City of Gold Coast

Site

Materials Testing Laboratory – Soils Lab

Accreditation No.

2912

Site No.

2905

Date of Accreditation

30 May 1990

Address

Ashmore Depot, Unit 10A, Building 7, 2 Middleton Street
Ashmore, QLD 4214
Australia

goldcoast.qld.gov.au

Contact

Mr Alex McNab Munro P: +61 (07) 55817935

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 properties Aggregates Particle size distribution Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.12

Shape Flakiness

MR (Qld) Method Q201

Shape Crushed faces

MR (Qld) Method Q215

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Acid solubility ANSI/AWWA B100 Section 5.3.1
Soundness Degradation factor on coarse aggregate MR (Qld) Method Q208B
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate stabilisation Aggregates Absorption of compacted material Not applicable

AS 5101.5

Swell and capillary rise of compacted material Not applicable

AS 5101.5, MR (Qld) Method Q125D

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate strength Aggregates Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q205A, MR (Qld) Method Q205B, MR (Qld) Method Q205C
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt field density Asphalts Density ratio and air voids Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q314

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt specimen manufacture Asphalts Specimen conditioning Handling and conditioning

MR (Qld) Method Q303A

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt volumetric properties Asphalts Bulk density Presaturation

AS/NZS 2891.9.2, MR (Qld) Method Q306B

Bulk density Waxing

AS/NZS 2891.9.1

Voids and density relationship Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q311

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar chemical tests Concrete, grout and mortar Carbonation Carbonation of concrete MRWA Method WA620.1
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

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 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 - Masonry, concrete and clay unit properties Masonry, concrete and clay units Slip resistance Not applicable

AS 4586 Appendix A

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement surfacing characteristics Road pavements Permeability Evenflow penetrometer

MR (Qld) Method Q707A

Skid resistance British pendulum portable tester

MR (Qld) Method Q704

Texture depth Sand patch

Austroads Method AGPT/T250

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 classification Soils Plasticity index Cone

AS 1289.3.3.2, MR (Qld) Method Q105

Apparent particle density Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q109, MR (Qld) Method Q109A, MR (Qld) Method Q109B
Liquid limit Casagrande one point; Cone one point

AS 1289.3.1.2, AS 1289.3.9.2

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1, MR (Qld) Method Q106

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1, MR (Qld) Method Q105

Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1

Liquid limit Cone four point

AS 1289.3.9.1, MR (Qld) Method Q104A

Liquid limit Cone one point

MR (Qld) Method Q104D

Liquid limit Casagrande four point

AS 1289.3.1.1

Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1, MR (Qld) Method Q103A

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 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

Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort

AS 1289.5.2.1, MR (Qld) Method Q142B

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 Characteristic field density values; Compaction control; Dry density ratio Calculation; Hilf

AS 1289.5.4.1, AS 1289.5.7.1, MR (Qld) Method Q020

Relative compaction Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q140A

Degree of saturation Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q146

Field moisture content Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1, MR (Qld) Method Q141A

Moisture ratio Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1

Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1, MR (Qld) Method Q141A

Density - In-situ Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1, MR (Qld) Method Q141B

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
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 Organic matter Loss on ignition (LOI)

AS 1289.4.1.1

Acidity pH

AS 1289.4.3.1, RMS (NSW) Method T123

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, RMS (NSW) Method T105;TfNSW T105;

Soil pre-treatment Repeated compaction pre-treatment

RMS (NSW) Method T102;TfNSW T102;TfNSW T105;

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

MR (Qld) Method Q135A

Curing of moulded specimens Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q135B

Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

MR (Qld) Method Q115

Lime demand Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q133

Evaluation of mechanical performance of pedestrian and impact attenuation surfaces Pedestrian surfaces Slip resistance Wet pendulum

AS 4663 Appendix A

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

AS 1141.3.1

Asphalts Not applicable Extraction of an asphalt core - Wet technique

AS 2891.1.2

Not applicable Extraction of an asphalt core - Dry technique

AS 2891.1.2

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

AS 1012.1

Soils Not applicable Site selection by spot sampling

MR (Qld) Method Q061

Not applicable Disturbed sampling from earthwork; Disturbed soil sampling from a pavement; Disturbed soil sampling from a stockpile

AS 1289.1.2.1, MR (Qld) Method Q060

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