Construction Sciences Pty Ltd

Site

Townsville Laboratory

Accreditation No.

1986

Site No.

10599

Date of Accreditation

30 May 1995

Address

37 Carmel Street
Garbutt, QLD 4814
Australia

constructionsciences.net

Contact

Mr Peter Gode P: +61 (07) 47288023

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 Clay and fine silt Settling

AS 1141.33

Organic impurities Colour test

AS 1141.34

Weak particles contaminants Sieve analysis

AS 1141.32

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Particle density of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis

AS 1141.11.1

Shape Proportional calliper

AS 1141.14

Water absorption of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1

Bulk density Compacted

AS 1141.4

Water absorption of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5

Shape Crushed faces

AS 1141.18

Shape Average least dimension

AS 1141.20.3

Bulk density Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

Shape Flakiness

AS 1141.15
MR (Qld) Method Q201

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.12

Particle density of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.6.1

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Exposure to sodium sulfate solution

AS 1141.24

Soundness Degradation factor on coarse aggregate

AS 1141.25.2
MR (Qld) Method Q208B

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate strength Aggregates Aggregate crushing value Not applicable

AS 1141.21

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 Cone

AS 1012.3.1

Mobile capability for AS 1012.3.1
Compactibility index Not applicable

AS 1012.3.4

Slump flow J-ring; T500

AS 1012.3.5

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar properties Concrete, grout and mortar Compressive strength Core

AS 1012.14 

Clause 6.5
Mass per unit volume - Hardened concrete Water displacement

AS 1012.12.2

Flexural strength Modulus of rupture

AS 1012.11

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

Air content of freshly mixed concrete Increased air pressure; Reduced air pressure

AS 1012.4.1, AS 1012.4.2

Compressive strength Cylinder

AS 1012.9

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 drying shrinkage specimens

AS 1012.8.4

Specimen manufacture and curing Manufacture and curing of flexural strength specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.2

Specimen manufacture and curing Manufacture and curing of grout and mortar cubes in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.3

Specimen manufacture and curing Manufacture and curing of drying shrinkage specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.4

Specimen conditioning Dry conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens

AS 1012.14

Specimen manufacture and curing In-situ manufacture and curing of flexural strength specimens

AS 1012.8.2

Specimen manufacture and curing In-situ manufacture and curing of grout and mortar cubes

AS 1012.8.3

Specimen manufacture and curing In-situ manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens

AS 1012.8.1

Mobile capability for AS 1012.8.1
Specimen manufacture and curing Manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.1

Specimen manufacture and curing Curing cylinder specimens in the laboratory

AS 1012.8.1

Specimen conditioning Wet conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens

AS 1012.14

Except clause 6.2

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Road pavement surfacing characteristics Road pavements Texture depth Sand patch

Austroads Method AGPT/T250

Penetration depth Ball embedment

Austroads Method AGPT/T251

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

AS 1289.3.6.1
MR (Qld) Method Q103A

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1
 MR (Qld) Method Q106

Moisture content Microwave oven

AS 1289.2.1.4

Mobile capability for AS 1289.2.1.4
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, AS 1289.3.9.2
MR (Qld) Method Q104A,  MR (Qld) Method Q104D

Moisture content Relative moisture content MR (Qld) Method Q250
Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1
MR (Qld) Method Q105

Moisture content Drying oven

AS 1289.2.1.1

Mobile capability for AS 1289.2.1.1
Plasticity index Casagrande; Cone

AS 1289.3.3.1, AS 1289.3.3.2

Sieve analysis; Weighted plasticity index Fines ratio; Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q252, MR (Qld) Method Q253
Moisture content Correlation

AS 1289.2.3.1

Particle density Not applicable AS 1289.3.5.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil compaction characteristics Soils Oversize material Oversize material treatment

MR (Qld) Method Q143

Dry density/moisture content relationship Standard compactive effort

AS 1289.5.1.1

MR (Qld) Method Q142A

Mobile capability for AS 1289.5.1.1, MR (Qld) Method Q142A
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
MR (Qld) Method Q142B

Mobile capability for AS 1289.5.2.1, MR (Qld) Method Q142B
Assignment of optimum moisture content/maximum dry density (OMC/MDD) Not applicable

AS 1289.5.4.2
MR (Qld) Method Q144A

Compaction to nominated levels Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q145A

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 Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289.5.7.1

Mobile capability for AS 1289.5.7.1
Degree of saturation Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q146

Density - In-situ Sand-cone

AS 1289.5.3.1
MR (Qld) Method Q141B

Moisture ratio Measured

AS 1289.5.4.1

Mobile capability for AS 1289.5.4.1
Field moisture content Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1
MR (Qld) Method Q141A

Mobile capability for AS 1289.5.8.1
Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289.5.4.1

Mobile capability for AS 1289.5.4.1
Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

Relative compaction Not applicable

 MR (Qld) Method Q140A

Mobile capability for MR (Qld) Method Q140A
Characteristic field density values Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q020

Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge

AS 1289.5.8.1
MR (Qld) Method Q141A, MR (Qld) Method NGTM N01, MR (Qld) Method NGTM N02, MR (Qld) Method NGTM N03

