Townes Contracting Pty Ltd

Site

Soils Laboratory

Accreditation No.

14486

Site No.

14495

Date of Accreditation

12 Jul 2000

Address

5 Riley Street
Tenterfield, NSW 2372
Australia

Contact

Mr Stanley Hickey P: +61 (02) 67363097

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 Clay and fine silt Settling

RMS (NSW) Method T268

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Particle size distribution Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.12; RMS (NSW) Method T203

Moisture content Drying oven

RMS (NSW) Method T262

Particle size distribution Fine particles in road materials; Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1; AS 1141.19; RMS (NSW) Method T201

Shape Average least dimension

AS 1141.20.1; AS 1141.20.2; RMS (NSW) Method T235; RMS (NSW) Method T275

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 Compressive strength Cylinder

AS 1012.9 (except clause 4.2)

Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Dimensions

AS 1012.12.1

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; In-situ manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens

AS 1012.8.1

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

AS 1289.3.6.1; RMS (NSW) Method T106;TfNSW T106;

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1; RMS (NSW) Method T120

Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1; RMS (NSW) Method T109;TfNSW T109;TfNSW T105;

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1; RMS (NSW) Method T113;TfNSW T113;

Liquid limit Casagrande four point; Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.1; AS 1289.3.1.2; RMS (NSW) Method T108;TfNSW T108;TfNSW T105;

Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1; RMS (NSW) Method T109;TfNSW T109;TfNSW T105;

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort; Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1; AS 1289.5.2.1; RMS (NSW) Method T111; RMS (NSW) Method T112

Dry density/moisture content relationship Three compaction point

RMS (NSW) Method T162

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Relative compaction Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T166

Moisture ratio Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1

Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1; RMS (NSW) Method T173

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil laboratory bearing properties Soils Bearing ratio Undisturbed samples AS 1289.6.1.1, RMS (NSW) Method T117
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Not applicable

AS 1289.1.1, RMS (NSW) Method T105;TfNSW T105;

Soil pre-treatment Repeated compaction pre-treatment

RMS (NSW) Method T102;TfNSW T102;TfNSW T105;

Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a stockpile

AS 1141.3.1

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

AS 1012.1

Soils Not applicable Disturbed sampling from earthwork; 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

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