Construction Sciences Pty Ltd

Site

Rockhampton Laboratory

Accreditation No.

1986

Site No.

2128

Date of Accreditation

08 Dec 1986

Address

7 Lawson Street
Parkhurst, QLD 4702
Australia

constructionsciences.net

Contact

Mr Tai Battisson P: +61 0400306085

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

Rockhampton Laboratory

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 abrasion Aggregates Abrasion resistance Ball mill

MR (Qld) Method Q228

Abrasion resistance Los Angeles machine value

AS 1141.23

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 Organic impurities Colour test

AS 1141.34

Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis

AS 1141.32


Clay and fine silt Settling

AS 1141.33

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1

Bulk density Compacted

AS 1141.4

Shape Flakiness

AS 1141.15

MR (Qld) Method Q201

Shape Average least dimension

AS 1141.20.1, AS 1141.20.3


Bulk density Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.12

Water absorption of coarse aggregate; Water absorption of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5,  AS 1141.6.1 

Shape Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14

Water absorption of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5

MR (Qld) Method Q214A

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

AS 1141.25.2
MR (Qld) Method Q208B

Soundness Degradation factor on source rock

 AS 1141.25.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate strength Aggregates Aggregate crushing value Not applicable

AS 1141.21

Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable

AS 1141.22


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

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

Mass per unit volume - Fresh concrete In-situ measurement using fixed volume measure

AS 1012.5

Compressive strength Core

AS 1012.14

Compressive strength Cylinder

AS 1012.9

Air content of freshly mixed concrete Increased air pressure; Reduced air pressure AS 1012.4.1, AS 1012.4.2
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

Specimen conditioning Dry conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens

AS 1012.14

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

AS 1012.8.1

Specimen conditioning Wet conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens

AS 1012.14

Specimen manufacture and curing Manufacture and curing of flexural strength specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.2

Specimen manufacture and curing In-situ manufacture and curing of flexural strength specimens

AS 1012.8.2

Specimen manufacture and curing Manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement surfacing characteristics Road pavements Texture depth Sand patch

Austroads Method AGPT/T250

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Rock properties Rocks Moisture content Drying oven

AS 4133.1.1.1

Point load strength index Not applicable

AS 4133.4.1

Compressive strength Uniaxial load rate controlled

AS 4133.4.2.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Moisture content Correlation

AS 1289.2.3.1

Liquid limit Casagrande four point; Casagrande one point; Cone four point; Cone one point

AS 1289.3.1.1,  AS 1289.3.1.2, AS 1289.3.9.1, AS 1289.3.9.2

MR (Qld) Method Q104AMR (Qld) Method Q104D

Moisture content Microwave oven MR (Qld) Method Q102B (2016)
Moisture content Correlation MR (Qld) Method Q010 (2014)
Description, identification and classification Not applicable

AS 1726 Tables 9 and 10 (Laboratory tests only)

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1

MR (Qld) Method Q102A (2016)

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1

MR (Qld) Method Q106

Plasticity index Casagrande; Cone

AS 1289.3.3.1, AS 1289.3.3.2

MR (Qld) Method Q105

Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1
MR (Qld) Method Q103A

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1

MR (Qld) Method Q105

Particle density Not applicable

AS 1289.3.5.1

Moisture content Relative moisture content MR (Qld) Method Q250
Sieve analysis; Weighted plasticity index Fines ratio; Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q252, MR (Qld) Method Q253
Moisture content Microwave oven

AS 1289.2.1.4

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Oversize material Oversize material treatment

MR (Qld) Method Q143

Minimum and maximum dry density Not applicable

AS 1289.5.5.1

Compaction to nominated levels Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q145A (2017)
Dry density/moisture content relationship Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1

MR (Qld) Method Q142A

Compaction to nominated levels Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q145A, MR (Qld) Method Q145A (2017)

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

AS 1289.5.4.2

MR (Qld) Method Q144A

Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort

AS 1289.5.2.1

MR (Qld) Method Q142B

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 Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Moisture ratio

