BlueScope Steel (AIS) Pty Limited

Site

Laboratory Services – Port Kembla Steelworks

Accreditation No.

632

Site No.

625

Date of Accreditation

13 Feb 1967

Address

Five Islands Road
Port Kembla, NSW 2505
Australia

bluescopesteel.com

Contact

Mrs Lesley Anne Potgieter P: +61 (02) 42757242

Availability

Services conditionally available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

Laboratory Services – Port Kembla Steelworks

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Environment

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis for cyanide Industrial waters - Treated; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Cyanide - Total Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method MA-LABS-AC-200 section 218

Analysis for elements Air - Ambient Iron; Lead; Manganese; Zinc ICP-AES

in-house method MA-LABS-AC-200 section 212

Fresh waters; Saline waters; Trade wastes Mercury Flow injection mercury system (FIMS) - Cold vapour in-house method MA-LABS-AC-200 Section 215
Saline waters Arsenic; Cadmium; Chromium; Copper; Iron; Lead; Phosphorus; Selenium; Tin; Zinc ICP-MS in-house method MA-LABS-AC-700 S701
Saline waters; Trade wastes Arsenic ICP-AES - Hydride generation

in-house method MA-LABS-AC-200 section207.01

Aluminium; Barium; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Phosphorus; Potassium; Silicon; Sodium; Tin; Titanium; Zinc ICP-AES

in-house method MA-LABS-AC-200 section 207

Selenium ICP-AES - Hydride generation

in-house method MA-LABS-AC-200 section 207.02

Analysis for hydrocarbons Air - Ambient Acenaphthene; Acenaphthylene (acenaphthalene); Anthracene; Benz(a)anthracene; Benzo(a)pyrene; Benzo(b)fluoranthene; Benzo(g,h,i)perylene; Benzo(k)fluoranthene; Chrysene; Dibenz(a,h)anthracene; Fluoranthene (benzo[j,k]fluorene); Fluorene; Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene; Naphthalene; Phenanthrene; Pyrene GC-MS

in-house method MA-LABS-AC-100 section 102

Saline waters; Trade wastes Acenaphthene; Acenaphthylene (acenaphthalene); Anthracene; Benz(a)anthracene; Benzo(a)pyrene; Benzo(b)fluoranthene; Benzo(g,h,i)perylene; Benzo(k)fluoranthene; Chrysene; Dibenz(a,h)anthracene; Fluoranthene (benzo[j,k]fluorene); Fluorene; Indeno(1,2,3-cd)pyrene; Naphthalene; Phenanthrene; Pyrene GC-MS

in-house method MA-LABS-AC-100 section 103

Analysis for nutrients Industrial waters - Treated; Saline waters; Steam-raising waters; Trade wastes Nitrogen - Oxidised Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method MA-LABS-AC-200 section 221

Nitrogen - Nitrate; Nitrogen - Nitrite Ion chromatography (IC)

APHA 4110B and in-house method MA-LABS-AC-100 section 108

Nitrogen - Ammonia Titration

APHA 4500 NHC and in-house method MA-LABS-AC-400 section 410

Analysis for organic vapours Adsorbent tubes Aldehydes; Aliphatic halogenated hydrocarbons; Aliphatic hydrocarbons; Aromatic halogenated hydrocarbons; Aromatic hydrocarbons; Esters; Formaldehyde (methanal); Ketones GC-MS in-house method MA-LABS-AC-100 section 101

Other compounds determined in accordance with in-house MA-LABS-AC-100 S101.05




Analysis for physical and chemical characteristics Emissions - Industrial; Industrial fumes Carbon dioxide (CO2) Nondispersive infrared (NDIR)

