Building Materials Firms Locked In Antitrust Spat

Law360, New York (February 2, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A $120 million antitrust case against CRH Group that was tossed by a federal court last year has reportedly been revived, breathing new life into claims that the Irish building materials giant used its dominant market position to snatch U.S. competitor Port Dock and Stone Corp. at an unfair price.

The original lawsuit, filed by Port Dock Holdings Corp. in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York in August 2005, claimed that CRH, Oldcastle Northeast Inc. and Tilcon Inc. engaged in a...
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