WHAREHINE – FEATURED QUARRY OPERATOR
May 18, 2012
FEATURED OPERATION – WHAREHINE CONTRACTORS
Premium-grade aggregates from Wharehine Quarries are an integral part of much of our region’s infrastructure – and have been for more than 50 years.
Matakana Quarry has been producing quality aggregates and other quarry products since 1979. The fully functioning quarry covering more than 24 hectares of land produces aggregate for the North
Auckland Region and beyond.
Known for its premium quality roading aggregate and its readiness to work closely with clients to achieve exacting quality standards and production deadlines, this quarry was the source of
more than 300,000 tonnes of metal used on the Northern Gateway Toll Road during the 2006-09 construction period.
It also supplied more than 8000 cubic metres of special grade coarse
Rock from the large Millbrook Quarry, at Whangaripo Valley Road, has served the Rodney District for over 50 years.
Millbrook Quarry is a 50/50 joint venture with Holcim NZ Ltd, a major cement manufacturer, aggregate, and ready mix concrete supplier. Also known as Wharehine’s Whangaripo Quarry, the
The fully functioning quarry covers over 240 hectares and has the potential to be quarried for many decades to come. Aggregate from this quarry is popular as a concrete chip destined for use