Tuesday May 26, 2020

CRH: State ‘starved’ of infrastructure investment

Ian Guider

Markets Editor

26th August, 2018
Albert Manifold, the chief executive of CRH

The head of the building materials giant CRH has said Ireland requires major infrastructure investment if the country’s current economic success is to continued.

Albert Manifold, the chief executive of Ireland’s biggest publicly-quoted company, said the state had been starved of investment for a decade.

In its half-year results last week, CRH said construction activity in Ireland continues to grow in residential and certain non-residential sectors, but said that “volumes of...

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