Our History

Independent Cement and Lime Pty Ltd was established in 1987. The ICL group, which includes subsidiary companies, Steel Cement Limited and Building Products Supplies Pty Ltd, has experienced significant growth in its operations and market segments.
Whilst our profile and stature has grown significantly, we have remained committed to our fundamental objectives, as we maintain our focus on supporting the development of independent operators in a wide range of markets throughout Victoria and New South Wales.

Our Markets

ICL is a marketing and distribution operation with an integrated, purpose built supply chain specifically designed to cater for our core markets. ICL is a specialist supplier of cement and cement-blended products supplying to a wide variety of industries throughout Victoria and NSW including:

  • Concrete manufacturing
  • Concrete product and precast concrete manufacturers
  • The mining sector
  • Road construction and rehabilitation
  • Cementitious building products
  • Packaged cement products to the retail and hardware sectors

Our Structure

Independent Cement is 50% owned by The Barro Group and 50% owned by Adelaide Brighton Limited.
Independent Cement is the parent company of both Building Products Supplies P/L and Steel Cement Limited.

Steel Cement is a manufacturing arm with purpose- built, state-of-the-art grinding and blending facilities which primarily supplies Independent Cement with the cement alternative known as Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag (GGBFS).
It is this GGBFS which underpins ICL’s Ecoblend range of environmentally preferable cements.

Building Products Supplies Pty Ltd is a 100% owned subsidiary, which offers a complete range of bagged cement, drymix products and building related products on a wholesale basis throughout Victoria and New South Wales.

All three companies are certi ed to AS/NZS ISO 9001and have an ongoing and total commitment to quality and customer service.