Judge grants CRH, Seamus Lynch and Irish Cement an injunction restraining CCPC from accessing some of the documents and files it seized. Photo: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

State investigators investigating alleged breaches of competition law who launched a “dawn raid” last year at CRH’s Irish Cement plant in Drogheda bre(...)

 Irish Cement factory in Platin, Co Meath: ICL objected, as “a matter of principle”, to the seizure and retention of emails of Seamus Lynch relating to his role within CRH . Photograph: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

A challenge to the seizure of certain emails of a senior executive of cement giant CRH during a search of a subsidiary’s premises as part of an inves(...)

 San Francisco, California: Ecocem is seeking permission for a $50 million (€45 million) grinding plant in Vallejo, close to the city. Photograph: George Rose/Getty Images

Irish cement maker Ecocem’s proposed manufacturing plant in San Francisco Bay faces a potential planning setback after receiving almost 500 submission(...)

The search of ICL, a sbusidiary of CRH, was carried out under a search warrant granted by the District Court and was conducted as part of an investigation into alleged anti-competitive practises in the bagged cement sector in the State.

A dispute over the seizure of documents, including emails of a senior executive with cement giant CRH, during a search of a cement plant by the Compet(...)

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(...)