Construction Sciences Pty Ltd

Site

Mackay Laboratory

Accreditation No.

1986

Site No.

5676

Date of Accreditation

23 Nov 1993

Address

2-4 Progress Drive
Paget, QLD 4740
Australia

constructionsciences.net

Contact

Mr Grant Coleman P: +61 0431477414

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Accreditation is held to establish new branch sitesBowen Branch Site (Site No. 25080) 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
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 abrasion Aggregates Abrasion resistance Ball mill

MR (Qld) Method Q228

Abrasion resistance Los Angeles machine value

AS 1141.23

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate binder adhesion Aggregates Degree of precoating Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q216, MR (Qld) Method Q216 (2014)

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Organic impurities Colour test

AS 1141.34

Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis

AS 1141.32

MR (Qld) Method Q217

Clay and fine silt Settling

AS 1141.33

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Bulk density Compacted

AS 1141.4

Particle density of coarse aggregate; Water absorption of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1

MR (Qld) Method Q214B (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q214B (2014)

Bulk density Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.12

Shape Flakiness

AS 1141.15

MR (Qld) Method Q201 (2017)

Shape Crushed faces

AS 1141.18

MR (Qld) Method Q215 (2014)

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1

Shape Average least dimension

AS 1141.20.3

MR (Qld) Method Q202 (2014)

Shape Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14

Particle density of fine aggregate; Water absorption of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Degradation factor on source rock

AS 1141.25.1

Soundness Degradation factor on coarse aggregate

AS 1141.25.2
MR (Qld) Method Q208B, MR (Qld) Method Q208B (2014)

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate strength Aggregates Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q205A (2014)

Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable

AS 1141.22
MR (Qld) Method Q205C (2014)

Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q205B (2014)

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt filler Asphalts Voids in dry compacted filler Not applicable

In-house Method STM002

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar consistence in-situ Concrete, grout and mortar Slump flow Cone; J-ring; T500

AS 1012.3.1, AS 1012.3.5

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar performance Concrete, grout and mortar Flexural toughness of fibre reinforced concrete and shotcrete Not applicable ASTM Method C1550
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar properties Concrete, grout and mortar Compressive strength Cylinder

AS 1012.9 (except clause 4.2)

Mass per unit volume - Fresh concrete In-situ measurement using fixed volume measure

AS 1012.5

Compressive strength Core

AS 1012.14

Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions

AS 1012.12.1

Air content of freshly mixed concrete; Water retention of concrete Air volume; Filtration AS 1012.4.2, MR (Qld) Method Q479
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar specimen manufacture and curing Concrete, grout and mortar Specimen manufacture and curing Curing fibre reinforced specimens in the laboratory

ASTM Method C1550

Specimen manufacture and curing Curing cylinder specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.1

Specimen manufacture and curing 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 Texture depth Sand patch

AustRoads Method AGPT/T250

Penetration depth Ball embedment

AustRoads Method AGPT/T251

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Liquid limit Cone four point

MR (Qld) Method Q104A, MR (Qld) Method Q104A (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q104A (2018)

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1

MR (Qld) Method Q105, MR (Qld) Method Q105 (2016), MR (Qld) Method Q105 (2018)

Moisture content Relative moisture content MR (Qld) Method Q250, MR (Qld) Method Q250 (2017)
Liquid limit Cone one point

MR (Qld) Method Q104D, MR (Qld) Method Q104D (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q104D (2018)

Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1

MR (Qld) Method Q103A, MR (Qld) Method Q103A (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q103B (2014)

Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1

Liquid limit Casagrande four point

AS 1289.3.1.1

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1

MR (Qld) Method Q102A (2016)

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1

MR (Qld) Method Q106, MR (Qld) Method Q106 (2016)

Liquid limit Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.2

Plasticity index Cone

MR (Qld) Method Q105, MR (Qld) Method Q105 (2016), MR (Qld) Method Q105 (2018)

Sieve analysis; Weighted plasticity index Fines ratio; Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q252, MR (Qld) Method Q252 (2018), MR (Qld) Method Q253
Apparent particle density Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q109 (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q109A (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q109B (2017)