NSW EPA TM-24  (USEPA Method 3A) and in-house method MA-LABS-AQ-01 section 205

Oxygen Paramagnetic analyser

NSW EPA TM-25 (USEPA Method 3A) and in-house method MA-LABS-AQ-01 section 214

Particulate matter - PM10 Gravimetric

NSW EPA OM-5 (USEPA Method 201A) and in-house method MA-LABS-AQ-01 section 241

Sulfur dioxide UV-vis spectrophotometry

NSW EPA TM-4 (USEPA Method 6C) and in-house method MA-LABS-AQ-01 section 207

Hydrogen sulfide Gravimetric

NSW EPA TM-5 (USEPA Method 11) and in-house method MA-LABS-AQ-01 section 242

Carbon monoxide Nondispersive infrared (NDIR)

NSW EPA TM-32 (USEPA Method 10) and in-house method MA-LABS-AQ-01 section 211

Sulfur trioxide (sulfuric anhydride); Sulfuric acid mist Gravimetric

NSW EPA TM-3 (USEPA CTM 013B) and in-house method MA-LABS-AQ-01 section 209

Nitrogen - Oxidised Chemiluminescence

NSW EPA TM-11 (USEPA Method 7E) and in-house method MA-LABS-AQ-01 section 204

Particulate matter - Total Gravimetric

NSW EPA TM-15 and in-house method MA-LABS-AQ-01 section 203

Industrial waters - Treated; Steam-raising waters Chloride; Fluoride; Sulfate Ion chromatography (IC)

in-house method MA-LABS-AC-100 section 108

Chloride Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method MA-LABS-AC-200 section 216

Saline waters; Trade wastes Fluoride Ion selective electrode (ISE)

APHA 4500 F and in-house method MA-LABS-AC-300 section 303

Conductivity Electrometric

APHA 2510 B and in-house method MA-LABS-AC-300 section 302

Alkalinity Titration

APHA 2320 B and in-house method MA-LABS-AC-300 section 304

pH Electrometric

APHA 4500 H-B and in-house method MA-LABS-AC-300 section 301

Solids - Total suspended Gravimetric

APHA 2540 D and in-house method MA-LABS-AC-400 section 403

Solids - Total dissolved (TDS) Calculation

in-house method MA-LABS-AC-300 section 302

Temperature Classical

APHA 2550

Oil and grease Gravimetric

in-house method MA-LABS-AC-400 section 407

Oil and grease Infrared (IR)

in-house method MA-LABS-AC-300 section 311

Trade wastes Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium) Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method MA-LABS-AC-200 section 217

Phenols Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method MA-LABS-AC-200 section 220

Analysis of mine atmospheres for gases Mine gases Argon; Carbon dioxide (CO2); Carbon monoxide; Helium; Hydrocarbons: C1-C7; Hydrogen; Nitrogen; Oxygen Gas chromatography (GC)

in-house method MA-LABS-AC-100 section 104

Analysis of the workplace environment and hazards for metals and metal compounds Dust; Fumes; Welding fumes and gases Aluminium; Arsenic; Barium; Beryllium; Cadmium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Strontium; Tin; Vanadium; Zinc ICP-AES

in-house method MA-LABS-AC-200 section 213

Analysis of the workplace environment in confined spaces Air - Confined spaces Argon; Carbon dioxide (CO2); Carbon monoxide; Hydrocarbons: C1-C7; Hydrogen; Nitrogen; Oxygen Gas chromatography (GC)

in-house method MA-LABS-AC-100 section 104

Particulate matter Benzene - Soluble fraction Gravimetric in-house method MA-LABS-AC-400 section 402
Sample collection Air - Ambient; Emissions - Industrial Not applicable To be determined

Isokinetic sampling from stationary sources

in-house method MA-LABS-AQ-01 section 219 - Particle size distribution by cascade impactor

in-house method MA-LABS-AQ-01 section 222 - C1 - C5 aliphatic hydrocarbons, gaseous sulfur compounds and permanent gases

NSW EPA OM-4 (CARB Method 425) - Chromium - hexavalent; total

NSW EPA OM-5 (USEPA Method 201A) - PM10

NSW EPA OM-6 (CARB Method 429)  - Determination of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) emissions from stationary sources

