05 October 2005
Hanson PLC, the international heavy building materials producer, announces that
it has purchased the following number of its ordinary shares of £0.10 each on
the London Stock Exchange via ABN AMRO.
Date of purchase: 5 October 2005
Number of ordinary shares purchased: 325,000
Volume weighted average price paid per share: 586.74p
Hanson intends to hold the purchased shares in treasury.
Following the purchase of these shares, Hanson holds 8,200,000 of its ordinary
shares in treasury and has 728,768,849 ordinary shares in issue (excluding
Inquiries: Nick Swift
Tel: +44 (0)20 7245 1245
ABN AMRO Hoare Govett
Tel: +44 (0)20 7678 8000
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