West Virginia asphalt interests settle $100M antitrust suit

Sources: West Virginia Governor and Attorney General Offices; CP staff West Virginia and six local governments have closed a case of alleged trade restraint, monopolization and attempts to monopolize markets involving 11 defendants tied to state Department of Transportation and city or county asphalt supply and paving contracts. Denying wrongdoing and avoiding protracted litigation, lead and co-defendants agreed to a…

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Pacific Steel cites antitrust violations in Commercial Metals suit

Sources: Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll, San Francisco; CP staff San Diego-based rebar fabricator and installer Pacific Steel Group (PSG) seeks damages and injunctive relief in a suit alleging federal antitrust and California business practices law violations by Commercial Metals Co. (CMC), Irving, Texas, and its principal plant builder, Danieli Corp., Cranberry Township, Pa. The suit details the efficiency of…

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