MASC obtained SANAS accreditation in December 2009. MASC is accredited in accordance with the recognized International Standard ISO/IEC 17025:2005The accreditation demonstrates technical competency for a wide scope of standards and the operation of a laboratory quality management system (*). MASC operates the first private sector SANAS accredited Certification Body (C83 accreditation) in Sub-Saharan Africa (C83 Schedule of Accreditation).


MASC obtained Governmental approval:

  • Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) – Testing
  • Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) – Markscheme Provider
  • Department of Labour (DOL) – Approved Inspection authority

MASC has obtained IECEx accreditation in accordance with the Scheme Rules:

  •     IECEx 02 (Equipment Scheme) an Ex Certification Body (ExCB) and Ex Test Laboratory (ExTL) - August 2014.
        IECEx 03 (Service Facilities Scheme); as an Ex Certification Body (ExCB) - August 2017.


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