About us

We are an experienced global provider of geochemical laboratory services for the exploration and mining industries.

At MSALABS we understand that mining and exploration are dynamic and the pace and performance of these projects can be heavily reliant on assay results to guide management decisions on the next phase of work, in turn enabled by timely accurate data.

We focus on delivering the fastest turnaround times in the industry. We have a rapidly growing global network of laboratories in key mining regions around the world to limit lead times and transit costs and we employ the latest hi-tech analysis equipment.

Our dedicated and responsive team ensure they understand your project and provide expert advice on the best analysis methodology for you.

Latest Innovative Technologies and Methods

1 Our laboratories are fitted with the latest technologies in the industry to ensure the most accurate results.

We have a global partnership* with Chyrsos Corporation to deploy their revolutionary PhotonAssay™ technology, that provides faster, safer and more accurate gold, silver and copper analysis.

Learn more about this groundbreaking technology.

We constantly invest in upgrading our laboratories with the latest industry technologies to increase analysis accuracy and compress results turnaround time frames. This will enable our clients access to data they can trust on a daily basis to make faster decisions on exploration or mining project adjustments.

*Agreement for deployment of PhotonAssay™ units outside of Australia

Quality Assurance

2 Our company maintains the highest quality standards and has both ISO 17025 (Testing and Calibration Laboratories) accreditation and ISO 9001 (Quality Management Systems) certification.

Additionally, we participate in CDN Labs, Geostats, PTP-MAL and Rocklabs Round Robins, among others.

Full Range of Geochemical Assay Services

3 We provide a comprehensive range of geochemical analysis services across the spectrum for exploration and mining companies, across all commodities.

Our range of services includes:

  • PhotonAssay™ Analysis for gold, silver and copper
  • Sample preparation, storage and disposal
  • Precious metals by Fire Assay
  • Multi-element packages - Basic, Trace, Ultra-trace
  • Fusion, ICP-OES and ICP-MS
  • XRF
  • Specialty Assay
  • Biogeochemistry and Hydrogeochemistry
  • Metallurgical Samples Analysis and Services
  • Mineralogical Services

Experienced Team & Expert Advice

4 Our Experienced Team Provides Expert Advice Across Entire Sampling Process

Our industry experts take the time to understand your program. If you are unsure on what analysis you need, we will work closely with you to understand what stage your project is at and what your specific goals are. This enables us to recommend a tailored suite of analysis methodology to provide the data you need. to ensure you receive the right advice

Once you make a submission, our account teams manage it closely throughout the process. As exploration and mining are our core business, we are not dividing our time and resources with other analytical fields and we remain responsive and flexible to your needs – that means if something changes for you, we can respond and adjust our schedule to accommodate new requests in most cases.

Obtaining a quality result is not just reliant on the analysis process, we will also provide advice on up-stream processes including labeling and packaging to assist you get the best results.

Global Laboratory Network

5 We have a rapidly growing global network

We have a rapidly growing network of laboratories in key mining regions around the world, reducing lead time and costs for sample transport.

Our HUB laboratories in Canada and Africa also provide support to our regional laboratories with additional capacity and analysis capability.

Unique MSALIMS System

6 Data on Demand

We provide you with login access to our LIMS system, providing 24/7 visibility of the progress of your samples. Analysis completion and reporting time frames are updated regularly, providing you with the latest information on when to expect your results.

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