Bureau Veritas Minerals Pty Ltd


BV Newcastle Coal

Accreditation No.


Site No.


Date of Accreditation


2/99 Mitchell Road
Cardiff, NSW 2285



Mr Robert Morris P: +61 (02) 49024858


Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation


BV Newcastle Coal

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)


Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Analysis of coals, coke, charcoal and related products Coal Relative density (specific gravity) Density bottle

AS 1038.21.1.1

Carbonate carbon Classical

AS 1038.23

BS 1016.106.7

Ultimate analysis Direct combustion

AS 1038.6.4 (2005)

BS 1016.6 (1977)

Drop shatter Classical

AS 4156.8


Moisture holding capacityLower rank coal

AS 2434.3

Volatile matter

ISO 562

Moisture - Total

AS 1038.1 (2001)

ASTM D3302

ASTM D2961

BS 1016.1

ISO 589

Ash fusibility Classical

AS 1038.15 (1995)

ASTM D1857

BSD 1016.113 (1995)

ISO 540

Proximate analysis Classical

AS 1038.3 (2000)

BS 1016.104.1 (1999)

BS 1016.104.3 (1991)

BS 1016.104.4 (1991)

ISO 17246

Sample preparation of coals and coke

AS 4264.1

ASTM D2013

ISO 13909.4

Gross calorific value Classical

AS 1038.5 (1998)

ASTM D5865

BS 1016.105 (1992)

ISO 1928

Fluorine Classical

ASTM D3761

Size analysis Classical

AS 3881 (2002)

ASTM D4749

BS 1016.109 (1995)

ISO 1953

Plasticity Gieseler plastometer

AS 1038.12.4.1 (1996)

ASTM D2639

Float and sink analysis Classical

AS 4156.1

Caking index Roga index

ISO 335 (1975)

Hardgrove grindability index Classical

AS 1038.20


BS 1016.112 (1995)

Moisture holding capacity Classical

AS 1038.17

ASTM D1412

Plasticity Gieseler plastometer ISO 10329
Crucible swelling number Classical

AS 1038.12.1 (2002)

BS 1016.107.1 (1991)

ISO 501

Swelling index Classical


Abrasion index Classical

AS 1038.19

BS 1016.111 (1993)

Caking power Gray King coke test

AS 1038.12.2

BS 1016.107.2

ISO 502

Apparent relative density Classical

AS 1038.26

Dilation Classical

AS 1038.12.3 (2002)

BS 1016.107.3

ISO 8264

Plasticity Sapozhnikov test GB/T 479
Froth flotation - Basic Classical

AS 4156.2.1

Bulk density Classical

AS 3899

Drum tumble Classical


Ash Classical

ASTM D3174

ISO 1171

Dilation Audibert-Arnu dilatometer

ISO 349

Sulfur - Total Infrared (IR)

AS 1038.6.3.3 

ASTM D4239 - Method B

ASTM D5016

ISO 19579

Moisture Classical

ASTM D3173

ISO 11722

Coke Moisture - Total Classical

AS 1038.2

Analysis of ores and minerals Copper ores; Lead ores; Zinc ores Moisture Classical

AS 2863 (2008)

Moisture Classical ISO 12742
Sample collection Coals, coke, charcoal and related products Precision of sampling, sample preparation and testing Mechanical sampling

AS 4264.5

Precision of sampling, sample preparation and testing

AS 4264.4

Not applicable Mechanical sampling

ISO 13909-1

Not applicable Sampling from moving streams

ISO 13909-2

Not applicable

AS 4264.1

ASTM D2234

BS 1017.1

Not applicable Sampling from stationary lots

ISO 13909-4

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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