Construction Sciences Pty Ltd

Site

Toowoomba Laboratory

Accreditation No.

1986

Site No.

22454

Date of Accreditation

26 Nov 2014

Address

Unit 2, 532 Alderley Street
Toowoomba, QLD 4350
Australia

constructionsciences.net

Contact

Mr Christopher Pearce P: +61 (07) 38653212

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 binder adhesion Aggregates Degree of precoating Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q216

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis

AS 1141.32

Clay and fine silt Settling

AS 1141.33

Organic impurities Colour test

AS 1141.34

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

AS 1141.11.1, AS 1141.12

Shape Average least dimension; Crushed faces; Flakiness; Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14, AS 1141.15, AS 1141.18, AS 1141.20.3

MR (Qld) Method Q201

Particle density of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5

MR (Qld) Method Q214A

Water absorption of coarse aggregate Not applicable

AS 1141.6.1

MR (Qld) Method Q214B

Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

Particle density of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1

MR (Qld) Method Q214B

Water absorption of fine aggregate Not applicable

AS 1141.5

MR (Qld) Method Q214A

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Degradation factor on coarse aggregate; Degradation factor on source rock

AS 1141.25.1, AS 1141.25.2,
MR (Qld) Method Q208B

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate strength Aggregates 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; Vebe value Cone; J-ring; Not applicable; T500

AS 1012.3.1, AS 1012.3.3, AS 1012.3.5

Compactibility index Not applicable

AS 1012.3.4

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar properties Concrete, grout and mortar Air content of freshly mixed concrete Increased air pressure; Reduced air pressure

AS 1012.4.1, AS 1012.4.2

Bleeding In-situ analysis - Freshly mixed concrete

AS 1012.6

Compressive strength Cube; Cylinder

AS 1012.9 (except clause 4.2)

AS 1478.2 Appendix A and C

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

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar specimen manufacture and curing Concrete, grout and mortar Specimen manufacture and curing In-situ manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens; In-situ manufacture and curing of drying shrinkage specimens; In-situ manufacture and curing of flexural strength specimens; In-situ manufacture and curing of grout and mortar cubes

AS 1012.8.1, AS 1012.8.2, AS 1012.8.3, AS 1012.8.4

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

Austroads Method AGPT/T251


Texture depth Sand patch Austroads Method AG:PT/T250
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Sieve analysis; Weighted plasticity index Fines ratio; Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q252, MR (Qld) Method Q253
Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1

MR (Qld) Method Q106

Plastic limit Casagrande one point; Cone four point

AS 1289.3.2.1

MR (Qld) Method Q105

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

MR (Qld) Method Q104A, MR (Qld) Method Q104D

Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1

MR (Qld) Method Q103A

Plasticity index Casagrande; Cone

AS 1289.3.3.1, AS 1289.3.3.2

MR (Qld) Method Q105

Moisture content Correlation; Drying oven; Infrared light; Microwave oven

AS 1289.2.1.1, AS 1289.2.1.4, AS 1289.2.1.5, AS 1289.2.3.1


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

MR (Qld) Method Q142A, MR (Qld) Method Q142B

Compaction to nominated levels Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q145A

Minimum and maximum dry density Not applicable AS 1289.5.5.1
Oversize material Oversize material treatment

MR (Qld) Method Q143

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

AS 1289.5.4.2

MR (Qld) Method Q144A

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 Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge; Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1, AS 1289.5.8.1

MR (Qld) Method Q141A, MR (Qld) Method Q141B, MR (Qld) Method NGTM N01, MR (Qld) Method NGTM N02, MR (Qld) Method NGTM N03

Moisture ratio Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1

MR (Qld) Method Q140A, MR (Qld) Method Q250

Characteristic field density values Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q020

Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

Degree of saturation Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q146

Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

MR (Qld) Method Q140A

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

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 pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Not applicable

AS 1289.1.1

MR (Qld) Method Q101

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Cement content Heat of neutralisation

MR (Qld) Method Q134

Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

MR (Qld) Method Q135B

Stabiliser rate of spread rate In-situ measurement

MR (Qld) Method Q719

Laboratory stabilisation of soil Cement; Lime stabilisation

MR (Qld) Method Q135A

Sample preparation UCS specimens - Field mix; UCS specimens - Laboratory mix MR (Qld) Method Q251A, MR (Qld) Method Q251B
Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

MR (Qld) Method Q115

Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a pavement; Aggregate from a stockpile; Aggregate from a truck; Site selection by spot sampling

AS 1141.3.1

MR (Qld) Method Q060, MR (Qld) Method Q061

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

AS 1012.1, AS 1012.14

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 from an open-drive; Disturbed soil sampling in-situ; Site selection - Random sampling; Site selection - Random stratified sampling; Site selection by spot sampling

AS 1289.1.2.1, AS 1289.1.4.2

MR (Qld) Method Q050, MR (Qld) Method Q061

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