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Detached homes make a comeback for house-builders

Detached homes make a comeback for house-builders

30/01/2015: More detached homes are now being built across the UK than at the peak of the last property boom in 2007. more »

Output forecast to rise 3.7% next year

Output forecast to rise 3.7% next year

21/01/2015: Total construction output volume will grow by 4.2% in Great Britain this year before slowing to 3.7% in 2016, a market research firm is predicting. more »

London construction costs hit new heights

London construction costs hit new heights

15/01/2015: It now costs more to build in central London than anywhere else in the world. more »

US construction employment hits five-year high

US construction employment hits five-year high

12/01/2015: Construction employers in the USA added 290,000 jobs last year - the largest annual increase since 2005. more »

Skills crisis continues to deteriorate

Skills crisis continues to deteriorate

09/01/2015: Skills shortages in construction are continuing to get worse, a survey suggests. more »

German construction sector loses jobs as expansion slows

German construction sector loses jobs as expansion slows

08/01/2015: German construction output continued to rise at the end of 2014 but the rate of expansion was marginal and companies lowered their employment levels for the first time in three months. more »

Skills crisis takes root in Scotland

Skills crisis takes root in Scotland

22/12/2014: Business confidence among Scottish construction companies has reached a new high as 2014 comes to a close, but recruitment problems and skills shortages could stymie any further growth. more »

Private sector continues to drive house-building growth

Private sector continues to drive house-building growth

19/12/2014: Private sector house-building is up nearly 20% on the levels seen last year, latest figures reveal, but public sector output is in decline. more »

Irish construction shows strong confidence

Irish construction shows strong confidence

08/12/2014: Growth in Ireland’s construction sector remained high last month, with sharp rises in activity, new orders and employment. more »

Skanska tops November's league but is a slow-down in the air?

Skanska tops November's league but is a slow-down in the air?

02/12/2014: Skanska tops the Builders' Conference contracts league table for November 2014 signing a total of £250m of new work during the month. more »

Construction needs 45,000 recruits a year

Construction needs 45,000 recruits a year

27/01/2015: The construction industry is set to create more than 200,000 jobs over the next five years, new estimates suggest. more »

European construction output dips

European construction output dips

20/01/2015: November’s construction output across Europe dipped slightly from October’s figures but was up on the previous year. more »

Growth in Irish construction continues

Growth in Irish construction continues

12/01/2015: The recent run of strong growth in Ireland’s construction sector is continuing. more »

Autumnal slowing for construction output

Autumnal slowing for construction output

12/01/2015: Latest official estimates have output in the construction industry declining 2.0% in November 2014 compared to the previous month. more »

Elephant & Castle takes Lend Lease to top of 2014 league table

Elephant & Castle takes Lend Lease to top of 2014 league table

08/01/2015: Lend Lease topped the Builders’ Conference BC Live contract league table for 2014 ahead of Balfour Beatty and Kier. more »

Construction growth rate continues to soften as election approaches

Construction growth rate continues to soften as election approaches

05/01/2015: The pace of construction industry output slowed for the third consecutive month in December, the latest survey of purchasing managers indicates. more »

European construction back in growth

European construction back in growth

19/12/2014: October’s production in construction was up by 1.3% in the Eurozone and by 0.4% across all 28 countries of the EU (EU28) compared with September. more »

Construction output slows but doubts linger over data

Construction output slows but doubts linger over data

15/12/2014: Construction industry output slowed in October, according to latest official data, falling 2.2% compared to September. more »

Construction purchasers' index softens to 13-month low

Construction purchasers' index softens to 13-month low

02/12/2014: The rampant growth in construction output seen over the past year slowed in November, the latest monthly survey of industry purchasing managers indicates. more »

House-building up 10% in October

House-building up 10% in October

28/11/2014: The house-building sector continues to thrive and output reached near 21st-century record levels last month. more »

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