MASC obtained SANAS accreditation in December 2009.

MASC is accredited in accordance with the recognised International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005.

The accreditation demonstrates technical competency for a wide scope of standards and the operation of a laboratory quality management system. For the full scope of accreditation click here.


MASC obtained Governmental approval:

  • Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) - Testing
  • Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) - Markscheme Provider
  • Department of Labour (DOL) – Approved Inspection authority

MASC has obtained IECEx accreditation in August 2014 as an Ex Certification Body (ExCB) and Ex Test Laboratory (ExTL), in accordance with the Scheme Rules, IECEx 02.


SAFA (South African Flameproof Association) is the acknowledged Hazardous Location / Explosion Protected equipment association in South Africa. MASC is a member of SAFA.


MASC has been accredited by merSETA in February 2014 to fulfil the functions as contemplated in SAQA Regulation 13 for the standards and qualifications as detailed in the statement of accreditation.