Soil Engineering Services

Site

Mackay Laboratory

Accreditation No.

18530

Site No.

20456

Date of Accreditation

16 Sep 2011

Address

5 David Muir Road
Mackay, QLD 4740
Australia

soilengineeringservices.com

Contact

Mr Sean Radford P: +61 (07) 49550233

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 AS 1141.23
Abrasion resistance Ball mill MR (Qld) Method Q228, in-house method SESMA-2008
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate binder adhesion Aggregates Degree of precoating Not applicable

 MR (Qld) Method Q216

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis

AS 1141.32

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Shape Proportional calliper AS 1141.14
Particle density of coarse aggregate; Water absorption of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water AS 1141.6.1
Shape Crushed faces

AS 1141.18

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1

Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

Shape Flakiness

AS 1141.15;  MR (Qld) Method Q201

Shape Average least dimension

AS 1141.20.3

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Degradation factor on coarse aggregate AS 1141.25.2;  MR (Qld) Method Q208B
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 - 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 Cube; 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 Manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens in the laboratory

AS 1021.8.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement surfacing characteristics Road pavements Penetration depth Ball embedment Austroads Method AG:PT/T251
Texture depth Sand patch Austroads Method AGPT/T250
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Sieve analysis Fines ratio; Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1, MR (Qld) Method Q103A, MR (Qld) Method Q253

Moisture content Drying oven; Relative moisture content

AS 1289.2.1.1, MR (Qld) Method Q250

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1; MR (Qld) Method Q106

Plasticity index Casagrande; Cone

AS 1289.3.3.1; AS 1289.3.3.2; MR (Qld) Method Q105

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1; MR (Qld) Method Q105

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 Q104D

Weighted plasticity index Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q252
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Dry density/moisture content relationship Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1;  MR (Qld) Method Q142A

Assignment of optimum moisture content/maximum dry density (OMC/MDD) Not applicable AS 1289.5.4.2; MR (Qld) Method Q144A
Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort

AS 1289.5.2.1;  MR (Qld) Method Q142B

Compaction to nominated levels Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q145A
Oversize material Oversize material treatment

 MR (Qld) Method Q143

Minimum and maximum dry density Not applicable AS 1289.5.5.1
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 Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Density - In-situ Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1;  MR (Qld) Method Q141B

Characteristic field density values Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q020
Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1;  MR (Qld) Method Q140A

Field moisture content Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1;  MR (Qld) Method Q141A

Density index Not applicable AS 1289.5.6.1
Degree of saturation Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q146
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
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 Q113B,  MR (Qld) Method Q113C
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 Q101A, MR (Qld) Method Q101B, MR (Qld) Method Q101C, MR (Qld) Method Q101D

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Cement content Heat of neutralisation

MR (Qld) Method Q134

Sample preparation UCS specimens - Field mix; UCS specimens - Laboratory mix MR (Qld) Method Q251A, MR (Qld) Method Q251B
Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

 MR (Qld) Method Q115

Laboratory stabilisation of soil Lime, cement and bitumen

 MR (Qld) Method Q135A;  MR (Qld) Method Q135B

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; MR (Qld) Method Q060

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 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;  MR (Qld) Method Q060

Not applicable Site selection - Random sampling

AS 1289.1.4.1;  MR (Qld) Method Q050

Not applicable Site selection by spot sampling MR (Qld) Method Q061
Not applicable Site selection - Random stratified sampling

AS 1289.1.4.2;  MR (Qld) Method Q050

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