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James Hardie Buys into European Market
Business
Wednesday November 8 2017

James Hardie Buys into European Market

Building materials supplier James Hardie has agreed to buy Europe's biggest fiber gypsum board manufacturer as it looks to expand presence in the region's affluent construction...

NZ James Hardie Class Action Gets go Ahead
Business
Tuesday October 18 2016

NZ James Hardie Class Action Gets go Ahead

The New Zealand High Court has given permission for a leaky building class action to proceed against cladding maker James Hardie.

James Hardie announces $US100m buyback
Business
Monday May 23 2016

James Hardie announces $US100m buyback

Building products supplier James Hardie will buy back up to $US100 million of its shares over the next 12 months.

$100 Million Lawsuit Builds Against James Hardie’s Cladding
Business
Thursday August 20 2015

$100 Million Lawsuit Builds Against James Hardie’s Cladding

Claims in relation to faulty cladding products have created millions of dollars of legal trouble for building products company James Hardie.

James Hardie Predicts Strong Year Ahead for Aus Housing Market
Residential
Friday August 14 2015

James Hardie Predicts Strong Year Ahead for Aus Housing Market

James Hardie expects to benefit from its focus on single-family dwellings.

James Hardie’s Profit Soars
Business
Friday May 22 2015

James Hardie’s Profit Soars

James Hardie Industries has almost tripled its annual profit to $US291 million ($A369.57 million) due to improvements in its US and European operations.

The State of Asbestos in Australia Today
Safety
Friday April 17 2015

The State of Asbestos in Australia Today

According to estimates by the Australian government, as many as one third of homes in the country are host to asbestos products as a result of...

Housing Boom Lifts James Hardie Profit
Business
Friday February 20 2015

Housing Boom Lifts James Hardie Profit

Building products maker James Hardie has lifted profit and expects a continued recovery in the Australian and US housing markets to drive further growth.

Shares Jump on Profit Rise for James Hardie
Business
Wednesday November 19 2014

Shares Jump on Profit Rise for James Hardie

James Hardie shares have climbed after the building products maker reported a strong jump in half year operating profit.