Mobile capability for AS 1289.5.8.1
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) Q113B, MR (Qld) Method Q113C

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil modulus and deformation Soils Resilient modulus Permanent deformation MR (Qld) Method Q139
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Not applicable

AS 1289.1.1
MR (Qld) Method Q101,  MR (Qld) Method Q101A,  MR (Qld) Method Q101B,  MR (Qld) Method Q101C,  MR (Qld) Method Q101D

Mobile capability for MR (Qld) Method Q101, MR (Qld) Method Q101A, MR (Qld) Method Q101B
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Laboratory stabilisation of soil Cement

 MR (Qld) Method Q135A

Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

 MR (Qld) Method Q115

Mobile capability for MR (Qld) Method Q115, preparation of specimens only.
Stabiliser working time Not applicable

 MR (Qld) Method Q136A

Cement content Heat of neutralisation

 MR (Qld) Method Q134

Mobile capability for MR (Qld) Method Q134
Sample preparation UCS specimens - Field mix; UCS specimens - Laboratory mix MR (Qld) Method Q251A, MR (Qld) Method Q251B
Laboratory stabilisation of soil Lime stabilisation

 MR (Qld) Method Q135A, MR (Qld) Method Q135B

Mobile capability for MR (Qld) Method Q135B
Sample preparation Foamed bitumen stabilisation; Foamed bitumen stabilisation - Field MR (Qld) Method Q135C, MR (Qld) Method Q138B
Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a pavement; Aggregate from a stockpile

AS 1141.3.1
MR (Qld) Method Q060

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

AS 1012.1

Mobile capability for AS 1012.1
Soils Not applicable Site selection - Random stratified sampling

AS 1289.1.4.2
MR (Qld) Method Q050

Not applicable Site selection by spot sampling

 MR (Qld) Method Q061

Not applicable Site selection - Random sampling

AS 1289.1.4.1
MR (Qld) Method Q050

Not applicable Disturbed soil sampling from a pavement; Disturbed soil sampling from a stockpile; Disturbed soil sampling in-situ

AS 1289.1.2.1

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 Acacia Ridge Annex Facility, Site No. 25617 is established from 1 June 2021 until 30 June 2022 for works of the Mt Lindsay Highway Upgrade, Contract No. PO 38-10104 for Quarry Solutions Pty Ltd P

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 Amrun Expansion Annex Facility, Site No. 24914, is established from 11 November 2020 until 11 December 2021 for the Amrun Expansion Project, Contract No. 3103796191, for Rio Tinto

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 Andoom Works Annex Facility, Site No. 24824, is established from 11 November 2019 until 20 December 2021 for the Andoom Works Project, Contract No. 313993290, for RTA Weipa Pty Ltd

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 CN-14702 - 15A Project Annex Facility, Site No. 25607 is established from 24 May 2021 until 24 December 2021 for the CN-14702 - 15A Project, Contract No. PO-201017686 for RoadTek

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 CN15396 - 7708 Project Annex Facility, Site No. 25606 is established from 24 May 2021 until 24 December 2021 for the CN15396 - 7708 Project, Contract No. PO-2010517686 for RoadTek

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate stabilisation Aggregates Cement content Heat of neutralisation MR (Qld) Method Q134
Unconfined compressive strength Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q115 (compaction only)
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Moisture content Drying oven AS 1289.2.1.1

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate stabilisation Aggregates Unconfined compressive strength Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q115 (compaction only)
Cement content Heat of neutralisation MR (Qld) Method Q134
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Moisture content Drying oven AS 1289.2.1.1

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate stabilisation Aggregates Cement content Heat of neutralisation MR (Qld) Method Q134
Unconfined compressive strength Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q115 (compaction only)
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Moisture content Drying oven AS 1289.2.1.1

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate stabilisation Aggregates Cement content Heat of neutralisation MR (Qld) Method Q134
Unconfined compressive strength Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q115 (compaction only)
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Moisture content Drying oven AS 1289.2.1.1

ISO/IEC 17025 (2017)

Infrastructure and Asset Integrity

Service Product Determinant Technique Procedure Limitations
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate stabilisation Aggregates Unconfined compressive strength Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q115 (compaction only)
Cement content Heat of neutralisation MR (Qld) Method Q134
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Moisture content Drying oven AS 1289.2.1.1

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 Greenvale 98C Stage 5&6 Annex Facility, Site No. 25691 is established from 6 August 2021 until 20 August 2022 for works on the Greenvale 98C Stage 5&6 Project, Contract No. PO-2010527773 for RoadTek

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 Haughton River Floodplain Upgrade Annex Facility, Site No. 24911, is established from 10 May 2019 until 15 December 2022 for the Haughton River Floodplain Upgrade Project, Contract No. J0128006 for The Infrastucture Group

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 Kennedy Annex Facility, Site No. 25527 is established from 1 March 2021 until 20 December 2021 for works on the Kennedy Development Road (99B) Project, Contract No. 1034321/1 for Etheridge Shire Council

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 Kidston Hydro Annex Facility, Site No. 25708 is established from 1 September 2021 until 20 August 2022 for the Kidston Hydro Project, Contract No. 7865-PK005 for Holcim (Australia) Pty Ltd

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