Boral Technical Services (WA)


Chapman Valley Laboratory

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Site No.


Date of Accreditation


Boral Quarries Geraldton, East Chapman Valley Road
Naraling, WA 6532



Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation


Chapman Valley Laboratory

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis AS 1141.32
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Shape Flakiness AS 1141.15, MRWA Method WA216.1
Aggregates Particle size distribution Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm AS 1141.12
Particle density of coarse aggregate; Water absorption of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water AS 1141.6.1
Particle size distribution Sieve analysis AS 1141.11.1, MRWA Method WA210.1
Shape Proportional calliper AS 1141.14
Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable AS 1141.22
Particle density of fine aggregate; Water absorption of fine aggregate Not applicable AS 1141.5
Shape Average least dimension AS 1141.20.1, AS 1141.20.2
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Plasticity index Casagrande AS 1289.3.3.1, AS 1289.3.3.2, MRWA Method WA122.1
Moisture content Drying oven AS 1289.2.1.1, MRWA Method WA110.1, MRWA Method WA110.2
Sieve analysis Not applicable AS1289.3.6.1, MRWA Method WA115.1
Plastic limit Not applicable AS 1289.3.2.1, MRWA Method WA121.1
Liquid limit Casagrande four point; Casagrande one point AS 1289.3.1.1, AS 1289.3.1.2
Linear shrinkage Not applicable AS 1289.3.4.1, MRWA Method WA123.1
Liquid limit Cone four point AS 1289.3.9.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Not applicable AS 1289.1.1
Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a stockpile AS 1141.3.1, MRWA Method WA200.1
Soils Not applicable Disturbed soil sampling from a stockpile AS 1289.1.2.1, MRWA Method WA100.1

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