Australian Soil and Concrete Testing

Site

Ballina Laboratory

Accreditation No.

19644

Site No.

22768

Date of Accreditation

28 Jan 2015

Address

17 De Havilland Cres
Ballina, NSW 2478
Australia

asct.com.au

Contact

Mr Patrick Paynter P: +61 (02) 66868567

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Establishment of annex facilities Materials defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Determinations defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Techniques defined by all or some for which the site is accredited
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate abrasion Aggregates Abrasion resistance Los Angeles machine value; Resistance to wear by attrition AS 1141.23, AS 1141.27
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Foreign material in recycled aggregate; Light particles contaminants; Weak particles contaminants Manual classification; Segregation by density; Sieve analysis

AS 1141.31, AS 1141.32, RMS (NSW) Method T276, MR (Qld) Method Q477

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Particle size distribution Fine particles in road materials; Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1, AS 1141.19, RMS (NSW) Method T201

Shape Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14, RMS (NSW) Method T213

Shape Average least dimension

AS 1141.20.1, AS 1141.20.2, RMS (NSW) Method T235, RMS (NSW) Method T275

Shape Crushed faces

RMS (NSW) Method T239

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.12, RMS (NSW) Method T203

Particle density of coarse aggregate; Particle density of fine aggregate; Water absorption of coarse aggregate; Water absorption of fine aggregate Not applicable; Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5, AS 1141.6.1, RMS (NSW) Method T209, RMS (NSW) Method T210

Shape Flakiness

AS 1141.15

Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted

AS 1141.4, RMS (NSW) Method T211, RMS (NSW) Method T212

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate stabilisation Aggregates Cohesion of compacted material Unconfined

AS 1141.52

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate strength Aggregates Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable AS 1141.22, RMS (NSW) Method T215
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar consistence in-situ Concrete, grout and mortar Slump flow Cone

AS 1012.3.1, RMS (NSW) Method T301

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar properties Concrete, grout and mortar Wet sieving analysis Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T329

Air content of freshly mixed concrete Reduced air pressure

AS 1012.4.2, RMS (NSW) Method T320

Mass per unit volume - Fresh concrete In-situ measurement using fixed volume measure

AS 1012.5, RMS (NSW) Method T303

Flexural strength Modulus of rupture

AS 1012.11, RMS (NSW) Method T328

Specimen preparation Capping of compressive strength specimens

RMS (NSW) Method T305

Compacted density - In-situ Relative compaction of concrete pavements RMS (NSW) Method T381
Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions; Water displacement

AS 1012.12.1, AS 1012.12.2, RMS (NSW) Method T316,  RMS (NSW) Method T317

Compressive strength Core; Cube; Cylinder

AS 1012.9, AS 1012.14, RMS (NSW) Method T306

Specimen preparation Dressing of voids

RMS (NSW) Method T368

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar specimen manufacture and curing Concrete, grout and mortar Specimen manufacture and curing In-situ manufacture and curing of flexural strength specimens

AS 1012.8.2, RMS (NSW) Method T327

Specimen manufacture and curing Curing cylinder specimens in the laboratory; In-situ manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens

AS 1012.8.1,  RMS (NSW) Method T304

Specimen conditioning Wet conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens

AS 1012.14

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement structural performance Road pavements Structural performance evaluation Deflection monitoring

RMS (NSW) Method T199;TfNSW T199;

Structural performance evaluation Benkelman beam

RMS (NSW) Method T160

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement surfacing characteristics Road pavements Texture depth Sand patch

RMS (NSW) Method T240

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Rock properties Rocks Point load strength index Not applicable

AS 4133.4.1, RMS (NSW) Method T223

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1, RMS (NSW) Method T113;TfNSW T113;

Moisture content Correlation; Microwave oven

AS 1289.2.1.4, AS 1289.2.3.1, RMS (NSW) Method T180, RMS (NSW) Method T2105, 

Moisture content Hot plate; Sand bath

RMS (NSW) Method T121

Fine particles in road materials Not applicable

AS 1141.19, RMS (NSW) Method T107;TfNSW T107;

Liquid limit Casagrande four point; Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.1, AS 1289.3.1.2, RMS (NSW) Method T108;TfNSW T108;TfNSW T105;

Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1, RMS (NSW) Method T106;TfNSW T106;

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1, RMS (NSW) Method T120

Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1, RMS (NSW) Method T109;TfNSW T109;TfNSW T105;

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1, RMS (NSW) Method T109;TfNSW T109;TfNSW T105;

