Pargroup Materials Testing Pty Ltd

Site

Geotechnical Laboratory

Accreditation No.

19400

Site No.

22186

Date of Accreditation

01 Jun 2017

Address

12 / 30-36 Margaret Vella Drive
Paget, QLD 4740
Australia

pargroup.com.au

Contact

Mr Frank Parrotta P: +61 0408744872

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations

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Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate binder adhesion
Aggregates Degree of precoating Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q216

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

AS 1141.32; MR (Qld) Method Q217

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Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties
Aggregates Water absorption of fine aggregate Not applicable AS 1141.5
Water absorption of coarse aggregate Not applicable

AS 1141.6.1; MR (Qld) Method Q214B

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
Shape Flakiness

AS 1141.15; MR (Qld) Method Q201

Shape Crushed faces

AS 1141.18, MR (Qld) Method Q215

Shape Average least dimension AS 1141.20.3, MR (Qld) Method Q202
Particle size distribution Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm AS 1141.12
Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted AS 1141.4

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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 Q205, MR (Qld) Method Q205C

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

AS 1012.3.1

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Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar properties
Concrete, grout and mortar Compressive strength Cylinder

AS 1012.9

Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions

AS 1012.12.1

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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

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Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification
Soils Liquid limit Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.2

Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1; MR (Qld) Method Q106

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1; MR (Qld) Method Q105

Liquid limit Cone four point

MR (Qld) Method Q104A

Liquid limit Casagrande four point

AS 1289.3.1.1 

Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1; MR (Qld) Method Q103A

Particle density Not applicable AS 1289.3.5.1
Liquid limit Cone one point

MR (Qld) Method Q104D

Plasticity index Cone

MR (Qld) Method Q105

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1

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

AS 1289.5.1.1; MR (Qld) Method Q142A

Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort

AS 1289.5.2.1; MR (Qld) Method Q142B

Oversize material Oversize material treatment

MR (Qld) Method Q143

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

AS 1289.5.4.2; MR (Qld) Method Q144A

Minimum and maximum dry density Not applicable AS 1289.5.5.1
Compaction to nominated levels Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q145A

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Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil dispersion
Soils Dispersion Emerson class AS 1289.3.8.1

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

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

Density index Not applicable AS 1289.5.6.1
Density - In-situ Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1; MR (Qld) Method Q141B

Degree of saturation Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q146

Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

Characteristic field density values Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q020

Relative compaction Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q140A

Compaction control Hilf AS 1289.5.7.1

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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

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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

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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

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Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation
Soils Sample preparation UCS specimens - Field mix; UCS specimens - Laboratory mix MR (Qld) Method Q251A; MR (Qld) Method Q251B
Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined MR (Qld) Method Q115
Stabiliser rate of spread rate In-situ measurement MR (Qld) Method Q719
Cement content Heat of neutralisation MR (Qld) Method Q134
Sample preparation Cement stabilisation

MR (Qld) Method Q135A

Curing of moulded specimens Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q135B
Stabiliser working time Cementitious stabilisation time MR (Qld) Method Q136A

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Sample collection
Aggregates Not applicable Site selection - Random stratified sampling

MR (Qld) Method Q050

Not applicable Site selection by spot sampling

MR (Qld) Method Q061

Not applicable Aggregate from a bin; Aggregate from a pavement; Aggregate from a stockpile; Aggregate from a truck; Aggregate from a windrow

AS 1141.3.1; MR (Qld) Method Q060

Not applicable Site selection - Random sampling

MR (Qld) Method Q050

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 sampling

AS 1289.1.4.1; MR (Qld) Method Q050

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 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

AS 1289.1.2.1; MR (Qld) Method Q060

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