Hanson was purchased by Heidelberg Materials in 2007 in order to gain a significant market position in Australia, particularly in the ready-mixed concrete and aggregates sector. 

Hanson Australia currently operates 210 concrete plants, 71 quarries, 4 asphalt plants, 5 recycling plants and 1 landfill site. With these holdings Hanson Australia supplies a comprehensive range of high-quality concrete, aggregates and sand, as well as road base, asphalt and sustainable and recycled construction materials for civil construction and infrastructure projects. 

Hanson Australia holds a 50% stake in Cement Australia, the largest cement company in Australia.