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

MR (Qld) Method Q142B, MR (Qld) Method Q142B (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q142B (2018)

Minimum and maximum dry density Not applicable

AS 1289.5.5.1

Dry density/moisture content relationship Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1

MR (Qld) Method Q142A, MR (Qld) Method Q142A (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q142A (2018)

Mobile capability for MR (Qld) Method Q142A
Oversize material Oversize material treatment

MR (Qld) Method Q143, MR (Qld) Method Q143 (2017)

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

AS 1289.5.4.2

MR (Qld) Method Q144A, MR (Qld) Method Q144A (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q144A (2018)

Dry density/moisture content relationship Rapid

MR (Qld) Method Q142C (2017)

Compaction to nominated levels Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q145A, MR (Qld) Method Q145A (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q145A (2018)

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 Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1

MR (Qld) Method Q141A, MR (Qld) Method Q141A (2014), MR (Qld) NGTM Method N01, MR (Qld) NGTM Method N03

Density - In-situ Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1

MR (Qld) Method Q141B, MR (Qld) Method Q141B (2017)

Degree of saturation Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q146, MR (Qld) Method Q146 (2017)

Relative compaction Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q140A, MR (Qld) Method Q140A (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q140A (2018)

Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

Moisture ratio Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1

Characteristic field density values Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q020, MR (Qld) Method Q020 (2017)

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Field moisture content Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1

MR (Qld) Method Q141A, MR (Qld) Method Q141A (2014), MR (Qld) NGTM Method N02

Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

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, MR (Qld) Method Q114B (2017)

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil in-situ strength Soils Shear strength - In-situ Vane AS 1289.6.2.1
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 Q113A (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q113A (2018), MR (Qld) Method Q113B, MR (Qld) Method Q113B (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q113B (2018), MR (Qld) Method Q113C, MR (Qld) Method Q113C (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q113C (2018)

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 pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Not applicable

AS 1289.1.1

MR (Qld) Method Q101,; MR (Qld) Method Q101 (2016), MR (Qld) Method Q101A, MR (Qld) Method Q101A (2014), MR (Qld) Method Q101B, MR (Qld) Method Q101B (2014,; MR (Qld) Method Q101C, MR (Qld) Method Q101C (2014), MR (Qld) Method Q101D, MR (Qld) Method Q101D (2014)

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 Stabiliser working time Cementitious stabilisation time MR (Qld) Method Q136A, MR (Qld) Method Q136A (2018)
Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

MR (Qld) Method Q115, MR (Qld) Method Q115 (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q115 (2018)

Lime demand Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q133, MR (Qld) Method Q133 (2014)

Sample preparation UCS specimens - Field mix; UCS specimens - Laboratory mix MR (Qld) Method Q251A, MR (Qld) Method Q251A (2018), Method Q251B, MR (Qld) Method Q251B (2018)
Cement content Heat of neutralisation

MR (Qld) Method Q134, MR (Qld) Method Q134 (2017)

Laboratory stabilisation of soil Cement

MR (Qld) Method Q135A, MR (Qld) Method Q135A (2016), MR (Qld) Method Q135A (2018), MR (Qld) Method Q135B, MR (Qld) Method Q135B (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q135B (2018)

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, MR (Qld) Method Q060 (2017)

Not applicable Site selection by spot sampling

MR (Qld) Method Q061, MR (Qld) Method Q061 (2017)

Concrete, grout and mortar Not applicable Hardened concrete by coring

AS 1012.14

Not applicable Fresh concrete from deposited concrete

AS 1012.1

Soils Not applicable Site selection - Random sampling; Site selection - Random stratified sampling

AS 1289.1.4.1, AS 1289.1.4.2

MR (Qld) Method Q050, MR (Qld) Method Q050 (2017)

Not applicable Site selection by spot sampling

MR (Qld) Method Q061, MR (Qld) Method Q061 (2017)

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 from an open-drive; Disturbed soil sampling in-situ

AS 1289.1.2.1

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Annex facility 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 Bowen Development Road Annex Facility, Site No. 25003, is established from 1 September 2019 until 31 May 2022 for the Bowen Development Road Works, Contract No. TMR14716 for Roadtek

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