Beginning of the company’s involvement in the New Zealand building industry, when the Milburn Lime & Cement Company was incorporated in Otago.
New Zealand Cement Company commenced operating a new cement plant at Westport to meet growing demand for cement.
Milburn and New Zealand Cement Company merged to form New Zealand Cement Holdings Ltd.
Holcim (then known as “Holderbank Financière Glaris”), a Swiss company, bought 42% of New Zealand Cement Holdings Ltd.
Company diversified into concrete operations, including a joint venture with Allied Concrete.
Company celebrated 100 years of operations and changed its name to Milburn New Zealand Ltd.
Holcim moved to 100% ownership.
The name Holcim (New Zealand) Ltd was adopted and the company rebranded throughout New Zealand.
Holcim merged with Lafarge to form the world leader in the building materials industry.
New cement terminal opened in Timaru.