AS 1289.5.4.1

Field moisture content Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1

MR (Qld) Method Q141A

Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1

MR (Qld) Method Q141A, MR (Qld) Method NGTM N01, MR (Qld) Method NGTM N02, MR (Qld) Method NGTM N03

Relative compaction Not applicable

 MR (Qld) Method Q140A, MR (Qld) Method Q140A (2017)

Degree of saturation Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q146, MR (Qld) Method Q146 (2017)

Characteristic field density values Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q020

Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

Dry density ratio

AS 1289.5.4.1

Density - In-situ Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1

MR (Qld) Method Q141B

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil fine particles Soils Fine particle analysis Hydrometer

AS 1289.3.6.3
MR (Qld) Method Q103C

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 permeability Soils Permeability Constant head for a remoulded specimen; Falling head for a remoulded specimen; Flexible wall permeameter

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 Q101 (2016), 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 stabilisation Soils Lime demand Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q133

Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

 MR (Qld) Method Q115, MR (Qld) Method Q115 (2017)

Cement content Heat of neutralisation

MR (Qld) Method Q134, MR (Qld) Method Q134 (2017)

Laboratory stabilisation of soil Lime stabilisation

 MR (Qld) Method Q135A, MR (Qld) Method Q135A (2016), MR (Qld) Method Q135B, MR (Qld) Method Q135B (2017)

Sample preparation UCS (unconfined compression strength) specimens - Field mix; UCS (unconfined compression strength) specimens - Laboratory mix MR (Qld) Method Q251A, MR (Qld) Method Q251B
Laboratory stabilisation of soil Cement

 MR (Qld) Method Q135A, MR (Qld) Method Q135A (2016)

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 Site selection - Random stratified sampling

AS 1289.1.4.2

MR (Qld) Method Q050, MR (Qld) Method Q050 (2017)

Not applicable Disturbed sampling from earthwork; Disturbed soil sampling by hand auger; Disturbed soil sampling from a face; Disturbed soil sampling from a pavement; Disturbed soil sampling from a stockpile; Disturbed soil sampling from a windrow; Disturbed soil sampling in-situ

AS 1289.1.2.1

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

Not applicable Site selection - Random sampling

AS 1289.1.4.1

MR (Qld) Method Q050, MR (Qld) Method Q050 (2017)

Not applicable Site selection by spot sampling

 MR (Qld) Method Q061

Dawson Highway (46C) Annex Facility

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 Dawson Highway (46C) Annex Facility, Site No. 25854 is established from 1 March 2022 until 31 December 2022 for works on the Dawson Highway (46C) Project, Contract No. V22002-21A for FKG
Nerimbera Quarry Fixed Remote Site

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; Microwave oven AS 1289.2.1.1
AS 1289.2.1.4
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Compaction to nominated levels Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q145A
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q101
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Sample preparation UCS (unconfined compression strength) specimens - Field mix MR (Qld) Method Q251B
Cement content Heat of neutralisation MR (Qld) Method Q134
Rookwood Weir Project Annex Facility

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 Rookwood Weir Project Annex Facility, Site No. 25625 is established from 15 June 2021 until 23 December 2022 for works on the Rookwood Weir Project, Contract No. RWP-SUB-008 for Acciona Infrastructure Projects Australia Pty Ltd
Tards Road Compost Annex Facility

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 Tards Road Composr Annex Facility, Site No. 25803 is established from 14 January 2022 until 30 September 2022 for works on the Tards Road Compost Project, Contract No. CQ1089-0010 for Civil, Mining and Construction Pty Ltd

Yarwun Wall Raise Annex Facility

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 Yarwun Wall Raise Annex Facility, Site No. 25618 is established as follows:
From 20 April 2022 until 31 December 2022 for works on the Yarwun Tailings Dam Wall Raise Project, Contract No. 19939 for McCosker Contracting Pty Ltd

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