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Elvin Group Pty Ltd, previously known as Tom Elvin Pty Ltd trading, as Mitchell Mini Mix Concrete & Tuggeranong Pre Mix is a family owned business.

The business was founded by the late Tom Elvin and his wife Leonie and from its humble beginnings in 1970, as a Garden & Landscape supplier, the business has experienced successful growth over the past 40 years through having a clear strategy that has focused on customer’s needs, high quality concrete, reliable and dependable service, community involvement & its ability to communicate to all stakeholders.

Through this commitment the company now operates four Divisions within the Concrete group

  • Premix Concrete
  • Concrete Pumping
  • Concretors Warehouse Equipment and Accessories Supplies
  • Fast Reo

Within the Premix Concrete supply division we operate two strategically placed concrete plants at (Mitchell and Hume), which enables us to service all areas of the ACT efficiently and reliably. We operate a large fleet of concrete trucks and concrete pumps.


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We use computerized batching and allocation systems to quickly and accurately receive, process and deliver customer orders. We have configured our fleet to accommodate our customer’s needs by offering truck sizes that can deliver concrete volumes as low as 0.2 cubic meters to 8.5 cubic meters per truckload.

For customers who require technical assistance in regard to their concrete requirements we can provide the services and support of our in house technical personnel.

The Concrete Pumping division operates two concrete boom pumps for placing concrete. The smaller boom pump has a reach of up to 28m, with the larger boom having a reach of 46m. Our pumps are operated by experienced personnel who are able to safely and efficiently meet our customers pumping requirements.

The Concretors Warehouse can supply our customers with their everyday concreting supplies and tools. We can also provide supplies for decorative concrete including colours and patterns.

The Fast Reo operation is able to supply reinforcing mesh and structural steel including support beams and gables throughout the Canberra region.

PROJECTS

 

Harrison Green Apartments

AVVA Apartments

Franklin Townhouses

Bonner Townhouses

Gungahlin Central Linear Park

Townhouses

Aurora Apartments

National Arboretum Visitors Centre

2913 Apartments

Sustainable Housing

Equinox

The ApARTments

Manhattan Apartments

Habitat

The Aston

Products

PRODUCTS

Concrete

Elvin Group supplies all grades and strengths of concrete. In addition they have a wide range of colour choices. As well as providing technical expertise, their in-house NATA registered testing facility ensures Elvin Group are providing the highest quality concrete available.

Standard Concrete – Our standard mixes come in a range of strengths and is suitable for domestic purposes such as houses, driveways paths and sheds.

High Performance Concrete – We also supply high performance concretes to meet the specific requirements of larger residential, commercial or civil projects.

Concrete

Elvin Group supplies all grades and strengths of concrete ensuring they have the product suitable for any project

Pumping

We have two concrete boom pumps. Pump 44 - reach of 28 metres - 90m3 per hour Pump 77 - reach of 46 metres - 130m3 per hour

Fast Reo

The fast reo operation is able to supply reinforcing mesh and structural steel including support beams and gables throughout the Canberra region

Technical Advice

To ensure that we produce a consistent high quality concrete product, we have established our own laboratory and technical service center based at our Mitchell Plant. Our laboratory staff can provide concrete testing, project specific mix design, technical support and advice

Concreters Warehouse

Elvin Group can provide a range of concrete related products such as waterproofing systems, total concrete protection, Admixtures and surface curing compounds

Coloured Concrete

COLOURED CONCRETE

Coloured Concrete

The appearance of your concrete can be enhanced through the use of colours, polishing or through the use of decorative aggregates.

Coloured Concrete – Concrete can be coloured through the addition of colour pigments in the concrete mix or by using coloured sealers that are applied to the finished concrete.

Decorative Aggregates – Our plants carry and range of decorative aggregates that can be used to enhance the appearance of concrete when exposed through washing or polishing.

Coloured Concrete

Our Soloman Color Machine uses liquid pigments to blend an extensive range of colours together that can be added to your concrete, this system gives you the flexibility to ensure you get the correct colour for the job at hand.

