Bureau Veritas Minerals Pty Ltd

Site

BV Minerals Adelaide (Geoanalytical, Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals)

Accreditation No.

626

Site No.

1519

Date of Accreditation

07 Jul 1964

Address

35 Cormack Road
Wingfield, SA 5013
Australia

bureauveritas.com

Contact

Ms Jenet Hwende P: +61 0407066668

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

BV Minerals Adelaide (Geoanalytical, Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals)

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for elements Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Trade wastes Aluminium; Barium; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Copper; Iron; Lead; Lithium; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Potassium; Silicon; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Tin; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-AES

APHA 3120A and B

Analysis for hydrocarbons Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Trade wastes Ethane; Ethene (ethylene); Methane Gas chromatography (GC)

in-house method P-3100-GC-12

Analysis for physical and chemical characteristics Ground waters; Irrigation and stock waters; Saline waters; Sewage; Trade wastes; Waste tip run-off pH Electrometric

APHA 4500-H A and B

Salinity Electrometric

APHA 2520B

Carbon dioxide - Free; Carbon dioxide - Total Calculation

APHA 4500-CO2-D

Conductivity Electrometric

APHA 2510B

Bromide; Chloride; Fluoride; Nitrogen - Nitrate; Nitrogen - Nitrite; Phosphate; Sulfate Ion chromatography (IC)

APHA 4110B

Alkalinity Calculation; Titration

APHA 2320 A and B, APHA 2320

Chloride Titration

APHA 4500-Cl--B and D

Identification of asbestos, mineral fibres (including synthetic) and organic fibres Bulk materials; Non-homogenous materials (soils, dust, ores) Amosite; Chrysotile; Crocidolite; Organic fibres; Synthetic mineral fibres (SMF) Polarised light microscopy (including dispersion staining) AS 4964 and in-house method MP-ASB-003

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for elements Waters for potable and domestic purposes Aluminium; Barium; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Copper; Iron; Lead; Lithium; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Potassium; Silicon; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Tin; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-AES APHA 3120A and B
Analysis of physical and nutritional characteristics Waters for potable and domestic purposes Chloride Titration

APHA 4500-Cl--B and D

Salinity Electrometric APHA 2520B
pH Electrometric APHA 4500-H A and B
Alkalinity Calculation; Titration

APHA 2320 A and B

Conductivity Electrometric

APHA 2510B

Bromide; Chloride; Fluoride; Nitrogen - Nitrate; Nitrogen - Nitrite; Phosphate; Sulfate Ion chromatography (IC)

APHA 4110B

Carbon dioxide - Free; Carbon dioxide - Total Calculation

APHA 4500-CO2-D

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Materials

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Analysis of biofuels, hydrocarbon fuels and related fuel products Crude petroleum Water Gravimetric

ASTM/IP D4006

Distillation of crude petroleum - 15-Theoretical plate column Distillation

ASTM/IP D2892

Heptane (n-heptane) Gravimetric

IP 143

1-Butylene (1-butene); 1-Propanethiol; 2-Methylbutane (isopentane); 2-Methylpropan-2-ol (tert-butanol, tert-butyl alcohol); Alcohols: C1-C4; Benzene; Butane (n-butane); Diisopropyl ether; Dimethylsulfide; Ethane; Ethanethiol; Ethanol; Ethene (ethylene); Ethylbenzene; Heptane (n-heptane); Hexane (n-hexane); Hydrocarbons: C1-C4; Hydrocarbons: C4-C8; Isobutane; Isopropyl mercaptan; Mercaptan sulfur; Methane; Methanol; Methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE); Methylmercaptan; Pentane (n-pentane); Propane; Propene (propylene); Propylmercaptan; Tetraethyllead; Toluene; Xylene; n-Butylmercaptan; tert-Amyl alcohol; tert-Butylmercaptan Gas chromatography (GC)

in-house method P-3100-GC-003

Water; Water sediment Centrifugation

ASTM/IP D4007

Crude petroleum; Gaseous fuels Argon; Butane (n-butane); Carbon dioxide (CO2); Carbon monoxide; Ethane; Helium; Heptane (n-heptane); Hexane (n-hexane); Hydrogen; Methane; Nitrogen; Octanes+; Oxygen; Pentanes; Propane Gas chromatography (GC)

in-house method P-3100-GC-001

Benzene; Ethylbenzene; Naphthalene; Naphthalene hydrocarbons; Naphthene; Octanes+; Toluene; Xylene Gas chromatography (GC)

in-house method P-3100-GC-004

Crude petroleum; Liquid fuels Viscosity - Dynamic; Viscosity - Kinematic Calculation; Capillary viscometer

