Barriere Begins New Chapter in the New Year

NEW ORLEANS, LA., December 31, 2020, — CRH Americas Materials, Inc., has completed the acquisition of Barriere Construction Co., L.L.C. (“Barriere”), in the state of Louisiana. Barriere is a family-owned, vertically integrated asphalt and paving operation consisting of three asphalt plants, a heavy civil and industrial construction line of business, sand and gravel operations, and aggregates river terminals. Backed by 430 employees, Barriere has served the great state of Louisiana since 1949, with asphalt plants located in Baton Rouge, Boutte, and Franklinton.

“We are excited to welcome the Barriere team to the CRH family of locally operated businesses,” said Dwayne Boyd, Regional President of CRH Americas Materials. “We look forward to their continued leadership in the communities they have served in Louisiana over the last 70+ years.”

The acquisition of Barriere expands CRH’s footprint into Louisiana. CRH plans to retain the current leadership team and employees and will continue to invest in its people and assets to better serve its customers and the Louisiana community.

About CRH

CRH (LSE: CRH, ISE: CRG, NYSE: CRH) is the leading building materials business in the world, employing c.79,000 people at c.3,100 operating locations in 30 countries. It is the largest building materials business in North America, a leading heavyside materials business in Europe and has positions in both Asia and South America. CRH manufactures and supplies a range of integrated building materials, products and innovative solutions which can be found throughout the built environment, from major public infrastructure projects to commercial buildings and residential structures. A Fortune 500 company, CRH is a constituent member of the FTSE 100 Index, the EURO STOXX 50 Index, the ISEQ 20 and the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) Europe. CRH’s American Depositary Shares are listed on the NYSE.

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