Cardno (Qld) Pty Ltd - t/a Cardno Geosciences

Site

Mackay Laboratory

Accreditation No.

910

Site No.

903

Date of Accreditation

03 May 1971

Address

71 Maggiolo Drive
Paget, QLD 4740
Australia

cardno.com.au

Contact

Mr Andrew Williams P: +61 (07) 49525255

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 Settling AS 1141.33
Organic impurities Colour test AS 1141.34
Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis

AS 1141.32

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate petrographic examination Aggregates Secondary minerals content Petrographic examination AS 1141.26
Alkali reactivity potential Petrographic examination for alkali-silica reaction potential AS 1141.65 (2008)
ASTM C295
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Shape Average least dimension

AS 1141.20.3,

MR (Qld) Method Q202

Water absorption of coarse aggregate Not applicable AS 1141.6.1
Shape Crushed faces AS 1141.18
Shape Proportional calliper AS 1141.14
Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1

Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

Particle density of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm AS 1141.12
Water absorption of fine aggregate Not applicable AS 1141.5
Shape Flakiness AS 1141.15
MR (Qld) Method Q201
Particle density of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water AS 1141.6.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Exposure to sodium sulfate solution AS 1141.24
Soundness Degradation factor on source rock AS 1141.25.1
Soundness Degradation factor on coarse aggregate AS 1141.25.2
MR (Qld) Method Q208B
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate strength Aggregates Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable AS 1141.22
Aggregate crushing value Not applicable AS 1141.21
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 Core; Cube; Cylinder

AS 1012.9, AS 1012.14

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar specimen manufacture and curing Concrete, grout and mortar Specimen conditioning Wet conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens AS 1012.14
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 - Rock properties Rocks Indirect tensile strength Brazil MR (Qld) Method Q185
Modulus Ultrasonic velocity ASTM D2845 (2008)
Compressive strength Uniaxial strain rate controlled AS 4133.4.2.2
Deformation Load rate controlled AS 4133.4.3.1
Moisture content Drying oven

AS 4133.1.1.1

Point load strength index Not applicable AS 4133.4.1
Compressive strength Triaxial ASTM D7012 (Method A only)
Deformation Strain rate controlled AS 4133.4.3.2 (2020)
Compressive strength Uniaxial load rate controlled

AS 4133.4.2.1 (2007)

Abrasion resistance Abrasiveness using CERCHAR method ASTM D7625 (2010)
Slake durability index Not applicable

AS 4133.3.4

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Plasticity index Casagrande AS 1289.3.3.1
Liquid limit Cone one point MR (Qld) Method Q104D
Liquid limit Casagrande four point; Casagrande one point AS 1289.3.1.1, AS 1289.3.1.2
Plastic limit Not applicable AS 1289.3.2.1
MR (Qld) Method Q105
Linear shrinkage Not applicable AS 1289.3.4.1
MR (Qld) Method Q106
Plasticity index Cone AS 1289.3.3.2
MR (Qld) Method Q105
Description, identification and classification Not applicable AS 1726 Tables 9 and 10 (Laboratory tests only)
Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1

Particle density Not applicable AS 1289.3.5.1
Sieve analysis Not applicable AS 1289.3.6.1
MR (Qld) Method Q103A
Liquid limit Cone four point AS 1289.3.9.1
MR (Qld) Method Q104A
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Assignment of optimum moisture content/maximum dry density (OMC/MDD) Not applicable AS 1289.5.4.2
MR (Qld) Method Q144A
Compaction to nominated levels Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q145A
Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort AS 1289.5.2.1
MR (Qld) Method Q142B
Dry density/moisture content relationship Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1

MR (Qld) Method Q142A

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 consolidation Soils Consolidation One-dimensional AS 1289.6.6.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil dispersion Soils Dispersion Emerson class AS 1289.3.8.1
Dispersion Pinhole AS 1289.3.8.3
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil electrical properties Soils Electrical resistance Not applicable AS 1289.4.4.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Compaction control Hilf AS 1289.5.7.1
Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge AS 1289.5.8.1
MR (Qld) Method Q141A, MR (Qld) NGTM Method N01, MR (Qld) NGTM Method N02
Density index Not applicable AS 1289.5.6.1
Moisture ratio Measured AS 1289.5.4.1
Field moisture content Nuclear gauge MR (Qld) Method Q141A, MR (Qld) NGTM Method N03
Characteristic field density values Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q020
Relative compaction Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q140A
Density - In-situ Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1

MR (Qld) Method Q141B

Dry density ratio Calculation AS 1289.5.4.1
Degree of saturation Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q146
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil fine particles Soils Fine particle analysis Hydrometer AS 1289.3.6.3
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
Penetration in-situ Perth sand penetrometer AS 1289.6.3.3
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 natural contaminants Soils Acidity pH

AS 1289.4.3.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil permeability Soils Permeability Flexible wall permeameter AS 1289.6.7.3
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

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 shear strength Soils Shear strength Direct shear force AS 1289.6.2.2
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

MR (Qld) Method Q115

Laboratory stabilisation of soil Lime, cement and bitumen

MR (Qld) Method Q135A

Curing of moulded specimens Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q135B
Cement content Heat of neutralisation

MR (Qld) Method Q134

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil triaxial strength Soils Triaxial strength Triaxial undrained without pore water pressure measurement AS 1289.6.4.1
Triaxial strength Triaxial undrained with pore water pressure measured AS 1289.6.4.2
Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a pavement; Aggregate from a stockpile; Aggregate from a truck AS 1141.3.1
MR (Qld) Method Q060
Concrete, grout and mortar Not applicable Fresh concrete from a mixer

AS 1012.1

Soils Not applicable Site selection - Random stratified sampling AS 1289.1.4.2
MR (Qld) Method Q050
Not applicable Site selection by spot sampling MR (Qld) Method Q061
Not applicable Undisturbed soil sampling by open-drive sampler AS 1289.1.3.1
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

AS 1289.1.2.1

MR (Qld) Method Q060

Not applicable Site selection - Random sampling

AS 1289.1.4.1; MR (Qld) Method Q050

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