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Australia's Boral to sell its U.S. Block business for $156 mln

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Oct 17 (Reuters) - Building and construction materials maker Boral Ltd on Wednesday said it would sell its U.S. Block business to Quikrete Holdings for $156 million.

The divestiture comes as the company seeks to focus on its core building products business and is expected to be complete around mid-November.

(Reporting by Nikhil Subba in Bengaluru Editing by Chris Reese)