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CRH plc is the parent company of Northstone (NI) Limited and its two operating divisions namely Farrans Construction and Northstone Materials.

CRH is a leading global building materials group employing over 89,000 people at around 3,900 locations worldwide.

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

The value created from this strategic approach translates into superior growth which has enabled CRH shareholders to enjoy a cumulative Total Shareholder Return (TSR) in excess of 15% since the formation of CRH in 1970.

CRH is committed to improving the built environment and understands the wider impact the business can make in supporting human activity through the delivery of superior building materials and products for use in building, roads, public spaces, infrastructure and other construction activities.

CRH provides building materials across the spectrum of the construction industry – from building foundations to frame and roofing, to fitting out the interior space and improving the exterior environment, on site works and infrastructure projects, in which CRH materials and products are used extensively.

The CRH geographic footprint is wide.  It operates in 31 countries.  CRH is the largest building materials company in North America, a regional leader in Europe and has strategic positions in Asia.

A Fortune 500 company, CRH is a constituent member of the FTSE 100 index and the ISEQ 20.  Its shares are listed on the London and Dublin stock exchanges and on the New York stock exchange in the form of American Depositary Shares.

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  • Amy makes the Cut
    Amy Wright from Farrans has been included in the Women’s Engineering Society recently published Top 50 Women in Engineering Under 35 list.
    8 September 2017
  • Northstone Supporting Kids in West Belfast
    The generosity of Northstone people in supporting worthy causes is well known and this year, sponsorship funding for participation in the Belfast Marathon in early May was donated to the Local Neptune Special Olympics Swimming Club based the Whiterock Leisure Centre in Belfast.
    7 September 2017
  • Northstone's CRH Ambassador
    Gary Blair, the Pre-Construction Manager at Farrans, has been appointed as the Northstone CRH Ambassador.
    6 September 2017