Bindura Nickel Corporation Limited
Bindura Nickel Corporation Limited
+263 772 185 650 / 3 Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:30 No. 1 Trojan Mine Road, Bindura

BNC Commercial Laboratory Services

Services offered by the Metallurgical and Analytical Laboratory include:

  • Analytical Laboratory services

    1. Sampling and Weighing Inspection.
    2. Sample Preparation:
      • Drying
      • Crushing
      • Milling.
    3. Chemical Testing:
      • Analysis of Aluminium, Arsenic, Calcium, Chromium, Cobalt, Copper, Gold, Iron, Magnesium, Nickel, Palladium, Platinum, Rhodium, Silicon, Silver and Sulphur.
      • Test methods include:
        1. Sodium Peroxide Fusion with AAS or ICP-OES Finish.
        2. Acid Digestion with AAS or ICP-OES Finish.
        3. Fire Assay with AAS or ICP-OES Finish.
  • Metallurgical Laboratory services

    1. Determination of particle size distribution
    2. Determination of Bond Work Indices
    3. Flotation testworks
    4. Direct cyanidation testworks
    5. Leaching testworks:
      • Bottle roll leaching
      • Heap leaching
      • Vat leaching
    6. Settling tests
  • Consultancy services

  • Services may be extended, based on client requirements and confirmation of internal capability.

The analytical Laboratory is currently ISO/IEC 17025:2017 accredited for base metal analysis in nickel ores and concentrates, and regularly participates in various inter-laboratory / proficiency testing schemes.


Should you be interested in such services, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Open: Monday – Friday (0800-1630hrs)

Contact Numbers: +263 772185650, 772185653, 772185652