NSW EPA TM-1 (AS 4323.1) - Selection of sampling positions

NSW EPA TM-2 (USEPA Method 2) - Volumetric flow and velocity

NSW EPA TM-3 (USEPA CTM 013B, USEPA Method 8) - Sulfuric acid mist/sulfur trioxide

NSW EPA TM-4 (USEPA Method 6C, USEPA Method 8) - Sulfur dioxide

NSW EPA TM-5 (USEPA Method 11) - Hydrogen sulfide

NSW EPA TM-7 (USEPA Method 26A) - Chlorine

NSW EPA TM-8 (USEPA Method 26A) - Hydrogen chloride/fluoride

NSW EPA TM-9 (USEPA Method 13B) - Fluorine

NSW EPA TM-11 (USEPA Method 7E) - Nitrogen oxides

NSW EPA TM-12, 13 and 14 (USEPA Method 29) - Metals

NSW EPA TM-15 (AS 4323.2, USEPA Method 5) - Solid particulates (total)

NSW EPA TM-18 (USEPA Method 23) - Dioxins and furans

NSW EPA TM-22 (USEPA Method 4) - Moisture content in stack gases

NSW EPA TM 23 (USEPA Method 3) - Dry gas density

NSW EPA TM-34 (USEPA Method 18) - Volatile organic compounds

USEPA method 26 - Halides; halogens

USEPA method 26A - Hydrogen halide; halogens by isokinetic

USEPA CTM 27 - Ammonia

USEPA CTM 13B - Sulfuric acid/sulfur dioxide

USEPA OTM 29 - Hydrogen cyanide

Sampling for combustion gases using mobile continuous gas monitoring laboratory

for industrial emissions:

NSW EPA TM 4 - SO2 (US EPA Method 6C)
NSW EPA TM 11 - NO2 and NO (USEPA Method 7E)
NSW EPA TM 24 - Carbon dioxide (USEPA Method 3A)
NSW EPA TM 25 - Oxygen (USEPA Method 3A)
NSW EPA TM 32 - Carbon monoxide (USEPA Method 10)

Ambient air -

Sampling of air by deposit gauge using AS3580-10.1-1991 

Sampling of air by high volume sampler using AS2724.3-1984 

Industrial and steam-raising waters; Saline waters; Trade wastes Not applicable Automated; Grab; Manual by hand

ISO 5667, AS 5667 parts 1,6,9,10

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Food and Beverage

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Analysis of physical and nutritional characteristics Waters for potable and domestic purposes Nitrogen - Ammonia Titration

APHA 4500 NHC and in-house method MA-LABS-AC-400 section 410

Chloride Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method MA-LABS-AC-200 section 216

Chromium VI (hexavalent chromium) Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method MA-LABS-AC-200 section 217

Nitrogen - Oxidised Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method MA-LABS-AC-200 section 221

Phenols Discrete analyser (DA)

in-house method MA-LABS-AC-200 section 220

Nitrogen - Nitrate; Nitrogen - Nitrite Ion chromatography (IC)

APHA 4110B and in-house method MA-LABS-AC-100 section 108

Chloride; Fluoride; Sulfate Ion chromatography (IC)

in-house method MA-LABS-AC-100 section 108

Sample collection Waters for potable and domestic purposes Not applicable Automated; Grab; Manual by hand

ISO 5667, AS 5667 parts 1,6,9,10

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Manufactured Goods

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Products and appliances connected to the water supply - Toxicity evaluation Plumbing products and materials in contact with water Potential metal leaching Flow injection mercury system (FIMS) - Cold vapour; ICP-MS AS/NZS 4020 Appendix H

