News & Updates

Read the latest announcements and stories from Holcim Australia, and discover how we work with our customers, partners and local communities to promote better construction outcomes. 

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Holcim Australia’s aggregates team is pioneering the implementation of advanced electric drivetrain heavy machinery that reduces fossil fuel consumption, cuts exhaust emissions, and supports progress towards a lower-carbon future.

Geostone, Holcim Australia's decorative concrete brand, unveils The South East Queensland Range, featuring 24 brand-new decorative colours, showcasing vibrancy and elegance within concrete.

On International Women’s Day, we’re reflecting on the pivotal role diversity and inclusion play in fostering genuine progress. Meet three phenomenal women at the heart of our business – Brianna Burns, Michelle Williams, and Thalita Santos. Their unique strengths, showcased across diverse roles, contribute to shaping our journey towards a more inclusive, sustainable, and diverse future.

In a glittering ceremony held last night over Sydney Harbour, Holcim Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) celebrated a spectacular showcase of excellence in our business at the 2024 Holcim Excellence Awards. The event recognised outstanding achievements across a spectrum of categories including superior performance, innovation, growth in financial results, sustainability, diversity and inclusion, as well as values, community, and collaboration.

Global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions, Holcim, and Foton Mobility Distribution (FMD), an Australian owned distributor of new energy efficient vehicles, announce they have entered into an agreement to trial the Foton e-AUMAN C EV concrete truck in Australia.

Holcim promotes vocational training and heavy vehicle licensing for women with the launch of the “Women on Wheels” (WoW) pilot program, dedicated to women of all ages and diverse backgrounds interested in pursuing a career in road transport.
 

A world-first pumped hydro power project in Far North Queensland set to commence operations in 2025 will help to provide rapid-response renewable energy to supplement wind and solar power production, with a capacity to provide enough power for 400,000 people for up to eight hours.

Nestled adjacent to Sydney’s iconic Bronte Beach, Waverley House is currently undergoing a conscious rebuild, guided by the visionary owners and redesign experts, Tony and Sarah Nelson from ELEVENBUILD. The project features ECOPact low-carbon concrete from Holcim.

Leading global building materials supplier, Holcim, today announced that it has concluded its joint venture with AML Limited under the Allied Concrete brand. As a result of this, Holcim is now operating 20 ready-mix concrete plants in the North Island and Ashby’s Ready Mixed in Christchurch.

Leading construction materials company successfully completes battery-diesel hybrid concrete mobile batching plant trial.

Today, AML Limited (AML) is announcing the intended sale of its concrete plants in New Zealand. AML is a joint venture between Allied Concrete Limited (ACL) and Holcim New Zealand Limited (Holcim).

Thisy Fabris is a Pre-Contracts Coordinator in the major projects team, based in Queensland. She completed the Holcim Australia Graduate Program in 2020 to now be part of a global group of 60,000 passionate, pioneering and high-performing people.

These recent projects from the Northern Rivers and Sydney use locally sourced Australian stone to create a unique blend of beauty and durability that make Geostone the perfect choice for any architect or designer.

Holcim Australia’s Quality Systems Manager Jennifer McSweeney has been recognised with the prestigious “You can make a difference” HSE Award in Holcim’s virtual awards presentation for outstanding achievement worldwide.

Joshua Scott, District Manager for NSW/ACT Concrete, has been selected as one of 28 Holcim representatives worldwide to attend the One Young World (OYW) Summit in Belfast, examining complex challenges including environment, geopolitics, society, and health. 

With a vision to build progress for people and the planet, we are proud to deliver locally sourced quality aggregates to you with service you can trust, whilst helping you achieve your sustainability goals.

Working together to build strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter.

Australia’s first zero emission aggregate heavy vehicle trial successfully completed to help decarbonise the construction industry.

On International Women’s Day 2023, we’re taking a moment to reflect on this important observance and this year’s theme of  #EmbraceEquity. Within Holcim, embracing equity really speaks to the heart of our diversity and inclusion ambitions.

On UN World Wildlife Day, we are celebrating the world’s wild animals and plants and the contribution that they make to our lives and the health of the planet. At our Colac Quarry in Victoria, the local endangered Corangamite Water Skink numbers are rising, supported by a larger available habitat as our quarry management plays its role in tackling biodiversity...

Geostone, Holcim Australia's decorative concrete brand, has launched The Melbourne Range, a designer collection of 28 new decorative concrete products in a vibrant display of colour and sophistication.

Holcim Australia and New Zealand's Annual Awards highlight the caliber of talent and passion in our business and shine a spotlight on the contribution that our teams make every day to Holcim's growth and success.  

As its striking front facade angles towards the expanse of the stunning Burleigh Heads coastline, Grace by Mosaic – a boutique luxury multi-residential development by Mosaic Property Group – presents itself as a relaxed yet sophisticated beachside oasis.

Holcim introduces DYNAMax high strength concrete which combines traditional strength, performance, and quality properties with technical, innovation and service solutions to help dematerialise builds.