Mareeba Shire Council

Site

Materials Testing Laboratory

Accreditation No.

9523

Site No.

9516

Date of Accreditation

07 Sep 1994

Address

11 - 15 Kowa Street
Mareeba, QLD 4880
Australia

msc.qld.gov.au

Contact

Mr Paul Patane P: +61 (07) 40864712

Availability

Services conditionally 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 binder adhesion Aggregates Degree of precoating

MR (Qld) Method Q216

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

MR (Qld) Method Q217

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Shape Average least dimension; Crushed faces; Flakiness

AS 1141.15, AS 1141.20.3,
MR (Qld) Method Q215 (2014)

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1

Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted

AS 1141.4,
MR (Qld) Method Q221A

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

AS 1141.22,
MR (Qld) Method Q205A (2014), MR (Qld) Method Q205B (2014), MR (Qld) Method Q205C (2014)

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 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 - Soil classification Soils Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1,
MR (Qld) Method Q102A

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1,
MR (Qld) Method Q106

Cone plasticity index; Plasticity index Casagrande; Cone

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

Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1,
MR (Qld) Method Q103A, MR (Qld) Method Q103B (2014)

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

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1,
MR (Qld) Method Q105

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Dry density/moisture content relationship; Oversize material Modified compactive effort; Oversize material treatment; Standard compactive effort; Three compaction point

AS 1289.5.1.1,
MR (Qld) Method Q142A, MR (Qld) Method Q142B, MR (Qld) Method Q142C, MR (Qld) Method Q143

Compaction to nominated levels Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q145A

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

AS 1289.5.4.2,
MR (Qld) Method Q144A

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge; Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1, AS 1289.5.8.1,
MR (Qld) Method Q141B

Characteristic field density values Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q020
Compaction control; Dry density ratio; Moisture ratio; Relative compaction Calculation; Hilf; Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1, AS 1289.5.7.1, 

MR (Qld) Method Q140A, MR (Qld) Method Q141A

Degree of saturation

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

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

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

AS1141.3.1

Aggregates; 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 in-situ

AS 1289.1.2.1,

MR (Qld) Method Q060, MR (Qld) Method Q061

Concrete, grout and mortar Not applicable Fresh concrete from a mixer

AS 1012.1

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

AS 1289.1.4.1, AS 1289.1.4.2,
MR (Qld) Method Q050

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