Construction Sciences Pty Ltd

Site

Bowen Laboratory

Accreditation No.

1986

Site No.

25080

Date of Accreditation

15 Nov 2021

Address

58 Don Street
Bowen, QLD 4805
Australia

constructionsciences.net

Contact

Mr Grant Coleman P: +61 0431477414

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

Bowen Laboratory

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate binder adhesion Aggregates Degree of precoating Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q216
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Clay and fine silt; Organic impurities; Weak particles contaminants Colour test; Settling; Sieve analysis AS 1141.32, AS 1141.33, AS 1141.34
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Particle density of coarse aggregate; Particle size distribution; Shape; Water absorption of coarse aggregate; Water absorption of fine aggregate Average least dimension; Crushed faces; Flakiness; Proportional calliper; Sieve analysis; Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm; Weighing-in-water AS 1141.5, AS 1141.6.1, AS 1141.11.1, AS 1141.12, AS 1141.14, AS 1141.15, AS 1141.18, AS 1141.20.3
MR (Qld) Method Q201
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Degradation factor on coarse aggregate AS 1141.25.2
MR (Qld) Method Q208B
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate strength Aggregates Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable AS 1141.22
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar consistence in-situ Concrete, grout and mortar Slump flow Cone; J-ring; T500 AS 1012.3.1, AS 1012.3.5
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar properties Concrete, grout and mortar Compressive strength; Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Cylinder; Dimensions AS 1012.9, AS 1012.12.1
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; In-situ manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens AS 1012.8.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement surfacing characteristics Road pavements Penetration depth; Texture depth Ball embedment; Sand patch AustRoads Method AGPT/T250, AustRoads Method AGPT/T251
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Moisture content; Particle density; Sieve analysis Drying oven; Fines ratio; Gravimetric; Relative moisture content AS 1289.2.1.1,  AS 1289.3.5.1, AS 1289.3.6.1,
MR (Qld) Method Q103A, MR (Qld) Method Q250, MR (Qld) Method Q253
Linear shrinkage; Liquid limit; Plastic limit; Plasticity index; Weighted plasticity index Casagrande; Casagrande four point; Casagrande one point; Cone; Cone four point; Cone one point AS 1289.3.1.1, AS 1289.3.1.2, AS 1289.3.2.1, AS 1289.3.3.1, AS 1289.3.4.1,
MR (Qld) Method Q104A, MR (Qld) Method Q104D, MR (Qld) Method Q105, MR (Qld) Method Q106, MR (Qld) Method Q252
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Assignment of optimum moisture content/maximum dry density (OMC/MDD); Compaction to nominated levels; Dry density/moisture content relationship; Minimum and maximum dry density; Oversize material Modified compactive effort; Oversize material treatment; Standard compactive effort AS 1289.5.1.1, AS 1289.5.2.1, AS 1289.5.4.2, AS 1289.5.5.1
MR (Qld) Method Q142A, MR (Qld) Method Q142B, MR (Qld) Method Q143, MR (Qld) Method Q144A, MR (Qld) Method Q145A
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil dispersion Soils Dispersion Emerson class AS 1289.3.8.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Density - In-situ; Field moisture content Nuclear gauge; Sand-cone AS 1289.5.3.1, AS 1289.5.8.1, MR (Qld) Method Q141A, MR (Qld) Method Q141B, MR (Qld) NGTM Method N01, MR (Qld) NGTM Method N02, MR (Qld) NGTM Method N03
Characteristic field density values; Compaction control; Degree of saturation; Density index; Dry density ratio; Moisture ratio; Relative compaction Calculation; Hilf; Measured AS 1289.5.4.1, AS 1289.5.6.1, AS 1289.5.7.1
MR (Qld) Method Q020, MR (Qld) Method Q140A, MR (Qld) Method Q141B, MR (Qld) Method Q146
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil in-situ penetration Soils Penetration in-situ Dynamic cone AS 1289.6.3.2
MR (Qld) Method Q114B
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil in-situ strength Soils Shear strength - In-situ Vane AS 1289.6.2.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil laboratory bearing properties Soils Bearing ratio Remoulded specimens AS 1289.6.1.1, MR (Qld) Method Q113A, MR (Qld) Method Q113B, MR (Qld) Method Q113C
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Not applicable AS 1289.1.1
MR (Qld) Method Q101, MR (Qld) Method Q101A, MR (Qld) Method Q101B, MR (Qld) Method Q101C, MR (Qld) Method Q101D
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Compressive strength; Curing of moulded specimens; Laboratory stabilisation of soil; Sample preparation; Stabiliser working time Cement stabilisation; Cementitious stabilisation time; Modified compaction - UCS specimens; Standard compaction - UCS specimens; UCS specimens - Field mix; UCS specimens - Laboratory mix; Uniaxial unconfined MR (Qld) Method Q115, MR (Qld) Method Q135A, MR (Qld) Method Q135B, MR (Qld) Method Q136A, MR (Qld) Method Q251A, MR (Qld) Method Q251B
Cement content Heat of neutralisation MR (Qld) Method Q134
Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a bin; Aggregate from a conveyor belt; Aggregate from a pavement; Aggregate from a stockpile; Aggregate from a truck; Aggregate from a windrow AS 1141.3.1, MR (Qld) Method Q060
Concrete, grout and mortar Not applicable Fresh concrete from a mixer; Fresh concrete from deposited concrete AS 1012.1
Soils 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 from an open-drive; Disturbed soil sampling in-situ; Site selection - Random sampling; Site selection - Random stratified sampling; Site selection by spot sampling AS 1289.1.2.1, AS 1289.1.4.1, AS 1289.1.4.2,
MR (Qld) Method Q050, MR (Qld) Method Q060, MR (Qld) Method Q061

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