Ground Science Pty Ltd

Site

Ground Science Pty Ltd

Accreditation No.

15055

Site No.

15493

Date of Accreditation

10 Nov 2003

Address

13 Brock Street
Thomastown, VIC 3074
Australia

groundscience.com.au

Contact

Mr Chris Michael Senserrick P: +61 (03) 94644617

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 Sugar Fehlings solution

AS 1141.35

Organic impurities Colour test

AS 1141.34

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement surfacing characteristics Road pavements Penetration depth Ball embedment

Austroads Method AGPT/T251

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1

Plasticity index

AS 1289.3.3.1

RC (Vic) Method 326.01

Description, identification and classification Not applicable

AS 1726 Tables 9 and 10 (Laboratory classification only)

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1

Liquid limit Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.1

AS 1289.3.1.2

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1

Particle density Not applicable

AS 1289.3.5.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort

AS 1289.5.2.1

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

AS 1289.5.4.2

Dry density/moisture content relationship Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1

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 Pinhole AS 1289.3.8.3
Dispersion Emerson class AS 1289.3.8.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil electrical properties Soils Electrical resistance Not applicable AS 1289.4.4.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

Moisture ratio assessment of dry back Not applicable

RC (Vic) Method 316.14

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1

Moisture ratio Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1

Characteristic field density values Not applicable

RC (Vic) Method 316.00

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
Penetration in-situ Perth sand penetrometer AS 1289.6.3.3
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil laboratory bearing properties Soils Bearing ratio Assignment of CBR and percent swell; Remoulded specimens AS 1289.6.1.1
RC (Vic) Method 324.01
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 Flexible wall permeameter AS 1289.6.7.3
Permeability Constant head for a remoulded specimen AS 1289.6.7.1
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 Repeated compaction pre-treatment

RC (Vic) Method 301.05

Soil pre-treatment Not applicable

AS 1289.1.1

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 Laboratory stabilisation of soil Cement; Lime stabilisation

RC (Vic) Method 301.03

RC (Vic) Method 301.06

Density decay correction factor for granular materials Not applicable

RC (Vic) Method 330.03

Lime saturation point Not applicable

RC (Vic) Method 131.01

Lime content Not applicable

RC (Vic) Method 301.04

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil triaxial strength Soils Triaxial strength Triaxial undrained without pore water pressure measurement AS 1289.6.4.1
Triaxial strength Triaxial undrained with pore water pressure measured AS 1289.6.4.2
Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a stockpile

AS 1141.3.1

Soils Not applicable Disturbed soil sampling from a pavement; Disturbed soil sampling from a stockpile

AS 1289.1.2.1

Not applicable Site selection - Random stratified sampling

RC (Vic) Method 316.10

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