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Knight Energy Services

Knight Energy Services (KES) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Alfred H Knight Group (AHK) and offers independent weight determination, inspection, supervision and analytical services to the coal, coke, bio-fuel and energy-from-waste industries worldwide. Knight Energy Services are able to offer supervision, sampling, sample preparation and analytical procedures for the assessment of coal and bio fuel quality.

We operate testing laboratories in strategic locations worldwide with regional hubs located in the Americas, Europe and Asia which coordinate our global operational activities.

From their respective offices, our dedicated team of experienced project managers organise port and mine site inspection activities and ensure compliance with internationally recognised standards.

KES Global Network

KES headquarters are situated near Glasgow, Scotland which is a focal point for our international operations and quality assurance standards.

Our other regional hubs located in Gonzales, (LA) USA and Jakarta, Indonesia oversee KES operations in North America and Asia respectively.

All major AHK sites have the capability and experience to service nominated ports for inspection and sampling internationally.

Visit our Global Capabilities page for further information.

Alfred H Knight Group

The Alfred H Knight Group (AHK) was established in Swansea in 1881 to provide a totally independent weighing sampling and analytical service to the mineral and metals trade. Towards the end of the nineteenth century the company became increasingly involved in the coal industry and in particular servicing the analytical needs of the South Wales coalfield.

In subsequent years the company has expanded to over 35 countries worldwide and still actively seeks new ventures outside of the UK.

Spanning four generations Alfred H Knight Group still remains a privately owned United Kingdom company with over 3500 staff worldwide and 500 in the UK.

We are proud of the reputation we hold in the inspection and analytical business and continually strive to maintain the integrity of service that our customers have come to expect.

The Alfred H Knight Group is a fully integrated business managed centrally by its UK head office.

For further information please visit ahkgroup.com.

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