Coal & Coke

Coal & Coke

Inspection is carried out by our fully trained inspectors and supported by our global network of project managers and senior inspectors, who ensure that our services are carried out in line with international standards.

Operational teams support our inspectors, ensuring that certified reports are relayed in a prompt and efficient manner.

Experienced inspectors operate at load and discharge ports and key points in the logistic chain such as mine and processing sites.

We provide the following principle weight, quality inspection and surveying services:

  • Draught Surveys
  • Barge Gauging
  • Hold Inspection
  • Supervision
  • Temperature Monitoring
  • Manual Sampling
  • Supervision of Automated/Mechanical Sampling
  • Bias Testing
  • Sample preparation
  • Blending Supervision


Testing can be carried out in accordance with ISO, BS EN and ASTM standards at the client’s request. This could be done as a sub lot or whole cargo analysis, including:

  • Proximate Analysis
    • Total Moisture
    • Ash Content
    • Volatile Matter
    • Fixed Carbon
  • Ultimate Analysis
    • Total Sulphur
    • Carbon, Hydrogen, Nitrogen and Oxygen
  • Gross and Net Calorific Value
  • Inherent and Equilibrium Moistures
  • Chlorine, Fluorine
  • Hardgrove Index (HGI)
  • Ash Fusion Temperatures (Reducing / Oxidising Atmospheres)
  • Elemental Ash (XRF)
  • Trace Metals
  • Size Distribution
  • Free Swelling Index (FSI)
  • Gray King


Other Analyses are available through our approved subcontractors. Please inquire for further information and for our accreditations.

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