Genalysis Laboratory Services Pty Ltd (Genalysis) is pleased to announce that the Intertek Group plc (Intertek), a leading international provider of quality and safety services to a wide range of industries, has acquired Genalysis through its Caleb Brett Minerals division.
Intertek provides analytical services to the world’s mineral, ore and mining industries with facilities in Indonesia, China, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, Brazil and North America.
The acquisition by Intertek will complement Genalysis’ existing global mineral analytical services, by providing access to extensive resources, while preserving the Genalysis identity. The current management and staff will continue to provide quality and personalised analytical services to the mineral exploration industry, as they have for the past 32 years.
Terry Wheeler, Genalysis Managing Director, said “We look forward to incorporating the industry expertise of Genalysis’ people and our state-of-the-art facilities with those at Intertek. The combination takes our business to the next level, offering a superior package of services to our global customers. Perth is a major international hub for minerals testing and exporting and Johannesburg provides strategic support for various African commodities, including the platinum market. Our business has performed strongly, supported by the Australian minerals trade, and will accelerate with Intertek’s global reach, network and customers.”
Mark Loughead, Executive Vice President and CEO for Intertek Caleb Brett Division, states “The expertise and services provided by Genalysis further expands our capability to meet the growing global demand for mineral testing services and delivers complementary services that bring value to our mining, exploration and production customers.”
John Fowler, Regional Manager - Minerals Asia, said “The acquisition of Genalysis is a major step in Intertek’s goal to be the recognized leader for minerals analytical testing in Asia Pacific and Africa. Intertek customers will greatly benefit from Genalysis’ strategic locations.”
Intertek is a leading international provider of quality and safety services to a wide range of global and local industries. Partnership with Intertek brings increased value to customers’ products and processes, ultimately supporting their success in the global market place. Intertek has the experience, expertise, resources and global reach to support its customers through their network of more than 930 laboratories and offices and over 18,000 people in 109 countries around the world. For further information, visit www.intertek.com.
Intertek’s Caleb Brett Division provides analytical services to the world’s ore and mineral and mining industry, including laboratory analysis, assay, inspection, consulting and related expertise. Intertek offers a wide range of R&D, laboratory testing, inspection, consultancy, outsourcing and related activities to support clients on a global basis.