We give test results meaning

Stone Initiatives is the only NATA-accredited laboratory in Australia that specialises in dimension stone. Our testing and consulting service is an asset for the architectural, conservation and building industries. We know that reporting and evaluation should be about more than just numbers, which is why we provide unique insights and meaningful results, saving you time and helping you make the right choices for your valuable project.

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I have worked with Jim for many years (should I say, a few decades) and more recently with Mark, and have always found them to be knowledgeable with regard to all aspects of the materials and properties relating to the dimension stone industry. They are always considered and open with their response.

Gosford Quarries has used the services of Stone Initiatives since the company was first founded and they are always prompt with their estimate of procedures. I recommend them without reservation because of their expertise and service.

Gary Hargreaves, Specification Manager, Gosford Quarries

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

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