Westest QLD Pty Ltd

Site

Materials Testing Laboratory

Accreditation No.

19218

Site No.

21792

Date of Accreditation

04 Mar 2014

Address

16 Coolibah Street
Barcaldine, QLD 4725
Australia

Contact

Mr Dean Maloney P: +61 (07) 46512934

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 sitesBranch Site - Materials Testing Mt Isa Site 25173 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 binder adhesion Aggregates Degree of precoating Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q216
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Clay and fine silt; Weak particles contaminants Settling; Sieve analysis AS 1141.32, AS 1141.33
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Bulk density Uncompacted AS 1141.4 Section 7.1
Shape Average least dimension

AS 1141.20.3

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.12

Shape Crushed faces AS 1141.18
Shape Flakiness

AS 1141.15, MR (Qld) Method Q201

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate strength Aggregates 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 Compressive strength Cylinder

AS 1012.9

Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions

AS 1012.12.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar specimen manufacture and curing Concrete, grout and mortar Specimen manufacture and curing In-situ manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens

AS 1012.8.1

Specimen manufacture and curing Curing cylinder specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1, MR (Qld) Method Q103A

Sieve analysis; Weighted plasticity index Fines ratio MR (Qld) Method Q252, MR (Qld) Method Q253
Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1, MR (Qld) Method Q105

Liquid limit Cone four point; Cone one point

AS 1289.3.9.2, MR (Qld) Method Q104A, MR (Qld) Method Q104D

Liquid limit Casagrande four point; Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.1, AS 1289.3.1.2

Plasticity index Casagrande; Cone

AS 1289.3.3.1, MR (Qld) Method Q105

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1, MR (Qld) Method Q106

Moisture content Drying oven; Relative moisture content

AS 1289.2.1.1, MR (Qld) Method Q250

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Oversize material Oversize material treatment

MR (Qld) Method Q143

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

MR (Qld) Method Q144A

Compaction to nominated levels Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q145A

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Field moisture content Nuclear gauge AS 1289.5.8.1,
MR (Qld) Method Q141A, MR (Qld) NGTM Method N02
Moisture ratio Measured AS 1289.5.4.1
Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge AS 1289.5.8.1,
MR (Qld) Method Q141A, MR (Qld) NGTM Method N01, MR (Qld) NGTM Method N03
Characteristic field density values Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q020

Density - In-situ Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1, MR (Qld) Method Q141B

Relative compaction Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q140A

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 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 MR (Qld) Method Q113A, 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 Q101D

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Laboratory stabilisation of soil Cement

MR (Qld) Method Q135A

Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Site selection by spot sampling

MR (Qld) Method Q061

Not applicable Aggregate from a pavement; Aggregate from a stockpile; Quarry aggregate from a quarry face

AS 1141.3.1, MR (Qld) Method Q060

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

MR (Qld) Method Q050

Concrete, grout and mortar Not applicable Fresh concrete from deposited concrete

AS 1012.1

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

MR (Qld) Method Q050

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 by spot sampling

MR (Qld) Method Q061

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 The Winton Annex Laboratory Facility, Site No 25710 is established from 4 September 2021 to 31 December 2021 for the  13G Landsborough Highway Pavement Widening and Overlay CH-23.40km-26.40km project for construction materials testing services for Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads; Contract No CN-16946.

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