Albert Manifold, chief executive of building materials group CRH. Photo: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Building materials group CRH spent almost €700 million on acquisitions and investments last year.The acquisitions included Ukrainian firm Mykolaiv Cem(...)

Myles Lee: outgoing CRH chief says focus shifting to emerging economies.

CRH and its Indian joint venture have seen off competition from French rival Vicat to clinch a €175 million deal to buy a cement manufacturing busin(...)

Outgoing CRH chief executive Myles Lee indicated at the group’s annual general meeting last May that it intended to increase its focus on emerging economies when it came to making acquisitions

International building materials giant CRH is eyeing a €190 million deal in India, according to a number of reports.The Irish-based group has been nam(...)

 Myles Lee, chief executive, and Nicky Hartery, chairman, at the CRH  agm at Dun Laoghaire, Co Dublin yesterday. Photograph: Eric Luke

CRH is heading for €500 million in the year to date, and the group said yesterday that it is targeting Russia and southeast Asia for fu(...)

Building materials group CRH has reached agreement to acquire Lafarge-owned Mykolaiv Cement for an upfront cash consideration, including debt, (...)