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Tuesday 06 March, 2007

Hanson PLC

Treasury Stock

Hanson PLC
06 March 2007

March 6, 2007



Hanson PLC - TREASURY SHARES



Hanson PLC ("Hanson") announces that, following the transfer of 167,843 Hanson
ordinary shares of 10p each ("shares") from the Treasury Shares Account on March
6, 2007 to participants in the Hanson Share Option Plan (including A J Murray
and G Dransfield, Directors of Hanson) to satisfy exercises of option, the
issued share capital of Hanson is 736,968,849 shares, of which 24,477,157 shares
are held in Treasury.



Accordingly, the total number of shares with voting rights is 712,491,692.  This
figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by
which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a
change to their interest in, shares in Hanson under the FSA's Disclosure and
Transparency Rules.



This announcement does not constitute, or form part of, an offer or any
solicitation of an offer to purchase or subscribe for securities in any
jurisdiction.



Graham Dransfield

Legal Director

Hanson PLC


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