MSK Australia was started in the year 2013 with the focus on extending its services for Coal and Iron Ore. A marketing office was set up in Melbourne, Australia for marketing MSK’s services to Australian companies both locally and internationally.

MSK Australia current focus is on Iron Ore with considerable success in growing customer base. Ferro Alloys has also been introduced. As an expansion plan, MSK’s services will be expanded to New Zealand and other minerals like bauxite.

In 2014, understanding the ever-expanding coal industry in Queensland, MSK acquired Preplab Testing Pty Ltd., Rockhampton, and Gladstone, which was established in 1990 to provide sampling and testing services. Now Preplab is a wholly owned subsidiary of MSK.


Preplab Laboratories are accredited by NATA and have state of the art facilities with equipment’s ranging from preparation and pretreatment process like:

  • Crushing and Sample Division
  • Sample Preparation (Milling or Grinding)
  • Size Analysis (Wet or Dry)
  • Bulk Density

The Laboratory group can handle all the following tests in house

  • Total Moisture
  • Proximate Analysis
  • Total Sulfur
  • Gross Calorific Value

For further detailed details on Preplab, please visit the website

35 Mckinley Avenue
MalvernVic 3144
Contact Person: Mr. Gregory Fotheringham