Laboratory

Lafarge Seattle Concrete Testing Laboratory

Under an agreement with Lafarge Holcim, MineFill Services is able to offer a complete suite of backfill testing services aimed at cemented rockfills and paste fills. Our services include:

  • Cemented rockfill aggregate grading
  • Batching and testing of 6x12 CRF cylinders in accordance with ASTM C39
  • Paste rheology with HAAKE iQ rheometer (Yield Stress and Viscosity)
  • Paste slump measurements with ASTM slump cone
  • Paste slump measurements with a Boger cylinder
  • Paste bleed testing
  • Batching and testing of 2x4 or 3x6 paste cylinders in accordance with ASTM C39

Mineral and Mine Backfill Technologies Laboratory, SERBIA

Our new European laboratory is on track to commence services in mid-September. This laboratory will primarily service clients in Europe, Africa, Asia and Russia however it is open to all clients. Our services include:

  • Basic classification tests such as particle sizing and specific gravity.
  • Mineralogy and clay mineralogy by XRD and XRF
  • Cyclone classification and desliming
  • Permeability
  • Paste rheology with HAAKE iQ rheometer (Yield Stress and Viscosity)
  • Paste slump measurements with ASTM slump cone
  • Paste slump measurements with a Boger cylinder
  • Paste bleed testing
  • Batching and testing of 2x4 or 3x6 paste cylinders in accordance with ASTM C39
  • Cement quality testing and vicat curing tests
  • Water quality testing including pH, conductivity and chemistry

Please send all laboratory enquiries to laboratory@minefill.com.