Proven proficiency benefits operations

Globally, low commodity prices are putting pressure on mining companies to ensure that all aspects of their operations are performed at the highest standard possible, including the proficiency of their laboratories, says support services provider to laboratories in the mining sector Qotho Laboratory Services MD Dr Hannelie de Beer.  

ISO 17034 Accredited Certified Reference Material Producer

In the analytical chemistry field, certified reference materials are used as standards that are inserted as blind samples within a batch of samples during analysis. The purpose could be for validating analytical measurement methods as well as to calibrate analytical instruments etc. These standards at Qotho are referred to as “Qotho Certified Reference Materials” abbreviated