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
Analysis of coals, coke, charcoal and related products Coal Ash; Moisture; Moisture - Thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) Thermogravimetric analyser in-house method PR-AU-MINEM-HV-AN.008
Moisture Gravimetric AS 1038.3 (2000), BS ISO 11722 and ISO 11722
Crucible swelling number Visual examination

AS 1038.12.1 (2002), BS ISO 501 and ISO 501

Moisture - Total Gravimetric in-house method ME-AU-MINEM-AN-076
Hardgrove grindability index Gravimetric

AS 1038.20, BS ISO 5074 and ISO 5074 

Sulfur - Total; Ultimate analysis Infrared (IR)

AS 1038.6.3.3 

Size analysis Sieve analysis

AS 3881 (2002), BS ISO 1953 and ISO 1953

Proximate analysis Gravimetric

AS 1038.3 (2000), BS ISO 17246 and ISO 17246

Moisture - Rapid inherent Gravimetric in-house method PR-AU-MINEM-HV-AN-021
Ash Gravimetric AS 1038.3 (2000), BS ISO 1171 and ISO 1171
Ash - Rapid Gravimetric in-house method PR-AV-MINEM-HV-AN-020
Moisture - Rapid total Gravimetric in-house method PR-AU-MINEM-HV-AN-001
Float and sink analysis Gravimetric

AS 4156.1.1

Relative density (specific gravity) Volumetric AS 1038.21.1.2
Volatile matter Gravimetric AS 1038.3 (2000), BS ISO 562 and ISO 562

Moisture - Total Gravimetric

AS 1038.1 (2001) and ISO 589

Coal; Coke Gross calorific value Bomb calorimeter

AS 1038.5 (1998), BS ISO 1928 and ISO 1928

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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