Expert slip testing and dimension stone consulting

Stone Initiatives is the only NATA-accredited laboratory in Australia that specialises in dimension stone. We offer fast and reliable slip testing, dimension stone evaluation, heritage services and more, working closely with the architectural, conservation and building industries. Our reports are more than just numbers – we provide scientifically backed insights and useful results that are easy to understand. Work with us to save time, minimise risk and make informed choices for the success of your product or project.

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Testimonials

I can honestly say that in the past 15 years of working with Jim and the team at Stone Initiatives, I have never had a bad experience. I have always found them good to work with, and their technical experience and advice have really helped with many projects we have completed in the past.

We have more trust in the results we receive from Stone Initiatives [compared to other labs], as Jim and the team tend to have a deeper understanding of what we are trying to achieve or want to get out of the testing or analysis. We have recommended Stone Initiatives’ services to both clients and builders.

Dan Blake, Conservation Architect, Conservation Studio

Working with Stone Initiatives has been a very positive experience – all queries are dealt with professionally and promptly, the quality of the work is 10/10 and the timeliness is spot-on.

The principal, Jim, is one of the most experienced – if not the most experienced – dimension stone experts I have dealt with. Having worked around the world, he is up there at the top. I have no hesitation in recommending Stone Initiatives for any project that is considering stone as a cladding material.

Peter Bouras, Principal, BG&E Facades

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