GHD Pty Ltd

Site

Soil Testing Laboratory

Accreditation No.

4092

Site No.

4085

Date of Accreditation

09 Dec 1992

Address

5 Church Street
Traralgon, VIC 3844
Australia

ghd.com

Contact

Mr Rodney Smith P: +61 (03) 51365937

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Coarse aggregate quality Visual comparison

AS 1141.30.1

RC (Vic) Method 372.01

Clay and fine silt Settling

AS 1141.33

Foreign material in recycled aggregate Manual classification RC (Vic) Method 372.04
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Particle size distribution Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.12

Shape Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14

Shape Average least dimension

AS 1141.20.3

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1

Sample preparation Untreated bulk samples

RC (Vic) Method 301.01

Shape Flakiness

AS 1141.15

Particle density of coarse aggregate; Particle density of fine aggregate; Water absorption of coarse aggregate; Water absorption of fine aggregate Not applicable

AS 1141.5, AS 1141.6.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1

Moisture content Correlation

AS 1289.2.3.1

Description, identification and classification Not applicable

AS 1726 Tables 9 and 10

Moisture content Infrared light

AS 1289.2.1.5

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1

Liquid limit Casagrande one point; Cone four point

AS 1289.3.1.1, AS 1289.3.1.2

Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1

Particle density Not applicable

AS 1289.3.5.1

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1

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 Modified compactive effort

AS 1289.5.2.1

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

AS 1289.5.4.2

Dry density/moisture content relationship Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1

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 Dry density ratio; Moisture ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Moisture ratio assessment of dry back Not applicable

RC (Vic) Method 316.14

Density - In-situ; Field moisture content Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1

Characteristic field density values Not applicable

RC (Vic) Method 316.00

Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

Field moisture content Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1

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
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil laboratory bearing properties Soils 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; Flexible wall permeameter AS 1289.6.7.1, 6.7.2, AS 1289.6.7.3
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Repeated compaction pre-treatment

RC (Vic) Method 301.05

Soil pre-treatment Not applicable

AS 1289.1.1

RC (Vic) Method 301.01

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 Sample preparation Cement stabilisation; Lime stabilisation

RC (Vic) Methods 301.03 (field samples only), 301.06

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil triaxial strength Soils Triaxial strength Triaxial undrained without pore water pressure measurement

AS 1289.6.4.1

Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a pavement; Aggregate from a stockpile

AS 1141.3.1

Soils Not applicable Site selection - Random stratified sampling

RC (Vic) Method 316.10

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

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