Protest Geotechnical Pty Ltd t/a Protest Engineering

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 Sam Bamford P: +61 1300742004

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

Gold Coast 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 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

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.12

Water absorption of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water AS 1141.5
Particle density of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water AS 1141.5
Shape Crushed faces AS 1141.18
Particle density of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1

Shape Flakiness

AS 1141.15

MR (Qld) Method Q201

Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1

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; Cube; 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 Curing cylinder specimens in the laboratory; Curing grout and mortar cube specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.1; AS 1012.8.3

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

AS 1012.14

Specimen manufacture and curing In-situ manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens; In-situ manufacture and curing of grout and mortar cubes

AS 1012.8.1, AS 1012.8.3

Specimen manufacture and curing Manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.1

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

AS 1289.2.1.4

Cone plasticity index Not applicable

AS 1289.3.3.2

Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1

MR (Qld) Method Q105

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1

MR (Qld) Method Q106

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1

Plasticity index; Weighted plasticity index Cone

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

Moisture content Correlation

AS 1289.2.3.1

Particle density Not applicable

AS 1289.3.5.1

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

Sieve analysis Fines ratio

AS 1289.3.6.1

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

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Oversize material Oversize material treatment MR (Qld) Method Q143
Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort

AS 1289.5.2.1

MR (Qld) Method Q142B

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

Compaction to nominated levels Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q145A

Minimum and maximum dry density Not applicable

AS 1289.5.5.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil dispersion Soils Dispersion Emerson class AS 1289.3.8.1, MR (Qld) Method Q168
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Degree of saturation Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q146

Field moisture content Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1

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

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

Moisture ratio Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1

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

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
Penetration depth Ball embedment AGPT/T251
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 Accelerated weathering pre-treatment; Repeated compaction pre-treatment TfNSW T102; TfNSW T103

TfNSW TS 02794.02,TfNSW TS 02794.03

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, MR (Qld) Method Q101H, MR (Qld) Method 101J, MR (Qld) Method Q255

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 (unconfined compression strength) specimens - Field mix; UCS (unconfined compression strength) specimens - Laboratory mix MR (Qld) Method Q251A, MR (Qld) Method Q251B
Lime demand Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q133

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 Site selection - Random stratified sampling

AS 1289.1.4.2

MR (Qld) Method Q050

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 by spot sampling

MR (Qld) Method Q061

C2C North Annex Facility

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 C2C- North Annex Facility, site no 26004, is acknowledged from 27 June 2022 until 30 June 2024 for the Bruce Highway Upgrade Cooroy to Curra Section D Package 2, contract no: 01078-WC-0036
Gore & Cunningham Hwy Flood Reconstruction Annex Facility

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 Gore & Cunningham Hwy Flood Reconstruction Annex Facility, site no: 26519, is acknowledged from 19 January 2024 until 15 June 2024, for Gulf Civil, contract no: CN 20966
Maranoa Road, Roma Annex Facility

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 Maranoa Road, Roma Annex Facility, site no: 26605 is acknowledged from 25 March 2024 to 31 July 2024, for Maranoa Road, Roma Works Project job PO 15069

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