Key Facts

Cement

  • Holcim has two 30,000 tonne dome storage facilities in Timaru and Auckland.
  • Cement is sourced from Mitsubishi Materials Corporation (MMC) in Japan with whom Holcim has a long-term cement supply agreement in place.
  • The Timaru Cement Terminal supplies cement to the South Island and lower North Island while the Auckland Cement Terminal supplies cement to the upper North Island with the majority of cement used in the Auckland market.
  • A Holcim domestic ship distributes cement from Timaru to marine terminals around New Zealand including Dunedin, Lyttelton, Nelson, Wellington, New Plymouth and Napier.
  • About 90% of cement is delivered to customers in bulk and 10% in bags.

 

Aggregates

  • Holcim operates out of quarries at Bombay, Hastings and Wellington, which supply approximately 1.5 million tonnes annually.
  • Further supplies of aggregates are produced by Milbrook Quarries (50% owned) and Atlas Resources (25% owned).

Concrete

  • Holcim operates a network of 33 ready mixed concrete plants owned by subsidiary companies Holcim Concrete and AML (50/50) owned) and supply a large share of New Zealand's ready mixed concrete market.
  • Holcim Concrete (under AML management) operates ready mixed concrete batching plants in the upper North Island.