SMS Geotechnical Pty Ltd

Site

SMS Geotechnical Pty Ltd

Accreditation No.

19225

Site No.

21812

Date of Accreditation

14 Aug 2013

Address

Unit 9, 21 Beafield Road
Para Hills West, SA 5096
Australia

smsgeotechnical.com.au

Contact

Mr Darren Shotton P: +61 (08) 82587498

Availability

Services available to external clients

Supervision

Not Applicable

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 abrasion Aggregates Abrasion resistance Los Angeles machine value AS 1141.23
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Coarse aggregate quality Visual comparison

AS 1141.30.1

Foreign material in recycled aggregate Manual classification

RMS (NSW) Method T276

Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis

AS 1141.32

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Bulk density Compacted

AS 1141.4

Shape Flat particles

DPTI (SA) Method TP244

Particle density of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.12

Shape Elongation

DPTI (SA) Method TP240

Shape Flakiness

AS 1141.15

DPTI (SA) Method TP241

Shape Average least dimension

AS 1141.20.1, AS 1141.20.2, AS 1141.20.3

Particle density of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5

Shape Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14

Bulk density Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Exposure to sodium sulfate solution AS 1141.24
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate stabilisation Aggregates Cement content Heat of neutralisation

AS 5101.3.3

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement surfacing characteristics Road pavements Penetration depth Ball embedment

DPTI (SA) Method TP349

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1

DPTI (SA) Method TP141

Liquid limit Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.2

DPTI (SA) Method TP143

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1

Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1

Particle density Not applicable

AS 1289.3.5.1

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1

Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1

DPTI (SA) Method TP134

Liquid limit Casagrande four point

AS 1289.3.1.1

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

DPTI (SA) Method TP166

Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort

AS 1289.5.2.1

DPTI (SA) Method TP164

Dry density/moisture content relationship Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1

DPTI (SA) Method TP164

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 electrical properties Soils Electrical resistance Not applicable AS 1289.4.4.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Dry density ratio; Moisture ratio Statistical selection of reference values AS 1289.5.4.3
Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge; Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.31, AS 1289.5.8.1

Moisture ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1, DPTI (SA) Method TP320

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 Perth sand penetrometer AS 1289.6.3.3
Penetration in-situ Dynamic cone AS 1289.6.3.2
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil laboratory bearing properties Soils Bearing ratio Estimated CBR from classification test DPTI (SA) Method TP133
Bearing ratio Remoulded specimens AS 1289.6.1.1
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

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil reactivity Soils Reactivity Shrink/swell AS 1289.7.1.1
Total suction Dew point psychrometer AS 1289.2.2.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

AS 5101.4

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil thermal properties Soils Thermal conductivity In-situ measurement; Laboratory measurement ASTM D5334
Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a pavement; Aggregate from a stockpile

AS 1141.3.1

DPTI (SA) Method TP226

Soils Not applicable Disturbed sampling from earthwork; 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

Not applicable Site selection - Random stratified sampling

AS 1289.1.4.2

DPTI (SA) Method TP061

Not applicable Site selection - Random sampling

AS 1289.1.4.1

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 Ceduna Bulk Haulers Freegon Annex Facility, Site No 25158 is established from 10 February 2020 until 1 November 2021 for the Freegon to Double Tanks Road Upgrade Project; Contract No 17C1153.

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