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CRH chief: 2018 brought ‘record profit delivery’

February 28, 2019By

The company reports it continued to grow profitably in 2018 despite weather disruption and an inflationary cost environment.

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According to EJ Burke, the most noticeable difference in blasting today versus 50 years ago is there are better products and technology available. Photo by Kevin Yanik

P&Q Profile: Dyno Nobel’s EJ Burke

September 10, 2018By

P&Q caught up with Dyno Nobel’s EJ Burke to capture his perspective on the aggregate industry’s evolution and how blasting has changed over the years.

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Ranking the nation’s top 20 sand and gravel producers

Ranking the nation’s top 20 sand and gravel producers

September 6, 2018By

The U.S. Geological Survey published its latest list of the leading construction sand and gravel producers in the United States.

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CRH to divest operations to complete Ash Grove deal

June 14, 2018By

The Ireland-based company will sell multiple aggregate sites as a condition of acquiring a key competitor.

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NSSGA names community relations award recipients

February 9, 2018By

The National Stone, Sand & Gravel Association (NSSGA) named eight recipients of its Excellence in Community Relations awards.

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Reflecting on the CRH-Ash Grove deal and Summit’s late run

October 24, 2017By

Now that CRH has essentially secured its takeover of Ash Grove Cement from Summit Materials, let’s look back at the dynamics at play in the deal and how the CRH-Ash Grove pact compares to another recent acquisition.

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Done deal: CRH cements acquisition of Ash Grove

October 20, 2017By

Ash Grove Cement shareholders approved the merger agreement struck in recent weeks with CRH, putting an end to a bid from Summit Materials.

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Analysis: What CRH’s purchase of Ash Grove means

September 25, 2017By

George Reddin, managing director at FMI Capital Advisors, offers some perspective on CRH’s $3.5 billion acquisition of Ash Grove Cement, as well as what’s ahead in the M&A market beyond this deal.

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