Blacktop Materials Engineering

Site

Geraldton Laboratory

Accreditation No.

14505

Site No.

14534

Date of Accreditation

03 Dec 2000

Address

111 Anderson Street
Geraldton, WA 6530
Australia

blacktopengineering.com.au

Contact

Mr Mark Edwards P: +61 (08) 99211878

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

Geraldton Laboratory

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; Organic impurities Colour test; Settling AS 1141.33; AS 1141.34
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

Moisture content Drying oven; Microwave oven

MRWA Method WA212.1;  MRWA Method WA212.2

Shape Average least dimension

AS 1141.20.1

AS 1141.20.2

MRWA Method WA215.1

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis; Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.11.1;  AS 1141.12

MRWA Method WA210.1

Shape Flakiness

AS 1141.15

MRWA Method WA216.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate stabilisation Aggregates Cohesion of compacted material Unconfined

AS 1141.52

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 Compressive strength Cube; 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 Manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement surfacing characteristics Road pavements Texture depth Sand patch

MRWA Method WA311.1

Layer thickness Not applicable

MRWA Method WA330.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil chemical properties Soils Calcium carbonate content Not applicable MRWA Method WA915.1
Soluble salts Conductivity MRWA Method WA910.1
Organic matter Loss on ignition (LOI) ASTM D2974
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Description, identification and classification Not applicable

AS 1726 Tables 9 and 10 (Laboratory classification elements only)

Particle density Not applicable

AS 1289.3.5.1

Liquid limit Casagrande four point; Casagrande one point AS 1289.3.1.1
AS 1289.3.1.2
Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1

MRWA Method WA115.1

MRWA Method WA115.2

Moisture content Drying oven; Microwave oven

AS 1289.2.1.1;  AS 1289.2.1.4
MRWA Method WA110.1

MRWA Method WA110.2

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1

MRWA Method WA123.1

Plasticity index Casagrande; Cone

AS 1289.3.3.1

AS 1289.3.3.2

MRWA Method WA122.1

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1

MRWA Method WA121.1

Liquid limit Cone four point; Cone one point

AS 1289.3.9.1;  AS 1289.3.9.2

MRWA Method WA120.2

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

AS 1289.5.2.1,

MRWA Method WA133.1, 

MRWA Method WA133.2

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

AS 1289.5.4.2

Minimum and maximum dry density Not applicable

AS 1289.5.5.1

Dry density/moisture content relationship Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1

MRWA Method WA132.1

MRWA Method WA132.2

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 field density Soils Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1

MRWA Method WA324.2

Dry density ratio; Moisture ratio Calculation; Measured; Statistical selection of reference values

AS 1289.5.4.1;  AS 1289.5.4.2;  AS 1289.5.4.3
MRWA Method WA134.1;  MRWA Method WA136.1

Characteristic field density values Not applicable AS 2891.14.15
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil in-situ penetration Soils Penetration in-situ Dynamic cone; Perth sand penetrometer AS 1289.6.3.2;  AS 1289.6.3.3 
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil in-situ strength Soils Bearing strength - In-situ Plate bearing BS 1377-9 (1990)
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil laboratory bearing properties Soils Bearing ratio Remoulded specimens AS 1289.6.1.1
MRWA Method WA141.1
Compressive strength Uniaxial maximum dry MRWA Method WA140.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil permeability Soils Permeability Constant head for a remoulded specimen; Falling head for a remoulded specimen AS 1289.6.7.1, AS 1289.6.7.2
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Not applicable

AS 1289.1.1

MRWA Method WA105.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil reactivity Soils Reactivity Shrink/swell AS 1289.7.1.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

AS 5101.4

MRWA Method WA143.1

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

AS 1141.3.1

MRWA Method WA200.1

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

AS 1012.1

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

MRWA Method WA100.1

Not applicable Site selection - Random sampling; Site selection - Random stratified sampling

AS 1289.1.4.1;  AS 1289.1.4.2

MRWA Method WA0.1

MRWA Method WA100.1

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