Townsville City Council

Site

Geotechnical Laboratory Services

Accreditation No.

3571

Site No.

3564

Date of Accreditation

18 Apr 1995

Address

113 Dalrymple Road
Garbutt, QLD 4814
Australia

Contact

Ms Sarah O'Brien P: +61 (07) 47278589

Availability

Services conditionally 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 binder adhesion Aggregates Degree of precoating Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q216

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 Aggregates Shape Flakiness

MR (Qld) Method Q201

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis AS 1141.11.1
Shape Average least dimension

AS 1141.20.3

Shape Crushed faces

AS 1141.18

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

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 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

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Plastic limit Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q105

Liquid limit Cone four point

MR (Qld) Method Q104A

Plasticity index Cone

MR (Qld) Method Q105

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q106

Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1, MR (Qld) Method Q103A

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1

Liquid limit Cone one point

MR (Qld) Method Q104D

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Compaction to nominated levels Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q145A

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

AS 1289.5.4.2, MR (Qld) Method Q144A

Dry density/moisture content relationship Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1, MR (Qld) Method Q142A

Oversize material Oversize material treatment

MR (Qld) Method Q143

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

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

Characteristic field density values Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q020

Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

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 - In-situ Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1, MR (Qld) Method Q141B

Relative compaction Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q140A

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
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 Q113C
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 Q101D

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Sample preparation UCS specimens - Laboratory mix MR (Qld) Method Q251A
Cement content Heat of neutralisation

MR (Qld) Method Q134

Sample preparation UCS specimens - Field mix MR (Qld) Method Q251B
Curing of moulded specimens; Laboratory stabilisation of soil Cement; Lime stabilisation

MR (Qld) Method Q135A, MR (Qld) Method Q135B 

Compressive strength; Sample preparation Uniaxial unconfined

AS 5101.4, MR (Qld) Method Q115, In-house method TC-001 plots

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

AS 1141.3.1, MR (Qld) Method Q060

Not applicable Site selection by spot sampling

MR (Qld) Method Q061

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

MR (Qld) Method Q050

Not applicable Site selection - Random stratified sampling

MR (Qld) Method Q050

Not applicable Disturbed soil sampling from a pavement; Disturbed soil sampling from a stockpile; Disturbed soil sampling from a windrow

AS 1289.1.2.1

Not applicable Site selection by spot sampling

MR (Qld) Method Q061

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