About Element Johannesburg

Element JHB, is a logistics hub and client services center strategically located in Midrand, Johannesburg to complement and enhance the services provided by our industry-leading laboratories in Cape Town and Deeside, UK.

We offer comprehensive analysis of a diverse range of environmental samples, including soils, waters, effluents, leachates, wastes, sediments, gases, vapors, and ambient air samples. Our collective expertise enables us to provide accurate and reliable results, meeting the stringent requirements of various industries.


Capabilities and Services

Established with the same commitment to excellence as our Cape Town laboratory, Element Johannesburg contributes to our quality and efficiency in environmental testing services, acting as a distribution center for the dispatch of sampling containers, cool boxes, and ice packs and also for the receipt of samples. Samples are transported on a daily basis to the Cape Town laboratory for analysis.

In addition, our clients are welcome to collect sample containers and drop off samples, if convenient for them or when urgent.


Our Accreditations

At Element South Africa, our commitment to excellence is underscored by our accreditations and dedication to Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE).

Through our Cape Town laboratory, we proudly hold accreditation to ISO/IEC 17025:2017 by the South African National Accreditation System (SANAS). Our accreditation encompasses a wide range of chemical analyses, including but not limited to: 

  • Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons (TPH CWG)
  • Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)
  • Semi-Volatile Organic Compounds (SVOCs)
  • Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs)
  • COD
  • BOD
  • Anions & Cations
  • Earth Metals

Moreover, our scope of accreditation is continuously expanding to include new methods and sample matrices, ensuring that we remain at the forefront of analytical capabilities and industry standards.

Element Cape Town is committed to the principles of Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE). As a Level 2 contributor, we actively contribute to the economic transformation. Additionally, we take pride in being a member of the YES for Youth Employment Service, further demonstrating our commitment to fostering positive socio-economic change within our community and beyond.


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Our services

Element offers a broad range of environmental testing services.

Soil Testing Services

Soil Testing

Find out how we help our customers to meet their regulatory requirements and achieve maximum crop quality and revenue through a better understanding of soil fertility, nutrient content and the presence of potentially harmful organisms in their soil.

Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Testing and Analysis

VOC Testing

Element provides testing for a wide range of Volatile Organic Compounds in drinking water, groundwater, surface water, soil, and waste.

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PFAS Testing

PFAS Testing

Find out how PFOS and PFOA testing with Element's experienced technicians can ensure that you remain compliant with regulatory standards protecting human health and the environment.

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Waste Testing Services

Element’s experts provide drilling waste and hazardous waste testing services to ensure organizations are compliant with regulatory guidelines.

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Water Testing Services

Our water testing laboratories provide analyses for drinking water, groundwaters, surface waters, and wastewater, to help you meet environmental regulations.

Hazardous Substances Testing

Hazardous Materials Testing Services

Find out how we help our customers comply with all of the relevant regulations relating to the control of hazardous substances.

Environmental Compliance Testing

Environmental Compliance & Safety

Element’s industry-leading environmental compliance and safety services help our customers to demonstrate the highest possible standards of environmental compliance and socially responsible performance.

Asbestos Testing and Advisory Services

Asbestos Testing Services

Our asbestos testing labs provide a complete suite of testing and advisory services that help you achieve asbestos management compliance in buildings.

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