Bureau Veritas Minerals Pty Ltd


BV Gladstone Coal

Accreditation No.


Site No.


Date of Accreditation

21 Apr 1983


102 Hanson Road
Gladstone, QLD 4680



Mr Ruan Potgieter P: +61 0418775571


Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

BV Gladstone Coal

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)


Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Analysis of coal and coke for coking behaviour Coal; Coke Plasticity Gieseler plastometer ISO 23873
General analysis of coal, coke and related products Coal Moisture - Total Gravimetric ASTM D2961
ASTM D3302
BS 1016.1
ISO 589 - proximate moisture
Sulfur - Total Infrared (IR) AS 1038.6.3.3 (1997)
ASTM D4239 - Method B
ASTM D5016
ISO 19579
Ash Gravimetric ASTM D3174 (2010)
ISO 1171 proximate ash
Relative density (specific gravity) Volumetric AS 1038.21.2
Gross calorific value Direct combustion ASTM D5865
BS 1016.105 (1992)
BS ISO 1928
 ISO 1928
Sulfur - Total Infrared (IR) AS 1038.6.3.2
AS 1038.6.3.3
ASTM D4239 - Method B
ASTM D5016
BS 1016.6
ISO 19579
Volatile matter Gravimetric ISO 562
Proximate analysis Gravimetric BS 1016.104.1 moisture (1999)
BS 1016.104.3 volatile matter (1998)
BS 1016.104.4 ash (1998)
ISO 11722 moisture
ISO 17246 fixed carbon
Crucible swelling number Visual examination ASTM D720
BS 1016.107.1 (1991)
ISO 501
Preparation of coal, coke and related product samples for analysis Coal Size analysis Sieve analysis ASTM D4749
BS 1016.109 (1995)
BS ISO 1953
ISO 1953
Abrasion index Gravimetric AS 1038.19
BS 1016.111
BS ISO 12900
Hardgrove grindability index Sieve analysis AS 1038.20
ISO 5074
Sample preparation of coals and coke Not applicable ASTM D2013
ISO 13909.4
Sample collection Coals, coke, charcoal and related products Precision of sampling, sample preparation and testing Not applicable ISO 13909.7
ISO 13909.8
Not applicable Automated; Grab

AS 4264.1 (2009)

AS 4264.5 (1999)

BS 1017.1 (1977)

ISO 1998 (1975)

ISO 18283

ISO 13909.1

ISO 13909.2

ISO 13909.3

ISO 13909.4
ISO 21398

ASTM D2234

Specialised analysis of coal, coke and related products Coal Ash fusibility Visual examination ASTM D1857
ISO 540

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