Bureau Veritas Minerals Pty Ltd

Site

BV Minerals Newcastle

Accreditation No.

626

Site No.

619

Date of Accreditation

16 Jan 1967

Address

99 Mitchell Road
Cardiff, NSW 2285
Australia

bureauveritas.com.au

Contact

Ms Jessica McWilliams P: +61 (02) 49024886

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

BV Minerals Newcastle

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Materials

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Analysis of coals, coke, charcoal and related products Coal Sulfur - Total Infrared (IR)

AS 1038.6.3.3 

ASTM D4239 (Method B)

ISO 19579

Froth flotation - Basic Gravimetric

AS 4156.2.1

Hardgrove grindability index Gravimetric

AS 1038.20

ASTM D409

BS 1016.112 (1995)

Carbonate carbon Classical

AS 1038.23

BS 1016.106.7

Float and sink analysis Gravimetric

AS 4156.1

Drop shatter Drop shatter

AS 4156.8

ASTM D440

Abrasion index Gravimetric

AS 1038.19

Ash Gravimetric

ASTM D3174

ISO 1171

Apparent relative density Gravimetric

AS 1038.26

Plasticity Gieseler plastometer

AS 1038.12.4.1 (1996)

ASTM D2639

Volatile matter Gravimetric

ISO 562

Gross calorific value Bomb calorimeter

AS 1038.5 (1998)

ASTM D5865

ISO 1928

Caking index Roga index

ISO 335 (1975)

Size analysis Sieve analysis

AS 3881 (2002)

ASTM D4749

BS 1016.109 (1995)

ISO 1953

Crucible swelling number Visual examination

AS 1038.12.1 (2002)

BS 1016.107.1 (1991)

ISO 501

Plasticity Gieseler plastometer ISO 10329
Swelling index Visual examination

ASTM D720

Bulk density Gravimetric

AS 3899

Moisture Gravimetric

ASTM D3173

ISO 11722

Moisture - Total Gravimetric

AS 1038.1 (2001)

ASTM D3302

ASTM D2961

BS 1016.1

ISO 589

Plasticity Sapozhnikov test GB/T 479
Ash fusibility Visual examination

AS 1038.15 (1995)

ASTM D1857

BSD 1016.113 (1995)

ISO 540

Relative density (specific gravity) Density bottle

AS 1038.21.1.1

Sample preparation of coals and coke Not applicable

AS 4264.1 (2009)

ASTM D2013

ISO 13909.4

Moisture holding capacity Gravimetric

AS 2434.3

Proximate analysis Gravimetric

AS 1038.3 (2000)

BS 1016.104.1 (1999)

BS 1016.104.3 (1991)

BS 1016.104.4 (1991)

ISO 17246

Moisture holding capacity Gravimetric

AS 1038.17

ASTM D1412

Caking power Gray King coke test

AS 1038.12.2

BS 1016.107.2

ISO 502

Dilation Classical

AS 1038.12.3 (2002)

BS 1016.107.3

ISO 8264

Drum tumble Sieve analysis

ASTM D441

Ultimate analysis Direct combustion

AS 1038.6.4 (2005)

BS 1016.6 (1977)

Coal ash; Coke ash Aluminium; Barium; Calcium; Chromium; Copper; Iron; Magnesium; Manganese; Nickel; Phosphorus; Potassium; Silicon; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Titanium; Vanadium; Zinc X-ray fluorescence (XRF)

AS 1038.14.3

ASTM D4326

ISO 13605

in-house method NQ 798

Coal; Coke Antimony; Arsenic; Selenium ICP-AES

AS 1038.10.2

ISO 11723 

in-house method NQ 775

Cadmium; Lead ICP-MS

AS 1038.10.0

ISO 23380

in-house method NQ 922

Barium; Beryllium; Cobalt; Lithium; Molybdenum ICP-AES

AS 1038.10.0, ISO 23380

Sulfur forms ICP-AES

in-house method NQ 658

Fluorine Ion selective electrode (ISE)

AS 1038.10.4

ISO 11724

in-house method NQ 703

Barium; Beryllium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Lithium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Strontium; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-AES

in-house method NQ 630

Boron ICP-AES

AS 1038.10.3, in-house NQ 775

Mercury Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS)

AS 1038.10.0

ASTM D6722

ISO 23380

in-house method NQ 964

Coke Moisture - Total Gravimetric

AS 1038.2

Analysis of ores and minerals Copper ores; Lead ores; Zinc ores Moisture Gravimetric ISO 12742
Moisture Gravimetric

AS 2863 (2008)

