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The Americas - 21 September 2017

CRH scoops up Ash Grove Cement

Irish building materials giant, CRH, is to buy US cement market, Ash Grove Cement, in a deal worth US$3.5 billion, in the latest in a spate of acquisitions within the sector.


Cimpor reports lower volumes in 1H17

Adverse markets in Brazil, Egypt and Mozambique more than offset positive news from Portugal, Argentina and Paraguay, bringing down Cimpor’s year-on-year volumes in 1H17.