SGS Australia Pty Ltd


Gladstone Laboratory

Accreditation No.


Site No.


Date of Accreditation

31 Jul 1992


79 Hanson Road
Gladstone, QLD 4680


Mr Omer Bener P: +61 (07) 49726591


Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

Gladstone Laboratory

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)


Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Analysis of coal and coke for coking behaviour Coal; Coke Caking power Gray King coke test AS 1038.12.2
Plasticity Gieseler plastometer AS 1038.12.4.1 (1996)
Caking index Gravimetric BS/ISO 15585
Dilatation Dilatometer AS 1038.12.3 (2002)
General analysis of coal, coke and related products Coal; Coke Moisture - Total Gravimetric AS 1038.1 (B and C) (2001)
ASTM D3302
BS 1016.1
ISO 589
Gross calorific value Bomb calorimeter AS 1038.5 (1998)
ASTM D5865
BS/ISO 1928
Proximate analysis Gravimetric AS 1038.3 (2000)
BS/ISO 562
BS/ISO 1171
BSISO 11722  
Ash Gravimetric AS 1038.3 (2000)
ASTM D3174
BS/ISO 1171
Volatile matter Gravimetric AS 1038.3 (2000)
BS/ISO 562
ISO 562
ASTM D3175
Crucible swelling number; Free swelling index Visual examination AS 1038.12.1 (2002)
BS/ISO 501
Relative density (specific gravity) Volumetric AS 1038.21.1.2
Moisture Gravimetric AS 1038.3 (2000)
ASTM D3173
Sulfur - Total; Ultimate analysis Infrared (IR) AS 1038.6.3.3
ASTM D5016
BS/ISO 19579
Carbon; Hydrogen; Nitrogen; Ultimate analysis Carbon, hydrogen and nitrogen (CHN) analyser AS 1038.6.4 (2005)
ASTM D5373
BS/ISO 29541
Moisture holding capacity Gravimetric AS 1038.17
Preparation of coal, coke and related product samples for analysis Coal; Coke Float and sink analysis Gravimetric AS 4156.1
Hardgrove grindability index Gravimetric AS1038.20
BS/ISO 5074
Size analysis Sieve analysis AS 3881 (2002)
BS 1016.109
BS/ISO 1953
ASTM D4749
Sample collection Coals, coke, charcoal and related products Precision of sampling, sample preparation and testing Sampling from stationary lots

AS 4264.1

ASTM D2013

ASTM D2234




BS/ISO 18283
Specialised analysis of coal, coke and related products Coal Chlorine X-ray fluorescence (XRF) in-house method ME-AU-MINEM-AN-073
Coal ash; Coke ash Aluminium; Barium; Calcium; Iron; Magnesium; Manganese; Phosphorus; Potassium; Silicon; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Titanium; Zinc X-ray fluorescence (XRF) AS 1038.14.3, ISO 13605, ASTM D4326
Coal; Coke Ash fusibility Visual examination AS 1038.15 (1995)
ASTM D1857
BS/ISO 540

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