Breedon appoints MD of GB Contracting business

Breedon has appointed James Haluch as managing director of its GB Contracting business.

Published 13 January 2021

CMA accepts Breedon's plan to sell 14 sites

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has paved the way for materials supplier Breedon to acquire around 100 sites from Cemex after accepting moves by the company to resolve competition concerns.

Published 1 December 2020

Breedon unveils CFO designate appointment

Construction materials group Breedon has announced that James Brotherton will join the executive management team as chief financial officer (CFO) designate on January 1.

Published 24 November 2020

Breedon 'encouraged' by trading performance

Construction materials group Breedon has said the improving trends reported in its September trading update have continued into the fourth quarter, with group revenues in both September and October ahead of the same period in the prior year, on a like-for-like basis.

Published 19 November 2020

Breedon sells plants to Tillicoultry Quarries to progress Cemex deal

Construction materials supplier Breedon has agreed the disposal of certain assets to Tillicoultry Quarries Limited for £12.2 million on a cash and debt free basis as it moves to address competition concerns regarding its acquisition of around 100 sites from Cemex.

Published 9 November 2020

Rob Wood to succeed Pat Ward as Breedon group chief executive

Pat Ward has announced his intention to retire as group chief executive at Breedon and a director of the company next year.

Published 12 October 2020

Breedon continues 'encouraging' post-lockdown trading performance

Construction materials company Breedon Group today reported that its improving trend in trading performance for June and July has continued into August.

Published 17 September 2020

Breedon to sell Scottish assets to pave way for Cemex deal

Construction materials supplier Breedon is to offload two quarries and a cement terminal in Scotland in an effort to address competition concerns regarding its £178 million deal to buy around 100 Cemex sites around the UK.

Published 10 September 2020

Watchdog raises price and competition concerns over Breedon acquisition

Breedon’s proposed purchase of certain Cemex assets will raise competition concerns, and result in higher prices for materials in the East of Scotland, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has warned as it set a five-day deadline for the concerns to be addressed.

Published 26 August 2020

Breedon completes acquisition of assets from Cemex UK

Construction materials supplier Breedon has completed its acquisition of certain UK assets and operations of global firm Cemex.

Published 5 August 2020

Breedon responds to ‘encouraging’ demand with gradual reopening

Building materials supplier Breedon is planning to reopen some of its sites during the coming weeks in areas of customer demand.

Published 1 May 2020

Breedon suspends production at UK sites

Construction materials firm Breedon Group has temporarily suspended production at its UK sites, with the exception of its Hope cement plant and those operations which serve critical supply needs.

Published 26 March 2020

Breedon ‘in excellent shape’ as revenues soar

Construction materials giant Breedon has reported revenue of £929.6 million for the 12 months to 31 December 2019, up from £826.7m, as pre-tax profits leapt from £79.9m to £94.6m over the same period.

Published 11 March 2020

Breedon drives further consolidation with acquisition of Cemex UK assets

Construction materials supplier Breedon has reached an agreement to buy certain UK assets and operations of global firm Cemex for a total consideration of £178 million.

Published 8 January 2020

Acquisitions boost revenues at Breedon despite 'flat' construction market

A contribution from the former Lagan Group has helped Breedon deliver increased revenues, improved underlying EBIT and continuing robust cash generation for the ten months to 31 October 2019.

Published 20 November 2019