Blue Coast provides bankable metallurgical laboratory testwork services. Our 10,000 sq. ft. laboratory facility, located in Parksville, BC specialises in precious and base metals metallurgical flowsheet development, evaluating a wide range of processes and technologies including grinding, froth flotation, gravity concentration at scales from micro-testing to full continuous pilot plant. In addition Blue Coast has extensive capability in cyanidation, including heap leach amenability testwork. Our experienced team of metallurgists, technicians and support staff provide a high quality, customer focused and dependable testwork service. Our in house, captive analytical laboratory employs both wet chemistry and fire assay to allow us to provide rapid assay turnaround to advance projects quickly and efficiently. Our clients range from Junior to Major mining companies predominantly focused in the base and precious metals sectors.
Complementing our laboratory testwork services, Blue Coast boasts a team of experienced Consulting Metallurgists that add value to our client’s projects during the testwork phase as well as providing testwork support, NI 43-101 technical report writing and consulting services. This consulting team averages over 18 years’ experience in the industry, within both the project development and production environments. This includes more than 400 flowsheet development projects and operational assignments on a wide variety of ore types.