SGS Minerals Services is pleased to announce the opening of a new facility in Chennai, India to serve the growing needs of the mineral exploration industry.

The Chennai geochemical laboratory is equipped with ICP-MS, ICP-OES and AAS for the analysis of major, minor and trace elements and a multi-pour fire assay facility for precious metal determinations. The laboratory is supported by a high volume sample preparation facility. This location will also function as a gateway to other SGS services and expertise.

The Chennai laboratory complements SGS Minerals Services’ 8 existing facilities in India and further expands the network of 40 commercial geochemical labs around the world. Specific tests are registered to the IS0 / IEC 17025 standard. Our complete scope of accreditation is available upon request.


S. M. Rao
Divisional Manager

SGS Minerals Services
1/509A, Old Mahabalipuram Road,
Opp to Govt. School, Thoraipakkam,
Chennai – 600 096, India
T: +91 44 2496 3844, 2496 3099
M: +91 9880228993

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