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Field Analytical Services and Testing (FAST)

Optimize turnaround times to make faster decisions with field analytical services and testing from SGS.

Exploration and mining are resource and time intensive. Integrating real-time, field-generated data enables you to gain critical insights for rapid effective decision-making. SGS FAST provides you with in-field support that is ideal for pairing with either an on-site laboratory or our Mobile Sample Preparation Units (MSPU) to minimize turnaround times.

Whether you are mining base metals, such as iron, copper and nickel, precious metals, including gold, silver and platinum, or critical and battery materials, such as lithium or cobalt, SGS FAST covers them all.

Why choose field analytical services and testing from SGS?

We enable you to:

  • Gain real-time, field-generated data suitable for integrating into your geological models
  • Gain critical insights for rapid and effective decision making
  • Maximize the value of your mining projects and investments

Why SGS?

We are the world's leading testing, inspection and certification company, recognized as the global benchmark for sustainability, quality and integrity.

Our equipment used in the field is calibrated to ensure matrix matching and adhere to strict QA/QC protocols, providing you with the flexibility needed without sacrificing quality.

The FAST services are offered globally and can include:

  • ED-XRF core scanning systems
  • Portable EDXRF analysis systems (pXRF)
  • Portable NIR analysis systems (pNIR)
  • FTIR analysis systems (FTIR)
  • Machine learning and advanced data analysis

For more information on our field analytical services and testing, take a look at our Geochemistry Guide, or contact us today to discuss your requirements.

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