Geotech Pty Ltd

Site

Geotechnical Engineering

Accreditation No.

353

Site No.

346

Date of Accreditation

17 Jul 1961

Address

174 Turner Street
Port Melbourne, VIC 3207
Australia

geotech.net.au

Contact

Mr Paul Saunders P: +61 (03) 96244200

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate abrasion Aggregates Abrasion resistance Ball mill AS 1141.28
Abrasion resistance Los Angeles machine value AS 1141.23
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Foreign material in recycled aggregate Manual classification

RC (Vic) Method 372.04

Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis

AS 1141.32

Coarse aggregate quality Visual comparison

AS 1141.30.1

RC (Vic) Method 372.01

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate petrographic examination Aggregates Secondary minerals content Petrographic examination

AS 1141.26

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

AS 1141.14

Sample preparation Untreated bulk samples

RC (Vic) Method 301.01

Particle density of fine aggregate; Water absorption of fine aggregate Not applicable; Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.12

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1

Shape Flakiness

AS 1141.15

Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

Particle density of coarse aggregate; Water absorption of coarse aggregate Not applicable; Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Degradation factor on coarse aggregate AS 1141.25.2
Soundness Degradation factor on fine aggregate AS 1141.25.3
RC (Vic) Method 370.05
Soundness Degradation factor on source rock AS 1141.25.1
Soundness Exposure to sodium sulfate solution AS 1141.24
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate stabilisation Aggregates Unconfined compressive strength Not applicable

AS 5101.4

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate strength Aggregates Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable AS 1141.22
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 Grout consistency Not applicable

AS 2073 (1977) Clause 17

Flow of grout Not applicable

AS 1478.2 Appendix A and C

Slump flow Cone

AS 1012.3.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar permeability Concrete, grout and mortar Permeability Volume change with water absorption - Permeable voids AS 1012.21
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar properties Concrete, grout and mortar Compressive strength Core; Cube; Cylinder

AS 1012.9, AS 1012.14

Geotechnical Engineering In House Method 2

Bleeding In-situ analysis - Grout

AS 2073 (1977) Clause 14

ASTM C940 10a

Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions

AS 1012.12.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar specimen manufacture and curing Concrete, grout and mortar Specimen conditioning Wet conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens

AS 1012.14

Geotechnical Engineering In House Method 2

Specimen manufacture and curing Curing cylinder specimens in the laboratory; In-situ manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens; In-situ manufacture and curing of grout and mortar cubes; Manufacture and curing of grout and mortar cubes in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.1

Geotechnical Engineering In House Method 2

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1

Moisture content Correlation; Drying oven; Microwave oven

AS 1289.2.1.1, AS 1289.2.1.4, AS 1289.2.3.1

Liquid limit Casagrande four point

AS 1289.3.1.1

Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1

Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1

Particle density Not applicable

AS 1289.3.5.1

Description, identification and classification Not applicable

AS 1726 Tables 9 and 10

Liquid limit Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.2

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

AS 1289.5.1.1

Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort

AS 1289.5.2.1

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

AS 1289.5.4.2

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
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Density - In-situ; Field moisture content Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1

Moisture ratio assessment of dry back Not applicable

RC (Vic) Method 316.14

Dry density ratio; Moisture ratio Calculation; Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1

Dry density ratio; Moisture ratio Statistical selection of reference values

AS 1289.5.4.3

Characteristic field density values Not applicable

RC (Vic) Method 316.00

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil fine particles Soils Fine particle analysis Hydrometer

AS 1289.3.6.3

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil in-situ penetration Soils Penetration in-situ Dynamic cone AS 1289.6.3.2
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil laboratory bearing properties Soils Bearing ratio Remoulded specimens AS 1289.6.1.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil natural contaminants Soils Acidity pH

AS 1289.4.3.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil permeability Soils Permeability Falling head for a remoulded specimen AS 1289.6.7.2
Permeability Constant head for a remoulded specimen AS 1289.6.7.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Repeated compaction pre-treatment

RC (Vic) Method 301.05

Soil pre-treatment Not applicable

AS 1289.1.1

RC (Vic) Method 301.01

Geotechnical Engineering Inhouse Method 1 (Free swell test)

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

AS 5101.2.2

RC (Vic) Method 301.06

Laboratory stabilisation of soil Lime stabilisation

RC (Vic) Method 301.03

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

AS 1141.3.1

Not applicable Quarry aggregate from a drill core; Quarry aggregate from a quarry face; Quarry aggregate from a rock spall; Quarry aggregate from boulders

AS 1141.3.2

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

AS 1012.1

Not applicable Fresh concrete from deposited concrete

AS 1012.1

Not applicable Hardened concrete by coring

AS 1012.14

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 in-situ

AS 1289.1.2.1

Not applicable Undisturbed soil sampling by air injection sampler; Undisturbed soil sampling by open-drive sampler; Undisturbed soil sampling by piston sampler; Undisturbed soil sampling by rotary core sampler

AS 1289.1.3.1

Not applicable Site selection - Random stratified sampling

RC (Vic) Method 316.10

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