SGS and Corescan Pty Ltd reached an agreement that allows SGS to incorporate Corescan´s mineralogical imaging technology into SGS´ global network.

Combining Corescan’s hyperspectral mineralogical mapping capability with SGS´ comprehensive range of sampling and geological expertise, will deliver greater understanding in applications from exploration through to geometallurgical assessment.

Corescan’s technology complements SGS´ minerals business by providing high resolution sample and core photography (60μm); identification and mapping of alteration minerals and their chemical compositions (4nm); physical textures and morphology using 3D laser profiling (20μm);  integrated data management and visualization (; and access to a full range of analytical services from a single provider, via centralized, or on- or near-site facilities.