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Materials

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Analysis for chemical composition of gas and aerosols Industrial gas supplies excluding fuels and calibration mixtures Argon; Carbon dioxide (CO2); Carbon disulfide; Carbon monoxide; Carbonyl sulfide; Helium; Hydrocarbons: C1-C7; Hydrogen; Hydrogen sulfide; Nitrogen; Oxygen; Sulfur dioxide Gas chromatography (GC) in-house method MA-LABS-AC-100 section 104
Analysis of biofuels, hydrocarbon fuels and related fuel products Distillate fuels; Fuel oil Water Classical

ASTM/IP D95/74 

in-house method MA-LABS-AC-400 section 419
ISO 6296 

in-house method MA-LABS-AC-300 section 305

Fire point; Flash point Classical; Cleveland open cup

ASTM/IP D92/36 and in-house method MA-LABS-AC-400 section 417

Gaseous hydrocarbons; Natural gas Argon; Carbon dioxide (CO2); Carbon monoxide; Carbonyl sulfide; Hydrocarbons: C1-C7; Hydrogen; Hydrogen sulfide; Nitrogen; Oxygen Gas chromatography (GC)

in-house method MA-LABS-AC-100 section 104

Analysis of bituminous materials - Composition Bituminous materials Water content Dean and Stark

in-house method MA-LABS-AC-400 section 419

Analysis of bituminous materials - Properties Bituminous materials Viscosity Dynamic - Capillary tube

AS/NZS 2341.4

Fire point; Flash point Cleveland open cup in-house method MA-LABS-AC-400 section 417

Density Not applicable

AS 2341.7 and in-house method MA-LABS-AC-400 section 418

Analysis of lubricants, oils and related products Hydraulic fluids; Lubricating oils Water content Karl-Fischer titration

ASTM/IP D95/74

in-house method MA-LABS-AC-300 section 305

in-house method MA-LABS-AC-400 section 419

IP 439
Fire point; Flash point Classical; Cleveland open cup

ASTM/IP D92/36

in-house method MA-LABS-AC-400 section 417

Analysis of metals and alloys Cast irons Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Boron; Cerium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Phosphorus; Silicon; Tin; Titanium; Vanadium; Zinc; Zirconium Atomic emission spectroscopy (AES) - Arc spark AS 3641.1 and in-house method MA-LABS-SPA-400 Section 402, Section 405 and Section 422

Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Bismuth; Boron; Cerium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Phosphorus; Selenium; Silicon; Tellurium; Tin; Titanium; Vanadium; Yttrium; Zinc; Zirconium ICP-AES in-house method MA-LABS-AC-200 section 208 

Cast irons; High alloy steels; Stainless steels Nitrogen Atomic emission spectroscopy (AES) - Arc spark; Inert gas fusion; Thermal conductivity in-house method MA-LABS-SPA-300 Section 301
AS 3641.1 
in-house method MA-LABS-SPA-400 Section 402, Section 405 and Section 422

Carbon; Sulfur Atomic emission spectroscopy (AES) - Arc spark; Infrared combustion in-house method MA-LABS-SPA-300 Section 302, Section 303 and Section 304
AS 3641.1 
in-house method MA-LABS-SPA-400 Section 402 , Section 405 and Section 422
High alloy steels; Stainless steels Aluminium; Arsenic; Boron; Calcium; Cerium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Lead; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Niobium; Phosphorus; Silicon; Tantalum; Tin; Titanium; Tungsten; Vanadium; Zirconium ICP-AES in-house method MA-LABS-AC-200 section 208

Oxygen Inert gas fusion; Thermal conductivity in-house method MA-LABS-SPA-300 Section 301 
Aluminium; Arsenic; Boron; Calcium; Cerium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Lead; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Niobium; Phosphorus; Silicon; Tin; Titanium; Tungsten; Vanadium; Zirconium Atomic emission spectroscopy (AES) - Arc spark AS 3641.1 and in-house method MA-LABS-SPA-400 Section 402, Section 405 and Section 422

Low alloy steels; Plain carbon steels Oxygen Inert gas fusion; Thermal conductivity in-house method MA-LABS-SPA-300 Section 301 and DH-LABS-QS-OO S05 07C


