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Company Profile

Labco Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd, with registration number 2008/003519/07, operates four fully equipped SANAS Accredited Civil Engineering Testing Laboratories, and a Water and Environmental Testing facility.

• Port Elizabeth: SANAS No.T0227 situated at 49 Pickering Street, Newton Park
• Cape Town:     SANAS No. T0293 situated at 15 Warrior Crescent, Blackheath
• East London:   SANAS No. T0787 situated at Unit 5 Evergreen Park, C/O Main Rd & Beacon Bay Rd
• Struandale: :    SANAS No. T0902 situated at District Roads Engineer Building, Struandale

− refer to www.sanas.co.za for laboratory schedules of accreditation displaying contact details

• Port Elizabeth: Water & Environmental Testing Facility situated at 202 Circular Drive, Lorraine.


Labco's  services are specially tailored to meet the individual needs of all our clients. This includes structuring of testing programmes to meet every design needs and construction requirements, exploration of suitable building materials, laboratory and field testing and technical supervision on construction sites.

Pending the required frequency of construction control testing for a specific project, testing is undertaken either through periodic site visits by laboratory personnel from the commercial laboratories or by personnel and equipment dedicated on a full-time basis to the project.

Our projects include, highways, roads, airports, dams, bridges, all types of buildings, windfarms, geotechnical investigations for greenfield projects as well as housing developments.

Labco’s technical staff possess certain expertise, experiences and resources with regards to the testing of civil engineering related construction materials.


We provide a range of chemical and microbiological testing services from our Circular Drive facility. Water samples from borehole, domestic, municipal, sewer, industrial effluent, stormwater and any other source are tested against various national or international standards such as SANS 241.

We are able to provide sampling and monitoring services for specific applications and industries or ad-hoc sampling services when needed.

Who we are Who we are

Labco is one of the most technically advanced civil engineering materials testing laboratories in the country.

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Services Services

Our service include structuring of testing programmes to meet particular design requirements, exploration of suitable building materials, laboratory and field-testing, and technical supervision on construction sites.

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Quality Assurance Quality Assurance

Labco has adopted quality control systems including structured proficiency testing programmes, as well as frequent internal and external assessments, to ensure consistent reliable laboratory results.

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