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Element opens Doha environmental testing laboratory

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Element Materials Technology (Element) has opened a new environmental testing laboratory in Doha, Qatar bringing greater capacity and capability to customers in the region.

Element opens Doha environmental testing laboratory

The new laboratory will offer environmental, chemical and microbiological testing, in addition to services including, mechanical, fracture toughness, chemical analysis, corrosion, RCA, ECA, micro and macrostructural analysis testing services.

Matt Hopkinson, Executive Vice President of EMEAA at Element, said: “The new Doha laboratory is part of a larger investment to increase footprint and service offering in the Middle East region. In particular, it broadens the opportunity for us to continue supporting companies to meet their environmental commitments. Element has strong regulatory credentials globally and we want to offer the same level of access to expertise and capacity to our customers in the region.”

Neil Hold, Operations Manager at Element Doha, commented: “The opening of our new state of the art environmental testing laboratory further expands our breadth of testing scope to meet the ever growing market demands for cost effective, efficient and technically compliant testing services.”

The Element Doha testing laboratory is accredited by the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA) accreditation for the ISO/IEC 17025 standard ‘general requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories’.

Element has a network of accredited environmental testing facilities located throughout the Middle East, the Americas, UK and Africa. Element’s team of engaged experts help customers to meet their environmental obligations through a comprehensive range of laboratory and field-based environmental testing services. They specialise in testing drinking water, groundwater, surface and waste water; testing soil, sediments, solid waste and drilling waste; ambient air quality testing; the management of hazardous materials (including asbestos); and stack emissions sampling.

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