ProMicro Science with Ethics

Soil

Experience

ARL Group has a proven track-record in the analysis of soil samples generated from contaminated sites clean-ups, environmental impact assessment, contaminant investigation, process validation and related activities.

Clients requesting this service range from environmental consultants to government bodies, and from large industrial companies to householders alike.

The quality solutions offered by the Group’s experienced staff, and NATA accredited testing, gives clients the technical assurance they require in assessing treatment and use of their soils.

  • Soil
  • Sediment
  • Solid Waste
Following are NATA accredited tests. Additionally, the Group has testing methodologies for many additional analytes and organisms.

Analysis

  • Hydrocarbons
  • Pesticides and PCB's
  • Semi-Volatiles
  • Volatiles
  • Acid Sulphate Soils
  • Cyanide
  • Leachate Procedures
  • Metals and Metalloids
  • Nutrients
  • Physical Parameters
  • Asbestos

Hydrocarbons

Including compliance with all NEPM 2013 amendments
Total Petroleum Hydrocarbons / Total Recoverable Hydrocarbons
Aromatic / Aliphatic Splits (Landfill acceptance)
Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs)
Benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, xylenes, naphthalene (BTEXN)
Oil and Grease

Pesticides and PCB's

Organochlorine / organophosphate (OC/OP)
Synthetic Pyrethroids (SPs)
Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB’s)
Base Neutral
Chlorinated Acidics
Glyphosate
Imidacloprid
Carbamates

Semi-Volatiles

Anionic Surfactants (MBAS)
Fatty Acids
Formaldehyde
Phenolic Compounds
Plasticisers / Phthalates

Volatiles

Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)
MAH’s
Chlorinated Benzenes and Chlorinated Alkenes

Acid Sulphate Soils

Field pHs
Chromium Reducible Sulphur Suite
SPOCAS

Cyanide

Total Cyanide
Weak Acid Dissociable Cyanide (WAD-Cyanide)

Leachate Procedures

Australian Standard Leaching Procedure (ASLP)
Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure (TCLP)

Metals and Metalloids

Heavy Metals
Landfill Acceptance Criteria
Hexavalent Chromium

Nutrients

Total Nitrogen
Total Kjeldahl Nitrogen
Ammonia
Nitrate/Nitrite
Reactive Phosphorus
Total Phosphorus

Physical Parameters

Alkalinity
Chloride
Conductivity
Fluoride
pH
Salinity
Sulphate

Asbestos

Analysis of Soils Samples to NEPM 2013 / WA Department of Health guidelines