Construction Sciences Pty Ltd

Site

Gold Coast Laboratory

Accreditation No.

1986

Site No.

13385

Date of Accreditation

29 Apr 1998

Address

21 Activity Crescent
Molendinar, QLD 4214
Australia

constructionsciences.net

Contact

Mr Christopher Pearce P: +61 (07) 38653212

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
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Organic impurities Colour test

AS 1141.34

Clay and fine silt Settling

AS 1141.33

Sugar Fehlings solution

AS 1141.35

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted

AS 1141.4


Particle density of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1

MR (Qld) Method Q214B, MR (Qld) Method Q214B (2014)

Shape Average least dimension; Crushed faces; Flakiness; Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14, AS 1141.15, AS 1141.20.1, AS 1141.20.3

MR (Qld) Method Q201, MR (Qld) Method Q201 (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q215, MR (Qld) Method Q215 (2014)

RMS (NSW) Method T213

Water absorption of coarse aggregate Not applicable

AS 1141.6.1

MR (Qld) Method Q214B, MR (Qld) Method Q214B (2014)

Particle density of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5

MR (Qld) Method Q214A, MR (Qld) Method Q214A (2014)

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

AS 1141.11.1, AS 1141.12

RMS (NSW) Method T201, RMS (NSW) Method T203

Water absorption of fine aggregate Not applicable

AS 1141.5

MR (Qld) Method Q214A, MR (Qld) Method Q214A (2014)

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate strength Aggregates Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable

AS 1141.22
MR (Qld) Method Q205A (2014), MR (Qld) Method Q205B, MR (Qld) Method Q205B (2014), MR (Qld) Method Q205C, MR (Qld) Method Q205C (2014)
RMS (NSW) Method T215

Aggregate crushing value Not applicable

AS 1141.21
RMS (NSW) Method T205

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt field density Asphalts Density ratio and air voids Not applicable AS 2891.14.5
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt specimen manufacture Asphalts Specimen conditioning Handling and conditioning

MR (Qld) Method Q303A, MR (Qld) Method Q303B

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt volumetric properties Asphalts Bulk density Presaturation

AS/NZS 2891.9.2

MR (Qld) Method Q306B

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

RMS (NSW) Method T301

Slump flow J-ring; T500 AS 1012.3.5
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar properties Concrete, grout and mortar Specimen preparation Dressing of voids

RMS (NSW) Method T368

Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions; Water displacement

AS 1012.12.1, AS 1012.12.2

MR (Qld) Method Q473

RMS (NSW) Method T316, RMS (NSW) Method T317

Compressive strength Core; Cylinder

AS 1012.9, AS 1012.14 (clause 6.5)

RMS (NSW) Method T305, RMS (NSW) Method T306, RMS (NSW) Method T310


Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar specimen manufacture and curing Concrete, grout and mortar Specimen manufacture and curing Curing grout and mortar cube specimens in the laboratory AS 1012.8.3
Specimen manufacture and curing Curing cylinder specimens in the laboratory; In-situ manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens

AS 1012.8.1

RMS (NSW) Method T304

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Particle density Not applicable

AS 1289.3.5.1

MR (Qld) Method Q109 (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q109A (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q109B (2017)

Plastic limit Casagrande one point; Cone four point

AS 1289.3.2.1

MR (Qld) Method Q105, MR (Qld) Method Q105 (2016)

RMS (NSW) Method T109;TfNSW T109;TfNSW T105;

Moisture content Drying oven; Relative moisture content

AS 1289.2.1.1, MR (Qld) Method Q102A (2016), MR (Qld) Method Q250, RMS (NSW) Method T120

Sieve analysis; Weighted plasticity index Fines ratio; Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q252, MR (Qld) Method Q253
Fine particles in road materials; Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1

MR (Qld) Method Q103A, MR (Qld) Method Q103A (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q103B (2014)

RMS (NSW) Method T106;TfNSW T106;, RMS (NSW) Method T107;TfNSW T107;

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

MR (Qld) Method Q104A, MR (Qld) Method Q104A (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q104D, MR (Qld) Method Q104D (2017)

RMS (NSW) Method T108;TfNSW T108;TfNSW T105;