Nitrogen Atomic emission spectroscopy (AES) - Arc spark; Inert gas fusion; Thermal conductivity in-house method MA-LABS-SPA-300 Section 301
AS 3641.1 
in-house method MA-LABS-SPA-400 Section 402, Section 405 and Section 422
in-house method DH-LABS-QS-OO S05 07C

Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Boron; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Lead; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Niobium; Phosphorus; Silicon; Tin; Titanium; Tungsten; Vanadium; Zinc; Zirconium Atomic emission spectroscopy (AES) - Arc spark

AS 3641.1, in-house method MA-LABS-SPA-400 Section 402, Section 405 and Section 422, and in-house method DH-LABS-QS-00 S05 07C

Carbon; Sulfur Atomic emission spectroscopy (AES) - Arc spark; Infrared combustion in-house method MA-LABS-SPA-300 Section 302, Section 303 and Section 304
AS 3641.1 
in-house method  MA-LABS-SPA-400 Section 402 , Section 405 and Section 422
in-house method DH-LABS-QS-OO S05 07C

Aluminium; Antimony; Arsenic; Boron; Calcium; Cerium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Germanium; Lanthanum; Lead; Manganese; Molybdenum; Nickel; Niobium; Phosphorus; Scandium; Selenium; Silicon; Tantalum; Tellurium; Tin; Titanium; Tungsten; Vanadium; Yttrium; Zinc; Zirconium ICP-AES in-house method MA-LABS-AC-200 section 208

Analysis of ores and minerals Dolomite; Iron ores; Limestone; Magnesite; Serpentine; Slags Loss on ignition Gravimetric

in-house method MA-LABS-SPA-600 section 638

Dolomite; Iron ores; Limestone; Magnesite; Slags Sulfur Infrared combustion

in-house method MA-LABS-SPA-600 section 641

Dolomite; Limestone; Magnesite Aluminium; Calcium; Chromium; Iron; Magnesium; Manganese; Phosphorus; Potassium; Silicon; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Titanium X-ray fluorescence (XRF)

in-house method MA-LABS-SPA-600 

Iron ores Aluminium; Arsenic; Barium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Nickel; Phosphorus; Potassium; Silicon; Sodium; Sulfur; Tin; Titanium; Vanadium; Zinc X-ray fluorescence (XRF)

in-house method MA-LABS-SPA-600 

Carbon Infrared combustion

in-house method MA-LABS-SPA-600 section 641

Serpentine Aluminium; Calcium; Chromium; Iron; Magnesium; Manganese; Nickel; Phosphorus; Potassium; Silicon; Sodium; Titanium; Zinc X-ray fluorescence (XRF)

in-house method MA-LABS-SPA-600 

Slags Aluminium; Calcium; Chromium; Fluoride; Iron; Magnesium; Manganese; Phosphorus; Potassium; Silica; Sodium; Sulfur; Titanium; Vanadium X-ray fluorescence (XRF)

in-house method MA-LABS-SPA-600 

Analysis of refractories, ceramics and related materials Refractories Loss on ignition Gravimetric

in-house method MA-LABS-SPA-600 section 638

Sulfur Infrared combustion

in-house method MA-LABS-SPA-600 section 641

Aluminium; Arsenic; Barium; Calcium; Chromium; Cobalt; Copper; Fluorine; Iron; Lead; Magnesium; Manganese; Nickel; Phosphorus; Potassium; Silicon; Sodium; Strontium; Sulfur; Titanium; Vanadium; Zinc; Zirconium X-ray fluorescence (XRF)

in-house method MA-LABS-SPA-600

Sample collection Metals and alloys Precision of sampling, sample preparation and testing Mechanical sampling

Sampling for chemical analysis using AS/NZS 1050.1
Sampling for the determination of chemical composition using ISO 14284
BlueScope Steel procedures DH-LABS-QS-OO SO5.07C

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