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27Jan94 UK: OFT ACCUSES NINE FIRMS OF FIXING READY-MIXED PRICES - CONCRETE.

The Office of Fair Trading is taking legal action against nine ready-mixed concrete suppliers and eight company bosses for alleged price-fixing.The lawsuits are the latest move in a long-running probe by the anti-monopolies watchdog into ready-mixed concrete.Officials at OFT claim the companies contravened court orders and undertakings given to the Restrictive Practices Court in the 1970s by entering into price fixing and market share agreements.The alleged agreements ran from the late ...

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