Materials and Products that build our world

From the homes we live in, to the schools we learn in
From the offices we work in, to the hospitals we heal in
From the roads we drive on, to the paths we walk on
From the gardens we relax in, to the arenas we gather in
From the theatres we perform in, to the parks we play in

Our products are everywhere you live, work and play.

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The materials we supply

Our materials are founded in resource-backed assets, which support the manufacture and supply of aggregates, lime, cement, readymixed concrete, concrete products and asphalt.

These materials are used extensively in a wide range of construction applications, from major public road and infrastructure projects, to the development and refurbishment of commercial buildings and residential communities.

Materials

Aggregates

Aggregates are naturally occurring materials deposits such as granite, limestone and sandstone. Our businesses extract these deposits and process...

Aggregates

Aggregates are naturally occurring materials deposits such as granite, limestone and sandstone. Our businesses extract these deposits and process them for sale. They are supplied as a range of products for use in general construction and engineering projects as well as in a variety of additional CRH product lines including asphalt, readymixed concrete, infrastructure products, architectural products, and bagged mortars and concrete mixes.

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Asphalt

Asphalt is primarily used in road surfacing and other transport infrastructure including airport runways. It consists of aggregates bound together...

Asphalt

Asphalt is primarily used in road surfacing and other transport infrastructure including airport runways. It consists of aggregates bound together with bitumen, a by-product of the oil industry. Our key customers include government and local authorities who are responsible for the construction and maintenance of road networks. In order to minimise emissions, we use recycled materials and innovative technologies. 100% of asphalt is recyclable for future uses.

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Cement

Cement is the primary binding agent in the production of concrete products for the construction industry. Produced from limestone, cement is most...

Cement

Cement is the primary binding agent in the production of concrete products for the construction industry. Produced from limestone, cement is most commonly mixed with sand, stone or other aggregates and water to form concrete. While most cement is used in markets close to production sites, it can also be traded internationally.

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Lime

Lime is a versatile chemical product used across multiple industries including iron & steel, building materials, sugar, agriculture & forestry and...

Lime

Lime is a versatile chemical product used across multiple industries including iron & steel, building materials, sugar, agriculture & forestry and more. It can be found in everything from the toothpaste we use each day, to the water we drink, to the windows in our homes, to the soil in our gardens.

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Readymixed Concrete

Readymixed concrete is a highly versatile building material comprised of aggregates bound together with cement and water. It is strong, customisable...

Readymixed Concrete

Readymixed concrete is a highly versatile building material comprised of aggregates bound together with cement and water. It is strong, customisable and durable, making it the world’s most popular building material. Our readymixed concrete is produced to meet customer specifications and is delivered in a timely manner, from our extensive network of manufacturing plants in local markets.

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Infrastructural Concrete

Infrastructural concrete includes precast and pre-stressed concrete products such as floor and wall elements, beams and vaults, pipes and manholes....

Infrastructural Concrete

Infrastructural concrete includes precast and pre-stressed concrete products such as floor and wall elements, beams and vaults, pipes and manholes. Raw materials include aggregates, cement and water, which are typically sourced locally. These products are sold to both the public and private construction sectors.

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Paving & Construction

In North America and parts of Europe, we offer end-to-end pavement installation services, covering everything from roads and highways to shopping...

Paving & Construction

In North America and parts of Europe, we offer end-to-end pavement installation services, covering everything from roads and highways to shopping malls to runways. A significant portion of our paving work is repair and maintenance of roadways due to regular wear and tear caused by heavy axle traffic and freeze thaw impact on road surfaces. We provide the materials, crews, equipment and expertise needed for preparation, paving and maintenance of traffic flows during the construction phase.

The products we produce

We manufacture high value-added building products for use primarily in residential and non-residential construction projects globally.

Customer understanding, product and process innovation and the relative ease with which some of our products can be transported long distances, are all key differentiating features of our products businesses.

Products

Architectural Products

Architectural products include concrete masonry and hardscapes such as pavers, kerbs, retaining walls and related patio products, for use in...

Architectural Products

Architectural products include concrete masonry and hardscapes such as pavers, kerbs, retaining walls and related patio products, for use in residential, commercial and public construction markets. Products are sold to general builders merchants, DIY outlets, major US Homecenter chains, as well as to municipalities and large contractors.

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Glass & Glazing Systems

Our glass and glazing systems businesses are leading suppliers of value-added, glazing-focused, interior and exterior products and services. Our...

Glass & Glazing Systems

Our glass and glazing systems businesses are leading suppliers of value-added, glazing-focused, interior and exterior products and services. Our products include architectural glass, storefront systems, engineered curtain wall and glazing systems. They are used to provide access to a building, close in the structure of a building, and enhance the interior of a building, in both new build and renovation projects.

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Infrastructure Products

Infrastructure products include a range of precast concrete and polymer-based products such as underground vaults, drainage pipes and structures,...

Infrastructure Products

Infrastructure products include a range of precast concrete and polymer-based products such as underground vaults, drainage pipes and structures, utility enclosures and modular precast structures, which are supplied to the water, energy, communications, transportation and building structures markets.

