The competition watchdog seized thousands of documents when it raided the offices of Irish Cement, a subsidiary of industrial giant CRH. Photograph: The Irish Times

The State’s competition watchdog will go to the High Court next month as part of its probe into alleged anti-competitive practices in the cement indus(...)

The commission raided the offices of CRH subsidiary Irish Cement last week.

At least some people believe that the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission’s (CCPC) investigation into part of the Republic’s cement industr(...)

 Commission chairwoman Isolde Goggin: searches are part of an ongoing investigation that is expected to take some time. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

A competition investigation launched last week with a raid on the offices of CRH subsidiary Irish Cement is looking for evidence it is abusing a domi(...)

Britain’s top share index notched up a new peak on Friday, with Irish cement firm CRH leading the market higher on expectations of European assets pur(...)

Seán Quinn: a 20 per cent grant proposed by the North’s Industrial Development Board to help set up his Border cement factory fell far short of his expectations. Photograph: Jack McManus

The considerable difficulties faced by Fermanagh entrepreneur Seán Quinn in developing his cement business on the Fermanagh-Cavan Border in the 1980(...)

The company told the stock market yesterday Weko has proposed levying the fine on three of CRH’s Swiss subsidiaries – Bauhandel, Gétaz-Miauton and Regusci Reco – that operate as builders merchants.

CRH is facing a €98 million fine in Switzerland following a 2½-year investigation by Weko, the Swiss competition commission, into alleged price-fixing(...)

The land at Foynes Port about to be offered for sale on the international market by the CRH Group

Most of the industrial-zoned land around Foynes Port in Co Limerick is about to be offered for sale on the international market by the CRH Grou(...)

Donal O’Riain, chairman and founder of Ecocem, says any new carbon-reducing technology would need a lead-in of 10-20 years to become saleable.

The traditional Irish cement industry is failing to align its CO2 emissions with the roadmap for reducing them that has been set out by the European U(...)

Brian Conville, national bricklaying champion, at the launch of Ecocem’s next generation cement in a 25kg bag.

According to Conor O’Riain, head of new markets and products at Ecocem, the bust of a few years ago exposed a flaw in the business model of the low-ca(...)

Donal O'Riain: criticised cement  sector over environmental damage

The traditional cement sector in Ireland has reacted angrily to the claim from Ecocem managing director Donal O’Riain t(...)