HiQA Geotechnical

Site

HiQA Geotechnical – Alice Springs Laboratory

Accreditation No.

13121

Site No.

18650

Date of Accreditation

25 Sep 2009

Address

2/70 Lovegrove Drive
Alice Springs, NT 871
Australia

hiqa.com.au

Contact

Mr Harry Nicholson P: +61 (08) 89474802

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 Clay and fine silt; Organic impurities Colour test; Settling AS 1141.33, AS 1141.34
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Shape Average least dimension; Flakiness; Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14, AS 1141.15, AS 1141.20.1, AS 1141.20.2, AS 1141.20.3

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1

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 Compressive strength Cube; Cylinder

AS 1012.9

Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions

AS 1012.12.1

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; In-situ manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens

AS 1012.8.1

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

DOI (NT) Method NTTM 215.1, DOI (NT) Method NTTM 216.1

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

AS 1289.2.1.1

Cone plasticity index; Liquid limit; Plastic limit; Plasticity index Casagrande four point; Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.1. AS 1289.3.1.2, AS 1289.3.2.1, AS 1289.3.3.1

Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1; DPTI (SA) MAT-TP134

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Assignment of optimum moisture content/maximum dry density (OMC/MDD); Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort; Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1, AS 1289.5.2.1, AS 1289.5.4.2, DOI (NT) Method NTTM 201.3

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Characteristic field density values; Dry density ratio; Field compaction for conformance; Field moisture content; Moisture ratio Calculation; Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.4.1, AS 1289.5.8.1, DOI (NT) NTCP 102.1

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 Remoulded specimens AS 1289.6.1.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Not applicable

AS 1289.1.1

Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a stockpile

AS 1141.3.1

Asphalts Not applicable Extraction of an asphalt core - Wet technique; Loose 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

AS 1012.1

Soils Not applicable Disturbed sampling from earthwork; Disturbed soil sampling from a pavement; Disturbed soil sampling from a stockpile; Disturbed soil sampling from a windrow; Disturbed soil sampling in-situ; Undisturbed soil sampling by open-drive sampler

AS 1289.1.2.1

Not applicable Site selection - Random stratified sampling

DOI (NT) Method NTCP 103.1

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