K & H Geotechnical Services Pty Ltd

Site

Parkes Laboratory

Accreditation No.

5613

Site No.

5606

Date of Accreditation

16 Dec 1993

Address

2A East Street
Parkes, NSW 2870
Australia

kh-geotech.com.au

Contact

Mr John Kennedy P: +61 (02) 68625554

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 Organic impurities Colour test AS 1141.34; RMS (NSW) Method T260
Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis AS 1141.32; RMS (NSW) Method T202
Clay and fine silt Settling

AS  1141.33; RMS (NSW) Method T268

Foreign material in recycled aggregate Manual classification RMS (NSW) Method T276
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Shape Crushed faces

AS 1141.18; RMS (NSW) Method T239

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; RMS (NSW) Method T209; RMS (NSW) Method T210

Shape Flakiness

AS 1141.15

Particle size distribution Fine particles in road materials; Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1; AS 1141.19; RMS (NSW) Method T201

Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted

AS 1141.4;  RMS (NSW) Method T211; RMS (NSW) Method T212

Shape Average least dimension; Ratio greatest to least dimension

AS 1141.20.1; AS 1141.20.2; RMS (NSW) Method T235; RMS (NSW) Method T275

Shape Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14; RMS (NSW) Method T213

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate strength Aggregates Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable AS 1141.22; RMS (NSW) Method T215
Aggregate crushing value Not applicable AS 1141.21; RMS (NSW) Method T205
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar consistence in-situ Concrete, grout and mortar Slump flow Cone

AS 1012.3.1; RMS (NSW) Method T301

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar performance Concrete, grout and mortar Flexural performance of fibre reinforced concrete; Flexural performance of square panels; Flexural tensile strength; Flexural toughness of fibre reinforced concrete and shotcrete 3-Point bend; Beam with third-point loading; Limit of proportionality; Residual ASTM C1550; ASTM C1609/C1609M; BS EN 14651; EN 14488.3; EFNARC three point bending test on square panels
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; DIN 1048.5

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar properties Concrete, grout and mortar Indirect tensile strength Brazil

AS 1012.10

Fibre content in fresh concrete Not applicable DIN EN 14488.7 (Method B)
Compressive strength Cube; Cylinder

AS 1012.9; RMS (NSW) Method T306

Flexural strength Modulus of rupture

AS 1012.11

Compressive strength Core

AS 1012.14; RMS (NSW) Method T310

Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions

AS 1012.12.1; RMS (NSW) Method T316

Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Water displacement

AS 1012.12.2

Specimen preparation Capping of compressive strength specimens

RMS (NSW) Method T305

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar shrinkage Concrete, grout and mortar Drying shrinkage specimen measurement Not applicable AS 1012.13
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar specimen manufacture and curing Concrete, grout and mortar 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 1012.8.4;  RMS (NSW) Method T304

Specimen manufacture and curing Curing fibre reinforced specimens in the laboratory; Manufacture and curing of fibre reinforced specimens in the field

ASTM C1550; ASTM C1609/1609M; BS EN14651; EFNARC Three point bending test

Specimen conditioning Dry conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens; Wet conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens

AS 1012.14; RMS (NSW) Method T310

Specimen manufacture and curing Curing cylinder specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.1; RMS (NSW) Method T304

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Fine particles in road materials Not applicable

AS 1141.19; RMS (NSW) Method T107;TfNSW T107;

Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1; RMS (NSW) Methods 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;

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1; RMS (NSW) Method T113;TfNSW T113;

Liquid limit Casagrande four point; Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.1; AS 1289.3.1.2; RMS (NSW) Method T108;TfNSW T108;TfNSW T105;

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1; RMS (NSW) Method T120

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

AS 1289.5.2.1; RMS (NSW) Method T112

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 Dry density ratio; Moisture ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

Relative compaction Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T166

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1; RMS (NSW) Method T162

Compaction control; Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1; RMS (NSW) Method T173

Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

Density - In-situ Sand pouring apparatus

AS 1289.5.3.2; RMS (NSW) Method T119

Density - In-situ Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1

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 laboratory bearing properties Soils Compressive strength Uniaxial maximum dry RMS (NSW) Method T114
Bearing ratio Remoulded specimens AS 1289.6.1.1; RMS (NSW) Method T117; RMS (NSW) Method T132
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 Not applicable

AS 1289.1.1;  RMS (NSW) Method T105;TfNSW T105;

Soil pre-treatment Repeated compaction pre-treatment

AS 1289.1.1; RMS (NSW) Method T102;TfNSW T102;TfNSW T105;

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 stabilisation Soils Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

RMS (NSW) Method T116; RMS (NSW) Method T131

Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a stockpile

AS 1141.3.1

Concrete, grout and mortar Not applicable Hardened concrete by coring

AS 1012.14

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

AS 1012.1

Soils Not applicable Disturbed sampling from earthwork; Disturbed soil sampling from a face; Disturbed soil sampling from a pavement; Disturbed soil sampling from a stockpile; Disturbed soil sampling from a truck; Disturbed soil sampling from a windrow; Disturbed soil sampling from an open-drive; Disturbed soil sampling in-situ 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 The Benalla Precast Factory Annex Facility, site no: 25260, is acknowledged from 18 May 2020 until 31 December 2022  for the Westgate Tunnel Precast Factory, contract no: V81109-0346

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 The Brisbane Annex Facility, site no 25261 is acknowledged from 18 May 2020 until 1 May 2022 for the CBGU D&C JV Cross River Rail project, contract no: Q 80371-TW-SC-40038-000

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