Search and seizure CRH raided in competition probe

Start of major investigation into cement industry

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Ian Kehoe

16th May, 2015

The state’s competition watchdog has dramatically raided facilities controlled by CRH, the country’s largest company with a market valuation of more than €20 billion.

The dawn raids took place on Thursday, with Irish competition investigators seizing thousands of documents from Irish Cement, a wholly owned subsidiary of CRH.

Large numbers of electronic files and server details have also been commandeered.

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