Materials Consultants Pty Ltd

Site

Materials Testing Laboratory

Accreditation No.

1763

Site No.

1756

Date of Accreditation

29 Jul 1983

Address

300 Collier Road
Bassendean, WA 6054
Australia

matcons.com.au

Contact

Mrs Jenny Taylor P: +61 (08) 62783755

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

Materials Testing Laboratory

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Calibration

  • The uncertainty of measurement is reported as an expanded uncertainty having a level of confidence of 95% unless stated otherwise
Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Volume and density - Determination of density Standard nuclear gauge density blocks kg/m3 Gravimetric Calibration of Type C nuclear gauge standard density blocks in accordance with AS 1289.5.8.5 and MRWA Method WA2040.1

Capability

Calibration of Type C nuclear gauge standard density blocks with the measurement capability of 1 kg/m3 in the range 1000 kg/m³ from 3500 kg/m3 
Volume and density - Nuclear density gauges Nuclear moisture/density gauges Density Comparison with a reference standard

AS 1289.5.8.4

MRWA Method WA135.1

Capability

With Calibration and Measurement Capability of-
0.007 t/m3 density in the range of 1.100 t/m3 to 3.122 t/m3 

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 abrasion Aggregates Abrasion resistance Los Angeles machine value AS 1141.23
MRWA Method WA220.1
Abrasion resistance Los Angeles machine value MRWA Method WA220.2
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Clay and fine silt Settling

AS 1141.33

Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis

AS 1141.32

Light stone contaminants Visual assessment of stone colour

MRWA Method WA250.1

Organic impurities Colour test

AS 1141.34

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

AS 1141.4

Bulk density Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

Particle density of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1

Shape Flakiness

AS 1141.15

MRWA Method WA216.1

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1

MRWA Method WA210.1

Moisture content Drying oven

MRWA Method WA212.1

Shape Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14

Particle density of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5

Shape Average least dimension

AS 1141.20.1

AS 1141.20.2

AS 1141.20.3

MRWA Method WA215.1

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.12

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Methylene blue value AS 1141.66
Soundness Exposure to sodium sulfate solution AS 1141.24
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate stabilisation Aggregates Unconfined compressive strength Not applicable

AS 5101.4

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 Compressive strength Core

AS 1012.14

Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions

AS 1012.12.1

Compressive strength Cube

AS 1012.9

Compressive strength 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 1012.8.1

Specimen conditioning Wet conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens

AS 1012.14

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement surfacing characteristics Road pavements Penetration depth Ball embedment MRWA Method WA312.1
Texture depth Sand patch

MRWA Method WA311.1

Layer thickness Not applicable

MRWA Method WA330.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Rock properties Rocks Point load strength index Not applicable

AS 4133.4.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil chemical properties Soils Organic matter Peroxide AS 1289.4.1.1
Calcium carbonate content Not applicable MRWA Method WA915.1
Soluble salts Conductivity MRWA Method WA910.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Liquid limit Cone four point

AS 1289.3.9.1

MRWA Method WA120.2

Plasticity index Cone

AS 1289.3.3.2

MRWA Method WA122.1

Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1

MRWA Method WA122.1

Liquid limit Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.2

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1

MRWA Method WA121.1

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1

MRWA Method WA110.1

Liquid limit Cone one point

AS 1289.3.9.2

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1

MRWA Method WA123.1

Particle density Not applicable

AS 1289.3.5.1

Description, identification and classification Not applicable

AS 1726 Tables 9 and 10 (Laboratory classification elements only)

Liquid limit Casagrande four point

AS 1289.3.1.1

MRWA Method WA120.1

Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1

MRWA Method WA115.1

MRWA Method WA115.2

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

Dry density/moisture content relationship Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1

MRWA Method WA132.1

MRWA Method WA132.2

Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort

AS 1289.5.2.1

MRWA Method WA133.1

MRWA Method WA133.2

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 electrical properties Soils Electrical resistance Not applicable AS 1289.4.4.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Moisture ratio Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1

MRWA Method WA136.1

Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1

MRWA Method WA324.2

Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

MRWA Method WA134.1

Moisture ratio Statistical selection of reference values

AS 1289.5.4.3

MRWA Method WA136.1

Density - In-situ Sand pouring apparatus

AS 1289.5.3.1

Dry density ratio Statistical selection of reference values

AS 1289.5.4.3

MRWA Method WA134.1

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 Perth sand penetrometer AS 1289.6.3.3
Penetration in-situ Dynamic cone AS 1289.6.3.2
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil in-situ strength Soils Impact strength - In-situ Clegg impact AS 1289.6.9.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil laboratory bearing properties Soils Bearing ratio Remoulded specimens AS 1289.6.1.1
MRWA Method WA141.1
Compressive strength Uniaxial maximum dry MRWA Method WA140.1
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 Percolation MRWA Method WA117.3
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Not applicable

AS 1289.1.1

AS 5101.2.2

MRWA Method WA105.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

AS 5101.4

MRWA Method WA143.1

MRWA Method WA143.2

Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a pavement; Aggregate from a stockpile; Aggregate from a truck; Aggregate from a windrow

AS 1141.3.1

MRWA Method WA200.1

Concrete, grout and mortar Not applicable Hardened concrete by coring

AS 1012.14

Not applicable Fresh concrete from a mixer

AS 1012.1

Soils Not applicable Site selection - Random stratified sampling

AS 1289.1.4.2

MRWA Method WA0.1

MRWA Method WA100.1

Not applicable 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 in-situ

AS 1289.1.2.1

MRWA Method WA100.1

Not applicable Site selection - Random sampling

AS 1289.1.4.1

MRWA Method WA0.1

Annex #3 Telfer

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 Annex #3 Telfer Annex Facility, Site No 26611 is established from 14 February 2024 until 31 March 2025 for project Telfer TSF Projects contractor Newmont/Newcrest Operations Limited, contract No 4501516879.
Annex #5 Mt Ida

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 Annex #5 Mt Ida, Site No 26526 is established from 1 February 2024 until 30 April 2024 for Bottle Creek Mine IWL Stage 2 Project, contract number PO-101333.
Annex #6 New Norcia

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 Annex #6 New Norcia Annex Facility, Site No 26173 is established from 23 January 2023 until 30 April 2024 for Construction of Great Northern Highway
SLK 103.8 to SLK 110.2 contract number BNS3-SCA-001.
Annex 7 Tanami

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 Annex 7 Tanami, Site No 26259 is established from 6 May 2023 until 30 December 2024 for Kimberley Area Project, contract number 87/19 - 1055231.

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