SGS is pleased to announce that Teranga Gold Corporation has renewed their on-site laboratory contract for their Sabodala mine in Senegal for another five years.

The Sabodala mine is located in south-east Senegal, 650 km east of Dakar. The laboratory was designed to service the Sabodala Mine and provides critical data to guide site activities.

For four years SGS has provided ongoing quality service and experienced staff, and will continue to manage and operate the laboratory for a minimum of another five years. Technical capabilities on-site include:

  • Gold analyses by aqua regia for geology and plant samples
  • Carbon and bullion analyses

SGS is the unparalleled global leader in services to the minerals industry and is recognized as the partner of choice for on-site laboratories in particular. SGS brings the same principles and quality management procedures to contract lab operations that we do to our commercial laboratories, thus ensuring timely, trusted analytical services.

With an exceptional on-site safety record, SGS provides you with world class experienced professionals who ensure accurate data and fast turnaround time. This generates effective use of capital throughout the life of your project. SGS operates on-site and near-site laboratories in some of the most remote locations in the world, regardless of temperature, altitude or size of the program.

SGS’ unequalled experience in remote laboratories ensures smooth start-up and operation. Many of SGS’ geochemistry laboratories comply with the ISO/IEC 17025 standard for specific registered tests. Around the world, SGS offers a wide range of integrated services for the hard rock, energy minerals and fertilizer sectors including sustainable geochemical analysis, resource calculation, mineralogy, metallurgy, engineering services, advanced systems, water treatment and trade services.

For more information about these services, please visit our SGS Mining page.

For more information, please contact:

Wouter Roos
Vice President, Africa
SGS Minerals Services
Somerset Park,
5 Libertas Road Bryanston,
South Africa 2021
t: +27 11 463 5333
m: +27 (0) 82 578 3452
Russ Calow
Vice President, Global Geochemistry
SGS Minerals Services
185 Concession Street,
PO Box 4300 Lakefield, ON,
Canada K0L 2H0
t: +1 705 652 2018
m: +1 705 772 1338

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