Dolomite; Limestone Aluminium; Barium; Calcium; Chromium; Copper; Hafnium; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Nickel; Niobium; Phosphorus; Potassium; Silicon; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Titanium; Vanadium; Zinc; Zirconium X-ray fluorescence (XRF)

in-house method NQ 797

Iron and steel making slags Loss on ignition Gravimetric

in-house methods NQ 070, NQ 852

Iron Titration

in-house methods NQ 056, NQ 847

Fluorine Ion selective electrode (ISE)

in-house method NQ 703

Aluminium; Barium; Calcium; Chlorine; Chromium; Iron; Magnesium; Manganese; Phosphorus; Potassium; Silicon; Sodium; Sulfur; Titanium X-ray fluorescence (XRF)

in-house method NQ 797

Iron ores Iron - Ferrous Titration

in-house method NQ 846

Iron - Total Titration

in-house method NQ 847

Carbon Infrared combustion

in-house method NQ 519

Moisture - Hydroscopic Gravimetric

in-house method NQ 852

Aluminium; Calcium; Chlorine; Chromium; Iron - Total; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Nickel; Phosphorus; Potassium; Silicon; Sodium; Sulfur; Titanium; Vanadium; Zinc X-ray fluorescence (XRF)

in-house method NQ 796

Loss on ignition Gravimetric

in-house methods NQ 070, NQ 852

Limestone Loss on ignition Gravimetric

in-house methods NQ 070, NQ 072

Magnesium ores Aluminium; Barium; Calcium; Copper; Hafnium; Iron - Total; Magnesium; Manganese; Niobium; Phosphorus; Potassium; Silicon; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Titanium; Zinc; Zirconium X-ray fluorescence (XRF)

in-house method NQ 797

Loss on ignition Gravimetric

in-house methods NQ 070, NQ 852

Manganese ores Loss on ignition Gravimetric

in-house methods NQ 070, NQ 852

Aluminium; Barium; Calcium; Chromium; Copper; Hafnium; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Nickel; Niobium; Phosphorus; Potassium; Silicon; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Titanium; Vanadium; Zinc; Zirconium X-ray fluorescence (XRF)

in-house method NQ 797

Mineral sands Carbon Infrared combustion

in-house method NQ 519

Loss on ignition Gravimetric

in-house methods NQ 070, NQ 852

Aluminium; Barium; Calcium; Chromium; Copper; Hafnium; Iron - Total; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Nickel; Niobium; Phosphorus; Potassium; Silicon; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Titanium; Vanadium; Zinc; Zirconium X-ray fluorescence (XRF)

in-house method NQ 797

Nickel ores Loss on ignition Gravimetric

in-house methods NQ 852, NQ 902

Aluminium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Magnesium; Manganese; Nickel; Silicon; Sodium; Sulfur; Zinc X-ray fluorescence (XRF)

in-house method NQ 902

Serpentine Loss on ignition Gravimetric

in-house methods NQ 070, NQ 852

Moisture - Hygroscopic Gravimetric

in-house method NQ 852

Aluminium; Barium; Calcium; Chlorine; Chromium; Copper; Hafnium; Iron - Total; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Nickel; Niobium; Phosphorus; Potassium; Silicon; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Titanium; Vanadium; Zinc; Zirconium X-ray fluorescence (XRF)

in-house method NQ 797

Carbon Infrared combustion

in-house method NQ 519

Silica sands Aluminium; Barium; Calcium; Chromium; Copper; Hafnium; Iron - Total; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Nickel; Niobium; Phosphorus; Potassium; Silicon; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Titanium; Vanadium; Zinc; Zirconium X-ray fluorescence (XRF)

in-house method NQ 797

Carbon Infrared combustion

in-house method NQ 519

Loss on ignition Gravimetric

in-house methods NQ 070, NQ 852

Analysis of refractories, ceramics and related materials Refractories Sodium Atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS)

in-house method NQ 829

Carbon - Free; Carbon - Total Gravimetric

in-house method NQ 568

Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium); Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium) - Water soluble UV-vis spectrophotometry

in-house method NQ 825

Loss on ignition Gravimetric

in-house methods NQ 070, NQ 568

Carbon - Total Infrared combustion

in-house method NQ 519

Silicon carbide Gravimetric

in-house methods NQ 092, NQ 568

Boron ICP-AES

in-house method NQ 814

Aluminium; Calcium; Iron; Magnesium; Manganese; Phosphorus; Potassium; Silicon; Sodium; Titanium X-ray fluorescence (XRF)

in-house methods NQ 557, NQ 794, NQ 797

Fluorine X-ray fluorescence (XRF)

in-house method NQ 794

Sample collection Coals, coke, charcoal and related products Not applicable Mechanical sampling

ISO 13909-1

Precision of sampling, sample preparation and testing Mechanical sampling

AS 4264.5

Not applicable Not applicable

AS 4264.1 (2009)

ASTM D2234

BS 1017.1

Precision of sampling, sample preparation and testing

AS 4264.4

Not applicable Sampling from stationary lots

ISO 13909-4

Not applicable Sampling from moving streams

ISO 13909-2

Ores and minerals Not applicable Grab sampling; Sampling from a moving conveyor; Sampling from a stationary conveyor; Sampling from a stockpile; Spear sampling

AS 2862.1

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