AMB Geotech SQS Pty Ltd

Site

Brisbane Laboratory

Accreditation No.

2911

Site No.

1996

Date of Accreditation

13 Feb 1986

Address

9 Virginia Street
Geebung, QLD 4034
Australia

sqs.net.au

Contact

Mr Michael Mauff P: +61 (07) 32848766

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 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 Settling

AS 1141.33

Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis

AS 1141.32


Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Bulk density Compacted

AS 1141.4

Shape Flakiness

AS 1141.15, MR (Qld) Method Q201

Shape Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14

Bulk density Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

Shape Crushed faces

AS 1141.18

Water absorption of fine aggregate Not applicable

AS 1141.5

Water absorption of coarse aggregate Not applicable

AS 1141.6.1

Particle density of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.12

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1

Particle density of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5

Shape Average least dimension

AS 1141.20.3

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Degradation factor on coarse aggregate AS 1141.25.2, MR (Qld) Method Q208B
Soundness Exposure to sodium sulfate solution AS 1141.24
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate strength Aggregates Aggregate crushing value Not applicable AS 1141.21
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

AS 1012.3.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar properties Concrete, grout and mortar 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

Compressive strength Cube; Cylinder

AS 1012.9

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 cylindrical specimens; Manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Rock properties Rocks Point load strength index In-situ measurement; Laboratory measurement AS 4133.4.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Particle density Not applicable

AS 1289.3.5.1

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1, MR (Qld) Method Q105

Liquid limit Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.2

Liquid limit Cone one point

AS 1289.3.9.2, MR (Qld) Method Q104D

Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1, MR (Qld) Method Q103A

Plasticity index Cone

AS 1289.3.3.2, MR (Qld) Method Q105

Weighted plasticity index Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q252
Moisture content Drying oven; Relative moisture content

AS 1289.2.1.1; MR (Qld) Method Q250; RMS (NSW) Method T120

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1, MR (Qld) Method Q106

Liquid limit Cone four point

AS 1289.3.9.1, MR (Qld) Method Q104A

Liquid limit Casagrande four point

AS 1289.3.1.1

Sieve analysis Fines ratio MR (Qld) Method Q253
Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Oversize material Oversize material treatment

MR (Qld) Method Q143

Dry density/moisture content relationship Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1, MR (Qld) Method Q142A

Minimum and maximum dry density Not applicable

AS 1289.5.5.1

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

AS 1289.5.4.2

MR (Qld) Method Q144A

Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort

AS 1289.5.2.1, MR (Qld) Method Q142B

Compaction to nominated levels Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q145A

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil dispersion Soils Dispersion Emerson class AS 1289.3.8.1
Dispersion Pinhole AS 1289.3.8.3
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Relative compaction Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q140A

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Density - In-situ Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1, MR (Qld) Method Q141B

Field moisture content Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1, MR (Qld) Method Q141A, MR (Qld) NGTM Method N02

Degree of saturation Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q146

Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1, MR (Qld) Method Q141A, MR (Qld) NGTM Method N01, MR (Qld) NGTM Method N03

Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

Moisture ratio Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1

Characteristic field density values Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q020

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, MR (Qld) Method Q114B
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 9Qld) Method Q113C
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil natural contaminants Soils Acidity pH

AS 1289.4.3.1

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, MR (Qld) Method Q101E, MR (Qld) Method Q101F, 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 reactivity Soils Reactivity Shrink/swell AS 1289.7.1.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Stabiliser working time Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q136A

Absorption, swell and capillary rise of compacted materials Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q125D

Lime demand Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q133, RMS (NSW) Method T144

Laboratory stabilisation of soil Cement; Lime stabilisation

MR (Qld) Method Q135A

Curing of moulded specimens Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q135B

Cement content Heat of neutralisation

MR (Qld) Method Q134

Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

MR (Qld) Method Q115

Sample preparation UCS specimens - Field mix; UCS specimens - Laboratory mix MR (Qld) Method Q251A, MR (Qld) Method Q251B
Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a pavement; Aggregate from a stockpile

AS 1141.3.1, MR (Qld) Method Q060

Not applicable Site selection by spot sampling

MR (Qld) Method Q061

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

AS 1012.1

Soils Not applicable Site selection - Random stratified sampling

AS 1289.1.4.2,  MR (Qld) Method Q050

Not applicable Site selection - Random sampling

AS 1289.1.4.1, MR (Qld) Method Q050

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

AS 1289.1.2.1, MR (Qld) Method Q060

Not applicable Site selection by spot sampling

MR (Qld) Method Q061

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