aml lTD

Ashby’s Ready Mixed is an established brand which operates under the company AML Ltd.

Since beginning in Canterbury in 1964 we have grown to become the residential choice in Christchurch and are committed to providing sustainable, natural READY Solutions.

AML Ltd is jointly owned by HW Richardson Group and Holcim NZ. AML Ltd operates three brands within New Zealand, including Allied Concrete and Holcim Concrete in the North Island and Ashby’s Ready Mix in Christchurch.



hw richardson group

HW Richardson Group Limited is a family owned business proudly based in Southland. The original foundations of the company were based within the building industry but over the years have grown to include ready mixed concrete, transport, fuel distribution, road construction and maintenance as well as sand, aggregates and lime. HW Richardson Group operates the Ashby’s Ready Mixed brand in a joint venture with AML Ltd. HW Richardson Group employs over 2,500 staff and is the largest privately owned transport group in New Zealand.



Holcim (New Zealand) Ltd is a leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mixed concrete and lime. It is part of the Holcim Group, one of the world's leading suppliers of cement, aggregates and construction-related services represented in around 70 countries. The Company's involvement in the New Zealand building industry dates back to its Otago origins in 1888. Today Holcim employs approximately 500 people at more than 40 sites, and has a strong focus on sustainable development.


Allied Concrete

Allied Concrete and its associated companies have a network of over 50 ready mix plants throughout New Zealand with a modern fleet of over 400 trucks, supplying all sectors of the New Zealand construction industry.

Allied Concrete are a sister company to Ashby’s Ready Mixed, with both companies a member of the HWR Group of companies. AML Ltd operates the Allied Concrete brand within the North Island.