Our Group


A global diversified building materials group


CRH is a leading global building materials group employing over 87,000 people at around 3,800 locations worldwide.

For over four decades, CRH has developed and implemented a proven model of business improvement. By building better businesses across our international operations, we have grown to be a leader in the global building materials industry.

The value created from our strategic approach translates into superior growth which has enabled our shareholders to enjoy a cumulative Total Shareholder Return (TSR) in excess of 16% since our formation in 1970.

We are committed to improving the built environment and we understand the wider impact our businesses can make in supporting human activity through the delivery of superior building materials and products for use in buildings, roads, public spaces, infrastructure and other construction areas. Find out more


CRH at a glance


  • 31 countries*
  • c3,800 locations
  • 87,000 people
  • €27.1bn revenues (2016)
*including equity accounted investments

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