ASTM/IP D445/71

Density; Relative density (specific gravity) Density meter

ASTM/IP D4052 and D5002

Copper corrosion Copper strip; Visual examination

ASTM/IP D130/154

Boiling point distribution of liquid hydrocarbons to C28+ Gas chromatography (GC)

in-house method P-3100-GC-002

Acid number; Base number Colourimetry; Titration

ASTM/IP D974/139

Particle count; Particulate matter Gravimetric

ASTM/IP D5452

Conductivity Direct measurement

ASTM/IP D2624/274

Aniline point; Mixed aniline point Temperature

ASTM/IP D611/2

Vapour pressure Temperature

ASTM/IP D323/69

Pour point Temperature

ASTM/IP D97/15

Carbon residue Gravimetric

ASTM/IP D189/13

Distillation Distillation

ASTM/IP D86/123

American Petroleum Institute (API) gravity; Density; Relative density (specific gravity); Specific gravity Hydrometer

ASTM/IP D1298/160

Diesel Water; Water and sediment Gravimetric

ASTM D2709

Distillate fuels Appearance; Particulate matter; Water Visual examination ASTM D4176
Gaseous fuels; Natural gas Composition of gaseous fuels Gas chromatography (GC)

ASTM D1945

Liquid fuels Water reaction Volumetric

ASTM/IP D1094/289

Cloud point Temperature

ASTM D2500

Water Gravimetric

ASTM/IP D95/74

Smoke point Temperature

ASTM/IP D1322/57

Water; Water sediment Centrifugation

ASTM D1796

Water Karl-Fischer titration

ASTM D6304

Acidity Titration

ASTM D3242

Trace metals ICP-AES

ASTM D5185

Residue on evaporation Gravimetric

ASTM/IP D2158/317

Cetane index Calculation

ASTM D976

Base number Titration

ASTM/IP D2896/276

Colour Lovibond tintometer

IP 17

Arsenic Mass

ALPGA appendices 1 & 3 and in-house method UO-17

Flash point Pensky-Martens closed cup

ASTM/IP D93/34

Analysis of lubricants, oils and related products Base oils; Lubricating oils Cadmium ICP-AES ASTM D5185
Brake fluids; Electrical insulating oils and compounds; Greases; Hydraulic fluids; Icing inhibitor fluids (anti-freeze, de-icing fluids); Lubricant additives; Lubricating oils; Mineral oils; Solid lubricants; Transformer and other oils; Waste oils Acid number; Base number Titration

ASTM/IP D974/139

Copper corrosion Visual examination

ASTM/IP D130/154

Trace elements ICP-AES

ASTM/IP D5185

Aniline point Classical

ASTM/IP D611/2

American Petroleum Institute (API) gravity; Density; Relative density (specific gravity) Density meter

ASTM/IP D4052

Density; Relative density (specific gravity) Hydrometer

ASTM/IP D1298/160

Viscosity - Dynamic; Viscosity - Kinematic Calculation; Capillary viscometer

ASTM/IP D445/71

Water content Karl-Fischer titration

ASTM/IP D6304

Hydraulic fluids; Lubricating oils; Transformer and other oils; Waste oils Contamination - Particulates Count P-3100-UO-040, ISO 4407
Analysis of ores and minerals Copper ores; Gypsum; Iron ores; Lead ores; Manganese ores; Metallurgical samples; Phosphate rock; Uranium ores; Zinc ores Carbon; Sulfur Infrared (IR)

In-house MET6A

Copper ores; Gypsum; Iron ores; Lead ores; Manganese ores; Metallurgical samples; Uranium ores; Zinc ores Boron UV-vis spectrophotometry

