Sources: CRH Plc, Dublin; CP staff
Albert Manifold, CRH chief operating officer and board member since January 2009, will become group chief executive in January 2014, succeeding Myles Lee, who is retiring after 32 years with the company—the last five at the helm.
Sources: National Ready Mixed Concrete Association, Silver Spring, Md.; U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary; CP staff
In a late-October House Judiciary Committee hearing, New Orleans independent ready mixed producer Arnold Baker testified about the negative impact of recent rules or laws emanating from federal agencies and Congress. “A swarm of regulations coming out of Washington are threatening [our] ability to stay in business … Sweeping rules will make it much more difficult for me to sell concrete, give health coverage to my employees, and grow jobs.