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Construction Accessories

Our construction accessories are
high-value innovative products and engineered solutions designed to
facilitate the construction process. They...

Construction Accessories

Our construction accessories are high-value innovative products and engineered solutions designed to facilitate the construction process. They include a broad range of engineered anchoring, fixing and connection solutions, as well as lifting systems, formwork accessories and general accessories used in construction applications, and they are often bespoke elements designed especially for use on challenging construction projects.

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Network Access Products

Network access products are designed and manufactured technical systems for access to, and sealing and protection of, utilities infrastructure,...

Network Access Products

Network access products are designed and manufactured technical systems for access to, and sealing and protection of, utilities infrastructure, including composite access chambers, covers, passive safety systems, retention sockets, sealants and meter boxes. These solutions offer a time-saving alternative to traditional methods of construction.

Our global business is made up of 3 divisions

Europe Materials

We are the largest heavyside materials business in Europe.

Our businesses are built on resource-backed assets and are highly integrated from cement and aggregates into downstream materials such as concrete and asphalt products. Our materials are used extensively in a wide range of construction projects from major public infrastructure to commercial buildings and residential developments.

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Americas Materials

We are the leading vertically integrated supplier of aggregates, cement, asphalt, readymixed concrete, and paving and construction services in North America.

With our extensive network of aggregate quarries, mines and plant locations, our materials are central to new construction projects as well as repair and maintenance of the US infrastructure system.

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Building Products

We are a leading supplier of building products globally.

Our businesses manufacture, supply and deliver a wide range of high quality, value-added, innovative products and engineered solutions. We supply the pavers, blocks and patio products used to enhance your garden and pave city centres, the structural concrete and glazing systems to complete building projects, and we also work with specialist end users such as architects and engineers to design solutions that enable the construction process.

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Projects all over the globe

Our products have been used extensively in some of the most iconic construction projects worldwide. Here you can take a look through some of them.

Global Project Portfolio

Europe Materials

Paris, France

Keeping Paris moving with the biggest urban transport project in Europe

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Americas Materials

Ontario, Canada

Bridges, interchanges and more with the Ontario Highway 407 Express Toll Road

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Building Products

Dubai, UAE

Creating the curtain-wall of the Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building

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Europe Materials

Dublin, Ireland

Controlling the skies and enhancing the skyline at Dublin Airport

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Americas Materials

Hudson River, NY, United States

Delivering performance specifications for the 3.1 mile Tappan Zee Bridge

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Building Products

Atlanta, GA, United States

Atlanta Braves' SunTrust Park gets an underground stormwater detention system

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Europe Materials

Brussels, Belgium

“THE ONE” project benefits from optimised accessibility and flexibility

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Building Products

Firth of Forth, United Kingdom

100,000 rebar couplers made and supplied for the Queensferry Crossing

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Europe Materials

Budapest, Hungary

The Rudas Bath gets an upgrade which remains faithful to its centuries-old façade

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Americas Materials

Lakeland, FL, United States

Creating "one of the most beautiful buildings in the world" at Florida Polytechnic University

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Building Products

New York City, NY, United States

Arbor House gets a state-of-the-art stormwater reuse system

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Europe Materials

Poland

Navigating mountains and the elements with Poland's Zakopianka project

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Americas Materials

Northwest Territories, Canada

Taking cement on a 5,000km journey to Diavik Diamond Mine

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Building Products

Canberra, Australia

Canberra's landmark rail project gets the reliable underground network access it needs

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Europe Materials

Sunderland, United Kingdom

Environmental and technical challenges overcome as the Northern Spire is raised

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Americas Materials

LaGuardia, NY, United States

Breathing new life into LaGuardia Airport

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Building Products

Boston, MA, United States

Design-Assist-Build solution delivers Boston's Avalon North Station

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Europe Materials

Wexford, Ireland

Creating the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Bridge, the longest of its type in the world

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Americas Materials

AZ, United States

Making the iconic Horseshoe Bend Overlook accessible to visitors with disabilities

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Building Products

Bochum, Germany

Technical paving know-how delivers the Hufelandplatz at Bochum

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Europe Materials

Vienna, Austria

Pushing the limits of what is possible with concrete at DC Tower 1

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Americas Materials

Ohio River, OH, United States

The Bridge of Honor connects Pomeroy, Ohio, and Mason, West Virginia

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Building Products

San Francisco, CA, United States

San Francisco 49ers Stadium Scores Big with Oldcastle Infrastructure BioMod® System

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Europe Materials

Copenhagen, Denmark

From marketplace to living space with Copenhagen's Groenttorvet Project

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Americas Materials

Port Canaveral, FL, United States

Paving the way for exploration at Kennedy Space Center

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Building Products

Paris, France

Combining beauty and technical prowess at the Louis Vuitton Museum

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Building Products

Atlanta, GA, United States

The LEED-certified Mercedes-Benz Stadium, home to the Atlanta Falcons

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