CRH’s entry into the Asian materials market came in 2008 through the acquisition of the Harbin Sanling cement company in Northeast China. This was quickly followed by a 26% stake in Yatai Building Materials in Northeast China. Our primary footprint in Asia is in the Philippines, where we operate under the Republic Cement brand, the country’s leading cement producer.

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With exposure to industrialisation, urbanisation and population-related construction demand in Asia’s developing economies, the growth potential in the region is vast. We currently employ 1,059 people at our operating locations with a further 5,810 in our equity-accounted businesses.






Operating Locations

A sample of our operating companies

To find out more about our subsidiary in the Philippines, click on the logo to the right.

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