Laboratories Ltd. is a 100% Canadian owned company, which has been in business
for 41 years. The laboratory is separated into five departments: Coal, Assay,
Oil & Gas, Geochemistry, and Diamond Indicator Minerals Department. The Coal
Dept. has been serving the coal industry for the past 40 years.
(American Society of Testing and Materials) procedures are used throughout our
laboratory for all the coal analyses. Our accuracy and reproducibility meets or
exceeds those limits as set forth by ASTM. Quality control programs, technical
consulting, and precise analysis complete the product mix to provide for total
integration in the coal testing industry.
also perform Biomass analysis, fuel analysis for the alternative fuel industry.
routine analyses in the Coal Dept. include the following:
Proximate Analysis (H2O, Ash, Volatile Matters, Fixed Carbon)|
Forms of Sulphur|
Ultimate Analysis (Carbon, Hydrogen, Nitrogen, Sulphur, Oxygen)|
Free Swelling Index|
Mineral Analysis of Ash|
Ash Fusion Temperature (Oxidizing and Reducing)|
Hardgrove Grindability Index|
Trace Elements Analysis|
addition to the above, we also handle bulk samples (up to 2 Metric Tonne) and
Coal Plant Evaluation test. For further information, please contact David Ko at
our Calgary office.
of our clients include: Energy Mines and Resources Canada, Sherritt Coal Ltd.,
Teck Coal, TransAlta Utilities Corporation, Saskatchewan Power, Atco Group, Epcor
Ltd., BC Ministry of Mines, Hillsborough Resources, First Coal Corporation, Compliance
Energy Corporation, Peace River Coal Corp. etc