Construction Sciences Pty Ltd

Site

Cairns Laboratory

Accreditation No.

1986

Site No.

11512

Date of Accreditation

15 Jan 1996

Address

3/5 Commercial Place
Earlville, QLD 4870
Australia

constructionsciences.net

Contact

Mr Peter Gode P: +61 (07) 40338715

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 Techniques defined by all or some for which the site is accredited
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate binder adhesion Aggregates Degree of precoating Not applicable

 MR (Qld) Method Q216

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

AS 1141.32


Clay and fine silt Settling

AS 1141.33

Organic impurities Colour test

AS 1141.34

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Shape Flakiness

AS 1141.15

MR (Qld) Method Q201

Shape Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14

Shape Crushed faces

AS 1141.18


Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

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

AS 1141.11.1, AS 1141.12

Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable

AS 1141.22


Bulk density Uncompacted

AS 1141.4  

Particle density of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1


Water absorption of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1


Shape Average least dimension

AS 1141.20.3


Aggregate crushing value Not applicable

AS 1141.21

Particle density of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5


Soundness Degradation factor on coarse aggregate

AS 1141.25.2

MR (Qld) Method Q208B

Water absorption of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5


Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar consistence in-situ Concrete, grout and mortar Slump flow Cone; J-ring; T500

AS 1012.3.1, AS 1012.3.5

Compactibility index Not applicable

AS 1012.3.4

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar properties Concrete, grout and mortar Air content of freshly mixed concrete Increased air pressure

AS 1012.4.1

Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions

AS 1012.12.1

Compressive strength Core

AS 1012.14

Compressive strength Cylinder

AS 1012.9

Mass per unit volume - Fresh concrete In-situ measurement using fixed volume measure

AS 1012.5

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar specimen manufacture and curing Concrete, grout and mortar Specimen manufacture and curing Manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.1

Specimen manufacture and curing Manufacture and curing of flexural strength specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.2

Specimen manufacture and curing In-situ manufacture and curing of drying shrinkage specimens

AS 1012.8.4

Specimen conditioning Wet conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens

AS 1012.14

Specimen manufacture and curing In-situ manufacture and curing of grout and mortar cubes

AS 1012.8.3

Specimen manufacture and curing Manufacture and curing of drying shrinkage specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.4

Specimen manufacture and curing Manufacture and curing of grout and mortar cubes in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.3

Specimen manufacture and curing Curing cylinder specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.1

Specimen manufacture and curing In-situ manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens

AS 1012.8.1

Specimen conditioning Dry conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens

AS 1012.14

Specimen manufacture and curing In-situ manufacture and curing of flexural strength specimens

AS 1012.8.2

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

Austroads Method AGPT/T251

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils 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 Q104D

Sieve analysis; Weighted plasticity index Fines ratio; Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q252, MR (Qld) Method Q253
Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1

MR (Qld) Method Q106

Plasticity index Casagrande; Cone

AS 1289.3.3.1, AS 1289.3.3.2

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1

MR (Qld) Method Q105

Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1

MR (Qld) Method Q103A

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

AS 1289.2.1.1


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

AS 1289.5.5.1

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

AS 1289.5.4.2

MR (Qld) Method Q144A

Oversize material Oversize material treatment

MR (Qld) Method Q143

Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort

AS 1289.5.2.1

MR (Qld) Method Q142B

Dry density/moisture content relationship Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1

MR (Qld) Method Q142A

Compaction to nominated levels Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q145A

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil engineering properties Soils Bearing ratio Remoulded specimens

AS 1289.6.1.1

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

Penetration in-situ Dynamic cone

AS 1289.6.3.2

MR (Qld) Method Q114B

Dispersion Emerson class

AS 1289.3.8.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Degree of saturation Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q146

Density - In-situ Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1

MR (Qld) Method Q141B

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Moisture ratio

AS 1289.5.4.1

Characteristic field density values Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q020

Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

Relative compaction Not applicable

 MR (Qld) Method Q140A

Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1

MR (Qld) Method Q141A

MR (Qld) Method NGTM N01, MR (Qld) Method NGTM N02, MR (Qld) Method NGTM N03

Dry density ratio

AS 1289.5.4.1

Field moisture content Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1

MR (Qld) Method Q141A

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

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Laboratory stabilisation of soil Cement

 MR (Qld) Method Q135A

Sample preparation UCS specimens - Field mix; UCS specimens - Laboratory mix MR (Qld) Method Q251A, MR (Qld) Method Q251B
Cement content Heat of neutralisation

 MR (Qld) Method Q134

Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

 MR (Qld) Method Q115

Laboratory stabilisation of soil Lime stabilisation

 MR (Qld) Method Q135A, MR (Qld) Method Q135B

Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a pavement; Aggregate from a stockpile

AS 1141.3.1

MR (Qld) Method Q060

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

AS 1012.1

Soils Not applicable Disturbed soil sampling from a pavement; Disturbed soil sampling from a stockpile; Disturbed soil sampling in-situ

AS 1289.1.2.1

Not applicable Site selection by spot sampling

 MR (Qld) Method Q061

Not applicable Site selection - Random stratified sampling

AS 1289.1.4.2

MR (Qld) Method Q050

Not applicable Site selection - Random sampling

AS 1289.1.4.1

MR (Qld) Method Q050

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Annex facility Materials defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Determinations defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Techniques defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Kennedy Highway 32B Annex Facility, Site No. 25610 is established from 27 May 2021 until 20 December 2021 for works on the Kennedy Highway 32B Project, Contract No. KEN25B-003 for Robinson Civil

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Annex facility Materials defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Determinations defined by all or some for which the site is accredited Techniques defined by all or some for which the site is accredited The PRD-Coen-Weipa Annex Facility, Site No. 25668 is established from 10 July 2021 until 20 June 2022 for the PRD-Coen-Weipa (90D) Project, Contract No. CN 15110 for Bama Services

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