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort

AS 1289.5.2.1, RMS (NSW) Method T112

Minimum and maximum dry density Not applicable

AS 1289.5.5.1, RMS (NSW) Method T164

Dry density/moisture content relationship Standard compactive effort; Three compaction point

AS 1289.5.1.1, RMS (NSW) Method T111, RMS (NSW) Method T130, RMS (NSW) Method T162

Assignment of optimum moisture content/maximum dry density (OMC/MDD) Not applicable AS 1289.5.4.2
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1, RMS (NSW) Method T173

Density - In-situ Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1

Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Density - In-situ Sand pouring apparatus

RMS (NSW) Method T119

Relative compaction Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T166

Dry density ratio; Moisture ratio Calculation; Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil in-situ penetration Soils Penetration in-situ Dynamic cone; Perth sand penetrometer AS 1289.6.3.2,  AS 1289.6.3.3, RMS (NSW) Method T161
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil laboratory bearing properties Soils Compressive strength Uniaxial maximum dry RMS (NSW) Method T114
Bearing ratio Remoulded specimens AS 1289.6.1.1, RMS (NSW) Method T117, RMS (NSW) Method T132, RMS (NSW) Method T132W
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil modulus and deformation Soils Resilient modulus Permanent deformation MR (Qld) Method Q139, MR (Qld) Method Q139 (2017)
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Not applicable; Repeated compaction pre-treatment

AS 1289.1.1, RMS (NSW) Method T102;TfNSW T102;TfNSW T105;, RMS (NSW) Method T105

Soil pre-treatment Accelerated weathering pre-treatment

RMS (NSW) Method T103;TfNSW T103;TfNSW T105;

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Curing of moulded specimens Not applicable MR(Qld) Method Q135C
Lime demand Not applicable RMS (NSW) Method T144
Stabiliser rate of spread rate In-situ measurement

RMS (NSW) Method T136

Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

AS 5101.4, RMS (NSW) Method T116, RMS (NSW) Method T131

Compaction Vacuum saturation MR (Qld) Method Q147B, MR (Qld) Method Q147B (2014)
Sample preparation Foamed bitumen stabilisation - Field MR (Qld) Method Q138B, MR (Qld) Method Q138 (Jan 2017) 
Laboratory stabilisation of soil Foamed bitumen RMS (NSW) Method T153
Cement content; Lime content Ethylenediamine tetra-acetic acid (EDTA) titration; Not applicable AS 5101.3.2, RMS (NSW) Method T143
Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a stockpile; Quarry aggregate from a rock spall; Quarry aggregate from gabion

AS 1141.3.1, AS 1141.3.2 (except clauses 7 and 8), RMS (NSW) Method T100

Concrete, grout and mortar Not applicable Hardened concrete by coring

AS 1012.14

Not applicable Fresh concrete from a mixer; Fresh concrete from deposited concrete

AS 1012.1, RMS (NSW) Method T300

Soils Not applicable Disturbed sampling from earthwork; Disturbed soil sampling from a pavement; Disturbed soil sampling from a stockpile; Site selection - Random sampling; Site selection by spot sampling

AS 1289.1.2.1, RMS (NSW) Method T100, MR (Qld) Method Q050, MR (Qld) Method Q060, MR (Qld) Method Q061

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Annex facility Materials defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Determinations defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Techniques defined by all or some for which the site is accredited

“B2B Annex Facility, Site No 24610 is established from 20 August 2018 until 31 December 2021 for the Princess Highway upgrade between Berry and Bomaderry contract No. 021806-WA-01.

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Annex facility Materials defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Determinations defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Techniques defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Newell Annex 1, Site No 25192 is established from 23 March 2020 until 23 March 2022 for primary testing for the Newell Highway Programme Alliance, contract #N1008009.

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Annex facility Materials defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Determinations defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Techniques defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Newell Annex 2 , Site No 25194 is established from 23 March 2020 until 23 March 2022 for primary testing for the overtaking lanes along the Newell Highway for the Newell Highway Programme Alliance Contract #N1008009.

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Annex facility Materials defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Determinations defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Techniques defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Newell Annex 3, Site No 25677 is established from 19 July 2021  until  19 May 2022  for primary testing subcontract for the Newell Highway Project, Contract #N1008009.

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Annex facility Materials defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Determinations defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Techniques defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Western Sydney Airport Annex Facility, Site No 25162 is established from 13 February 2020 until 13 February 2023 for the Western Sydney Airport earthworks for CPB Lendlease, Contract # N81051-S006-00001.

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