Construction Sciences Pty Ltd

Site

Coffs Coast Laboratory

Accreditation No.

1986

Site No.

10823

Date of Accreditation

12 Jul 1995

Address

36 Hawke Drive
Woolgoolga, NSW 2456
Australia

constructionsciences.net

Contact

Mr Matthew Foley P: +61 (02) 66540205

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 contaminants Aggregates Clay and fine silt Settling

AS 1141.33

Weak particles contaminants

AS 1141.32

Organic impurities Colour test

AS 1141.34

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Particle density of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5

Shape Average least dimension; Crushed faces; Flakiness; Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14, AS 1141.15, AS 1141.20.1, AS 1141.20.2

RMS (NSW) Method T213, RMS (NSW) Method T235, RMS (NSW) Method T239, RMS (NSW) Method T275

Water absorption of coarse aggregate Not applicable

AS 1141.6.1

Water absorption of fine aggregate Not applicable

AS 1141.5

Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

Particle size distribution Fine particles in road materials; Sieve analysis; Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.11.1, AS 1141.12, AS 1141.19

RMS (NSW) Method T201, RMS (NSW) Method T203

Particle density of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate strength Aggregates Aggregate crushing value Not applicable

AS 1141.21
RMS (NSW) Method T205

Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable

AS 1141.22
RMS (NSW) Method T215

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; J-ring; T500

AS 1012.3.1, AS 1012.3.5

RMS (NSW) Method T301, RMS (NSW) Method T302

ASTM C1611
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar properties Concrete, grout and mortar Mass per unit volume - Fresh concrete In-situ measurement using fixed volume measure

AS 1012.5

RMS (NSW) Method T303

Flexural strength Modulus of rupture

AS 1012.11

RMS (NSW) Method T328

Compressive strength Core; Cylinder

AS 1012.9, AS 1012.14

RMS (NSW) Method T305, RMS (NSW) Method T306, RMS (NSW) Method T310

Air content of freshly mixed concrete Reduced air pressure

AS 1012.4.2

RMS (NSW) Method T320

Specimen preparation Dressing of voids

RMS (NSW) Method T368

Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions; Water displacement

AS 1012.12.1, AS 1012.12.2

RMS (NSW) Method T316, RMS (NSW) Method T317

Compacted density - In-situ Relative compaction of concrete pavements RMS (NSW) Method T381
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar specimen manufacture and curing Concrete, grout and mortar Specimen manufacture Mixing concrete in the laboratory

AS 1012.2

Specimen manufacture and curing Manufacture and curing of grout and mortar cubes in the laboratory AS 1012.8.3
Specimen conditioning Wet conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens

AS 1012.14

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 cylindrical specimens in the laboratory; Manufacture and curing of drying shrinkage specimens in the laboratory; Manufacture and curing of flexural strength specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.1, AS 1012.8.2

RMS (NSW) Method T304, RMS (NSW) Method T327

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement structural performance Road pavements Structural performance evaluation Benkelman beam; Deflection monitoring

RMS (NSW) Method T160, RMS (NSW) Method T199;TfNSW T199;

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement surfacing characteristics Road pavements Texture depth Sand patch RMS (NSW) Method T240
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Rock properties Rocks Point load strength index Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T223

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Moisture content Correlation; Drying oven; Microwave oven

AS 1289.2.1.1, AS 1289.2.1.4

RMS (NSW) Method T120, RMS (NSW) Method T180


Mobile capability for RMS (NSW) Method T120
Liquid limit Casagrande four point; Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.1, AS 1289.3.1.2

RMS (NSW) Method T108;TfNSW T108;TfNSW T105;

Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1

RMS (NSW) Method T106;TfNSW T106;

MR (Qld) Method Q103A

Plastic limit Casagrande one point; Cone four point

AS 1289.3.2.1

RMS (NSW) Method T109;TfNSW T109;TfNSW T105;

Moisture content Correlation; Drying oven; Microwave oven

AS 1289.2.1.1, AS 1289.2.1.4, AS 1289.2.3.1

RMS (NSW) Method T120, RMS (NSW) Method T180

Fine particles in road materials Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T107;TfNSW T107;

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1

RMS (NSW) Method T113;TfNSW T113;

Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort; Standard compactive effort; Three compaction point

AS 1289.5.1.1, AS 1289.5.2.1

RMS (NSW) Method T111, RMS (NSW) Method T112, RMS (NSW) Method T130, RMS (NSW) Method T162

MR (Qld) Method Q142A

Mobile capability for RMS (NSW) Method T162
Minimum and maximum dry density Not applicable

AS 1289.5.5.1

RMS (NSW) Method T164

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 electrical properties Soils Electrical resistance Not applicable

AS 1289.4.4.1
RMS (NSW) Method T185

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Relative compaction Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T166

Moisture ratio Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Sydney Water Supplier of Field Testing Services
Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge; Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1, AS 1289.5.8.1

RMS (NSW) Method T119, RMS (NSW) Method T173

Sydney Water Supplier of Field Testing Services
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil in-situ penetration Soils Penetration in-situ Dynamic cone

AS 1289.6.3.2
RMS (NSW) Method T161

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

AS 1289.6.1.1
RMS (NSW) Method T117, RMS (NSW) Method T132

Compressive strength Uniaxial maximum dry

RMS (NSW) Method T114, RMS (NSW) Method T116, RMS (NSW) Method T131

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil natural contaminants Soils Acidity pH

AS 1289.4.3.1

RMS (NSW) Method T123

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Accelerated weathering pre-treatment; Not applicable; Repeated compaction pre-treatment

AS 1289.1.1

MR (Qld) Method Q101

RMS (NSW) Method T102;TfNSW T102;TfNSW T105;, RMS (NSW) Method T103;TfNSW T103;TfNSW T105;, RMS (NSW) Method T105

Mobile capability for RMS (NSW) Method T105
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil shear strength Soils Shear strength Effective angle of internal friction

MR (Qld) Method Q181C

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

AS 1141.3.1

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

AS 1012.1, AS 1012.14

RMS (NSW) Method T300

Soils 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 from a windrow; Disturbed soil sampling from an open-drive; Disturbed soil sampling in-situ; Site selection - Random sampling; Site selection - Random stratified sampling

AS 1289.1.2.1, AS 1289.1.4.1, AS 1289.1.4.2

RMS (NSW) Method T100

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 B2GH Annex Facility, Site No. 25714 is established from 30 September 2021 until 30 December 2022 for works on the New England Highway - Belford to Golden Highway Project, Contract No. 190000303652.0395 for Acciona Construction Australia Pty Ltd

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 Bolivia Hill Annex Facility, Site No. 24886, is established from 18 April 2019 until 30 September 2021 for the New England Highway Upgrade Project, Contract No. 9809-PRO-031 for Georgiou SRG Joint Venture.

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