Acid Rock Drainage

AGAT Laboratories offers full-service analysis capabilities for ARD testing. We offer a complete range of solid phase geochemical analysis, static testing, leaching procedures (Shake Flask Extraction (SFE), Synthetic Precipitation Leaching Procedure (SPLP), and Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure (TCLP), Net-Acid Generation (NAG), and Kinetic Testing. We offer these services nationally to both the Environmental and Mining Sectors and the analysis are performed at our laboratory in Burnaby, British Columbia.

AGAT Laboratories’ Burnaby laboratory is accredited to ISO/IEC 17025 for specific tests as listed on our current scope of accreditation from the Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation (CALA). Our Acid-Base Accounting Procedures are accredited for Paste pH, Sulphate Sulphur, Total Sulphur, and Neutralization Potential.

Service Overview

  • Acid Rock Drainage (ARD)
  • Acid-Base Accounting (ABA)
  • Net-Acid Generation (NAG)
  • Shake Flask Extration (SFE)
  • Kinetic Testing
  • Synthetic Precipitation Leaching Procedure (SPLP) and Toxicity Characteristics Leaching Procedure (TCLP)
  • Mineralogical Analysis

For more information on these services click here to download the Environmental Geochemistry brochure.


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