ETS Geo Pty Ltd

Site

Cairns Laboratory

Accreditation No.

20026

Site No.

1826

Date of Accreditation

27 Apr 1984

Address

23 Knight Street
Cairns, QLD 4870
Australia

engineeringtesting.com.au

Contact

Mr Michael Ganza P: +61 (07) 40478600

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 Organic impurities Colour test

AS 1141.34

Clay and fine silt Settling

AS 1141.33

Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis

AS 1141.32,
MR (Qld) Method Q217

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

AS 1141.18,
MR (Qld) Method Q215

Particle density of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1,
MR (Qld) Method Q214B

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1

Particle density of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5,
MR (Qld) Method Q214A

Shape Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14

Water absorption of fine aggregate Not applicable

AS 1141.5,
MR (Qld) Method Q214A

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.12

Bulk density Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

Shape Flakiness

AS 1141.15, 

MR (Qld) Method Q201, MR (Qld) Method Q201 (2017)

Water absorption of coarse aggregate Not applicable

AS 1141.6.1,
MR (Qld) Method Q214B

Bulk density Compacted

AS 1141.4

Shape Average least dimension

AS 1141.20.1, AS 1141.20.3,
MR (Qld) Method Q202

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Degradation factor on coarse aggregate AS 1141.25.2, MR (Qld) Method Q208B
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate strength Aggregates Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable AS 1141.22, MR (Qld) Method Q205A, MR (Qld) Method Q205B, MR (Qld) Method Q205C
Aggregate crushing value Not applicable AS 1141.21
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar consistence in-situ Concrete, grout and mortar Compactibility index Not applicable

AS 1012.3.4

Slump flow Cone

AS 1012.3.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar properties Concrete, grout and mortar Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions

AS 1012.12.1

Compressive strength Core

AS 1012.14

Compressive strength Cylinder

AS 1012.9

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar specimen manufacture and curing Concrete, grout and mortar Specimen manufacture and curing Curing cylinder specimens in the laboratory; In-situ manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens

AS 1012.8.1

Specimen conditioning Wet conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens

AS 1012.14

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

Austroads Method AG:PT/T251

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Liquid limit Cone four point

AS 1289.3.9.1, 

MR (Qld) Method Q104A, MR (Qld) Method Q104A (2017)

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1,
MR (Qld) Method Q102A (2016)

Plastic limit; Plasticity index; Weighted plasticity index Casagrande; Cone

AS 1289.3.2.1, AS 1289.3.3.1, AS 1289.3.3.2

MR (Qld) Method Q105, MR (Qld) Method Q105 (2016), MR (Qld) Method Q252

Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1,
MR (Qld) Method Q103A, MR (Qld) Method Q103B (2014)

Liquid limit Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.2

Liquid limit Casagrande four point

AS 1289.3.1.1

Liquid limit Cone one point

AS 1289.3.9.2, 

MR (Qld) Method Q104D, MR (Qld) Method Q104D (2017) 

Apparent particle density Not applicable

AS 1289.3.5.1,

MR (Qld) Method Q109 (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q109A (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q109B (2017)

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1,
MR (Qld) Method Q106

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Assignment of optimum moisture content/maximum dry density (OMC/MDD) Not applicable

AS 1289.5.4.2, 

MR (Qld) Method Q144A, MR (Qld) Method Q144A (2017)

Oversize material Oversize material treatment

MR (Qld) Method Q143, MR (Qld) Method Q143 (2017)

Dry density/moisture content relationship Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1, 

MR (Qld) Method Q142A, MR (Qld) Method Q142A (2017) 

Minimum and maximum dry density Not applicable

AS 1289.5.5.1

Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort

AS 1289.5.2.1,
MR (Qld) Method Q142B

Compaction to nominated levels Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q145A, MR (Qld) Method Q145A (2017)

Dry density/moisture content relationship Rapid

MR (Qld) Method Q142C (2017)

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil dispersion Soils Dispersion Emerson class AS 1289.3.8.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

Field moisture content Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1,
MR (Qld) Method Q141A, MR (Qld) NGTM Method N02

Relative compaction Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q140A, MR (Qld) Method Q140A (2017)

Density - In-situ Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1,
 MR (Qld) Method Q141B, MR (Qld) Method Q141B (2017)

Characteristic field density values Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q020

Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1,
MR (Qld) Method Q141A, MR (Qld) NGTM Method N01, MR (Qld) NGTM Method N03

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Degree of saturation Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q146, MR (Qld) Method Q146 (2017)

Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil in-situ penetration Soils Penetration in-situ Dynamic cone AS 1289.6.3.2, MR (Qld) Method Q114B, MR (Qld) Method Q114B (2017)
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil laboratory bearing properties Soils Bearing ratio Remoulded specimens AS 1289.6.1.1, MR (Qld) Method Q113A, MR (Qld) Method Q113B, MR (Qld) Method Q113C, MR (Qld) Method Q113A (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q113C (2017)
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 Compressive strength; Sample preparation UCS specimens - Field mix; UCS specimens - Laboratory mix; Uniaxial unconfined

MR (Qld) Method Q115, MR (Qld) Method Q115 (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q251A, MR (Qld) Method Q251B

Stabiliser rate of spread rate In-situ measurement

MR (Qld) Method Q719

Laboratory stabilisation of soil Cement; Lime stabilisation

MR (Qld) Method Q135A

Cement content Heat of neutralisation

MR (Qld) Method Q134, MR (Qld) Method Q134 (2017)

Curing of moulded specimens Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q135B

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

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 Site selection - Random stratified sampling

AS 1289.1.4.2,
MR (Qld) Method Q050

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

AS 1289.1.2.1,
MR (Qld) Method Q060

Not applicable Site selection by spot sampling

MR (Qld) Method Q061

Not applicable Site selection - Random sampling

AS 1289.1.4.1,
MR (Qld) Method Q050

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