Coloured Concrete

Elvin Group can provide a range of innovative coloured and decorative concrete related products & solutions. Add some colour to your life.

Decorative Aggregates

Our plants carry and range of decorative aggregates that can be used to enhance the appearance of concrete when exposed through washing or polishing.

Polished Concrete

Our plants carry a range of polished concretes. Polished concrete is a great alternative to polished stone, but with the added benefit of the strength of concrete.

Sustainability

SUSTAINABLE CONCRETE

Greener Concrete

Elvin Group is making a conscious effort to produce more sustainable concrete and concrete processes. This is done through the utilisation of Solar Panels, recycling surplus concrete and harvesting excess water. Together these processes and procedures are helping Elvin Group pave their way into the future

Solar Power Generation

Elvin Group has one of the largest commercial solar panel installations, with a 386kw capacity. Elvin can produce high quantities of concrete through renewable sources of energy. The average yearly Kilowatt production for Elvin is 640,940 Kwh of energy.

Recycling Surplus Concrete

Elvin Group is mindful of their production quantities and the footprint they have on the environment. This is why Elvin Group makes a conscious effort to recycle any surplus concrete back into their plants.

Paving The Future

Elvin strives to innvoate in the concrete market, moving into the future Elvin Group aims to begin utilising: Biofuels

Recycling & Harvesting Water

Elvin Groups also pays special attention to the amount of water they use. Effort is made to ensure any excess water that is unused during the concrete creation process is recycled back into other areas. Also any water that can be salvaged during concreting jobs will be re-utilised in other areas also.

Concreting In Canberra

CONCRETING IN CANBERRA

Concreting In Canberra

Canberra’s climate with its’ large range between maximum and minimum temperatures means particular attention needs to be paid the effect that the climate can have on concreting work.

Cold weather
Can affect setting times and early strength development.

Hot weather
Can result in reduced setting times and difficulty in placing.

Windy weather
Can lead to finishing issues.

To learn more about “Concreting in Hot Weather, Concreting In Cold Weather, Concrete For Housing, Excess Water visit our resources section

Concreting In Hot Weather

Workability, in hot and/or windy weather a concrete mix may stiffen rapidly and become unworkable. To find out more visit our resources section

Concreting In Cold Weather

Frozen or very cold water will slow down the setting time of the concrete, concrete should not be allowed to freeze in the first 24 hours. To find out more visit our resources section

Concrete For Housing

The goal for many people is to own their own home. Find out the correct way to undertake your home improvements. To find out more visit our resources section

Concrete Practice

To learn more about good concreting practice, visit our resources section

Excess Water

Excessive water can impact on the quality of your concrete. To find out more visit our resources section

Ordering concrete

ORDERING CONCRETE

Concrete

Elvin Group supplies all grades and strengths of concrete ensuring they have the product suitable for any project, big or small. In addition they have a wide range of colour choices which allow for greater customisation. As well as providing technical expertise, their in-house NATA registered testing facility ensures Elvin Group are providing the highest quality concrete available.

Elvin Group can offer two sizes of pumps, a 28m pump that pumps at 90 m3 per hour, a 46m pump that pumps at 130m3 per hour.

ORDER CONCRETE

Pump 44

Pump 77

Small Truck

Medium Truck

Large Truck

Largest Truck

 

Contact Us

WHILE
WE LIVE
WE GROW

 

Sales Enquiries: (02) 6175 9600

info@elvingroup.com.au

Accounts: (02) 6242 8003

Mitchell Concrete Plant (Head Office) 
7 Cheney Pl Mitchell (02) 6175 9600

Hume Concrete Plant:
15 Alderson St Hume

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(02) 6241 6597

CONTACT US WITH ENQUIRIES

 

Resources

RESOURCES

If you’re still not sure if you want to purchase concrete or are after some additional information to help you make the right choice, check out our handy resources.

They cover everything from the very basics of concreting right through to dealing with differing weather conditions. Better yet, give us a call and we’ll be happily answer any questions.

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