Cotecna expands inspection business with integration of CCI

Cotecna is pleased to announce the integration of Contemporary Certification and Inspection (CCI) Ukraine, a leader in the field of inspection and laboratory testing of coal, coke, iron ore products and other minerals.

CCI, a privately owned company, was founded in Lugansk, Ukraine in 2000 and offers inspection and testing services for coal, coke, iron ore and other products in Ukraine and other countries in the CIS/Black Sea region. The certified laboratories of CCI, where specialized testing and analysis are carried out, are located in the Ukrainian towns of Lugansk, Kryviy Rih and Mariupol. CCI also provides services directly at the mines and preparation plants as well as at power stations and ports.

Robert Massey, Cotecna’s Chief Executive Officer, said; “The integration of CCI into the Cotecna group will significantly expand our inspection business in a fast growing and strategic market segment; the inspection and testing of minerals. Whilst reinforcing our presence in an important country, this integration will increase the range of services the Cotecna group offers its clients”.

Mikhail Babenko, Director of CCI (Ukraine) expressed confidence that the integration into Cotecna will provide extensive possibilities for further development of services in the minerals sector in international markets.