Building giant CRH settles anti-competitive claim in US for $100m

The Dublin-based firm had been accused of working with affiliates to monopolise the American market

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent @aarrogan
1st November, 2020
Building giant CRH settles anti-competitive claim in US for $100m
CRH plc was among 11 entities, several of which were subsidiaries of CRH, accused of driving up prices on public projects over a period of more than 15 years.

CRH, the Irish building materials giant, has agreed to pay $100 million to settle allegations that it engaged in anti-competitive practices in the United States.

The Dublin-based firm and its subsidiary West Virginia Paving (WVP) have reached a settlement for the largest single amount in such a case in West Virginia after they were accused of working with affiliates to monopolise the market.

CRH plc was among 11 entities, several of which were subsidiaries of CRH,...

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