RMC Group plc, (formerly
"Ready Mixed Concrete Limited") was a ready mixed concrete manufacturer,
quarrying business and concrete products manufacturer based in the
Kingdom. It was listed on the London Stock Exchange and was once a
constituent of the FTSE 100 Index but
in 2005 it was acquired by Cemex of Mexico.
Company was founded by Kjeld
Ammentorp in 1930 in Bedfont as Ready
Mixed Concrete Limited.
In 1952, Ready Mixed Concrete
of Australia reversed into its UK rival and began to expand. The
Company was first listed on the London Stock Exchange
the Company created Thorpe
Park in Staines, Surrey by
redeveloping one of its disused quarries as a leisure park when
quarrying was complete: the park was sold in 1998 to the The Tussauds Group, owner of Alton Towers and nearby Chessington
World Of Adventures. The Company acquired Rugby Group, a leading
British cement business, in 2000. In 2005, the Company
was acquired by Cemex of Mexico.
RMC was a leading international producer and supplier of materials,
products and services used primarily in the construction