Protest Geotechnical Pty Ltd

Site

Gold Coast Laboratory

Accreditation No.

19667

Site No.

22838

Date of Accreditation

28 May 2015

Address

8/36 Blanck Street
Ormeau, QLD 4208
Australia

protestengineering.com

Contact

Mr Kenney Pham P: +61 (07) 55680180

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 - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis

AS 1141.32

Clay and fine silt Settling

AS 1141.33

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Shape Average least dimension

AS 1141.20.3

Water absorption of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1

MR (Qld) Method Q214B

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.12

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1

Water absorption of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water AS 1141.5
Particle density of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water AS 1141.5
Particle density of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1

MR (Qld) Method Q214B

Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

Shape Flakiness

AS 1141.15

MR (Qld) Method Q201

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Degradation factor on coarse aggregate; Degradation factor on source rock AS 1141.25.1, AS 1141.25.2, MR (Qld) Method Q208B
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate strength Aggregates Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable AS 1141.22
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 Core; Cylinder

AS 1012.9, AS 1012.14

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

Specimen manufacture and curing In-situ manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens

AS 1012.8.1

Specimen manufacture and curing Curing cylinder specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.1

Specimen conditioning Dry conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens; Wet conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens

AS 1012.14

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1

Moisture content Correlation

AS 1289.2.3.1

Moisture content Microwave oven

AS 1289.2.1.4

Cone plasticity index Not applicable

AS 1289.3.3.2

Plasticity index; Weighted plasticity index Cone

MR (Qld) Method Q105, MR (Qld) Method Q252

Particle density Not applicable

AS 1289.3.5.1

Sieve analysis Fines ratio

AS 1289.3.6.1

MR (Qld) Method Q103A, MR (Qld) Method Q253

Liquid limit Casagrande four point; Casagrande one point; Cone four point; Cone one point

AS 1289.3.1.1, AS 1289.3.1.2, AS 1289.3.9.1, AS 1289.3.9.2

MR (Qld) Method Q104A, MR (Qld) Method Q104D

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

Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils 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

Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort

AS 1289.5.2.1

MR (Qld) Method Q142B

Dry density/moisture content relationship Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1

MR (Qld) Method Q142A

Compaction to nominated levels Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q145A

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 Degree of saturation Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q146

Relative compaction Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q140A

Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

Characteristic field density values Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q020

Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge; Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1, AS 1289.5.8.1

MR (Qld) Method Q141A, MR (Qld) Method Q141B, MR (Qld) Method NGTM N01, MR (Qld) Method NGTM N02

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Field moisture content Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1

MR (Qld) Method Q141A, MR (Qld) Method NGTM N01, MR (Qld) Method NGTM N03

Moisture ratio Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1

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 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, MR (Qld) Method Q101E, MR (Qld) Method Q101F

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 Sample preparation UCS specimens - Field mix; UCS specimens - Laboratory mix MR (Qld) Method Q251A, MR (Qld) Method Q251B
Lime demand Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q133

Cement content Heat of neutralisation

MR (Qld) Method Q134

Laboratory stabilisation of soil Lime stabilisation

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

Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

AS 5101.4

MR (Qld) Method Q115

Laboratory stabilisation of soil Cement

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

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

AS 1141.3.1

Concrete, grout and mortar Not applicable Fresh concrete from a mixer; Fresh concrete from deposited concrete; Hardened concrete by coring

AS 1012.1, AS 1012.14

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

AS 1289.1.2.1

MR (Qld) Method Q060

Not applicable Site selection - Random sampling

AS 1289.1.4.1

MR (Qld) Method Q050

Not applicable Site selection - Random stratified sampling

AS 1289.1.4.2

MR (Qld) Method Q050

Not applicable Site selection by spot sampling

MR (Qld) Method Q061

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Annex facility 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 The Blackwater Mine Annex Facility, site no: 25662, is acknowledged from 8 July 2021 until 8 January 2022 for the BMA Coal Mine Ramp 74 Levee, contract no 4511284564

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Annex facility 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 The Carmichael Rail Network Annex Facility, site no 25300, is acknowledged form 13 July 2020 until 30 September 2021 for the Carmichael Rail Network contractor Martinus Rail contract PO 2030. 

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Annex facility 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 The Carmichael Rail Network West Annex Facility, site no 25323 is acknowledged from 11 August 2020 until 30 September 2021 for the Carmichael Rail Network contractor Martinus Rail contract PO 2030.

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