Construction Sciences Pty Ltd

Site

Brisbane South Laboratory

Accreditation No.

1986

Site No.

1979

Date of Accreditation

14 Nov 1985

Address

1 Fox Road
Acacia Ridge, QLD 4110
Australia

constructionsciences.net

Contact

Mr Christopher Pearce P: +61 (07) 38653212

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
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis

AS 1141.32


Organic impurities Colour test

AS 1141.34

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Particle density of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1


Shape Average least dimension; Crushed faces; Flakiness; Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14, AS 1141.15, AS 1141.18, AS 1141.20.3

MR (Qld) Method Q201

Water absorption of coarse aggregate Not applicable

AS 1141.6.1


Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted

AS 1141.4


Particle density of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5


Water absorption of fine aggregate Not applicable

AS 1141.5


Particle size distribution Sieve analysis; Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.11.1, AS 1141.12

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Degradation factor on coarse aggregate; Degradation factor on source rock

AS 1141.25.1, AS 1141.25.2
MR (Qld) Method Q208B

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

Compactibility index Not applicable

AS 1012.3.4

Slump flow J-ring; T500 AS 1012.3.5
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar properties Concrete, grout and mortar Compressive strength Core; Cube; Cylinder

AS 1012.9, AS 1012.14


Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions; Water displacement

AS 1012.12.1, AS 1012.12.2

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; In-situ manufacture and curing of flexural strength specimens

AS 1012.8.1, AS 1012.8.2

Specimen conditioning Wet conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens

AS 1012.14

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement surfacing characteristics Road pavements Penetration depth Ball embedment

AGPT/T251

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

AS 4133.4.1

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 4133.1.1.1

Compressive strength Uniaxial load rate controlled; Uniaxial strain rate controlled

AS 4133.4.2.1, AS 4133.4.2.2

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

AS 1289.3.4.1

MR (Qld) Method Q106, MR (Qld) Method Q106 (2016)

Sieve analysis; Weighted plasticity index Fines ratio; Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q252, MR (Qld) Method Q253
Liquid limit Casagrande four point; Casagrande one point; Cone four point; Cone one point

AS 1289.3.1.1, AS 1289.3.1.2, AS 1289.3.9.1, AS 1289.3.9.2

MR (Qld) Method Q104A, MR (Qld) Method Q104A (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q104D, MR (Qld) Method Q104D (2017)

Moisture content Relative moisture content MR (Qld) Method Q250
Moisture content Correlation; Drying oven; Microwave oven

AS 1289.2.1.1, AS 1289.2.1.4, AS 1289.2.3.1

RMS (NSW) Method T120


Apparent particle density Not applicable

AS 1289.3.5.1

MR (Qld) Method Q109 (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q109A (2017),  MR (Qld) Method Q109B (2017)

Plasticity index Casagrande; Cone

AS 1289.3.3.1, AS 1289.3.3.2

MR (Qld) Method Q105, MR (Qld) Method Q105 (2016)

Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1

MR (Qld) Method Q103A, MR (Qld) Method Q103A (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q103B (2014)

Plastic limit Casagrande one point; Cone four point

AS 1289.3.2.1

MR (Qld) Method Q105, MR (Qld) Method Q105 (2016)

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Minimum and maximum dry density Not applicable

AS 1289.5.5.1

Compaction to nominated levels Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q145A

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

AS 1289.5.1.1, AS 1289.5.2.1

MR (Qld) Method Q142A, MR (Qld) Method Q142A (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q142B, MR (Qld) Method Q142B (2017)

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

AS 1289.5.4.2

MR (Qld) Method Q144A, MR (Qld) Method Q144A (2017)

Oversize material Oversize material treatment

MR (Qld) Method Q143, MR (Qld) Method Q143 (2017)

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil dispersion Soils Dispersion Emerson class; Percentage (%)

AS 1289.3.8.1, AS 1289.3.8.1 (2006), AS 1289.3.8.2

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

MR (Qld) Method Q140A

Moisture ratio Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1

MR (Qld) Method Q140A

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Characteristic field density values Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q020

Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge; Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1, AS 1289.5.8.1

MR (Qld) Method Q141A, MR (Qld) Method Q141A (2014), MR (Qld) Method Q141B, MR (Qld) Method Q141B (2017), MR (Qld) Method NGTM N01, MR (Qld) Method NGTM N02, MR (Qld) Method NGTM N03

Degree of saturation Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q146

Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

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, MR (Qld) Method Q114B (2017)

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 Q113A (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q113B, MR (Qld) Method Q113B (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q113C, MR (Qld) Method Q113C (2017)

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

RMS (NSW) Method T105;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 rate of spread rate In-situ measurement

MR (Qld) Method Q719

Sample preparation UCS specimens - Field mix; UCS specimens - Laboratory mix MR (Qld) Method Q251A, MR (Qld) Method Q251B
Stabiliser working time Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q136A

Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

AS 5101.4

MR (Qld) Method Q115, MR (Qld) Method Q115 (2017)


Lime demand Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q133

RMS (NSW) Method T144
Cement content Heat of neutralisation

MR (Qld) Method Q134

Absorption, swell and capillary rise of compacted materials Not applicable

AS 5101.5

MR (Qld) Method Q125D

Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

MR (Qld) Method Q135B

Laboratory stabilisation of soil Cement; Lime stabilisation

AS 5101.2.2

MR (Qld) Method Q135A

Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a pavement; Aggregate from a stockpile; Aggregate from a truck; Site selection by spot sampling

AS 1141.3.1

MR (Qld) Method Q060, MR (Qld) Method Q061

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

AS 1012.1, AS 1012.14

Soils Not applicable Disturbed sampling from earthwork; Disturbed soil sampling from a face; 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 1289.1.4.2

MR (Qld) Method Q050, MR (Qld) Method Q061

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