LONDON, UK – March 1, 2016 – Exova (now owned by Element Materials Technology), the global testing, calibration and advisory services provider, has signed a three year framework agreement with Saudi Arabian Mining Company, Ma’aden, to provide environmental monitoring services across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

The technical services Exova will provide include air quality testing as well as noise monitoring for twelve of Ma’aden’s operations across Saudi Arabia. As part of the agreement Exova will also provide sampling and analysis of off-site groundwater, waste water and potable water, ensuring that Ma'aden sites comply with local and international regulatory requirements. The work will be carried out at a variety of client locations including minerals extraction and processing sites. Saad Sabbah, General Manager of Exova (Saudi Arabia & Qatar), said: “This framework agreement further underlines our track record in the provision of environmental monitoring and testing services in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which helps our customers not only to meet the highest international regulatory quality standards, but also their environmental obligations.”

About Element

In June 2017, Element Materials Technology acquired Exova Group Limited to create one, world-class global testing services partner. Element specializes in providing a comprehensive range of materials and product qualification testing, consulting, certification and calibration services to the global Aerospace; Fire Building Products; Infrastructure & Environmental; Oil & Gas; and Transportation & Industrials sectors.

Element’s expanded network of 6,200 Engaged Experts operate out of nearly 200 laboratories in more than 30 countries and are trusted by organizations to test and advise on the safety, quality, performance and compliance of their products, systems and operations.

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