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April 23rd-27th, 2023.  DoubleTree Hotel, Pointe-Claire, Montreal, Quebec.

Canadian Mineral Analysts Conference

Conférence canadienne des analystes de minéraux



The Canadian Association for Laboratory Accreditation (CALA) is an internationally-recognized leader in providing high quality accreditation of laboratories. CALA is signatory to the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA). CALA’s commitment is to ensure that accredited laboratories have the necessary technical and management capability to produce accurate and reliable results by providing accreditation and training services. CALA promotes the use of internationally recognized standards and use of laboratory accreditation as a tool to enhance the credibility of laboratory results, to support fair trade and to protect public health and safety.

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Katanax develops automated furnaces for sample preparation by fusion. Katanax® Electric Fluxers prepare fused beads for XRF analysis and solutions for AA, ICP, and wet chemistry analysis. They can withstand the worst environment in fusion. Typical samples include cements, ores, slag, sediments, soils, rocks, ceramics, pigments, glasses and even metals. Our fluxers are the ultimate fusion machines and we are proud to support analytical laboratories in their quest for safety, efficiency, and accuracy.  Get yourselves “a Katanax” for your lab and prepare to be amazed!

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Avantor – through its Anachemia brand and broad portfolio of trusted third-party brands – has long been the leading global provider of products and services for mining and commercial analytical laboratories. We manufacture and sell fire assay and refinery flux, crucibles, and cupels, as well as many other related products including analytical equipment, consumables, chemicals, safety products and laboratory furniture. In addition to our product portfolio, we also offer design services for both modular and permanent laboratory facilities.


We enable laboratories to achieve optimal analytical results for mission critical quality control and compliance applications. AnalytiChem supports customers in the material science, environmental, animal health and chemical industries through our well recognized portfolios of reference materials, culture media, laboratory consumables and sample preparation products. We are global, operating from ISO 17034, ISO 17025 accredited centers of excellence in North America, Europe and Australia.



ISOSPARK operates throughout North, Central and South America with a head office located in Montréal, Canada.

Our company exclusively represents the SPECTRO and EDAX brands of AMETEK's material analysis division, the Los Gatos Research and FT-IR groups of ABB and ELEMISSION, a leader in Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy [LIBS].

We are also the exclusive representative of QATM, a renowned manufacturer of equipment and consumables for materialography and a channel partner for ELTRA, a leading manufacturer of elemental analyzers, both divisions of Verder Scientific.

We have recently joined with FINK & PARTNER, providing [FP]-LIMS analysis management software solutions for all industries, as well as with Advanced Material Solutions (AMS) to distribute the most advanced acoustic resonance NDT inspection systems.


Laval Lab is the leading Canadian supplier of laboratory equipment. Its easy-to-use Web site bears witness to the company’s complete line, which it delivers to the world. Product lines cover sample preparation (crushers, grinders, pulverizers), particle size analysis (sieve shakers, particle size analysers, sieves), zeta potential, sample division, powder blenders, XRF-sample preparation, fluxers, platinum labware, borate fluxes, and elemental analysis (LIBS) spectrometers. Each product line is extensive and comprises high value for money items. Highly experienced staff take pride in generating creative solutions to help clients increase efficiency and accuracy in laboratory analyses. If you run a laboratory, you need to visit Laval Lab online right now. 


Les instruments pour bien comprendre notre monde

Depuis plus de 75 ans, le service environnemental de Hoskin Scientifique fournit un soutien consultatif d’experts pour trouver le produit qui répond le mieux aux besoins de votre application. Que vous ayez besoin d’instruments de surveillance ou d’essais, de location ou de services d’entretien ou de réparation, nous sommes là où vous avez besoin de nous partout au Canada.

Essais de matériaux et de produits pour les secteurs du sol, de l’asphalte, du pétrole, du béton, du ciment, de l’alimentation et des cosmétiques.


Metrohm is one of the world’s most trusted manufacturers of high-precision instruments for laboratory and process analysis. Our instruments and methods allow customers to work in a more accurate, reliable, environmentally compatible, and cost-effective way – helping them to be more successful than their competitors. Metrohm offers a comprehensive portfolio of analytical technologies ranging from titration and ion chromatography to near-infrared and Raman spectroscopy, as well as several other techniques.

