Inside Actavo: the margins, the cash burn, the growth strategy and the foreign retreat
For a number of years, Actavo built an empire, from the Caspian Sea to the US Gulf Coast. But the company grew too fast and found itself in unprofitable businesses. An analysis of the company's performance shows much of the damage has nearly been undone.
Resilient CRH is cruising through 2020. Next up, a dividend
Construction firms have been among the hardest hit from Covid-19, but international building materials supplier CRH has held up well. In its first-half results, released yesterday, there are few signs of stress. What happens next depends on the US.