Quality Control Testing Services

Site

QCTS Toowoomba

Accreditation No.

19673

Site No.

22850

Date of Accreditation

17 Jul 2015

Address

4 Stradbroke Street
Rockville, QLD 4350
Australia

qcts.net.au/

Contact

Mr Mark Jackman P: +61 0407979759

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Accreditation is held to establish new branch sitesSunshine Coast Branch Site (Site no. 24937) 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
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
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate abrasion Aggregates Abrasion resistance Los Angeles machine value
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate binder adhesion Aggregates Degree of precoating Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q216

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis

AS 1141.32

Clay and fine silt; Organic impurities Settling

AS 1141.33; AS 1141.34

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Shape Flakiness; Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14

Particle size distribution Fines ratio; Sieve analysis; Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.11.1; AS 1141.12; MR (Qld) Method Q253; RMS (NSW) Method T201, RMS (NSW) Method T203

Particle density of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5

Particle density of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1

Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted AS 1141.4
Shape Crushed faces

AS 1141.18

Shape Average least dimension; Flakiness

AS 1141.15, AS 1141.20.1, AS 1141.20.2, AS 1141.20.3, MR (Qld) Method Q201

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Degradation factor on coarse aggregate; Degradation factor on source rock AS 1141.25.1, AS 1141.25.2; MR (Qld) Method Q208B
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate strength Aggregates Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable AS 1141.22
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt adhesion and stripping Asphalts Binder paste drain-off Not applicable Austroads Method AGPT/T235; MR (Qld) Method Q310
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt extraction and grading Asphalts Bitumen content and aggregate grading Reflux AS/NZS 2891.3.1, MR (Qld) Method Q308A
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt field density Asphalts Characteristic density ratio; Characteristic values; Density ratio and air voids Not applicable AS/NZS 2891.14.5, MR (Qld) Method Q020, MR (Qld) Method Q314
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt mechanical properties Asphalts Marshall stability and flow Not applicable AS/NZS 2891.5, MR (Qld) Method Q305
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt mix design Asphalts Mix composition Marshall method MR (Qld) Method Q309
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt performance Asphalts Resilient modulus Indirect tensile AS/NZS 2891.13.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Asphalt volumetric properties Asphalts Binder absorption; Binder film index; Bulk density; Sample preparation; Voids and density relationship Calculation; Mensuration; Presaturation; Silicone sealing; Waxing AS/NZS 2891.8, AS/NZS 2892.9.1, AS/NZS 2891.9.2, AS/NZS 2891.9.3, MR (Qld) Method Q303A, MR (Qld) Method Q306B, MR (Qld) Method Q311
Maximum density Water displacement AS/NZS 2891.7.1, MR (Qld) Method Q307A
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 properties Concrete, grout and mortar Compressive strength; Specimen preparation Core; Cylinder

AS 1012.9, AS 1012.14; RMS (NSW) Method T305, RMS (NSW) Method T306, RMS (NSW) Method T310

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 conditioning; Specimen manufacture and curing Curing cylinder specimens in the laboratory; Curing flexural strength specimens in the laboratory; Curing grout and mortar cube specimens in the laboratory; Manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens in the laboratory; Wet conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens

AS 1012.8.1, AS 1012.14; RMS (NSW) Method T304, 

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement surfacing characteristics Road pavements Penetration depth; Texture depth Ball embedment; Sand patch Austroads Method AGPT/T 250, Austroads Method AGPT/T251
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Moisture content Correlation AS 1289.2.3.1; RMS (NSW) Method T2105
Moisture content Microwave oven AS 1289.2.1.4; RMS (NSW) Method T180
Moisture content Hot plate; Relative moisture content; Sand bath MR (Qld) Method Q250, RMS (NSW) Method T121
Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1; MR (Qld) Method Q106; RMS (NSW) Method T113;TfNSW T113;

Fine particles in road materials; Sieve analysis Fines ratio; Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1; MR (Qld) Method Q103A, MR (Qld) Method Q253; RMS (NSW) Method T106;TfNSW T106;, RMS (NSW) Method T107;TfNSW T107;

Particle density Not applicable AS 1289.3.5.1
Cone plasticity index; Liquid limit; Plastic limit; Plasticity index; Weighted plasticity index Casagrande; Cone

AS 1289.3.1.1; AS 1289.3.1.2; AS 1289.3.2.1; AS 1289.3.3.1; AS 1289.3.3.2; AS 1289 3.9.1; AS 1289.3.9.2; MR (Qld) Method Q104A, MR (Qld) Method Q104D, MR (Qld) Method Q105, MR (Qld) Method Q252; RMS (NSW) Method T108;TfNSW T108;TfNSW T105;, RMS (NSW) Method T109;TfNSW T109;TfNSW T105;

Moisture content Drying oven; Hot plate

AS 1289.2.1.1, AS 1289.2.1.6, MR (Qld) Method Q102A (2016), RMS (NSW) Method T120

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Compaction to nominated levels Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q145A
Assignment of optimum moisture content/maximum dry density (OMC/MDD); Dry density/moisture content relationship; Oversize material Modified compactive effort; Oversize material treatment; Rapid; Standard compactive effort; Three compaction point

AS 1289.5.1.1, AS 1289.5.2.1, AS 1289.5.4.2, MR (Qld) Method Q142A, MR (Qld) Method Q142B, MR (Qld) Method Q143, MR (Qld) Method Q144A, RMS (NSW) Method T111, RMS (NSW) Method T112, RMS (NSW) Method T130, RMS (NSW) Method T162

