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CRH 3Q18 update shows continued earnings growth

CRH has reported continued growth in earnings over the first nine months of the year, despite weather-related disruption in the US and challenging market conditions in the Philippines.

 

HeidelbergCement partners with flagship laboratory

HeidelbergCement has signed a three-year collaboration agreement with the European Molecular Biology Laboratory to boost research into carbon emissions reduction, avoidance, and recovery.

 
 

China drags on global cement consumption growth

China will drag down average cement consumption growth over the next five years, as the country continues to battle overcapacity, counterbalancing a rosier outlook elsewhere.

 
 

The Mungret cement plant saga continues

A new front has been opened up in the battle between Irish Cement and local campaigners over plans to burn alternative fuels at the Mungret plant, despite improvements in the plant’s environmental performance.