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Applied Concrete Solutions was established in 2006 by River Sands Pty Ltd, a part of the Neumann Group of companies.

Group History

The Neumann Group was established in 1948, with humble beginnings as a sand mining business. Today, it is comprised of eight companies with a combined annual turnover of over $600 million, and is recognised as one of Australia’s leading privately owned organisations. The Neumann Group has diversified interests in sand mining, concrete, oil, steel, specialised metals, land development and construction.

River Sands was established in 1974 and is among the leading Australian producers of packaged cement based products, all of which are manufactured locally in Queensland, Australia.

With the resource, experience and strength of the Neumann Group and River Sands behind it, Applied Concrete Solutions offers leadership in researching, testing and developing new products and tailored formulations for underground construction..

Divisions of River Sands

As a division of River Sands Pty Ltd, ACS can leverage from the knowledge and resource associated with decades of experience developing cement based products and technologies. Other divisions of River Sands include:

Concrete Colour Systems
Products that colour, protect and enhance decorative concrete.

Easy Mix
Dry-mix construction products for the trade and DIY markets.

Render Systems Australia
Renders and textured coatings for brick, block, fibre cement, concrete and polystyrene substrates.
Cement based pool render finishes.

River Sands
Specialised sands and blends for sports turf, playground, construction, manufacturing, bioretention and water filtration applications.

 

At ACS, our focus is on providing practical solutions and improving the application, life and performance properties of our products to not only meet specifications, but the ever increasing demands and safety requirements of the industries in which we operate. Using state of the art equipment, all products are a part of a continuous program of laboratory and field trials, research and standards testing. ACS also has a unique focus on high performance tailored formulations – developed at our Brisbane based R&D laboratory.

Product Focus

ACS Rapidseal VCD Grout

ACS Rapidseal VCD Grout has been specifically designed to enable the installation of a cost effective and permanent sealing system within underground coal mines – for the purpose of ventilation control and ground support.  The non toxic product is installed using a Langley grout placer pump or similar. By adjusting the water content of water…

CCS Industrial Epoxy XT100

CCS Industrial Epoxy XT100 is a two part, civil grade, 100% solids epoxy resin coating specially formulated for industrial and commercial concrete floors where a long lasting and durable surface is required. CCS Industrial Epoxy XT100 penetrates deep into concrete to seal, protect and provide a high level of resistance to chemicals, corrosive compounds and…

ACS Grout HES30

ACS Grout HES30 is a high performance, cement based grout that has been specifically designed to minimise bleed and segregation and is suitable for a wide variety of applications. Made from a blend of cements, graded aggregates and special additives which provide rapid strength development and excellent bonding characteristics, Grout HES30 is supplied as a ready to use…

ACS Rapidseal VCD Grout

ACS Rapidseal VCD Grout has been specifically designed to enable the installation of a cost effective and permanent sealing system within underground coal mines – for the purpose of ventilation control and ground support.  The non toxic product is installed using a Langley grout placer pump or similar. By adjusting the water content of water…

CCS Industrial Epoxy XT100

CCS Industrial Epoxy XT100 is a two part, civil grade, 100% solids epoxy resin coating specially formulated for industrial and commercial concrete floors where a long lasting and durable surface is required. CCS Industrial Epoxy XT100 penetrates deep into concrete to seal, protect and provide a high level of resistance to chemicals, corrosive compounds and…

ACS Grout HES30

ACS Grout HES30 is a high performance, cement based grout that has been specifically designed to minimise bleed and segregation and is suitable for a wide variety of applications. Made from a blend of cements, graded aggregates and special additives which provide rapid strength development and excellent bonding characteristics, Grout HES30 is supplied as a ready to use…

ACS Construction Grout

ACS Construction Grout is a versatile, non-shrink cement based grout. It is supplied as a ready to use powder, which is made up of a blend of Portland cement, pozzolanic material, graded fillers and chemical additives. It can be used for general purpose grouting where it is necessary to eliminate shrinkage however it is specifically…