Maximum dry density; Minimum and maximum dry density Not applicable AS 1289.5.5.1; RMS (NSW) Method T164
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil dispersion Soils Dispersion Emerson class; Field dispersion indicator - Clouding; Field dispersion indicator - Slaking AS 1289.3.8.1; MR (Qld) Method Q160, MR (Qld) Method Q161, MR (Qld) Method Q162
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Characteristic field density values; Compaction control; Degree of saturation; Density - In-situ; Dry density ratio; Field moisture content; Moisture ratio; Relative compaction Calculation; Hilf; Nuclear gauge; Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1; AS 1289.5.4.1, AS 1289.5.7.1; AS 1289.5.8.1; MR (Qld) Methods Q020, Q140A, Q141A, Q141B, Q146; MR (Qld) Methods NGTM N01; N02; N03; RMS (NSW) Methods T119, T166, T173

Density index Not applicable AS 1289.5.6.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil in-situ penetration Soils Penetration in-situ Dynamic cone AS 1289.6.3.2; MR (Qld) Method Q114B
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil laboratory bearing properties Soils Bearing ratio Remoulded specimens AS 1289.6.1.1, MR (Qld) Method Q113A, MR (Qld) Method Q113B, MR (Qld) Method Q113C; RMS (NSW) Method T117
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil modulus and deformation Soils Resilient modulus Permanent deformation MR (Qld) Method Q139, MR (Qld) Method Q139 (2017), RMS (NSW) Method T154, Austroads Method AGPT/T305
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil natural contaminants Soils Acidity pH AS 1289.4.3.1
RMS (NSW) Method T123
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q101; MR (Qld) Method Q101A; MR (Qld) Method Q101B; MR (Qld) Method Q101C; MR (Qld) Method Q101D; MR (Qld) Method Q101E; MR (Qld) Method Q101F
Soil pre-treatment Repeated compaction pre-treatment

AS 1289.1.1; MR (Qld) Method Q101: RMS (NSW) Methods T102;TfNSW T102;TfNSW T105;, T105

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Stabiliser working time Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q136A; RMS (NSW) Method T147
Bitumen content Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q118
Lime demand; Stabiliser working time Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q133; MR (Qld) Method Q136B; RMS (NSW) Method T144
Cement content Heat of neutralisation

AS 5101.3.3; MR (Qld) Method Q134; RMS (NSW) Method T137

Compaction Vacuum saturation MR (Qld) Method Q147B, MR (Qld) Method Q147B (2017)
Stabiliser rate of spread rate In-situ measurement MR (Qld) Method Q719
Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

AS 5101.4; MR (Qld) Method Q115; RMS (NSW) Method T116, RMS (NSW) Method T131

Sample preparation Cement stabilisation; Foamed bitumen stabilisation; Foamed bitumen stabilisation - Field; Foamed bitumen stabilisation - Laboratory; Lime stabilisation; UCS specimens - Field mix; UCS specimens - Laboratory mix AS 5101.2.2; MR (Qld) Method Q135A, MR (Qld) Method Q135B, MR (Qld) Method Q135C, MR (Qld) Method Q138 (2017), MR (Qld) Method Q138A, MR (Qld) Method Q138B, MR (Qld) Method Q251A, MR (Qld) Method Q251B
Laboratory stabilisation of soil Foamed bitumen

RMS (NSW) Method T153

Austroads Methods AGPT/T301, AGPT/T302, AGPT/T303
Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a bin; Aggregate from a conveyor belt; Aggregate from a pavement; Aggregate from a stockpile; Aggregate from a truck; Aggregate from a windrow; Disturbed soil sampling from a pavement

AS 1141.3.1; RMS (NSW) Method T100

Asphalts Not applicable Extraction of an asphalt core - Dry technique; Extraction of an asphalt core - Wet technique; Loose asphalt AS/NZS 2891.1.1, AS 2891.1.2
Concrete, grout and mortar Not applicable Fresh concrete from a mixer; Hardened concrete by coring

AS 1012.1, AS 1012.14; RMS (NSW) Method T300

Soils Not applicable Disturbed sampling from earthwork; Disturbed soil sampling from a pavement; Disturbed soil sampling from a stockpile; Site selection by spot sampling

AS 1289.1.2.1; 

MR (Qld) Method Q060, MR (Qld) Method Q060 (2017); MR (Qld) Method Q061; MR (Qld) Method Q061 (2017)

RMS (NSW) Method T100

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

AS 1289.1.4.1; AS 1289.1.4.2; 

MR (Qld) Method Q050; MR (Qld) Method Q050 (2017)

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Materials

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure
Sample collection Bituminous materials Not applicable Residual bitumens from tanks, tankers and drums MR (Qld) Method Q080

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 29 Bowen is established from 1 February 2021 until 30 April 2022 for the Bruce Highway 10K (Bowen-Ayr) Overtaking Lanes project for FK Gardner & Sons Pty Ltd, contract no. CN-13601.

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 33 is established from 2 August 2021 until 2 November 2021 for the Kidston Pumped Storage Hydro Project 250MW for the McConnel Dowell/John Holland Joint Venture, contract number 78650055.

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 35 Booyal is established from 13 September 2021 until 30 September 2022 for the Bruce Highway 10C - Maryborough to Gin Gin project for GRC Civil, contract number GRC7062 sub contract #40.

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