Boral Construction Materials & Cement
The Boral Construction Materials division employs over 5,000 employees in its quarry, concrete, asphalt, concrete placing and cement operations. With around 420 operating sites throughout Australia, Boral Construction Materials & Cement has a regional focus to serve Boral's local markets.
Boral's Australian Construction Materials & Cement business is a major supplier of products to the dwelling, commercial construction, and roads and engineering markets. As one of Australia's largest and most experienced Construction Materials suppliers, Boral has the resources and the expertise to perform for customers Australia wide. Committed to providing customers with a reliable supply of quality products, Boral Construction Materials has invested in the most advanced plant and equipment, and progressive work practices. A highly trained and skilled workforce and a focus on continuous improvement programs reflect a commitment to excellence.
Boral has around 240 premix concrete plants producing a wide range of specialist concrete mixes throughout Australia. The business' geographic cover and responsiveness to customer needs provide a strong, sustainable competitive advantage.
Boral Concrete, through a high level of technical know-how, has developed mixes using high quality materials to guarantee the long term durability of your concrete structure as well as deliver the workability and consistency that professional concrete placers require. Boral's Normal Class Standard Concretes are suitable for a number of general purpose applications including house foundations, driveways, footpaths, industrial floors and structures. Boral's Special Class Concrete products are designed to help you deliver your project on time and within budget. From concrete for road construction to concretes designed to line tunnels with a 100 - year design life our technical experts will work with you to ensure the concrete has the right performance characteristics required. Our Decorative Concrete range will highlight the aesthetics of your surroundings and improve the market value of your property.
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Boral is one of Australia's leading quarry operators over 110 operating quarries, sand pits and gravel operations, producing products such as concrete aggregates, crushed rock, asphalt and sealing aggregates, road base materials, sands and gravels for the Australian construction materials industry. These operations are strategically located to service the needs of our customers across metropolitan and country locations throughout each state and territory of Australia.
Boral has substantial experience with mobile crushing for remote area requirements, or to provide additional capacity. Our products are quality assured and backed by excellent technical support. Boral can provide a wide range of technical services, including standard testing, quality control, product assessment, product development and consultancy. Boral can provide road transport logistics solutions with its own fleet, and has established relationships with external logistics providers. Boral also has a proven system to manage Chain of Responsibility requirements. These products and services, combined with our proven experience, capacity, delivery capability, and technical knowledge provide our customers with a reliable and market leading supply experience.
Our quarrying practices reflect our commitment to eliminating adverse environmental impacts while providing the community with the construction materials they require.
Boral is a leading full service supplier of asphalt and technical materials for the surfacing and maintenance of road networks. The division has plants throughout Australia and is a leading supplier to road building and critical public and private construction projects.
Our capability includes fixed and portable operations allowing us to market a range of services including asphalt, spray sealing, pavement design, road maintenance, specialty products and rehabilitation services for all size projects. With operations across Australia, Boral Asphalt is one of Australia's most experienced and respected road surfacing and maintenance companies.
Boral has cement manufacturing operations at Berrima in New South Wales and Waurn Ponds in Victoria supported by a logistics network covering both states, and owns 50% of Sunstate Cement, which operates a cement milling facility in Brisbane. Boral has dry process cement capacity of 1.4m tpa at Berrima and 800k tpa at Waurn Ponds. In addition, at Maldon in New South Wales up to 300k tpa of off-white and grey cement can be produced as well as a broad range of bagged cement, dry-mix and specialist sand products. The business produces limestone and lime at Marulan in New South Wales.
Boral Cement also markets fly ash acquired from power stations in New South Wales and has a 50% shareholding in Fly Ash Australia Pty Limited.
De Martin & Gasparini is a specialist concrete placing business which has been servicing the construction industry, predominantly in the Sydney market, for over 50 years. De Martin & Gasparini has expertise in large pours, detailed formwork design and high strength concrete.
Boral Logistics operates one of Australia's largest dedicated fleets, providing bulk transport and logistics solutions to the construction materials businesses and other Boral divisions. Boral Logistics provides services with the objective of minimising risks associated with safety, compliance and security of supply. The equipment and technologies employed by Boral Logistics represent industry best practice, and we have developed comprehensive systems to manage the risk and compliance obligations associated with our activities.
Boral's Property actvities focus on realising appropriate end uses for quarry properties and other Boral land assets that are nearing the end of their extractable life.
At Boral we believe in sustainable development and as a producer and marketer of building and construction materials we have a role to play in the reuse of our products when structures they are in have reached the end of their economic life. To reduce the depletion of valuable natural resources Boral places an emphasis on the construction and demolition recycling businesses.