Butler Partners (Regional) Pty Ltd

Site

Rockhampton Laboratory

Accreditation No.

19665

Site No.

22835

Date of Accreditation

18 May 2015

Address

246 Kent Street
Rockhampton, QLD 4700
Australia

butlerpartners.com.au

Contact

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 sitesBranch Mackay Laboratory site 25100 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 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

Organic impurities Colour test

AS 1141.34

Clay and fine silt Settling

AS 1141.33

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Particle density of coarse aggregate; Particle density of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5, AS 1141.6.1

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

AS 1141.11.1, AS 1141.12

Shape Average least dimension; Flakiness; Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14, AS 1141.15, AS 1141.20.1, AS 1141.20.2, AS 1141.20.3,

MR (Qld) Method Q201
Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

Shape Crushed faces

AS 1141.18

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Exposure to sodium sulfate solution AS 1141.24
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 Aggregate crushing value; Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable AS 1141.21, AS 1141.22
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar consistence in-situ Concrete, grout and mortar Slump flow Cone; J-ring; T500

AS 1012.3.1, AS 1012.3.5

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar properties Concrete, grout and mortar Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions

AS 1012.12.1

Compressive strength Core; Cube; Cylinder

AS 1012.9, AS 1012.14

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar specimen manufacture and curing Concrete, grout and mortar Specimen conditioning; Specimen manufacture; Specimen manufacture and curing Curing cylinder 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

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement surfacing characteristics Road pavements Penetration depth Ball embedment Austroads Method AGPT/T251
Texture depth Sand patch

Austroads Method AGPT/T250

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Rock properties Rocks Point load strength index Not applicable

AS 4133.4.1

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 4133.1.1.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils 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

Apparent particle density Not applicable

AS 1289.3.5.1

Moisture content Drying oven; Microwave oven; Relative moisture content

AS 1289.2.1.1, AS 1289.2.1.4, MR (Qld) Method Q250

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1, MR (Qld) Method Q106

Sieve analysis Fines ratio

AS 1289.3.6.1, MR (Qld) Method Q103A, MR (Qld) Method Q253

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Assignment of optimum moisture content/maximum dry density (OMC/MDD); Compaction to nominated levels; Dry density/moisture content relationship; Minimum and maximum dry density; Oversize material Modified compactive effort; Oversize material treatment; Rapid; Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1, AS 1289.5.2.1, AS 1289.5.4.2, AS 1289.5.5.1, MR (Qld) Method Q142A, MR (Qld) Method Q142B, MR (Qld) Method Q143, MR (Qld) Method Q144A, MR (Qld) Method Q145A

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil consolidation Soils Consolidation One-dimensional AS 1289.6.6.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil dispersion Soils Dispersion Emerson class; Pinhole AS 1289.3.8.1, AS 1289.3.8.3
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Density index Measured AS 1289.5.6.1   
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) Method Q020, MR (Qld) Method Q140A, MR (Qld) Method Q140B, MR (Qld) Method Q141A, MR (Qld) Method Q141B, MR (Qld) Method Q146, MR (Qld) Method NGTM N01, MR (Qld) Method NGTM N02, MR (Qld) Method NGTM N03

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil fine particles Soils Fine particle analysis Hydrometer AS 1289.3.6.3
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
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil natural contaminants Soils Acidity pH

AS 1289.4.3.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil permeability Soils Permeability Constant head for a remoulded specimen; Falling head for a remoulded specimen AS 1289.6.7.1, AS 1289.6.7.2
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Not applicable

AS 1289.1.1, MR (Qld) Method Q101, MR (Qld) Method Q101A, MR (Qld) Method Q101B. MR (Qld) Method Q101C, MR (Qld) Method Q101D

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 shear strength Soils Shear strength Direct shear force AS 1289.6.2.2
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Cement content Heat of neutralisation

MR (Qld) Method Q134

Laboratory stabilisation of soil Cement; Lime stabilisation

MR (Qld) Method Q135A

Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

AS 5101.4, MR (Qld) Method Q115

Curing of moulded specimens Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q135B
Sample preparation UCS specimens - Field mix; UCS specimens - Laboratory mix MR (Qld) Method Q251A, MR (Qld) Method Q251B  
Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a pavement; Aggregate from a stockpile; Disturbed sampling from earthwork

AS 1141.3.1

Concrete, grout and mortar Not applicable Fresh concrete from a mixer

AS 1012.1

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 Q061

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

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 Australian Singapore Military Training Initiative Laboratory Annex Facility, Site No. 25353 is established from 16 September 2020 until  30 September 2022 for the Australian Singapore Military Training Initiative Project (ASMTI)  - Provision of level 1 testing, concrete sampling and material properties for Laing O'Rourke Australia Construction Pty Ltd, contract No. WP.93001 Construction Phase Geotechnical Supervision.  

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 Bruce Highway 10D Annex Facility, Site No. 25581 is established from 19 April 2021 until  12 December 2022 for the Bruce Highway 10D Gin Gin to Benaraby Project  - Provision of testing services for Decmil Group;  Contract No. 10226.003 

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Moisture content Drying oven AS 1289.2.1.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Dry density/moisture content relationship Standard compactive effort AS 1289.5.1.1; AS 1289.5.2.1; MR (Qld) Method Q142A; MR (Qld) Method Q142B
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Compaction control; Dry density ratio; Moisture ratio Calculation; Hilf AS 1289.5.4.1; AS 1289.5.7.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Cement content; Curing of moulded specimens; Lime content; Sample preparation Heat of neutralisation; UCS specimens - Field mix AS 5101.4; MR (Qld) Method Q134; MR (Qld) Method Q135B; MR (Qld) Method Q251B

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 Mt Lindesay Highway Annex Facility, Site No. 25632 is established from 15 June 2021 until  15 June 2022 for the Mt Lindesay Highway Project, Cryna - Provision of testing services for earthworks, pavement, drainage and concrete to relevant MRTS documents and project specifications for Black Cat Civil;  Contract No. 212-03

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 Yeppoon Annex Facility, Site No. 25593 is established from 29 April 2021 until  29 April 2022 for the Yeppoon Residential Development Project April 2021 to April 2022 - Provision of level 1  and quality compliance testing services for Siris and Associates Consulting Engineers;  Contract No. R2104-26

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