“Today’s structural settlement resolves both horizontal and vertical competition concerns and ensures that purchasers of aggregate and asphalt concrete in southern West Virginia — and ultimately, taxpayers — will continue to benefit from competition in the supply of these critical products used in road construction and maintenance,” said Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim of the Antitrust Division.  “As a result of the proposed acquisition, CRH would have owned nearly all of the aggregate quarries that supply southern West Virginia.”


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