CRH chief executive Albert Manifold in  a Roadstone Cement Quarry in Dublin. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Albert Manifold wasn’t given time to find a desk when he turned up for his first day at CRH in its headquarters in Dublin in 1998. “I arrived on a Mo(...)

European Central Bank president Mario Draghi: left investors grappling with low incomes as a result of the €2.3 trillion stimulus programme he launched. Photograph: Armando Babani/EPA

While investors globally grappled with the hell of low incomes under European Central Bank president Mario Draghi’s €2.3 trillion stimulus programme, (...)

The purchase of Suwannee will further focus CRH on growth in North America, where it already bills itself as the region’s largest building-materials company

Irish building materials group CRH is nearing an agreement to acquire Florida-based cement company Suwannee American Cement from Votorantim Cimentos a(...)