Plasticity index Casagrande; Cone

AS 1289.3.3.1, AS 1289.3.3.2

MR (Qld) Method Q105, MR (Qld) Method Q105 (2016)

RMS (NSW) Method T109;TfNSW T109;TfNSW T105;

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1

MR (Qld) Method Q106, MR (Qld) Method Q106 (2016)

RMS (NSW) Method T113;TfNSW T113;

Liquid limit Cone one point AS 1289.3.9.2
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Minimum and maximum dry density Not applicable

AS 1289.5.5.1

Compaction to nominated levels Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q145A, MR (Qld) Method Q145A (2017)

Oversize material Oversize material treatment

MR (Qld) Method Q143, MR (Qld) Method Q143 (2017)

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

AS 1289.5.4.2

MR (Qld) Method Q144A, MR (Qld) Method Q144A (2017)

Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort; Standard compactive effort; Three compaction point

AS 1289.5.1.1, AS 1289.5.2.1

MR (Qld) Method Q142A, MR (Qld) Method Q142A (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q142B

RMS (NSW) Method T111, RMS (NSW) Method T112, RMS (NSW) Method T130

Dry density/moisture content relationship Rapid MR (Qld) Method Q142C (2017)
Maximum dry density Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T164

Dry density/moisture content relationship Three compaction point

RMS (NSW) Method T162

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

Moisture ratio Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1

Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

Relative compaction Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q140A, MR (Qld) Method Q140A (2017)

RMS (NSW) Method T166

Degree of saturation Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q146, MR (Qld) Method Q146 (2017)

Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge; Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1, AS 1289.5.8.1

MR (Qld) Method Q141A, MR (Qld) Method Q141A (2014), MR (Qld) Method Q141B, MR (Qld) Method Q141B (2017)

MR (Qld) Method NGTM N01, MR (Qld) Method NGTM N02, MR (Qld) Method NGTM N03

RMS (NSW) Method T119, RMS (NSW) Method T173

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Characteristic field density values Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q020, MR (Qld) Method Q020 (2017)

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, MR (Qld) Method Q114B (2017)
RMS (NSW) Method T161

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 Q113A (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q113B, MR (Qld) Method Q113C, MR (Qld) Method Q113C (2017)
RMS (NSW) Method T117, RMS (NSW) Method T118

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 Q101 (2016), MR (Qld) Method Q101A, MR (Qld) Method Q101A (2014), MR (Qld) Method Q101B, MR (Qld) Method Q101B (2014), MR (Qld) Method Q101C, MR (Qld) Method Q101C (2014), MR (Qld) Method Q101D, MR (Qld) Method Q101D (2014), MR (Qld) Method Q101E

RMS (NSW) Method T102;TfNSW T102;TfNSW T105;, RMS (NSW) Method T103;TfNSW T103;TfNSW T105;, RMS (NSW) Method T105

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 maximum dry

AS 5101.4

MR (Qld) Method Q115, MR (Qld) Method Q115 (2017)

RMS (NSW) Method T116, RMS (NSW) Method T131

Sample preparation UCS specimens - Field mix; UCS specimens - Laboratory mix MR (Qld) Method Q251A, MR (Qld) Method Q251B
Curing of moulded specimens; Laboratory stabilisation of soil Cement; Lime stabilisation

MR (Qld) Method Q135A, MR (Qld) Method Q135A (2016), MR (Qld) Method Q135B, MR (Qld) Method Q135B (2017)

Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a pavement; Aggregate from a stockpile; Aggregate from a truck; Site selection by spot sampling

AS 1141.3.1

MR (Qld) Method Q060, MR (Qld) Method Q060 (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q061, MR (Qld) Method Q061 (2017)

Asphalts Not applicable Extraction of a compacted asphalt slab; Uncompacted asphalt

AS/NZS 2891.1.1, AS 2891.1.2


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

RMS (NSW) Method T300

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 from an open-drive; Disturbed soil sampling in-situ; Site selection - Random sampling; Site selection - Random stratified sampling

AS 1289.1.2.1, AS 1289.1.4.1, AS 1289.1.4.2

MR (Qld) Method Q050, MR (Qld) Method Q050 (2017)

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