Founded in 2008, Breedon Group is a leading construction material group that produces cement, aggregates, asphalt, concrete, Welsh slate, and specialist concrete and clay products. The group primarily is focused on Great Britain and Ireland markets and has around 1 billion tonnes of mineral reserves and resources assets, two cement plants, more than 100 quarries, 50 Asphalt plants and 200 ready-mix concrete plants. The company is listed on the London Stocks Exchange and is a one of the top FTSE AIM companies at present.
The group aims to continuously grow through organic improvement and strategically acquiring other potential businesses in the heavyside construction material market and continuously looking for opportunities, which can enhance the long-term value creation capacity for its customers, shareholders, and other stakeholders. It aims to balance between the profitability and return with low risk. The two main partners of the group are BEAR Scotland, which manages part of Scotland’s truck road network on behalf of Transport Scotland and Alba Traffic Management Company.
The group operates through three core segments: Great Britain, Ireland, and Cement. The Great Britain segment is engaged in fully integrated aggregates and downstream products businesses that are sold throughout the UK. It sells aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete & mortar and concrete blocks. Further, it supplies building products like decorative aggregates, clay bricks and tiles, other clay products and Welsh slate. The Great Britain contributes around 41% of the group revenue.
The Ireland segment operates in Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland. In NI, Breedon supplies construction materials and contracting services businesses through its brand Whitemountain, Whitemountain is a fully integrated aggregates and downstream products business located in County Antrim. It also operates two landfill sites and an aggregates terminal in Belfast which ship specialist minerals to Great Britain. In Republic of Ireland, the group operates through its brand Lagan, it is based in Dublin as a fully integrated aggregates and downstream products that include all construction materials and contracting services businesses. The Ireland segment contributes around 24% of the group revenue.
The Cement segment is headquartered in Derbyshire and operates through its two cement plants located in UK and Ireland, together capable to produce over 2 million tonnes of cement each year. The UK’s cement plant is the largest plant by capacity. The cement segment contributes around 35% of group revenue.
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