SGS Australia Pty Ltd


Muswellbrook Laboratory

Accreditation No.


Site No.


Date of Accreditation

04 Jun 1998


3 Blakefield Road
Muswellbrook, NSW 2333


Mrs Colleen Humphries P: +61 (02) 65420003


Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

Muswellbrook Laboratory

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)


Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
General analysis of coal, coke and related products Coal Moisture - Total Gravimetric in-house method ME-AU-MINEM-AN-076 4.75 mm material
Crucible swelling number Visual examination AS 1038.12.1 (2002)
BS ISO 501
 ISO 501
Moisture - Rapid inherent Gravimetric in-house method PR-AU-MINEM-HV-AN-021
Moisture - Total Gravimetric AS 1038.1 (2001)
 ISO 589
Ash Gravimetric AS 1038.3 (2000)
BS ISO 1171
 ISO 1171
Relative density (specific gravity) Volumetric AS 1038.21.1.2
Moisture - Rapid total Gravimetric in-house method PR-AU-MINEM-HV-AN-001
Volatile matter Gravimetric AS 1038.3 (2000)
BS ISO 562
 ISO 562
Ash Gravimetric in-house method PR-AV-MINEM-HV-AN-020
Ash; Moisture Thermogravimetric analyser in-house method PR-AU-MINEM-HV-AN.008
Sulfur - Total; Ultimate analysis Infrared (IR) AS 1038.6.3.3
Moisture Gravimetric AS 1038.3 (2000)
BS ISO 11722
 ISO 11722
Proximate analysis Gravimetric AS 1038.3 (2000)
BS ISO 17246
 ISO 17246
Coal; Coke Gross calorific value Bomb calorimeter AS 1038.5 (1998)
BS ISO 1928
 ISO 1928
Preparation of coal, coke and related product samples for analysis Coal Size analysis Sieve analysis AS 3881 (2002)
BS ISO 1953
 ISO 1953
Hardgrove grindability index Gravimetric AS 1038.20
BS ISO 5074
 ISO 5074
Float and sink analysis Gravimetric AS 4156.1.1
Sample collection Coals, coke, charcoal and related products Not applicable Automated; Grab

AS 4264.1 (2009) and AS 2617

Precision of sampling, sample preparation and testing Not applicable AS 4264.4 (1996)

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