Golder Associates Pty Ltd

Site

Melbourne Laboratory

Accreditation No.

1961

Site No.

1250

Date of Accreditation

19 May 1977

Address

Building 7, Botanicca Corporate Park, 570-588 Swan Street
Richmond, VIC 3121
Australia

golder.com

Contact

Ms Gayani Samaradiwakara P: +61 (03) 88623619

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

AS 1141.11.1

AS 1141.12

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Rock properties Rocks Deformation Load rate controlled

AS 4133.4.3.1

Abrasion resistance Abrasiveness using CERCHAR method

ASTM D7625 (2010)

Compressive strength Uniaxial strain rate controlled

AS 4133.4.2.2

Compressive strength Uniaxial load rate controlled

AS 4133.4.2.1

Indirect tensile strength Brazil

ASTM D3967

Slake durability index Not applicable

AS 4133.3.4

Density; Porosity Buoyancy AS 4133.2.1.2
Point load strength index In-situ measurement; Laboratory measurement

AS 4133.4.1

Density; Porosity Callipers

AS 4133.2.1.1

Deformation Strain rate controlled

AS 4133.4.3.2

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 4133.1.1.1

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

AS 1289.3.6.1

Particle density Not applicable

AS 1289.3.5.1

Description, identification and classification Not applicable

AS 1726 Tables 9 and 10 (Laboratory tests only)

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1

Liquid limit; Plastic limit; Plasticity index Casagrande four point; Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.1

AS 1289.3.1.2

AS 1289.3.2.1

AS 1289.3.3.1

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1

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

AS 1289.5.1.1

AS 1289.5.2.1

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

AS 1289.5.4.2

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 field density Soils Characteristic field density values; Moisture ratio assessment of dry back Not applicable

RC(Vic) Methods 316.00, 316.14

Dry density ratio; Moisture ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

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 laboratory bearing properties Soils Bearing ratio Assignment of CBR and percent swell; Remoulded specimens

AS 1289.6.1.1, RC (Vic) Method 301.04

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 Falling head for a remoulded specimen AS 1289.6.7.2
Permeability Constant head for a remoulded specimen; Flexible wall permeameter

AS 1289.6.7.1
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

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, BS 1377 part 7 section 4
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Compressive strength; Sample preparation Uniaxial unconfined

AS 5101.4

Lime saturation point Not applicable

RC(Vic) Method 131.01

Sample preparation Cement stabilisation; Lime stabilisation RC (Vic) Method 301.03
RC (Vic) Method 301.06       
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil thermal properties Soils Thermal conductivity Laboratory measurement ASTM D5334
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil triaxial strength Soils Triaxial strength Triaxial undrained with pore water pressure measured; Triaxial undrained without pore water pressure measurement AS 1289.6.4.1
AS 1289.6.4.2
BS 1377 - 8 Section 8
Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a pavement; Aggregate from a stockpile

AS 1141.3.1

Aggregates; Soils Not applicable Site selection - Random sampling; Site selection - Random stratified sampling RC(Vic) Method 316.10
Soils 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

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