AMB Geotech SQS Pty Ltd

Site

Narrabri Laboratory

Accreditation No.

2911

Site No.

14680

Date of Accreditation

29 May 2001

Address

28 Dangar Street
Narrabri, NSW 2390
Australia

sqs.net.au

Contact

Mr Luke New P: +61 (02) 67926511

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 contaminants Aggregates Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis AS 1141.32
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Shape Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14

RMS (NSW) Method T213

Shape Crushed faces

AS 1141.18, RMS (NSW) Method T239

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.12

RMS (NSW) Method T203

Moisture content Drying oven

RMS (NSW) Method T262

Shape Flakiness

AS 1141.15

Bulk density Compacted

AS 1141.4

RMS (NSW) Method T212

Particle density of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1

RMS (NSW) Method T209

Shape Average least dimension

AS 1141.20.1, AS 1141.20.2

RMS (NSW) Method T235, RMS (NSW) Method T275

Water absorption of coarse aggregate Not applicable

AS 1141.6.1

RMS (NSW) Method T209

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1

RMS (NSW) Method T201

Bulk density Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

RMS (NSW) Method T211

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, RMS (NSW) Method T215
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar consistence in-situ Concrete, grout and mortar Grout consistency Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T375

Slump flow Cone; J-ring; T500

AS 1012.3.1, AS 1012.3.5, RMS (NSW) Method T301, ASTM C1611, ASTM C1621

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar properties Concrete, grout and mortar Compressive strength Cube

AS 1012.9

RMS (NSW) Method T375

Compressive strength Cylinder

AS 1012.9

RMS (NSW) Method T306

Specimen preparation Capping of compressive strength specimens

RMS (NSW) Method T305

Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions

AS 1012.12.1

RMS (NSW) Method T316

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

AS 1012.8.1

RMS (NSW) Method T304

Specimen manufacture and curing In-situ manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens

AS 1012.8.1

Specimen manufacture and curing Manufacture and curing of grout and mortar cubes in the laboratory

RMS (NSW) Method T375

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement structural performance Road pavements Structural performance evaluation Deflection monitoring

RMS (NSW) Method T199;TfNSW T199;

Structural performance evaluation Benkelman beam

RMS (NSW) Method T160

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement surfacing characteristics Road pavements Penetration depth Ball embedment RMS (NSW) Method T271
Texture depth Sand patch

RMS (NSW) Method T240

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Liquid limit Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.2

Fine particles in road materials Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T107;TfNSW T107;

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1

RMS (NSW) Method T120

Liquid limit Casagrande four point

AS 1289.3.1.1

RMS (NSW) Method T108;TfNSW T108;TfNSW T105;

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1

RMS (NSW) Method T113;TfNSW T113;

Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1

RMS (NSW) Method T106;TfNSW T106;

Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1

RMS (NSW) Method T109;TfNSW T109;TfNSW T105;

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1

RMS (NSW) Method T109;TfNSW T109;TfNSW T105;

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Dry density/moisture content relationship Three compaction point

RMS (NSW) Method T162

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

RMS (NSW) Method T112

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

AS 1289.5.4.2

Maximum dry density Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T164

Dry density/moisture content relationship Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1

RMS (NSW) Method T111, RMS (NSW) Method T130

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 - In-situ Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1

RMS (NSW) Method T173

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Field moisture content Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1

Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

Density - In-situ Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1

Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

Relative compaction Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T166

Density - In-situ Sand pouring apparatus

RMS (NSW) Method T119

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil in-situ penetration Soils Penetration in-situ Dynamic cone AS 1289.6.3.2
RMS (NSW) Method T161
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil in-situ strength Soils Impact strength - In-situ In-situ measurement NFP 94-105 procedure (B)
Shear strength - In-situ Vane AS 1289.6.2.1
Bearing strength - In-situ Light weight deflectometer (LWD) MR (Qld) Method Q258A, ASTM E2835
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil laboratory bearing properties Soils Bearing ratio Remoulded specimens AS 1289.6.1.1
RMS (NSW) Method T117, RMS (NSW) Method T132, RMS (NSW) Method T167
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Accelerated weathering pre-treatment

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

Soil pre-treatment Repeated compaction pre-treatment

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

Soil pre-treatment Not applicable

AS 1289.1.1

RMS (NSW) Method T105;TfNSW T105;

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Stabiliser working time Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T147

Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

RMS (NSW) Method T116, RMS (NSW) Method T131

Stabiliser rate of spread rate In-situ measurement

RMS (NSW) Method T136

Lime content Not applicable RMS (NSW) Method T144
Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a pavement; Aggregate from a stockpile; Aggregate from a truck

AS 1141.3.1

Concrete, grout and mortar Not applicable Fresh grout

RMS (NSW) Method T375

Not applicable Fresh concrete from a mixer; Fresh concrete from deposited concrete

AS 1012.1

RMS (NSW) Method T300

Soils Not applicable Site selection - Random stratified sampling

AS 1289.1.4.1

Not applicable Site selection - Systematic random stratified sampling

AS 1289.1.4.2

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

AS 1289.1.2.1

RMS (NSW) Method T100

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 Annex No. 21-01 is established from 1 February 2021 until 31 December 2022 for the Inland Rail - Narrabri to North Star (N2NS) Package A project for Trans4M Rail, contract number 7632-032.

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