Butler Partners Pty Ltd

Ground Testing Services Pty Ltd

Site

Gold Coast Laboratory

Accreditation No.

18820

Site No.

20965

Date of Accreditation

14 May 2013

Address

2/23 Traders Way
Currumbin, QLD 4223
Australia

butlerpartners.com.au

Contact

Mr Michael (Mike) Neighbour P: +61 (07) 55352539

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

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 - Soil classification Soils Apparent particle density Not applicable

AS 1289.3.5.1

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1

Cone plasticity index; Linear shrinkage; Liquid limit; Plastic limit; Plasticity index; Weighted plasticity index Casagrande; Cone

AS 1289.3.1.1, AS 1289.3.1.2, AS 1289.3.2.1, AS 1289.3.3.1, AS 1289.3.3.2, AS 1289.3.4.1, AS 1289.3.9.1, AS 1289.3.9.2,  MR (Qld) Method Q104A, MR (Qld) Method Q104D, MR (Qld) Method Q105, MR (Qld) Method Q106

Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1, MR (Qld) Method Q103A

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Assignment of optimum moisture content/maximum dry density (OMC/MDD); Compaction to nominated levels; Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort; Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1, AS 1289.5.2.1, AS 1289.5.4.2, MR (Qld) Method Q142A, MR (Qld) Method Q142B, MR (Qld) Method Q144A, MR (Qld) Method Q145A

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil consolidation Soils Consolidation One-dimensional AS 1289.6.6.1
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; Density - In-situ; Density index; Dry density ratio; Field moisture content; Moisture ratio; Relative compaction Calculation; Hilf; Nuclear gauge; Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1, AS 1289.5.4.1, AS 1289.5.6.1, AS 1289.5.7.1, AS 1289.5.8.1, MR (Qld) Method Q140A, MR (Qld) Method Q141A, MR (Qld) Method Q141B, MR (Qld) Method Q143, MR (Qld) Method Q146, MR (Qld) Method NGTM N01

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, 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 Q113B, MR (Qld) Method Q113C
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 Constant head for a remoulded specimen; Flexible wall permeameter AS 1289.6.7.1,  AS 1289.6.7.3
Permeability Falling head for a remoulded specimen 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, MR (Qld) Method Q101, MR (Qld) Method Q101A, MR (Qld) Method Q101B, MR (Qld) Method Q101C, MR (Qld) Method Q101E

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 shear strength Soils Shear strength Direct shear force; Effective angle of internal friction AS 1289.6.2.2
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

Curing of moulded specimens; Laboratory stabilisation of soil Lime, cement and bitumen

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

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil triaxial strength Soils Triaxial strength Triaxial undrained with pore water pressure measured; Triaxial undrained without pore water pressure measurement AS 1289.6.4.1, AS 1289.6.4.2
Sample collection 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 in-situ; Site selection by spot sampling; Undisturbed soil sampling by open-drive sampler

AS 1289.1.2.1, AS 1289.1.3.1, MR (Qld) Method Q060, MR (Qld) Method Q061

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

AS 1289.1.4.1, AS 1289.1.4.2, MR (Qld) Method Q050

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