All CRH articles – Page 3

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    CRH exploring Indian acquisition

    2012-08-08T09:20:00Z

    Discussions under way with Jaypee Cement to buy a stake in clinker and grinding plants in Gujarat.

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    CRH’s shares in Secil to be acquired

    2012-04-27T10:01:00Z

    Tribunal ruling means Portuguese industrial conglomerate Semapa will buy cement manufacturer shares.

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    European distribution lifts CRH profits

    2011-08-16T10:08:00Z

    Acquisitions and organic growth drive 1st half growth, but company warns on economic uncertainty.

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    CRH in € 300 million first half spend

    2011-07-06T09:40:00Z

    Expansive materials company completed 21 acquisitions and investments during first half, with more to come

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    CRH eyes acquisitions despite weak demand

    2010-03-02T11:39:00Z

    CRH reported sales in 2009 of € 17,3 billion, down -17% on the € 20,8 billion recorded 12 months ago. Pre-tax profits for the year also fell -55% to € 732 million, down from € 1,6 billion in 2008.

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    Maximum fines for Polish cement cartel

    2009-12-11T15:03:00Z

    OCCP announces € 99 million fines against seven companies following three-year investigation, but accused say they will appeal.

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    Secil call option dispute

    2009-10-30T12:56:00Z

    CRH disagrees with Semapa's moves to enforce a call option on their Portuguese cement joint venture.

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    CRH profit down –82%

    2009-08-26T10:47:00Z

    Better prospects seen for the second half following cost cutting measures.

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    CRH sees second half improvement

    2009-07-07T12:17:00Z

    Trading update says rate of decline in profits is slowing

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    CRH confirms profits

    2009-03-03T12:20:00Z

    Building materials Group, CRH reported 2008 sales of € 20,8 billion, a -0,5% drop on the € 20,9 billion recorded for 2007. In line with January’s expectations, the Group recorded 2008 pre-tax profits of € 1,6 billion, down -14% on the € 1,9 billion reported a year earlier.

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    CRH predicts second half upturn

    2009-01-06T10:24:00Z

    CRH expects that there will be an improvement in ‘sentiment and activity’ in the second half of 2009 as lower energy costs, the step-up in interest rate cuts and an infrastructure focussed stimulus package in the US begin to influence markets.

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    CRH reports profit fall in first half

    2008-08-26T08:45:00Z

    CRH recorded 2008 first half sales of € 9,7 billion, almost mirroring the same period of last year. However, with higher commodity prices and a weak dollar to euro exchange rate, the company reported a pre-tax profit of € 606 million, down -10% on the comparable 2007 period.

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    CRH names new bosses

    2008-05-27T14:55:00Z

    CRH has appointed Myles Lee as group chief executive designate. He will take over at the head of the construciton materials giant at the end of this year on the retirement of current chief executive Liam O'Mahony.