precious metals

Precious Metals Testing & Inspection 

Bureau Veritas provides testing and inspection services within close proximity of all major precious metal refineries. Our services include the supervision and monitoring of raw materials delivery, sampling operations and high precision assaying for commercial settlement. 

Precious metals come in a variety of forms from high purity bullion to concentrates and dore. It can also be recovered in the form of scrap from the automotive, electronics, dental, photographic and jewellery industries. With high metal values and the complex range of forms, these materials present many sampling and analytical challenges. Our highly-trained inspection and analytical team support our clients by providing independent high-precision measurements of precious metal products. 

Bureau Veritas is also an accredited independent body that oversees the proactive monitoring of refineries to ensure compliance with the LBMA and LPPM “Good Delivery’ status requirements. 


  • Party Assay precious metal testing  
  • Umpire Assay precious metal testing 
  • On site sampling supervision  
  • Stock and inventory Audits 
  • Vault audits  
  • Proactive Monitoring  


  • Catalyst  
    • Auto catalysts 
    • Petro-Chemical catalysts with precious and base metals 
    • Pharmaceutica & life science catalyst 
    • Environmental catalysts (pollution control) 
  • Electronic scrap  
  • Dore  
  • Concentrates  
  • Sweeps  

In addition to these services, we also provide customised solutions to meet the needs of our clients.  

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