Bureau Veritas Minerals Achieves ISO 17025 Accreditation for Laboratory in Hermosillo, Mexico

October 20th, 2016

Bureau Vred%20hot%20crucibleseritas Minerals has achieved ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation at our Analytical Laboratory in Hermosillo, Mexico. This achievement ensures our equipment, methods, quality control and quality assurance practices meet the highest standards set by the industry. The main scope of the initial accreditation relates to the competence of Mineral Analysis Testing and Mineral Assaying (CAN-P-1579).

“Attaining our accreditation has been a tremendous achievement for our Hermosillo Assay Laboratory,” said Hugo Martinez, Quality Manager, Mexico, Guatemala & Nicaragua. “The entire team has been working day and night to establish and execute every aspect of our new quality management system, without ever jeopardizing the high standard of service to the customer throughout the process.”

“I am very proud of our team in Mexico for this achievement, especially in such a tight time frame. Although our lab has operated under strict protocols with oversight from our accredited Vancouver laboratory, in today’s world having ISO accreditation definitely raises the portfolio. Hugo and the team in Mexico worked very hard to make this happen. Bureau Veritas prides itself in offering the best service in our industry; this is a reflection of that culture.” – Angelo Karitsiotis, Director of Business Development, NANLA

The laboratory will offer an extensive range of testing capabilities for the Exploration and Mining industry, including the introduction of:

  • A full scope of Determination of Au by lead Collection Fire Assay with Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy Finish (FA430/FA450)
  • A full scope of Determination of Au by Lead Collection Fire Assay with Gravimetric Finish (FA530/FA550)
  • Customized methods for the needs of local customers

Environmental fee to be applied

October 17th, 2016

Pleaen002_waste-chargese note that due to the increasing cost of environmentally responsible disposal of lead waste produced during fire assay analysis all invoices for fire assay analysis will include an environmental charge under code EN002. Quoted pricing for 2016 will not be subject to this environmental fee. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us or ask your local Business Development Manager.

Meet the Bureau Veritas Minerals Team at Xplor 2016, Quebec Mining Exploration Convention in Montreal

September 29th, 2016

Bureau Veritas Minerals xplorwill be showcasing our analytical services and support for the local Québec mining industry at Xplor 2016, Montreal, QC, on October 5-6, 2016.

Our Technical Sales Manager, Stacie Jones will be available to discuss a broad range of services and solutions available to the mining community including: Geoanalytical, Metallurgical & Mineralogical Services, Technology, Quality Assurance and On-Site Services.

Xplor has been a major event of the Mining industry in Québec with more than 1000 participants that contribute directly to the vitality of our industry. Recognized for the quality of its networking activities and its high level conference program that has gathered over 60 speakers, Xplor is the annual “Rendez-Vous” of the mineral industry in Québec that combines business development and knowledge acquisition.

Stop by Booth #317, to discuss how we can help to optimize operations and exploration projects in Quebec and over the world.

Bureau Veritas Minerals to exhibit at the 2016 IMPC, Québec City

September 6th, 2016

IMPC 2016Bureau Veritas Minerals, global leader in geochemical and assaying laboratories, will exhibit its analytical services and support for the local Quebec mining industry at The IMPC, Québec City, on September 11-15, 2016.

The IMPC has been a major driving force for the promotion of scientific and technical knowledge in mineral processing and extractive metallurgy worldwide. It is the most prestigious event in the field of mineral processing in the world today. The congress has been truly international with delegates from all parts of the world deliberating on issues facing the mining and minerals processing industry globally.

Bureau Veritas Minerals’ Technical Sales Manager, Stacie Jones and our Metallurgy & Mineralogy General Manager, Alice Shi will be available to discuss a broad range of services and solutions available to the mining community including: assaying and Geochemistry, Metallurgical & Mineralogical Services, Technology, Quality Assurance and On-Site Services.

The mining industry will have the opportunity to stop by our Booth #515, to discuss how we can help to optimize operations and exploration projects in Quebec and over the world.

Another medal for Phyllis Lesnikov at the Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF)

June 7th, 2016

CWSF Picture_Phyllis LesnikovAfter receiving a Gold Medal for the Remediation of the Britannia Mine in BC, Phylllis was selected to represent BC at the Canada-Wide Science Fair (CWSF) in Ontario. She received a silver medal within her category as well as a scholarship to the University of Western Ontario in the science faculty.

Bureau Veritas Minerals’s team seeks to encourage and support enterprising individuals such as Phyllis. She received our full support for her project and had the opportunity to win this Award. We are very proud of her work and wish her good luck for her future at university.

Bureau Veritas Minerals appoints New Technical Sales Manager in Vancouver, BC

June 6th, 2016

Stacie Jones-Jun2016June 6, 2016 | Bureau Veritas Minerals announced that Stacie Jones has joined its Vancouver branch to further reinforce and develop the Business Development team. She will help deal with technical issues and support clients through queries.

Stacie is a graduate of the University of British Columbia Honours Geology program.  As a Geologist in Training, she worked in grassroots exploration in the Yukon and Nunavut for 2 years before returning to school to complete a master’s degree.  Her graduate program, at Queen’s University, which focuses on exploration geology and geochemistry, is on track to be completed in 2016.

Stacie comments “I am excited to start a new challenge within Bureau Veritas Minerals and look forward to working with the team to further develop their already extensive services. I am fortunate to be joining such a leading company that prides itself on top solutions for the Exploration and Mining Community.”

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