QUARRIES

Quarrying is the nucleus of the Road Metals operation and we work New Zealand-wide on contracts of every size.

Road Metals have permanent quarry sites at Clyde, Cromwell, Wanaka, Dunedin, Hyde, Oamaru, Twizel, Kaikoura, Rolleston and Christchurch.

We grew by servicing the lower half of the South Island, and expanded on that foundation to the point where we can now service the country from top to bottom.

Where we do not have a permanent quarry, the area can generally be serviced by utilising river based sites where regional council consent has been obtained for the use of Road Metals mobile crushing plants.

CANTERBURY QUARRIES

Yaldhurst Quarry

Located on West Coast Road, Yaldhurst, Road Metals have been operating this quarry for over 25 years. It is a major supplier to the Christchurch area supplying roading, drainage and concrete aggregates. A computerised weighbridge ensures load accuracy.

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Rolleston Quarry

Located just 4 km from Rolleston, Road Metals Rolleston quarry is a major supplier to the Rolleston area with a range of crushed, washed and screened products available.
A computerised weighbridge ensures load accuracy.

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Waimakariri Quarry

Located beside the Waimakariri River north of Christchurch this quarry supplies concrete, roading and drainage aggregates.

Ohau A Quarry

Located near Twizel this quarry supplies various roading, drainage and concrete aggregates including sealing chip.

Hapuku Quarry

Located beside beside the Hapuku River north of Kaikoura this quarry provides an important supply of rock, ballast, concrete, roading and drainage aggregates to the Kaikoura market.

Kowhai River Quarry

Located beside beside the Kowhai River on Kowhai Ford Road inland from Kaikoura. This quarry supplies various rock, ballast, concrete, roading and drainage aggregates to the Kaikoura market.

NORTH OTAGO QUARRIES

Corbett Road Quarry

Located on the coast just north of Oamaru this quarry supplies various concrete, roading and drainage aggregates.

Sharpes Bend Quarry

Located near Herbert, between Dunedin and Oamaru, this quarry supplies various roading and drainage aggregates.

Broken Hill Quarry

Located in Ngapara near Oamaru this quarry supplies rock and sand.

Loch Lomond Quarry

Located near Duntroon, west of Oamaru, this quarry supplies quality basalt rock.

OTAGO QUARRIES

Earnscleugh Quarry

Located between Clyde and Alexandra in Central Otago the Earnscleugh Quarry was used by Road Metals to supply sand and aggregate for the construction of the Clyde dam. Following this, the site was used for the screening and disposal of 6 million tonnes of material excavated from the Clutha River. Today this site supplies various roading, drainage and concrete aggregates along with various landscaping aggregates to the local market.

Kilmog Quarry

Located between Dunedin and Palmerston this rock quarry supplies various roading, drainage and rock materials.

Parkburn Quarry

Located between just north of Cromwell in Central Otago the Parkburn Quarry supplies various roading, drainage and concrete aggregates.

Powers Quarry

Located in Hawea Flat, Wanaka, this quarry supplies various roading, drainage and concrete aggregates.

Hyde Quarry

Located in Hyde, Central Otago, this quarry supplies filter sand and concrete sand and has been a source of filter sand to the Macraes Gold Mine.

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    Level 2, Building 12. 12 Hazeldean Rd, Hazeldean Business Park, PO Box 2341. Christchurch 8140 View Map

    (03) 339-9300

    Head Office

    Level 2, Building 12. 12 Hazeldean Rd, Hazeldean Business Park,
    PO Box 2341. Christchurch 8140 

    (03) 339-9300