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Solid growth in the commercial sector

Solid growth in the commercial sector

23 Jun 2016: UK office construction reached a post-recession peak in the first quarter of 2016, according to latest analysis, with more than £2bn worth of contracts awarded. more »

Scottish construction jobs in decline

Scottish construction jobs in decline

16 Jun 2016: Employment in the Scottish construction industry fell by 1,000 to 188,000 during the first three months of 2016. more »

Irish construction employment grows

Irish construction employment grows

13 Jun 2016: The rate of job creation in Ireland’s construction sector ticked up slightly in May although the growth in new orders eased for the third month running. more »

Construction salaries rise 6.5% in past year

Construction salaries rise 6.5% in past year

8 Jun 2016: Number crunchers at online recruitment service CV-Library report that advertised salaries across the construction industry jumped by 6.5% in May 2016 compared to May 2015. more »

Zurich tops list of most expensive places to build

Zurich tops list of most expensive places to build

1 Jun 2016: Zurich and New York are the world’s most expensive places in which to build, closely followed by London. more »

April stats show new wind in house-builders' sails

April stats show new wind in house-builders' sails

26 May 2016: There was a 17% year-on-year rise in NHBC registrations for new home starts in the UK in April 2016 and a 4% rise in completions. more »

Bricklayers earn more than architects

Bricklayers earn more than architects

24 May 2016: Shortages of skilled labour in the construction industry means that many bricklayers are now earning more than architects and taking home up to £1,000 a week. more »

Cyber criminals target construction

Cyber criminals target construction

17 May 2016: There were 77,000 incidents of online crime against construction premises last year, according to a new set of government statistics - although only 3% of cases were reported to the police. more »

London's construction activity accelerates

London's construction activity accelerates

11 May 2016: The latest London Office Crane Survey from Deloitte has identified a 20-year high in the number of schemes starting. more »

Pan-industry survey highlights wobbles after 12 straight quarters of growth

Pan-industry survey highlights wobbles after 12 straight quarters of growth

9 May 2016: The latest Construction Trade Survey, covering the whole supply chain from product manufacturers to contractors on site, reveals a strong start to 2016 but stalled progress in the second quarter. more »

European construction stats show mixed fortunes

European construction stats show mixed fortunes

22 Jun 2016: Output in the construction sector was down by 0.2% in the Eurozone in April compared to March, but up by 0.4% overall across the 28 countries of the EU (EU28). more »

Scottish builders blame tax change for slump in industrial construction

Scottish builders blame tax change for slump in industrial construction

14 Jun 2016: Latest statistics for the Scottish construction industry show activity in the private industrial sector fell to its lowest level since 1988 over the year to March 2016. more »

New orders slow, civils see 18% fall

New orders slow, civils see 18% fall

13 Jun 2016: Latest data for the Office for National Statistics indicates that output in the construction industry increased by 2.5% in April 2016 compared to the previous month but was down 3.7% on April 2015. more »

Referendum blamed as construction growth dries up

Referendum blamed as construction growth dries up

2 Jun 2016: The Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) dipped again last month as the industry appears to be stagnating amid EU referendum uncertainty. more »

English first-quarter housing starts down 9% year-on-year

English first-quarter housing starts down 9% year-on-year

27 May 2016: House-building activity in England has taken a dip this year but remains officially at its highest level since 2008 crash. more »

European construction output falls again

European construction output falls again

24 May 2016: Output in Europe’s construction sector fell in March compared to both the previous month and to March 2015. more »

UK is net exporter of construction machinery

UK is net exporter of construction machinery

23 May 2016: The UK is running a trade surplus in construction and earthmoving equipment, analysis reveals. more »

Industry expects swift revision to latest government construction stats

Industry expects swift revision to latest government construction stats

16 May 2016: Construction industry analysts have expressed doubts over the accuracy of the latest findings from the government’s Office for National Statistics (ONS), saying that they contradict other surveys. more »

Growth in Irish construction activity slows

Growth in Irish construction activity slows

9 May 2016: Ireland’s construction activity is still growing but the pace of expansion continues to slow. more »

Builders’ Conference warns of impending slowdown

Builders’ Conference warns of impending slowdown

4 May 2016: Having averaged £4bn a month for the first quarter of 2016, new construction contract awards dipped to £3.4bn in April. more »

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