Investors could build on construction recovery

Early signs of a construction revival could hold value for investors, writes Philip Connolly

24th August, 2014
Albert Manifold, chief executive of CRH, at the announcement of the company's interim results at the Shelbourne. Jason Clarke Photography

It has been a long, fallow few years for most of the construction sector as activity ground to a near halt. Now, however, from Europe to the US cranes are back up and roads are being laid - and the markets are responding.

Last week, two Irish-based firms signalled their intent to take full advantage of the pick up in the construction market, as CRH released strong results and Kingspan expanded its reach into the...

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