Geotechnical Testing Services, Southern

Site

Bendigo Soil and Concrete Testing Laboratory

Accreditation No.

19506

Site No.

835

Date of Accreditation

16 Jun 1970

Address

13 Alstonvale Court
East Bendigo, VIC 3550
Australia

geotestsouthern.com.au

Contact

Mr Chris Milne P: +61 (03) 54414881

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 AS 1141.23
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Clay and fine silt Settling

AS 1141.33

Organic impurities Colour test

AS 1141.34

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1

Shape Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14

Water absorption of fine aggregate Not applicable

AS 1141.5

Bulk density Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

Bulk density Compacted

AS 1141.4

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.12

Particle density of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5

Particle density of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1

Shape Average least dimension

AS 1141.20.1

AS 1141.20.2

AS 1141.20.3

Water absorption of coarse aggregate Not applicable

AS 1141.6.1

Shape Flakiness

AS 1141.15

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Degradation factor on fine aggregate AS 1141.25.3
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate strength Aggregates Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable AS 1141.22
RMS (NSW) Method T215
Aggregate crushing value Not applicable AS 1141.21
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar consistence in-situ Concrete, grout and mortar Slump flow J-ring; T500

AS 1012.3.5

Slump flow Cone

AS 1012.3.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar permeability Concrete, grout and mortar Permeability Volume change with water absorption - Permeable voids AS 1012.21
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar properties Concrete, grout and mortar Flexural strength Modulus of rupture

AS 1012.11

Compressive strength Core

AS 1012.14

Air content of freshly mixed concrete Reduced air pressure

AS 1012.4.2

Compressive strength Cylinder

AS 1012.9

Compressive strength Cube

AS 1012.9

Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions

AS 1012.12.1

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

AS 1012.5

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar specimen manufacture and curing Concrete, grout and mortar Specimen manufacture and curing Curing cylinder specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.1

Specimen conditioning Wet conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens

AS 1012.14

Specimen manufacture and curing Manufacture and curing of drying shrinkage specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.4

Specimen manufacture and curing Manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.1

Specimen manufacture and curing In-situ manufacture and curing of flexural strength specimens

AS 1012.8.2

Specimen manufacture and curing In-situ manufacture and curing of drying shrinkage specimens

AS 1012.8.4

Specimen manufacture and curing In-situ manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens

AS 1012.8.1

Specimen manufacture and curing In-situ manufacture and curing of grout and mortar cubes

AS 1012.8.3

Specimen manufacture and curing Manufacture and curing of grout and mortar cubes in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.3

Specimen manufacture and curing Manufacture and curing of flexural strength specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.2

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Masonry, concrete and clay unit properties Masonry, concrete and clay units Water absorption Not applicable

AS 4058 Appendix F

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Description, identification and classification Not applicable

AS 1726 Tables 9 and 10 (Laboratory classification only)

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

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1

Particle density Not applicable

AS 1289.3.5.1

Liquid limit Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.1

AS 1289.3.1.2

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1

Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1

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

AS 1289.5.1.1

Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort

AS 1289.5.2.1

Assignment of optimum moisture content/maximum dry density (OMC/MDD) Not applicable

AS 1289.5.4.2

Minimum and maximum dry density Not applicable

AS 1289.5.5.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil dispersion Soils Dispersion Emerson class AS 1289.3.8.1
Dispersion Sand equivalent AS 1289.3.7.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

Field moisture content Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1

Moisture ratio Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1

Characteristic field density values Not applicable

RC (Vic) Method 316.00

Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1

Moisture ratio assessment of dry back Not applicable

RC (Vic) Method 316.14

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil fine particles Soils Fine particle analysis Hydrometer AS 1289.3.6.3
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil in-situ penetration Soils Penetration in-situ Dynamic cone AS 1289.6.3.2
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil laboratory bearing properties Soils Bearing ratio Remoulded specimens AS 1289.6.1.1, RMS (NSW) Method T117
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil natural contaminants Soils Acidity pH AS 4419 Appendix D
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil permeability Soils Permeability Constant head for a remoulded specimen; Falling head for a remoulded specimen AS 1289.6.7.1, AS 1289.6.7.2
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Repeated compaction pre-treatment

RC (Vic) Method 301.05

Soil pre-treatment Not applicable

AS 1289.1.1

RMS (NSW) Method T102;TfNSW T102;TfNSW T105;

RMS (NSW) Method T105

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

AS 5101.4

Lime saturation point Not applicable

RC (Vic) Method 131.01

Sample preparation Cement stabilisation RC (Vic) Method 301.06
Sample preparation Lime stabilisation RC (VIC) Method 301.03
Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a bin; Aggregate from a pavement; Aggregate from a stockpile; Aggregate from a windrow

AS 1141.3.1

Concrete, grout and mortar Not applicable Fresh concrete from a mixer; Fresh concrete from deposited concrete

AS 1012.1

Not applicable Hardened concrete by coring

AS 1012.14

Soils Not applicable Site selection - Random stratified sampling

AS 1289.1.4.2

RC (Vic) Method 316.10

Not applicable Disturbed sampling from earthwork; Disturbed soil sampling from a pavement; Disturbed soil sampling from a stockpile; Disturbed soil sampling from a windrow; Disturbed soil sampling in-situ

AS 1289.1.2.1

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