Ground Science South West Pty Ltd

Site

Ground Science South West

Accreditation No.

20109

Site No.

22402

Date of Accreditation

21 Aug 2014

Address

10 Dowsett Street
South Geelong, VIC 3220
Australia

groundscience.com.au

Contact

Mr Chris Mamalis P: +61 0410420084

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate abrasion Aggregates Abrasion resistance Los Angeles machine value; Resistance to wear by attrition AS 1141.23, AS 1141.27
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Coarse aggregate quality Visual comparison

AS 1141.30.1

RC (Vic) Method 372.01

Clay and fine silt Settling

AS 1141.33

Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis

AS 1141.32

Foreign material in recycled aggregate Manual classification

RC (Vic) Method 372.04

Light particles contaminants Segregation by density

AS 1141.31

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1

Particle density of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5

Shape Flakiness

AS 1141.15, RC (Vic) Method 302.11

Bulk density Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

Particle density of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1

Shape Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14

Shape Average least dimension

AS 1141.20.2

AS 1141.20.3

Bulk density Compacted

AS 1141.4

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Degradation factor on coarse aggregate AS 1141.25.2
Soundness Degradation factor on fine aggregate AS 1141.25.3, RC (Vic) Method 370.05
Soundness Degradation factor on source rock AS 1141.25.1
Soundness Exposure to sodium sulfate solution AS 1141.24
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate stabilisation Aggregates Unconfined compressive strength Not applicable

AS 5101.4

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate strength Aggregates Aggregate crushing value Not applicable AS 1141.21
Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable AS 1141.22
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt field density Asphalts Density ratio and air voids Not applicable

AS/NZS 2891.14.5

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

AS/NZS 2891.9.2

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 Cylinder

AS 1012.9

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar specimen manufacture and curing Concrete, grout and mortar 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

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 Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1

RC (Vic) Method 326.01

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1

Moisture content Hot plate

AS 1289.2.1.6

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

Description, identification and classification Not applicable

AS 1726 Tables 9 and 10 (Laboratory classification only)

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

AS 1289.5.2.1

Minimum and maximum dry density Not applicable AS 1289.5.5.1
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 dispersion Soils Dispersion Emerson class AS 1289.3.8.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

Density index Not applicable AS 1289.5.6.1
Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Characteristic field density values Not applicable

RC (Vic) Method 316.00

Moisture ratio assessment of dry back Not applicable

RC (Vic) Method 316.14

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil in-situ penetration Soils Penetration in-situ Dynamic cone AS 1289.6.3.2
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 permeability Soils Permeability Constant head for a remoulded specimen; Falling head for a remoulded specimen AS 1289 6.7.1, 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

Soil pre-treatment Repeated compaction pre-treatment

RC (Vic) Method 301.05

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Laboratory stabilisation of soil 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

Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a bin; Aggregate from a conveyor belt; Aggregate from a pavement; Aggregate from a stockpile; Aggregate from a truck; Aggregate from a windrow

AS 1141.3.1

Asphalts Not applicable Extraction of an asphalt core - Wet technique

AS 2891.1.2

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

AS 1012.1

Soils Not applicable Site selection - Random stratified sampling

RC (Vic) Method 316.10

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

AS 1289.1.2.1

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