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Network Geotechnics Pty Ltd

Accreditation No: 1318
Seven Hills
Contact: Mr Michael Teni
Mobile: 0411 720 051
Phone: 02 8438 0300
Fax: 02 8438 0310
31 Anvil Road,
NSW 2147
Facilities: Public testing service
Last Modified: 10-AUG-17

This facility complies with the requirements of ISO/IEC 17025:2005

Accreditation is held to establish new branch sites

Tuggerah Branch Site
Unit 2, 22 Reliance Drive
Tuggerah NSW 2259

2.01 Establishment of annex facilities
Accreditation is held to establish annex laboratories

NBH CaNE Annex Facility, Site No. 23706, is established from 24 October 2016 to 2 February 2018 for the contract specified below:
Contract: Roads and Maritime Services Northern Beaches Hospital Connectivity and Network Enhancement for Ferrovial York Joint Venture
Contract No: MSW.002

2.12 Concrete, grout and mortar
.01 Sampling
AS 1012 1, 14
RMS (NSW) Method T300
Sampling fresh concrete; sampling cores
.12 Consistence
AS 1012 3.1
RMS (NSW) Method T301
Slump test (field)
.13 Air content of freshly mixed concrete
AS 1012 4.2
RMS (NSW) Method T320
Reduced air pressure
.14 Mass per unit volume of freshly mixed concrete
AS 1012 5
RMS (NSW) Method T303
Mass per unit volume of freshly mixed concrete (field)
.20 Making and curing test specimens
AS 1012 8.1, 8.2, 14
RMS (NSW) Methods T304, T310, T327, T368
Making and curing compression and flexural strength specimens in the field; preparation and conditioning (wet only) of cores; dressing of voids
.23 Compression tests
AS 1012 9, 14
RMS (NSW) Methods T305, T306, T310
Compressive strength (concrete cylinders, concrete cores)
.27 Mass per unit volume of hardened concrete
AS 1012 12.1, 12.2
RMS (NSW) Methods T316, T317
Mass per unit volume of hardened concrete (measurement and water displacement methods)
.32 Modulus of elasticity determinations
AS 1012.17
Static chord modulus of elasticity and Poisson's ratio

2.15 Rocks
.11 Moisture content tests
AS 4133.1.1.1
Oven drying method
.41 Strength tests
AS 4133 4.1, 4.2.1, 4.2.2, 4.3.1, 4.3.2
RMS (NSW) Method T223
ASTM D3967, D5607
Point load strength index; shear strength (direct); uniaxial compressive strength (< and > 50MPa); deformation; tensile strength (indirect)
.51 Swelling and slake durability tests
AS 4133.3.4
Slake durability index

2.16 Aggregates
.02 Sampling of aggregates
AS 1141 3.1
Sampling from a conveyor belt, truck, stockpile
.13 Particle size distribution
AS 1141 11.1, 12
RMS (NSW) Methods T107, T201, T203
Sieve analysis; material finer than 75 μm; fine particle size distribution in road materials

2.18 Soils
.01 Sampling
AS 1289 1.2.1, 1.3.1
RMS (NSW) Method T100
Sampling from a stockpile, pavement, in-situ; undisturbed sampling using open-drive samplers
.02 Site selection
AS 1289 1.4.1, 1.4.2
Site selection by random number and stratified random number
.03 Sample preparation
AS 1289 1.1
RMS (NSW) Methods T102, T103, T105
MR (Qld) Method Q101
Sample preparation; pre-treatment (repeated compaction, artificial weathering)
.11 Classification tests
AS 1289 2.1.1, 3.1.1, 3.1.2, 3.2.1, 3.3.1, 3.4.1, 3.5.1, 3.6.1,
RMS (NSW) Methods T106, T107, T108, T109, T113, T120, T127
MR (Qld) Methods Q102A, Q103A
Moisture content (oven drying method); liquid limit (Casagrande four point and one point); plastic limit; plasticity index; linear shrinkage; particle density; sieve analysis; fine particle size distribution
.13 Fine particle analysis
AS 1289 3.6.3
RMS (NSW) Method T190
Hydrometer analysis
.25 Dispersion tests
AS 1289 3.8.1
Emerson class number
.32 Compaction tests
AS 1289 5.1.1, 5.2.1, 5.4.2, 5.5.1
RMS (NSW) Methods T111, T112, T130, T162, T164
MR (Qld) Methods Q142A, Q142B, Q142E
Dry density/moisture content relationship (standard and modified compactive effort); dry density/moisture content relationship (3 point method); assignment of OMC and MDD; minimum and maximum dry density
.35 Field density tests
AS 1289 5.3.1, 5.4.1, 5.6.1, 5.7.1, 5.8.1
RMS (NSW) Methods T119, T166, T173
Relative compaction; field density (sand-cone, sand pouring apparatus); dry density ratio, moisture variation and moisture ratio; density index; compaction control - Hilf method; field density using a nuclear gauge
.42 Bearing strength tests
AS 1289 6.1.1
RMS (NSW) Methods T117, T132, T167
Bearing ratio (remoulded specimens)
.44 Shear strength tests
AS 1289 6.2.2
MR (Qld) Methods Q181A, Q181C
Shear strength (direct shear); cohesion; effective angle of internal friction
.47 Strength and penetration field tests
AS 1289 6.3.2, 6.3.3
RMS (NSW) Method T161
Penetration (dynamic-cone, Perth sand penetrometer)
.51 Reactivity tests
AS 1289 7.1.1
Shrink-swell index
.64 Soil stabilization strength tests
RMS (NSW) Methods T116, T131
Compressive strength (unconfined)

2.24 Road Pavement and Surfaces
.40 Structural tests
RMS (NSW) Methods T160, T199
Benkelman beam; deflection monitoring test