About Us

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.

Sustainability and Environmental
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Our view is that sustainability is all about meeting the needs of today, without adversely impacting on the needs of tomorrow.

Our aim is to minimise the use of resources, and energy, every day. We do this through careful dispatching of loads, reusing returned concrete (when possible), having a very efficient fleet and the latest edition, our modern plant with new technology designed to have reduced impacts on the environment though fewer emissions to the atmosphere, and to be more energy efficient. All these factors contribute to producing the best product with the least environmental impact possible.

We continue to be mindful that the work we do could have a negative impact on the environment if we do not operate in an efficient manner. To this end we continue to monitor and carry out regular audits to ensure our site is compliant and are meeting all resource consent conditions.



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 solely operates the Allied Concrete brand in the South Island as well as Transit Mix in Nelson and RMC in Timaru. The group employs over 1,000 staff.






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.