Boral Resources (Qld) Pty Limited

Site

Whinstanes Laboratory – Boral Testing Services (Qld)

Accreditation No.

489

Site No.

482

Date of Accreditation

24 Oct 1964

Address

Cullen Avenue West
Hamilton, QLD 4007
Australia

boral.com.au

Contact

Mr Mark Hasler P: +61 (07) 38618530

Availability

Services conditionally 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 abrasion Aggregates Abrasion resistance Ball mill MR (Qld) Method Q228
Abrasion resistance Resistance to wear by attrition MR (Qld) Method Q229A
Abrasion resistance Los Angeles machine value AS 1141.23
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate binder adhesion Aggregates Degree of precoating

MR (Qld) Method Q216

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate contaminants Aggregates Clay and fine silt; Coarse aggregate quality; Light particles contaminants; Organic impurities; Sugar; Weak particles contaminants Colour test; Fehlings solution; Segregation by density; Settling

AS 1141.31; AS 1141.32; AS 1141.33; AS 1141.34; AS 1141.35; MR (Qld) Method Q217 (2014)

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate properties Aggregates Bulk density Compacted; Uncompacted

AS 1141.4

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

AS 1141.14; AS 1141.15; AS 1141.18; AS 1141.20.3; MR (Qld) Methods Q201; Q202 (2014); Q213 (2014); Q215 (2014)

Particle density of coarse aggregate; Particle density of fine aggregate; Water absorption of coarse aggregate; Water absorption of fine aggregate Weighing-in-water

AS 1141.5; AS 1141.6.1; MR (Qld) Methods Q214A (2017); MR (Qld) Method Q214B (2017); MR (Qld) Method Q214C (2017)

Particle size distribution Sieve analysis; Sieve analysis of material finer than 2 ?m; Sieve analysis of material finer than 75 µm

AS 1141.11.1; AS 1141.12; AS 1141.13

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate reactivity Aggregates Alkali reactivity potential Accelerated mortar bar AS 1141.60.1 
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Aggregate soundness Aggregates Soundness Degradation factor on coarse aggregate; Degradation factor on fine aggregate; Degradation factor on source rock; Exposure to sodium sulfate solution

AS 1141.24; AS 1141.25.1; AS 1141.25.2; AS 1141.25.3; MR (Qld) Methods Q208B; MR (Qld) Method Q209

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; MR (Qld) Methods Q205A (2014); Q205B (2014); Q205C (2014); RMS (NSW) Method T215
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar chemical tests Concrete, grout and mortar Chloride migration coefficient; Chloride penetration resistance Electrical conductance; Nordtest method Nordtest Build NT 443;  ASTM C1202
Chloride level in hardened concrete; Sulfate level in hardened concrete Nitric acid; Water soluble AS 1012.20.1, AS 1012.20.2
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar consistence in-situ Concrete, grout and mortar Segregation; Slump flow Cone; J-ring; T500

AS 1012.3.1; AS 1012.3.5

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar deformation Concrete, grout and mortar Modulus of elasticity Poisson's ratio; Static chord modulus AS 1012.17
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; Water displacement

AS 1012.12.1; AS 1012.12.2

Flexural strength Modulus of rupture

AS 1012.11

Air content of freshly mixed concrete Reduced air pressure

AS 1012.4.2

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 shrinkage Concrete, grout and mortar Drying shrinkage specimen measurement Not applicable AS 1012.13
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Concrete, grout and mortar specimen manufacture and curing Concrete, grout and mortar Specimen manufacture Mixing concrete in the laboratory

AS 1012.2

Specimen conditioning; Specimen manufacture; Specimen manufacture and curing Curing cylinder specimens in the laboratory; Dry conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens; 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; Manufacture and curing of cylindrical specimens in the laboratory; Manufacture and curing of drying shrinkage specimens in the laboratory; Manufacture and curing of flexural strength specimens in the laboratory; Manufacture and curing of grout and mortar cubes in the laboratory; Mixing concrete in the laboratory; Wet conditioning of hardened concrete core specimens

AS 1012.8.1; AS 1012.8.2; AS 1012.8.3; AS 1012.8.4; AS 1012.14

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Rock properties Rocks Point load strength index Laboratory measurement AS 4133.4.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil classification Soils Cone plasticity index; Linear shrinkage; Liquid limit; Plastic limit; Plasticity index; Weighted plasticity index Casagrande four point; Casagrande one point; Cone four point; Cone one point

AS 1289.3.1.1; AS 1289.3.1.2; AS 1289.3.2.1; AS 1289.3.3.1; AS 1289.3.3.2; AS 1289.3.4.1; AS 1289.3.9.1; AS 1289.3.9.2;

MR (Qld) Methods Q104A; Q104D; Q105; Q106; MR (Qld) Method Q252

Sieve analysis Fines ratio; Gravimetric

AS 1289.3.6.1; MR (Qld) Method Q103A;  MR (Qld) Method Q103B (2014); MR (Qld) Method Q253

Moisture content Correlation; Drying oven; Microwave oven

AS 1289.2.1.1; AS 1289.2.1.4; MR (Qld) Method Q102A (2014)

Apparent particle density Not applicable AS 1289.3.5.1
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; Q142B

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil dispersion Soils Dispersion Emerson class; Sand equivalent AS 1289.3.7.1; AS 1289.3.8.1
Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil laboratory bearing properties Soils Bearing ratio Remoulded specimens AS 1289.6.1.1; MR (Qld) Methods Q113A; Q113B; 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) Methods Q101; Q101A; Q101B; Q101D

Evaluation of geotechnical and civil construction material - Soil stabilisation Soils Curing of moulded specimens Lime, cement and bitumen

MR (Qld) Methods Q135B

Compressive strength Uniaxial unconfined

MR (Qld) Method Q115

Sample preparation Cement stabilisation; Lime stabilisation; UCS specimens - Field mix; UCS specimens - Laboratory mix MR (Qld) Method Q135A; MR (Qld) Method Q251A; MR (Qld) Method Q251B
Stabiliser working time Not applicable MR (Qld) Method Q136A

Sample collection Aggregates Not applicable Aggregate from a bin; Aggregate from a conveyor belt; Aggregate from a pavement; Aggregate from a stockpile

AS 1141.3.1

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; ASTM C172

Soils Not applicable Site selection - Random sampling; Site selection - Random stratified sampling

MR (Qld) Method Q050

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

AS 1289.1.2.1; MR (Qld) Method Q060

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