CRH entered the Indian market in 2008 with the acquisition of a stake in a cement business called My Home Industries

Building materials giant CRH is reported to have submitted a bid for an Indian cement business being sold by Franco-Swiss rival LafargeHolcim, which i(...)

CRH is being linked with a potential bid for the Lafarge India unit. Photograph: Reuters

Local reports in India are speculating that LafargeHolcim, the merged building materials giant, will start the process for an estimated $1.5 billion s(...)

Albert Manifold, chief executive at the CRH: the firm is contesting the final purchase price of assets from  LafargeHolcim

Building materials companies CRH and LafargeHolcim are contesting the final price of CRH’s acquisition of assets from the Swiss-French company, the tw(...)

 LafargeHolcim:  company intends to keep capital expenditure below 2 billion Swiss francs, down from 2.6 billion in 2015, as it trims operations pooled by France’s Lafarge and Switzerland’s Holcim. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

LafargeHolcim, the world’s biggest cement maker, intends to boost prices and curb capital spending to shore up 2016 profits as it attempts to wring m(...)

CRH chief executive Albert Manifold acknowledged that, while the stronger dollar and lower energy costs did have an impact, they also led to customers seeking better prices. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A strong dollar and weak energy prices aided building materials group CRH’s performance last year, and the early indications are that these tailwinds(...)

CRH chief executive Albert Manifold: Photograph: Cyril Byrne /Irish Times

Building materials giant, CRH, could make further large acquisitions this year as banks force rivals to sell to clear recession-era debts, according t(...)

Pharmaceutical and biotech-led deals accounted for the lion’s share of transactions recorded here in 2015

Irish mergers and acquisitions (M&A) reached a seven-year high in 2015, according to new figures published by Experian. It says the overall numbe(...)

LafargeHolcim, the Swiss-French construction materials giant that is restructuring following a merger, saw third-quarter operating profit slip 16.1 pe(...)

During the first nine months of 2015, sales from continuing operations rose 28 per cent in the Americas and by 2 per cent in CRH’s European division.

Ireland’s largest company CRH said sales from continuing operations rose 16 per cent to €15.5 billion in the nine months to the end of September. In a(...)

Drury PR: Client work during last year included acting for IAG on its bid for Aer Lingus. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Irish public relations agency Drury Porter Novelli returned to the black last year with a profit of €284,452. This compared with a loss of €1.1 milli(...)