General Laboratory Services

General Laboratory Services

TPI is a world-class laboratory services provider with 30+ years of experience in providing environmental laboratory services to numerous clients across West and Central Africa. We provide a wide variety of laboratory investigations by combining the right methods, state-of-the-art equipment, and expertise to support your environmental performance.

We are constantly improving to meet the changing trends in the industry to satisfy the ever-demanding needs for analytical precision. Our laboratories are accredited and meet necessary local and international regulatory requirements. Standard analytical methods according to ASTM, APHA, and USEPA are used in our processes and We understand the significance of well-timed analysis to meet turnaround time and reporting to our clients. Hence, we carry out internal quality checks, interlaboratory comparisons, and proficiency tests to attenuate some common mistakes made in commercial laboratories and this helps to improve our capacity to generate reliable and quality-assured data; enabling decision-makers to make informed decisions.

The laboratory services performed at TPI include high-quality testing of water (potable and non-potable), soil, sediment, plankton and benthic fauna, air, contaminants, and other environmental matrices. Our qualified experts assist in the development of operating protocols, environmental sampling, and analysis to deliver timely and accurate results to our clients, with fast-track processing available for some tests.

A brief list of the analysis we provide include:
  • Microbiological Analysis: Bacterial and Fungal Counts and Identification, Coliform, Sulphur Reducing Bacteria, etc.)
  • Physico-chemical Analysis: pH, Electrical Conductivity, Total Dissolved and Suspended Solids, Total Hardness, Alkalinity, etc.
  • Nutrients: Sulphate, Nitrate, Phosphate, Potassium, Sodium, Silicate, etc.
  • Metal Analysis: Fe, Zn, Cr, Pb, Cu, Cd, Hg, V, Ni, Ba, Co, As, etc
  • Organics: Volatile and Semi-volatile Organic Constituents: PAH, TPH, etc.

We ensure to follow a defined protocol from sample collection to the laboratory, to registration and distribution to the various units. We also keep in mind the wellbeing of our employees by taking the necessary steps to ensure the safety of all laboratory personnel.