Douglas Partners Pty Ltd

Site

Townsville Laboratory

Accreditation No.

828

Site No.

1736

Date of Accreditation

10 Jun 1983

Address

29 Civil Road
Garbutt, QLD 4814
Australia

douglaspartners.com.au

Contact

Ms Tanya Dilley P: +61 (07) 47799866

Availability

Services available to external clients

Scope of Accreditation

Townsville Laboratory

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 Shape Average least dimension AS 1141.20.1, AS 1141.20.3
Shape Proportional calliper AS 1141.14
Particle density of fine aggregate; Water absorption of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water AS 1141.5
Shape Flakiness AS 1141.15, MR (Qld) Method Q201
Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted AS 1141.4
Shape Crushed faces AS 1141.18
Particle density of coarse aggregate; Water absorption of coarse aggregate Weighing-in-water AS 1141.6.1
Particle size distribution Sieve analysis; Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.11.1, AS 1141.12

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; 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 Aggregate crushing value; Wet/dry strength variation Not applicable AS 1141.21, 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
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar properties Concrete, grout and mortar Compressive strength Core; Cube; Cylinder AS 1012.9, AS 1012.14
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; Manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens in the laboratory AS 1012.8.1
Specimen conditioning Dry conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens; Wet conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens AS 1012.14
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Plastic limit Not applicable

AS 1289.3.2.1, MR (Qld) Method Q105

Plasticity index Casagrande

AS 1289.3.3.1

Plasticity index Cone

AS 1289.3.3.2, MR (Qld) Method Q105

Sieve analysis Not applicable

AS 1289.3.6.1, MR (Qld) Method Q103A

Liquid limit Casagrande four point; Casagrande one point

AS 1289.3.1.1, AS 1289.3.1.2

Linear shrinkage Not applicable

AS 1289.3.4.1, MR (Qld) Method Q106

Weighted plasticity index Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q252
Moisture content Drying oven; Relative moisture content

AS 1289.2.1.1, MR (Qld) Method Q250

Liquid limit Cone four point; Cone one point

AS 1289.3.9.1, MR (Qld) Method Q104A, MR (Qld) Method Q104D

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

Minimum and maximum dry density Not applicable

AS 1289.5.5.1

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

Dry density/moisture content relationship Modified compactive effort

AS 1289.5.2.1, MR (Qld) Method Q142B

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 Characteristic field density values Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q020
Moisture ratio Measured

AS 1289 5.4.1

Dry density ratio Calculation

AS 1289 5.4.1

Density - In-situ Nuclear gauge

AS 1289 5.8.1, MR (Qld) Method Q141A, MR (Qld) Method NGTM N01, MR (Qld) Method NGTM N03

Density - In-situ Sand-cone

AS 1289 5.3.1, MR (Qld) Method Q141B

Relative compaction Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q140A

Density index Not applicable

AS 1289.5.6.1

Compaction control Hilf

AS 1289 5.7.1

Field moisture content Nuclear gauge

AS 1289 5.8.1, MR (Qld) Method Q141A, MR (Qld) Method NGTM N01, MR (Qld) Method NGTM N02

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, MR (Qld) Method Q113A, MR (Qld) Method Q113B, MR (Qld) Method Q113C
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 pre-treatment Soils Soil pre-treatment Not applicable

AS 1289.1.1, MR (Qld) Method Q101

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 stabilisation Soils 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

Curing of moulded specimens Not applicable

MR (Qld) Method Q135B

Sample preparation Cement stabilisation; Lime stabilisation

MR (Qld) Method Q135A

Lime demand Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q133
Cement content Heat of neutralisation MR (Qld) Method Q134
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
Soils Not applicable Site selection - Random sampling; Site selection - Random stratified sampling; Site selection by spot sampling

AS 1289.1.4.1, AS 1289.1.4.2, MR (Qld) Method Q050, MR (Qld) Method Q061

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

AS 1289.1.2.1

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