Expertise Overview

Our Laboratories business unit provides a range of environmental, chemical and microbiological analyses on various sample matrices to a diverse customer pool. Our laboratory is SANAS accredited and is complemented by offices in the Eastern Cape and Gauteng regions. Satellite laboratories and sample depots also provide the convenience of easy access for our clients. In addition, sample kits are tailor made to customer requirements and add to our service convenience offering.

Our Services

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  • Organic, Inorganic and Microbiological Analysis of Water, Wastewater, Soils, Sediments, Solid Waste and Other Matrices
  • Specialised Analyses Including Blue Drop, Green Drop and SANS 241 Potability Testing of Various Types of Water
  • Waste Assessments and Classifications
  • Analysis of Soils for Contaminated Land Assessments
  • Sewage Sludge Classification
  • Specialised Microbiological Analyses – Microscopy, Swabs and Hygiene Analyses
  • Specialist Marine Analyses – Seawater and Sediments
  • Sampling and Sample Collection Services Including Marine Sampling
  • Research and Development
Our Experience

The Laboratory was established in 1989 at the inception of Talbot & Talbot and has become a leader in the industry.  The accreditation by the South African National Accreditation System (SANAS) to the ISO/IEC 17025 standard, together with the laboratory’s participation in regular proficiency testing, ensures valid and reliable results.  Our highly skilled and qualified staff members have helped maintain our accreditation status for over a decade.

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