About Al Futtaim Element Dubai - Dubai Investments Park 1

The Laboratory was established in 2003 following the acquisition of Carillion (Tarmac / Wimpey). It is  a multi-disciplined laboratory that offers materials testing services to the construction and oil and gas sectors from its state-of-the-art location in the Dubai Investments Park.

Our Local team is supported by highly qualified & experienced regional specialists available to resolve any analytical issues related to the testing or results. We regularly participate in internationally recognized proficiency testing schemes & ICQ with certified quantified CRMs to ensure the testing remains valid and fit for purpose. 


Laboratory capabilities and services 

The range of services offered includes;

  • Construction materials
  • Metallurgy - metals, weldments, reinforcing steel bars
  • Analytical chemistry - sampling and chemical analysis of waters (potable, saline, waste (untreated and treated domestic) and industrial), saline, leachates (raw, effluent, and groundwater) and recreational) and soils by ICP-MS, ICP-OES, GC-MS, GC-FID, and IC techniques
  • Microbiology - legionella risk assessment, quantitative and qualitative analysis of waters, food, and swab by colony count,  MPN, Idexx Enterolert, cultural, 3M petrifilm, and presence/absence techniques
  • Special products testing for the construction sectors 
  • Environmental monitoring and testing service

The laboratory has established itself as the regional center of excellence for analytical chemistry, including the determination of contaminants in waters and soils/marine sediments using a wide range of organic and inorganic instrumentation, including:

These instruments are capable of analysis down to parts per billion detection levels with the results typically being used by clients such as environmental consultants to compare levels against national/international standards for drinking water, ambient seawater, and contaminated land.  

  • Adhesive bond (glue)
  • Agglomerated stone
  • Aggregate
  • Aluminum composite panels
  • Bituminous joint filler board
  • Bituminous membrane / organic coating & liquid membrane
  • Calcium silicate products
  • Cement / fly ash & GGBS
  • Cement board & fiber-cement flat sheets & gypsum board
  • Coated fabrics
  • Concrete
  • EPDM rubber & rubber product
  • Epoxy paint & epoxy grout
  • Flexible cellular materials
  • FRP bar - fiber reinforced plastic bar
  • Geotextile & geogrid
  • Glass Reinforced Plastic (GRP) & Glass Reinforced Concrete (GRC)
  • Granite
  • HDPE pipe & HDPE liner
  • Marble
  • Micro silica
  • Paint & paint coated panels
  • Plywood
  • Polypropylene sheet
  • Polythene membrane / sheet
  • Polyurethane foam (PU) & rigid cellular plastics
  • PVC membrane
  • Rockwool
  • Sand stone
  • Screed material
  • Sealant
  • Soil
  • Tile adhesive
  • Tiles
  • Timber
  • Water proofing membrane / water stope
  • Wood
  • Wood composite panel / wood particle board

Our accreditations 

  • ISO/IEC 17025 accredited by EIAC – Emirates International Accreditation Center 
  • ISO/IEC 17025 accredited ENAS – Emirates National Accreditation Center
  • ISO/IEC 17025 accredited A2LA – American Association for Laboratory Accreditation
  • MOIAT – Ministry of Industry & Advanced Technology (formerly ESMA – Emirates Authority for Standardization & Metrology) 
  • ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 certified
  • ADQCC (Abu Dhabi Quality & Conformity Council) approved designated laboratory

The full scope of our accreditations is available for download below. 



Approvals, accreditations and documents

  • Al Futtaim Accreditation Certificate EIAC
    PDF - 1.05 MB View
  • Al Futtaim Element Dubai A2LA 5669 14 2023
    PDF - 533.59 KB View
  • Al Futtaim Element Dubai ENAS Schedule NAL056 2022
    PDF - 369.26 KB View
  • Al Futtaim Element Dubai MoIAT R T 19 00233 2023
    PDF - 216.65 KB View
  • Al Futtaim ISO 14001 2015 Environmental Management System
    PDF - 1.2 MB View
  • Al Futtaim ISO 45001 2018 Occupational Health and Safety Management System
    PDF - 1.21 MB View
  • Al Futtaim ISO 9001 2015 Quality Management System
    PDF - 1.19 MB View

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