GHD Pty Ltd

Site

Sydney Laboratory

Accreditation No.

679

Site No.

672

Date of Accreditation

27 Nov 1967

Address

Unit 5/43 Herbert Street
Artarmon, NSW 2064
Australia

ghd.com.au

Contact

Mr David Brooke P: +61 (02) 94624860

Availability

Services available to external clients

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 properties Aggregates Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.12, RMS (NSW) Method T203

Particle density of fine aggregate; Water absorption of fine aggregate Not applicable; Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1, RMS (NSW) Method T201

Particle density of coarse aggregate; Water absorption of coarse aggregate Not applicable; Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Rock properties Rocks Porosity Not applicable

AS 4133.2.1.1, AS 4133.2.1.2

Compressive strength Uniaxial load rate controlled

AS 4133.4.2.1, RMS (NSW) Method T229

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 4133.1.1.1

Deformation Load rate controlled

AS 4133.4.3.1

Compressive strength Uniaxial strain rate controlled

AS 4133.4.2.2

Deformation Strain rate controlled

AS 4133.4.3.2

Point load strength index Not applicable

AS 4133.4.1, RMS (NSW) Method T223

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

AS 1289.2.1.1, RMS (NSW) Method T120

Moisture content Hot plate

RMS (NSW) Method T121

Plastic limit Not applicable

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

Description, identification and classification Not applicable

AS 1726 Tables 9 and 10

Particle density Not applicable

AS 1289.3.5.1

Liquid limit Casagrande one point

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

Sieve analysis Not applicable

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

Plasticity index Casagrande

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

Fine particles in road materials Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Methods T107;TfNSW T107;

Moisture content Correlation

 RMS (NSW) Method T2105

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

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

Moisture content Microwave oven

RMS (NSW) Method T180

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

AS 1289.5.1.1, RMS (NSW) Method T111, T130

Dry density/moisture content relationship Three compaction point

RMS (NSW) Method T162

Maximum dry density Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T164

Minimum and maximum dry density Not applicable

AS 1289.5.5.1

Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort

AS 1289.5.2.1, RMS (NSW) Method T112

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 Percentage (%) AS 1289.3.8.2
Dispersion Emerson class AS 1289.3.8.1
Dispersion Pinhole AS 1289.3.8.3
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil electrical properties Soils Electrical resistance Not applicable AS 1289.4.4.1, RMS (NSW) Method T185
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil field density Soils Relative compaction Not applicable

RMS (NSW) Method T166

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Density - In-situ Sand-cone; Water replacement

AS 1289.5.3.1, 

AS 1289.5.3.5,

 RMS (NSW) Method T119

Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

Moisture ratio Measured

RMS (NSW) Method T165

Field moisture content Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1, RMS (NSW) Method T173

Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

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; Perth sand penetrometer; Standard penetration AS 1289.6.3.1,
AS 1289.6.3.2,
AS 1289.6.3.3
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil laboratory bearing properties Soils Bearing ratio Remoulded specimens AS 1289.6.1.1, RMS (NSW) Method T117, T132
Compressive strength Uniaxial maximum dry RMS (NSW) Method T114
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil natural contaminants Soils Acidity pH

AS 1289.4.3.1, RMS (NSW) Method T123

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,
AS 1289.6.7.3
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Not applicable

AS 1289.1.1, RMS (NSW) Method T102;TfNSW T102;TfNSW T105;, T105

Soil pre-treatment Accelerated weathering pre-treatment

RMS (NSW) Method T103;TfNSW T103;TfNSW T105;

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
BS 1377 Part 8

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

RMS (NSW) Method T116, T131

AS 5101.4

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil triaxial strength Soils Triaxial strength Triaxial undrained with pore water pressure measured AS 1289.6.4.2
ASTM D2166
Triaxial strength Triaxial undrained without pore water pressure measurement AS 1289.6.4.1
Triaxial strength Modified triaxial unconfined RMS (NSW) Method T171
Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a stockpile

AS 1141 3.1

Soils Not applicable Disturbed soil sampling from a stockpile

AS 1289.1.2.1

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