Wednesday, 13 December, 2017

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    AFRICA’S LARGEST COAL PROFICIENCY TESTING SCHEME

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    AFRICA’S LARGEST COAL PROFICIENCY TESTING SCHEME

Welcome to Coal Concepts Proficiency Testing, Reference Material and Consulting

ACCREDITATION
sanasCoal Concepts has been accredited by the South Africa National Accreditation System (SANAS) according to the requirements of ISO/IEC 17043. The accredited parameters include: Moisture in analysis sample, Ash determination, Volatile Matter determination, Calorific value, Total sulphur, phosphorous, CHN, and AFT (all on coal pulp samples).

Click to view our SANAS Certificate | Click to view our SANAS Schedule of Accreditation


ABOUT COAL CONCEPTS
Based in Richards Bay, South Africa, Coal Concepts provides proficiency testing programs to the coal producer and user industries. Proficiency testing is carried out on pulverised coal samples, ash samples for ash constituents, Hardgrove index samples and Abrasion Index samples. In addition to this Coal Concepts produces reference material for coal, ash, HGI and abrasion index analyses. Consulting services are also carried out for laboratory method validations, commissioning of laboratories, vertical and horizontal assessments and bias testing.


ABOUT THE OWNERS
The company is owned and managed by Ravi and Meera Baboolal. Ravi Baboolal comes with over 15 years of experience in the coal background with a diploma in analytical chemistry and studies in chemical engineering. Meera Baboolal has over 5 years of experience handling administration functions including marketing, finance and human resources.


WHAT DO OUR CLIENTS SAY?

Dear Ravi,

On behalf of Sibonisiwe Coal Laboratory Services and the team, I would like to thank you for the professional services you have rendered towards obtaining our SANAS accreditation. I would like to specifically thank you for the following:

1.       The professional advices you’ve given us after conducting the internal audits, that helped us a lot in clearing the grey area we always had and to rectify the hidden wrongs that we could not pick up ourselves.

2.       The professionalism displayed in conducting the validation of our methods. The SANAS auditing team was impressed with the way the our validations were done and the contents of the reports. For your information, all the methods you validated are now accredited.

3.       Accuracy in preparing the CRM’s, which were used in the validation of our test methods.

4.       The technical knowledge you have on the running of a laboratory helped us in preparing for the initial SANAS assessment, after which we were recommended for accreditation. Our clients are now impressed with the way we are running our laboratory.

You are free to use Sibonisiwe as reference.

Thank you once more and keep up the good work!!

Regards,

Happing
(MD : Sibonisiswe Coal Laboratory Services cc)



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