Accurate analysis, innovative solutions
CRL operates a central laboratory in Lower Hutt and satellite laboratories in Christchurch, Lyttleton, Greymouth and Hamilton. Our areas of expertise include solid fuels testing, coal preparation, acid mine drainage, water, and XRF analyses.
We have a unique range of equipment, and, with the support of our in-house geologists, researchers, and engineers, we are able to tackle projects that others may shy away from.
We pride ourselves in providing a customer-focused service and prompt turn-around. Most of our testing is accredited by International Accreditation New Zealand (IANZ)
CRL offers a range of services to the energy sector through the Technology Group. Our services range from testing and consulting to research and development.
The Technology Group is made up of professionals who are specialist in their own fields as well as having a wide range of skills that cover the services we offer.
Our group is innovative, motivated, and capable of problem solving and focussed on delivering quality solutions to our clients.
CRL offers a range of environmental services to all industrial sectors through the ‘Environmental Group’. Our services range from field sampling and analysis through to process improvement, environmental and cleaner production audits, and resource consent applications. We have a mix of general skills that are applicable to all resource development projects through to niche skills that relate to specific air quality issues.
Our team is motivated, field-work capable, and strongly focused on delivering quality results to client specifications
CRL offers a range of services to the minerals sector through the Geology Group. Our services range from prospectivity analysis through to exploration, development, mining, post-closure planning, and remediation. We have a mix of general skills that are applicable to all resource development projects through to niche skills that relate to specific commodities.
Our team is motivated, field-work capable, and strongly focused on delivering quality results to client specifications.
CRL has a proven history of research in energy, environment, minerals, and related fields. We supply high quality and innovative research in strategically important fields to New Zealand's energy and minerals sectors through Ministry of Science and Innovation, Research for Industry, and TechNZ programmes. CRL also supplies focussed, state-of-the-art solutions to meet the diverse research requirements of industrial and commercial clients.
CRL has a track record of research commercialisation with spin-off companies, development of consulting services from research projects, export of consulting services, export of state-of-the-art testing services, and analysis business.
CRL has close links to universities, particularly Canterbury, Otago, and Victoria Universities, and we commonly foster students and graduates in our research programmes.