HeidelbergCement plans to buy rival Italcementi for €3.7 billion as the world’s second-biggest cement maker puts its repaired balance sheet to work.

Germany’s HeidelbergCement plans to buy rival Italcementi for €3.7 billion as the world’s second-biggest cement maker puts its repaired balance sheet (...)

CRH signalled it may tap shareholders to help pay for any deal.

Irish building materials giant, CRH, is in the running for assets that its competitors Lafarge and Holcim will have to sell ahead of their proposed me(...)

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TODAYResults: Ryanair; PostNL.Indicators: Irish exchequer returns (Jan-Oct); German Markit manufacturing PMI (Oct); Euro zone Markit manufacturing PMI(...)

Ecocem was established by Irish entrepreneur Donal O’Riain

Colm Keena,Public Affairs CorrespondentEcocem, the cement business established by Irish entrepreneur Donal O’Riain, is to seek damages of more than €4(...)

Ryanair shares, which are still under pressure according to one Dublin analyst, fell 1.4 per cent to €6.64. The company announced yesterday evening it had initiated defamation proceedings against Channel 4/Blakeway Productions in the wake of a television documentary that questioned its stance on safety.  Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

European shares advanced for a third straight week as data showing the euro area emerged from the longest recession on record outweighed speculation t(...)

MONDAYResults: Ryanair; TNT ExpressIndicators: US Pending Home Sales (Jun)TUESDAYResults: DSV; Italcementi; African Barrick GoldMeetings: Entrepreneur(...)