Terracore achieves ISO 17025 Accreditation

Posted February 16th, 2012 in News by Rodney Xerri

Terracore was established in 1994 and at first began its operations in various areas related to the construction industry. Terracore now provides drilling services and concrete, asphalt and rock testing but also geotechnical consultancy services. Terracore geotechnical consultancy consists of a report which includes the final rock test result issued by the laboratory together with an analysis of the terrain and relevant calculations.  In June 2010, the Terracore laboratory expanded its premises and moved from Dingli to a three floored premises in an industrial zone in Mosta.

Accreditation is achieved following a thorough assessment by a specialized technical assessment team specifically selected by the NAB-MALTA for its clients. The objective of this assessment is to establish the technical competence of the laboratory to ensure that it has the right personnel, management system, facilities, equipment and knowledge to issue reliable test reports and certificates. The requirements are established by ISO17025 which defines the general requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories.

It should also be noted that by virtue of NAB-MALTA’s signing of the Multi Lateral Agreement with the European Co-operation for Accreditation, the test certificates issued by Terracore Limited now have international recognition.

The full scope of accreditation of this laboratory including its contact details may be found at the NAB-Malta Website:  Terracore Accreditation Scope

(Source: http://www.nabmalta.org.mt/events_news/art20120214.htm)





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