About Mining and Surface Certification (MASC)

MASC was established in October 2008 and in this time obtained accreditation from the Department of Mineral Resources, SANAS and Department of Labour as well as International IECEx Accreditation. MASC has more than 50 years Ex experience amongst its technical specialists. MASC is the first, private sector SANAS accredited Certification Body in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Facilities

MASC’s facility covers over 1000m². MASC is a level 4 BBBEE approved company. MASC is the only International (IECEx) accredited Certification Body and Test Laboratory in Sub-Saharan  Africa.

Standards

The primary standards applicable to Ex Equipment / Hazardous locations / Ex certification in South Africa are:

  • SANS 10108: “The classification of hazardous locations and the selection of equipment

Services

Numerous projects are conducted / supported for the international market, including ANZEx, ATEX, IECEx and MSHA.

Our services include:

  • Test and certification services (IA certificates)
  • On-site inspections
  • Ex Training

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