Metrohm Canada is located in Mississauga and has local sales and service representations across the country. Our facility includes a laboratory and warehouse which greatly enhances our ability to support our customers from a technical perspective ( analysis of customer samples ) and from a supply chain management perspective (parts,consumables,instruments ).

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PerkinElmer enables scientists, researchers, and clinicians to address their most critical challenges across science and healthcare. With a mission focused on innovating for a healthier world, we deliver solutions to serve the diagnostics, life sciences, food and applied markets. We’re passionate about helping customers sustain the well-being and longevity of people.

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CDN Resource Laboratories Ltd has been operational in Canada for over 25 years. The company services the mining sector with CRMs (Certified Reference Materials) which help to provide confidence in accurate results when testing for gold, silver, copper, and other important elements in ore. More specifically, these CRMs are used by laboratories to check that their instruments are operating correctly, and are also used by mining companies to ensure their laboratories are operating correctly.

CDN is considered a small business in Langley, B.C., but boasts over 200 customers globally. Local customers include businesses in B.C.’s Golden Triangle, and Ontario’s Timmins and Kirkland Lake region. International customers receive CDN products in the United States, Mexico, South America, Germany, Finland, Africa, Turkey, Spain, and many more. They are known in the industry as providers of a high-quality products and are great supporters of QAQC (Quality Assurance Quality Control) programs. CDN provides two main services – off-the-shelf standards which are made in advance and tailored to frequently purchased grades of elements, and custom-made standards which are prepared to order and are made from the ore of real mines to ensure a matching ore type to their customer’s own ore. Having matrix-matched reference standards increases the accuracy of the laboratory results, and provides confidence that your lab is performing honestly and optimally.


AGAT Laboratories is a highly specialized Canadian company providing analytical solutions worldwide. As Canada’s national privately-owned laboratory network, AGAT Laboratories is renowned for providing accurate, timely and defensible solutions to complex analytical requests with a constant focus on ensuring “Service Beyond Analysis” to its national and international clients since 1979. With coast-to-coast locations, AGAT Laboratories is comprised of 12 scientific divisions that service a wide spectrum of industries, namely, Environmental Chemistry, Mining Geochemistry, Petroleum Testing, Oil Sands Analysis, Rock Properties, Reservoir Characterization, Lubricant Testing, Air Quality Monitoring, Forensic Chemistry, Ultra-Trace and Toxicology, Food Testing, and Agricultural Analysis.

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, increasing productivity in their laboratories, improving patient health through diagnostics or the development and manufacture of life-changing therapies, we are here to support them.

Our global team delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services.


XRF Scientific Limited is an Australian listed company (ASX: XRF) based in Perth, Western Australia. XRF manufactures equipment and chemicals, which are distributed to production mines, construction material companies and commercial analytical laboratories, in Australia and overseas, and used in the preparation of samples for analysis.

XRF has manufacturing, sales and support facilities located in Perth, Melbourne, Europe and Canada, plus a global network of distributors. The Company has representation in the United States, South America, Africa, the Middle East and Asia.

XRF’s technology is used to measure the composition and purity of materials and is mainly applied in industrial quality control and in process control for manufacturing processes in industries such as metals and mining, construction materials, chemicals and petrochemicals.

XRF’s products help customers to improve product quality and performance, increase productivity and yield and reduce downtime and waste. Its businesses have established positions in their specialised markets.

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ELEMISSION world-class technology delivers complete solutions for researchers in all branches of science.  No matter what is the type and size of the sample, and what questions are being asked, there is always a dedicated solution available to solve all required tasks.  ELEMISSION manufactures LIBS instruments that can characterize light elements bearing minerals directly with signals coming from element #1 to 118.


