History

Readymix is a second generation Australian owned family business, owned and managed by Nick and Jonathon Cocks. Readymix has operations in South East Asia.

Over the years the Readymix business has expanded in South East Asia and today operates three divisions – Concrete, Piles and On-site.

1947Readymix founded by Ian Cocks in Adelaide, Australia. One (1) batching plant and four (4) trucks.

1964Readymix expands to the state of Victoria with “Peninsular Mix”.

1967Acquisition of 50% of Southern Quarries Pty Ltd, a major concrete aggregate quarry outside Adelaide.

1974Darwin operations of Readymix established via the “Direct Mix” brand. Howard Springs Construction Sands and U-Cart Mini Mix follow.

1982Established Sun Mix Concrete Sdn Bhd in Malaysia, a JV with Sungei Way Group. Now known as Hanson, the country´s largest Readymix concrete supplier.

1983Expansion to Brunei. Readymix opens a batch plant in Bandar Seri Begawan. Later expands into quarrying through the acquisition of New Temburong Quarries.

1990Sale of the Australian operations to Australia´s largest cement producer - Adelaide Brighton Cement.

1992Readymix opens in Indonesia with batch plants in East Java.

1996Creation of the Readymix On-site division.

2003Readymix unifies its operations by adopting the Readymix brand across all its operations.

2003-2004Readymix expands in Brunei and Vietnam with the addition of two (2) new plants in Brunei and three (3) new plants in Vietnam.

1995Readymix Singapore head office established. Ownership and control now centered in Asia.

2001Readymix expands into quarrying in Indonesia with the opening of its Jeladri Quarry.

2004Readymix launches “Readymix Pile” in Brunei.

2008The Readymix Indonesia business is sold to Holcim.

2010Readymix Vietnam was awarded ISO9001 status and opens Hanoi quarry