Kiwa CMT Testing

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Kiwa CMT Testing

0844 273 7708

Kiwa CMT Testing is a fully independent materials consultancy, testing and investigation facility with over 40 years of service to the construction, civil engineering, environmental and associated industries.

Kiwa CMT has a comprehensive scope of laboratory and site testing and investigative operations organised into a number of inter cooperative departments amongst which are:


Concrete & Mortar

Building products


Street lighting


The above departments collectively provide you with the following key on site and off site investigative, consultative and testing services:

Chemical analysis:

UKAS accredited chemical analysis of concrete, mortars, screeds, plasters, aggregates, soils and ground waters including potential contaminated soil and waste materials for offsite disposal. BS4551, BS 1881, BS EN 1744, BS 1377, Highway works Series.

Identification of binder type within Historic Mortars and similar, form in which binder used and overall conditions of mortar fabric.

Street Lighting:

A complete on site inspection & testing service including non destructive testing (NDT) with respect to the structural integrity of lighting columns. Using our unique Relative Loss of Section™ Systems which were developed specifically to locate and quantify corrosion of steel lighting columns that cannot be identified by visual inspection, including the root and Hot Swaged Joint Section. On site testing and reporting of test results including recommendations in accordance with ILE Technical Report 22 Third Edition 2007.


Petrographic examination of concrete and cementitious materials including High Alumina Cement (HACC) for identification of deleterious reactions (‘sulphate attack’ and ASR for example) and potential causes of problems and failures within such materials. Microscopic examination of other materials including identification of the presence and type of asbestos in accordance with MDHS 77

Environmental Services:

BS10175 Desk Top Study, Intrusive GeoEnvironmental Contamination Investigation; Environmental Monitoring, Modelling and Testing; GQRA, DQRA, Remediation and Verification services. WM3 Waste Soil and Materials Testing Assessment and Disposal (EWC); UKWIR/UK Water/House Builders Federation Testing; TRL 447; BRE SD1 sulphate suites.

Soils, Surfacing and Aggregate Testing, Re-Use and Waste Materials:

Testing and Assessment of waste soils and aggregates; WM3 EWC Coding; BS 3882 Topsoil Testing; BS 8601 Subsoil Testing; trial pitting; stockpile sampling BS EN 12579; Coal Tar Macadam Testing and Assessment; Tank Testing; Rail Ballast; TRL 447; BRE SD1 sulfate suites.

Ground Investigation:

Complete ground investigation solutions including light cable percussive drilling, window sampling, dynamic probing, insitu and laboratory testing.

Structural Investigation:

On site Inspection, investigation and testing of concrete structures for carbonation, cover to reinforcement, half-cell potential, chloride content, core sampling etc. Insitu load testing of fixings & structural elements, lighting columns, Inspection and testing of barriers at sports stadia. Inspection, testing and assessment of concrete floors including surveys of precast concrete units for HACC.

Geotechnical Testing:

Reports with detailed information are supplied to assist and support engineering, design and construction decisions relating to ground improvement, foundation design, bearing capacity assessment, road pavement design, sub grade characteristics, compaction control of soil, bituminous materials and associated materials testing.

Services Include: CBR Testing, Plate Load Testing, Density Testing and all aspects of geotechnical laboratory testing.

Concrete Testing & Building Products:

The concrete and construction materials testing department at Kiwa CMT Testing conduct laboratory, on-site investigation and physical testing on materials used in the construction and civil engineering industries including concrete cube making, physical testing of concrete and rock cores, trial mixes and testing of admixtures, cementitious repair materials and resins.

Employing highly qualified engineers, chemists and technicians, Kiwa CMT Testing is dedicated to the provision of independent professional support, expertise and advice with the highest level of customer service.

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Tel: 0844 273 7708
Fax: 01332 602607

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