In-house COL7

Fluorine Ion selective electrode (ISE)

In-house SIE3 and SIE3L

Iron; Iron oxide Titration

In-house VOL1A and VOL1L

Purity of gypsum Gravimetric

In-house GRAV10

Chloride Titration

In-house VOL3 and VOL3L

Lead Titration

In-house VOL1C

Copper ores; Gypsum; Iron ores; Lead ores; Manganese ores; Uranium ores; Zinc ores Acid neutralising capacity (ANC); Net acid generation (NAG); Net acid production potential (NAPP) Titration

In-house SIE5

Copper ores; Gypsum; Lead ores; Metallurgical samples; Phosphate rock; Uranium ores; Zinc ores Antimony; Arsenic; Bismuth; Cadmium; Caesium; Cerium; Cobalt; Copper; Digestion of acid soluble heavy metals; Erbium; Europium; Gadolinium; Gallium; Hafnium; Holmium; Indium; Lanthanum; Lead; Lutetium; Neodymium; Nickel; Niobium; Potassium; Praseodymium; Rubidium; Samarium; Selenium; Silver; Strontium; Tellurium; Terbium; Thallium; Thorium; Thulium; Uranium; Vanadium; Ytterbium; Yttrium; Zinc; Zirconium ICP-MS

In-house IC3M; IC4M and MET1M

Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Bismuth; Boron; Cadmium; Calcium; Cerium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lanthanum; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Niobium; Phosphorus; Potassium; Scandium; Silicon; Silver; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Thallium; Vanadium; Ytterbium; Zinc; Zirconium ICP-AES

In-house IC3; IC4 and MET1

Copper ores; Iron ores; Lead ores; Manganese ores; Metallurgical samples; Uranium ores; Zinc ores Moisture Gravimetric

In-house GRAV5

Ash Gravimetric

In-house GRAV9

Copper ores; Iron ores; Manganese ores; Metallurgical samples; Uranium ores; Zinc ores Thorium; Uranium X-ray fluorescence (XRF)

In-house XRF1 and XRF2

Iron ores; Lead ores Aluminium; Arsenic; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Nickel; Phosphorus; Potassium; Silicon; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Titanium; Vanadium; Zinc X-ray fluorescence (XRF)

In-house XRF4A and XRF4B

Manganese ores Aluminium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Nickel; Phosphorus; Potassium; Silicon; Sulfur; Titanium; Vanadium; Zinc X-ray fluorescence (XRF)

In-house XRF4A 

Precious metal ores Digestion of acid soluble heavy metals ICP-AES

In-house FA1, FA2 and MET5

Gold; Palladium; Platinum ICP-AES

In-house FA3 and FA3E

Analysis of refractories, ceramics and related materials Ceramics; Clays; Refractories; Shale; Silicate glasses; Slags Antimony; Bismuth; Cadmium; Caesium; Cerium; Dysprosium; Erbium; Europium; Gadolinium; Gallium; Hafnium; Holmium; Indium; Lanthanum; Lutetium; Molybdenum; Neodymium; Niobium; Praseodymium; Rubidium; Samarium; Strontium; Tantalum; Terbium; Thallium; Thorium; Thulium; Tin; Uranium; Wolfram; Ytterbium; Yttrium; Zinc; Zirconium ICP-MS

In-house IC4M

Sulfur Infrared combustion

In-house MET6A

Aluminium; Aluminium oxide; Barium; Beryllium; Calcium; Calcium oxide; Cerium; Chromium; Iron; Lanthanum; Magnesium; Magnesium oxide; Manganese; Molybdenum; Niobium; Phosphorus; Phosphorus pentoxide; Potassium; Potassium oxide; Scandium; Silicon; Silicon dioxide; Sodium; Sodium oxide; Strontium; Titanium; Titanium oxide; Vanadium; Yttrium; Zirconium ICP-AES

In-house IC4

Loss on ignition Gravimetric

In-house GRAV7

Clays Carbon Infrared combustion

In-house MET6A

Sample collection Biofuels, hydrocarbon fuels and related fuel products Precision of sampling, sample preparation and testing Sampling from stationary lots

in-house method P-3100-FT-002

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