, from grassroots exploration geochemistry to mineral resource estimations, as well as plant and process control samples. We and our partner laboratories have the capacity to assay final quality samples for commercial settlement purposes.


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Sahara is also specialised in inspection, verification, sampling, sample preparation, moisture determination and the preparation of final quality samples of a variety of bulk minerals commodities at mine sites, ports and holding depots.

Our group has experience in undertaking stockpile management services of bulk minerals commodities and capacity to undertake verification of various weighing systems to ascertain validity of weighing devices.


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Our environmentalists and partner consultants have proven experience and knowledge in undertaking Environmental Impact Assessments, social studies, and other related consulting work and field-testing services for particulate matter, noise, light and dust, and effluent waste analysis for pollutants. Our team of experts can undertake soil, groundwater, river water sampling, and testing to establish baselines for continuous monitoring.

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