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

LATEST NEWS

INTRINSIC SAFETY TRAINING

MASC INTRINSIC SAFETY TRAINING TEAM CONTINUES TO PROVIDE TRAINING EXCELLENCE.

The MASC training team continues to provide essential training to the Mining Sector, ensuring that delegates have been skilled and provided with

SANAS Re-Assessment

MASC is happy to announce that we have successfully completed our SANAS re-assessment to the new SANS 17025:2018. MASC would like to thank its excellent quality team for successfully implementing the new quality system. MASC

MASC Certification Body Extension

MASC is pleased to announce the successful extension and surveillance assessment which was conducted by SANAS on MASC. The assessment was conducted from 7 to 9 October 2019.

The assessment focused on the MASC Markscheme