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Leading construction material testing services for mining and construction sectors.

Identifying the properties and performance of construction materials is vital for the safety and feasibility of your project. Our industry-leading construction material testing services for the mining and construction sectors provide detailed materials analysis and a clear understanding of their properties and performance characteristics.

We provide you with comprehensive testing of soil, concrete, aggregates, rocks, masonry, bricks, and blocks, and expert technicians to conduct testing on-site or remotely using advanced equipment. With a focus on expertise, cutting-edge technology, quality assurance, timely results, and cost-effective solutions, we are your trusted partner in construction material testing.

Why choose construction material testing services from SGS?

We enable you to:

  • Gain detailed analysis of your soil materials: understand their properties and performance characteristics
  • Get accurate results you can trust: our NATA accredited technicians offer in-depth knowledge of industry standards and testing methodologies and the highest standards of quality and accuracy
  • Access a wide range of precise, efficient testing:  from soil, aggregate and rock to concrete and masonry, we utilise the latest technology to deliver superior results
  • Meet project deadlines: our efficient testing processes and prompt reporting ensure that you receive your results on time, helping you meet your deadlines
  • Stay on budget: our cost-effective solutions help you stay within budget while obtaining accurate and reliable testing results

A comprehensive range of construction material testing


We offer a full scope of concrete and grout testing, including compressive strength of cylinders, cores and cubes, slump, air content, RDP flexural strength, and durability tests. Our laboratory accommodates small and large volume testing, from multiple sites and projects, ensuring fast sample preparation and curing for the most accurate results.


Our comprehensive aggregate and sand testing services are tailored to your specific needs, including for suitability for use in concrete. Our capabilities include tests for size and shape, durability, and density. We also offer tests for deleterious substances, such as clay, organic matter, and sulphates.


We provide testing for rock classification, compressive strength, Modulus and Poissons, indirect tensile strength, point load index, porosity, density, water absorption, cerchar, raised bore index, direct shear and more.

Masonry, bricks and blocks

We offer a comprehensive suite of masonry testing for all sizes of tiles, bricks and blocks, including compressive strength, flexural strength, bond strength, water absorption, efflorescence, modulus of elasticity, slip resistance and more.

Site and remote location laboratories

Our team of experienced and NATA accredited technicians conduct soil and concrete testing to AS and MRWA methods on any site in Western Australia. We can deploy a remote laboratory with all the equipment required for the project scope of testing, including moisture content, particle size, NDM, compaction, Atterberg limits, CBR, concrete slump, casting of cylinders, compressive strength and more.

Why SGS?

We are the world’s leading testing, inspection and certification company. We are recognized as the global benchmark for sustainability, quality and integrity. Our 97,000 employees operate a network of 2,650 offices and laboratories, working together to enable a better, safer and more interconnected world.

For over two decades, we have been providing NATA accredited testing to Australian Standards, Main Roads, and International methods, supporting the mining and construction industries. Our commitment to reliable and accurate results, along with our stringent quality control measures, ensures the integrity of our testing processes.

Contact us today to learn more about our construction materials testing services and how we can support your project's success.

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28 Reid Road,

Perth Airport, 6105,

, Western Australia,