CRH chief executive Albert Manifold: his  willingness to call time on underperforming businesses has seen the  stock surge as much as 6 per cent in the past two days. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

For financial hacks returning to work after Christmas and new year excesses, CRH’s annual “development strategy update”, issued in the early days of J(...)

CRH, Ireland’s largest publicly-quoted company, currently has a market capitalisation of €24.1bn

CRH faces the prospect of shareholder pressure to seek a partial or full separate listing of its key US operations as a way of unlocking value in the (...)

CRH’s Oldcastle unit in Atlanta is the US’s largest cement and construction and materials group. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

CRH, whose shares soared as much as 14 per cent following Donald Trump’s election as US president, risks reporting disappointing first-quarter sales l(...)