Irish Cement signals price increases

Irish Cement, a subsidiary of construction materials group CRH, is considering increasing the price of cement by as much as 18 per cent despite a fall-off in cement sales due to the construction slowdown.

20th September, 2008

Irish Cement, a subsidiary of construction materials group CRH, is considering increasing the price of cement by as much as 18 per cent despite a fall-off in cement sales due to the construction slowdown.

The move has enraged some players in the domestic construction industry already suffering from the falling price of houses and the impact of the credit crunch.

Seamus Lynch, managing director of Irish Cement, last month wrote to customers warning that current indications...

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