The Boral Australia division employs over 5,000 employees in its quarry, concrete, asphalt, concrete placing, cement, bricks, masonry, roofing, and hardwood and softwood timber operations. With around 430 operating sites throughout Australia, Boral Australia has a regional focus to serve Boral's local markets.
Boral Australia is a major supplier of products and materials to the residential and 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 concrete structures as well as deliver the workability and consistency that professional concrete placers require.
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Boral is one of Australia's leading quarry operators with more than 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.
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 business has plants throughout Australia and is a leading supplier to road building and critical public and private construction projects.
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 cement milling facilities at 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 1.5m tpa at Berrima. In addition, at Maldon in New South Wales Boral has cement bagging operations and Boral produces limestone and lime at Marulan in New South Wales.
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 focuses 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.
Boral manufactures and markets clay bricks for residential and commercial walling applications. Boral owns 100% of Midland Brick in Western Australia and 40% of the Boral CSR Bricks joint venture that operates in New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania and the ACT under the PGH Bricks & Pavers brand.
In 2010 Boral acquired Cultured Stone from Owens Corning, the leading stone veneer company in North America with plants in California and South Carolina. In 2011, Boral launched Cultured Stone in Australia with nine distinct ranges. Through clever engineering, Cultured Stone weighs much less than natural stone while still achieving the complexity of colour, pattern and unique texture of stone.
Boral is a manufacturer of concrete masonry products in South Australia and Western Australia, with products for the paving, landscaping and retaining wall segments.
Boral is one of Australia's largest roofing manufacturers and competes in both the supply-only and supply-and-fix market segments. Boral operates three concrete roof tile plants, in the cities of Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide and one clay roof tile plant at Wyee, on the New South Wales Central Coast.
Timber - Hardwood
Boral's hardwood business operates 9 manufacturing facilities in New South Wales and distributes products to domestic and export markets. The business has a strong position in both structural and flooring markets.
Timber - Softwood
Boral's main softwood manufacturing facility is located at Oberon in New South Wales and operates through a 50% joint venture with Carter Holt Harvey (now owned by Rank Group). The mill has a capacity of around 725,000m3. Softwood products are primarily sold in Australia's East Coast markets.