- Western Suburbs Concrete (Partnership)
SummaryThe proposed tolling arrangement between Pioneer Construction Materials Pty Ltd and Western Suburbs Concrete Partnership. Pioneer propose to close their Penrith plant and purchase concrete from the Western Suburbs plant.
Market definitionThe pre-mixed concrete market in the Penrith area
Competition analysisPioneer Construction Materials Pty Ltd propose to enter into a tolling arrangement with Western Suburbs Concrete Partnership at Penrith. They intend to close their Penrith plant and purchase concrete from the Western Suburbs plant.
Hanson has a 100% interest in Pioneer and a 50% interest in Western Suburbs.
The relevant market is for pre-mixed concrete in the Penrith region. Western Suburbs is a small player in this market. Market inquiries indicated that there were low barriers to entry at small scale in this market.
Imports above 10%