Mattest operates independently accredited laboratoratories which provide a construction materials testing quality service on projects throughout Ireland. Mattest currently has three permanent laboratories located in Dublin, Belfast and Cork which enables it to provide a nationwide service for its customers. Mattest also has dedicated site laboratories established on major road construction projects throughout Ireland.
Mattest (Ireland) Ltd. has current Irish National Accreditation Board (INAB) Accreditation for its Dublin and Cork Laboratories and Materials Testing Ltd. (Mattest) has UKAS Accreditation for its Belfast Laboratory. All laboratories are third party accredited, which confirms independence and compliance to ISO/IEC 17025:2005 “General requirements for the competence of testing and calibration laboratories”. As a result of this accreditation Mattest's customers are assured that every aspect of testing is being independently carried out in strict accordance with the relevant standards and that equipment is frequently calibrated and checked for accuracy. Most importantly, the laboratories are being continually assessed and monitored by an independent third party.
With regard to ISO 9001 management systems, the following joint ISO-ILAC-IAF communiqué applies:
“A laboratory's fulfilment of the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025 means the laboratory meets both the technical competence requirements and management system requirements that are necessary for it to consistently deliver technically valid test results and calibrations. The management system requirements in ISO/IEC 17025 are written in language relevant to laboratory operations and operate generally in accordance with the principles of ISO 9001.”
Friday, 6 April 2018
The Mattest Dublin laboratory has been contracted by the construction contractor BAM Building to provide the materials testing contract for the new Boland’s Quay commercial hub in Dublin.
Friday, 9 March 2018
Mattest Belfast have been awarded the materials testing contract with Woodvale Construction, on the development of the new school. The project is planned to be completed by June 2021.
Monday, 4 December 2017
Mattest Dublin completed testing for a number of contractors engaged in the construction of the Dublin Waste to Energy facility.
Monday, 4 December 2017
Mattest Belfast have been selected to carry out all the materials testing of the redevelopment project to construct a new maternity unit on the Royal Victoria Hospital complex.
Friday, 1 December 2017
Mattest Belfast have been awarded the contract for all of the materials testing for the A6 dualling project, Randalstown (M22) to Castledawson.