M. Collins & Sons is a major supplier of specialized soils, growing media and sportsturf to Sydney’s metropolitan as well as provincial and country racecourses. The company commenced its operations with the supply of soils to some of Sydney’s oldest racecourses. The complete re-construction of Randwick Racecourse in Sydney was a recent undertaking of M. Collins & Sons to produce the growing media to specification.

Having years of experience and knowledge accumulated from racecourse managers, material engineers, technical advisors and consultants, M. Collins & Sons can offer unrivalled expertise for the supply of soil and sportsturf products to the racing industry.

The unique diversity of operations conducted by M. Collins & Sons offers an unequalled source of specialist sportsturf growing media.

  • Company controlled quarry resources. Having control and knowledge about quarry resources is the first step to producing materials required by the racing industry.
  • Production facility. The company’s modern Production Facility has advanced screening, washing and blending technology to accurately and uniformly mix any growing media to the required specification and purpose.
  • Quality Assurance procedures. The company utilises in-house laboratory equipment for periodic testing and monitoring purposes as well as on-going technical support and service of NATA-accredited laboratories. The provision of Quality Assurance Reports is a major service provided by M. Collins to racing industry clients.
  • Technical support and backup. The company has built upon many years of the combined technical knowledge and first hand experience of competent staff who have dealt with racecourse managers, consultants and agronomists alike.
  • Company controlled transport division. The company operates and maintains a fleet of modern trucks of varying capacities to meet all delivery requirements. These trucks vary from 10-15 tonne all the way up to 33 tonne loads.

Collins & Sons is a major supplier of quality sportsturf grown on company owned turf farms at Camden. The range of sportsturf varieties includes couchgrass and kikuyu grass as well as jumbo or maxi rolls.

Washed sportsturf is produced by the company using the most up-to-date sportsturf washing production technology in the country.

Supply and spreading of topdressing sands using the purpose-built Collins Sportsturf Topdresser and our Lamborghini 4WD tractor to minimise ground pressure.

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