Our mining and geology customers value Malvern Panalytical’s complete offerings of instrumentation, expertise and smart technologies for all steps of your mining process - from exploration to final product analysis. Lower grade ore deposits, sustainable energy and volatile market conditions pushes the mining industry towards predictive, sustainable and agile analytical solutions to improve safety, increase efficiency and develop new services and business models. Let us help you with the complete analytical chain – sample preparation, certified reference materials, highest quality instrumentation, and the expertise to help you every step of the way with your mineralogical challenges.



Agilent Technologies leads the industry with robust, reliable instruments that provide the ability to analyze, confirm and quantify substances of interest. Our workflow solutions enable you to maintain stringent practices from sample preparation, through analysis, to final report. When combined with our informatics architecture, large quantities of data can be managed while preserving the integrity and security of the results. Agilent offers a complete line of GC, LC, MS and Spectroscopy instruments and technologies, as well as the related consumables, support and services.  For more information visit our website.


AssayNet is an IT company specializing in LIMS (Laboratory Information Management Systems) for minesite and environmental labs. AssayNet offers total data management for mine operations, making data available in real time from around the world to corporate offices.

AssayNet has built its success on deep industry knowledge, with all implementation, installation and site training done by its internal support group working 24/7 to assist in any time zone.

Flagship system AssayNet LIMS is robust, scalable and user friendly; uses a server-centric architecture; and offers high-end features such as web access, barcoded sample tracking, and integrated QA/QC to assay labs. Immediate benefits to labs include a centralized data system with automated data exporting to clients, reduced turnaround time and labor costs, and compliance with ISO 17025 and National Instrument 43-101 of TXS. Products and services are available in English, Spanish and French, and programs can be used in different languages concurrently.

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ATS Scientific Inc. is a leading provider of high-quality Analytical Instrumentation, Sample Preparation and Materials Processing equipment, sales, and service across Canada.  ATS’ market-leading sales team includes factory trained technical specialists for many of our product lines which is complimented by one of the industry’s largest factory-trained service departments.  Always growing to serve our customers better, ATS Scientific Inc. recently acquired Folio Instruments Inc., addressing the growing demand in the petroleum, energy, environmental and heavy industrial industries.  Since 1989, ATS has been recognized as one of the most reliable and technically focused suppliers to the Canadian scientific community. 

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CEM Corporation is a science-based technology company that has provided sample prep solutions for analytical analysis for almost 40 years. CEM manufactures systems that perform sample preparation for both gas and liquid chromatography as well as optical emission spectroscopy. CEM is proud to introduce the new BLADE microwave digestion system for ICP/MS and OES sample preparation. The BLADE is an automated sequential digestion system that will perform a complete digest in mere minutes. From routine to extreme samples, CEM’s line of digestion equipment, including our popular MARS system and the BLADE, will digest it all. Stop by our booth to learn about simplifying your sample prep.


Radom Corporation is a global leader in advanced plasma technologies, providing sustainable and innovative plasma solutions for industries including analytical instrumentation, clean tech, and hydrogen generation.  The Core technology is CERAWAVETM.

Our products and instruments lead to safer processes, faster performance, and the reduction of pollution with the promise of continuing to detoxify our earth.

MICAP-OES 1000 small footprint and lightweight design provides trace element results where most impactful for business decisions.


Romquest Technologies is the exclusive Canadian distributor for reputable manufacturers of high quality analyzers and consumables from Europe and USA. Our product lines include: Eltra Elemental Analyzers, RETSCH – Solutions in Milling & Sieving, Alpha Resources consumables, supplies, certified standards for elemental analyzers and ICP-MS Cones, GBC Scientific Equipment Pty Ltd, Eurovector CHNS/O & N-Protein Analyzers, Belec Optical Emission Spectrometers, Radwag Balances & Scales. 

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Located in Mississauga, Canada, Questron provides labs with high-end sample-prep solutions. Our products focus on automation of sample digestions, liquid-transfers and associated processes. Our product range includes Vulcan Workstation for block digestions, QWave Microwave Digestion System, and QBlock heated digestion blocks.

As throughput, better safety, and cleaner processing become more important than ever sample testing requirements in labs, Questron’s efforts to automate have become more recognized in industry. Ask us about our complete product list, totally manufactured at our facility in Canada. We would be thrilled to become your solution provider.


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