Construction Sciences Pty Ltd

Site

Melbourne Laboratory

Accreditation No.

1986

Site No.

14874

Date of Accreditation

30 Apr 2002

Address

60 - 64 Vella Drive
Sunshine West, VIC 3020
Australia

constructionsciences.net

Contact

Mr Bob Harris P: +61 (03) 93386555

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 abrasion Aggregates Abrasion resistance Los Angeles machine value; Resistance to wear by attrition AS 1141.23, AS 1141.27
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Clay and fine silt; Organic impurities Colour test; Settling AS 1141.33, AS 1141.34
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Shape Flakiness RC (Vic) Method 302.11
Shape Average least dimension; Flakiness; Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14, AS 1141.15, AS 1141.20.3, RC (Vic) Method 302.11

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis RC (Vic) Method 375.11
Particle size distribution Sieve analysis; Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.11.1, AS 1141.12

Particle density of coarse aggregate; Particle density of fine aggregate; Water absorption of coarse aggregate; Water absorption of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water AS 1141.5, AS 1141.6.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates 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

Cement content Heat of neutralisation AS 5101.3.3
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate strength Aggregates Aggregate crushing value; Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable AS 1141.21, AS 1141.22
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt field density Asphalts Density ratio and air voids Not applicable

AS/NZS 2891.14.5

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

AS/NZS 2891.9.1, AS/NZS 2891.9.2

RC (Vic) Method 202.02

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar chemical tests Concrete, grout and mortar Chloride penetration resistance Electrical conductance AASHTO T 358-17
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar consistence in-situ Concrete, grout and mortar Slump flow Cone; J-ring; T500

AS 1012.3.1, AS 1012.3.5

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar permeability Concrete, grout and mortar Permeability Volume change with water absorption - Permeable voids

AS 1012.21

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar properties Concrete, grout and mortar Fibre content in fresh concrete Not applicable RC (Vic) Method 377.01
Flexural strength Modulus of rupture

AS 1012.11

Mass per unit volume - Fresh concrete In-situ measurement using fixed volume measure

AS 1012.5

Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions; Water displacement

AS 1012.12.1, AS 1012.12.2

Air content of freshly mixed concrete Reduced air pressure

AS 1012.4.2

Indirect tensile strength Brazil

AS 1012.10

Setting time - In-situ Not applicable

AS 1012.18

Bleeding In-situ analysis - Freshly mixed concrete

AS 1012.6

Compressive strength Core; Cylinder

AS 1012.9, AS 1012.14

Steel fibre content in fresh concrete Not applicable

I.S EN 14721 +A1 Method B

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar specimen manufacture and curing Concrete, grout and mortar Specimen conditioning Wet conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens

AS 1012.14

Specimen manufacture Mixing concrete in the laboratory

AS 1012.2

Specimen manufacture and curing In-situ manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens; In-situ manufacture and curing of drying shrinkage specimens; In-situ manufacture and curing of flexural strength specimens

AS 1012.8.1, AS 1012.8.2, AS 1012.8.3, AS 1012.8.4

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement surfacing characteristics Road pavements Penetration depth Ball embedment

Austroads Method AG:PT/T251

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Description, identification and classification Not applicable

AS 1726

Tables 9 and 10 (Laboratory classification elements only)

Moisture content Hot plate AS 1289.2.1.6
Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1

Particle density Not applicable AS 1289.3.5.1
Liquid limit Casagrande four point; Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.1, AS 1289.3.1.2

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1

Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1

Weighted plasticity index Not applicable RC(Vic) Method 362.01
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

Minimum and maximum dry density Not applicable

AS 1289.5.5.1

Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort; Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1, AS 1289.5.2.1

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 field density Soils Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge; Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1, AS 1289.5.8.1

Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

Characteristic field density values Not applicable

RC (Vic) Method 316.00

Moisture ratio assessment of dry back Not applicable

RC (Vic) Method 316.14

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 Assignment of CBR and percent swell RC(Vic) Method 324.01
Bearing ratio Remoulded specimens

AS 1289.6.1.1

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 Constant head for a remoulded specimen; Falling head for a remoulded specimen

AS 1289.6.7.1, AS 1289.6.7.2

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Accelerated weathering pre-treatment; Not applicable; Repeated compaction pre-treatment

AS 1289.1.1

RC (Vic) Method 301.01, RC (Vic) Method 301.05

RMS (NSW) Method T102;TfNSW T102;TfNSW T105;, RMS (NSW) Method T103;TfNSW T103;TfNSW T105;

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Density decay correction factor for granular materials Not applicable RC(Vic) Method 330.03
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

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

AS 1141.3.1

Asphalts 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; Hardened concrete by coring

AS 1012.1, AS 1012.14

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

AS 1289.1.4.1

RC (Vic) Method 316.10

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

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 WTP 125W Sludge Drying Pans Project Annex Facility, Site No. 25422 is established from 16 November 2020 until 31 October 2021 for the Melbourne Water - WTP 125W Sludge Drying Pans Project, Contract No. W00154-063 for JH KBR Joint Venture.

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