Laboratory Tests And Services

Foundations Soil, Aggregate and Concrete Bitumen and Bituminous Products Pavements
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SOIL, AGGREGATE AND CONCRETE

FEES AND CHARGES (AMENDMENT INSTRUMENT, 2014 (L.I. 2216)

NEW RATES FOR LABORATORY TESTS AND SERVICES

CODE NO. DESCRIPTION FILE NO. OLD RATE GHC NEW RATE GHC
LABORATORY TESTS
17 Determination of Natural Moisture Content SA/LT/07 35.00 50.00
18 Determination of Bulk Density, including Mosture Content Determination SA/LT/08 25.00
19 Sieve Analysis by Wet Sieving (Grading) SA/LT/09 50.00 80.00
20 Sieve Analysis by Dry Sieving SA/LT/10 40.00 80.00
21 Mechanical Analysis by Pipette or Hydrometer method SA/LT/11 150.00 200.00
22 Determination of Specific Gravity (Two Determination) SA/LT/12 45.00 100.00
23 Calibration of Compression Machine SA/LT/13 1,200.00 1,500.00
24 Calibration of CBR Machine - 1,200.00
25 Calibration of Shmidth Hammer - 500.00
26 Electronic Scale - 300.00
27 Calibration of Sand - 500.00
28 Determination of Plastic Limit and Liquid Limit (Atterberg Limits) Cassagrande SA/LT/14 60.00 120.00
29 Determination of Plastic Limit and Liquid Limit (Atterberg Limits) Cone Penetration SA/LT/15 60.00 80.00
30 Determination of Shrinkage Limit SA/LT/16 40.00 80.00
31 Determination Free Swell FD/LT/01 50.00 80.00
32 Compaaction Test/Proctor Test/MDD/OMC Using 2.5kg Using 4.5kg SA/LT/17 900 150.00 200.00
33 Determination of Soaked CBR (3 point) SA/LT/18 150.00 250.00
34 CBR Swell SA/LT/19 50.00 100.00
35 Average Least Dimension (ALD) SA/LT/20 45.00 80.00
36 California Bearing Ratio (CBR) Bulk/Loose gravity SA/LT/21 80.00
37 Unconfined Compression Test (UCS) 350.00 400.00
TEST OF FINE AGGREGATE
38 Sieve Analysis/Particle Size Distribution GL/LT/01 50.00 100.00
39 Determination of Clay, Silt and fine Dust SA/LT/22 60.00 120.00
40 Determination of Organic Impurities SA/LT/23 60.00 120.00
41 Specific Gravity/Apparent Density SA/LT/24 50.00 100.00
42 Bulk Density/Water Absorption GL/LT/02 80.00 160.00
TEST COARSE AGGREGATE
43 Grading GL/LT/03 50.00 80.00
44 Particle Shape, Flakiness Index & Elongation SA/LT/25 80.00 160.00
45 Determination of Clay, Silt and Fine Dust SA/LT/26 50.00 100.00
46 Apparent Density, Specific Gravity SA/LT/27 50.00 100.00
47 Bulk Density/Specific Gravity, Absorption Ratio 80.00 160.00
48 10% Fine Test SA/LT/28 150.00 280.00
49 Soundness Tess (SSS) SA/LT/29 250.00 350.00
50 Percentage Passing Sieve DS 200 SA/LT/30 50.00 100.00
51 Los Angeles Abrasion (LAA) SA/LT/31 100.00 200.00
52 Aggregate Crushing Value SA/LT/32 50.00 100.00
53 Aggregate Impact Value (A.I.V) SA/LT/33 45.00 90.00
54 Aggregate Least Dimension SA/LT/34 50.00 100.00
55 Maximum Size of Aggregate SA/LT/35 50.00 100.00
TEST ON CONCRETE
56 Concrete Mix Design SA/LD/01 5,000.00 5,000.00
57 Compressive Strength Test on Cubes or Cylinder (Set of 3 cubes maximum) Concrete cubes Test/Block SA/LT/36 30.00 80.00
58 Compressive Strength Test on Sandcrete Blocks SA/LT/37 30.00 120.00
59 Analysis of Hardened Concrete of Mortar to determine proportions of different ingredients (Concrete) SA/LT/38 250.00 250.00
60 Schmidt Hammer Testing SA/LT/39 40.00 60.00
61 Flexural Strength on Concrete SA/LT/40 350.00 350.00
CHEMICAL TESTS
62 pH of Soil or Water SA/LT/41 60.00 150.00
63 Determination of Total Acid Soluble Sulphate content of Soil SA/LT/42 100.00 200.00
64 Determination of Sulphate in Ground Water SA/LT/43 100.00 200.00
65 Chloride content Determination of Soil Water or Rock Sample SA/LT/44 50.00 150.00

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