Corescan and Intertek Partner to Offer Hyperspectral Scanning Across Australia, South East Asia, Pacific

23 Oct 2017

Corescan are pleased to announce the signing of a partnering agreement for Intertek to offer Corescan's advanced hyperspectral (mineralogical) imaging technology to its clients throughout Australia and the South East Asia Pacific region.

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The agreement will see Intertek integrate Corescan’s services alongside its existing sample management, analytical and professional services, offering a broader range of capabilities to its minerals and energy customers.  This extended capability will serve a range of applications from green and brownfields exploration, to processing and geometallurgical assessments, and to environmental and geotechnical studies.

Corescan’s technology complements Intertek’s business by providing:

  • high resolution sample and core photography services
  • core imaging of alteration minerals, assemblages and chemical compositions
  • core and material 3D-profiling for analysis of form and morphology
  • a fully integrated core imagery and drill hole data repository (
  • access to a wide range of integrated analytical services via a centralised, or on-site facility.

The new service will be available through Intertek’s network of commercial and on-site facilities that extend throughout the Australia, South East Asia Pacific region.  The first Corescan laboratory is being commissioned at Intertek facility in Jakarta, and is expected to be in full service by the end of 2017.

Intertek offers a comprehensive range of services for the resources and energy sectors including geochemical analysis, mineralogy, metallurgy, engineering services and trade services.  Working alongside Corescan allows Intertek to integrate hyperspectal mineralogy into a broader suit of core analysis methods and services offering a more efficient analytical workflow.  Intertek plans to offer Corescan‘s services through both its central testing facilties and its onsite laboratory network.


Corescan is a global services company specialising in the scanning, analysis and interpretation of drill core, rock chips and other geological samples for the mining, oil and gas, geothermal and geotechnical industries. As a service driven company, Corescan seeks to be the partner of choice for companies that demand greater objectivity, quality, efficiency and return from their investment in drilling.


Intertek is a leading Total Quality Assurance provider to industries worldwide. Our network of more than 1,000 laboratories and offices and over 42,000 people in more than 100 countries, delivers innovative and bespoke Assurance, Testing, Inspection and Certification solutions for our customers’ operations and supply chains. Intertek Total Quality Assurance expertise, delivered consistently with precision, pace and passion, enabling our customers to power ahead safely.

For more information, please contact:

Neil Goodey

Managing Director


1/127 Grandstand Road

Ascot WA 6104, Australia

Telephone:  +61 8 9277 2355


Cathie Mackenzie

Global Business Manager, Minerals


Level 3, 235 St Georges Terrace

Perth WA 6000, Australia

Telephone:  +61 8 9263 0100