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Builders' merchants report 2016 growth

Builders' merchants report 2016 growth

24 Feb 2017: UK builders’ merchants saw their sales grow by 5.2% in 2016, with a mild winter lifting fourth quarter numbers. more »

European construction output sees falls and rises

European construction output sees falls and rises

20 Feb 2017: Output in the construction sector across the Eurozone fell by 0.2% in December compared to November but grew by 0.6% across the 28 countries of the EU (EU28), including a 2.2% rise in the UK. more »

Brexit prompts more growth forecast revision

Brexit prompts more growth forecast revision

13 Feb 2017: Industry economists have been forced to tear up their forecasts in the wake of the Brexit vote and severely downgrade their view on the industry’s future. more »

Balfour Beatty tops contractors’ social media rankings

Balfour Beatty tops contractors’ social media rankings

10 Feb 2017: An independent audit of the social media reach of Britain’s top construction contractors has put Balfour Beatty at the head of the pile. more »

Construction growth now depends on high-risk big infra

Construction growth now depends on high-risk big infra

8 Feb 2017: The health of the construction industry over the next five years is on a knife-edge, heavily dependent of a few politically sensitive infrastructure projects of huge scope, according to new industry forecasts. more »

NHBC new home registrations dip in 2016

NHBC new home registrations dip in 2016

3 Feb 2017: The number of new homes registered in the UK by the National House Building Council (NHBC) in 2016 fell by 2% compared to 2015 because of a slowdown in the capital. more »

“Easier to employ a ballet dancer than a quantity surveyor”

“Easier to employ a ballet dancer than a quantity surveyor”

2 Feb 2017: A survey by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors indicates that the construction industry has more than regained any confidence lost in the wake of last year’s EU referendum result. more »

European construction output grows

European construction output grows

19 Jan 2017: Output across Europe’s construction sector rose by 0.4% in November 2016 compared with October. more »

Construction orders shrink 23% in 2016

Construction orders shrink 23% in 2016

9 Jan 2017: The total value of new construction contracts signed in 2016 was down by nearly a fifth on 2015. more »

New order growth hits 11-month high

New order growth hits 11-month high

4 Jan 2017: Contractors appear to be demonstrating their confidence in the UK construction market by stepping up their stock buying to beat price rises. more »

Housing starts reach nine-year high

Housing starts reach nine-year high

24 Feb 2017: House-building activity has reached its highest level for nine years, government figures show. more »

Ireland sees near-record rise in construction employment

Ireland sees near-record rise in construction employment

16 Feb 2017: Figures for January show a near-record rise in employment in the Irish construction sector as companies responded to greater workloads. more »

December saw rise in construction output

December saw rise in construction output

13 Feb 2017: Construction output rose in December 2016, according to latest data from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). more »

Rising materials costs weaken industry outlook

Rising materials costs weaken industry outlook

8 Feb 2017: The rising cost of raw materials risks hampering not just contractors’ profits but also construction industry growth, the latest industry survey suggests. more »

Growth slows but German optimism hits all-time high

Growth slows but German optimism hits all-time high

7 Feb 2017: Growth in activity in the German construction market has slowed but optimism is at a record high, with the outlook at the brightest since firms were first surveyed in 1999. more »

Supply chains under pressure as growth softens

Supply chains under pressure as growth softens

2 Feb 2017: The January 2017 survey of construction purchasers indicates a sluggish start to the new year, with industry growth slowing a little. more »

Developers drawn to regional cities, crane survey suggests

Developers drawn to regional cities, crane survey suggests

31 Jan 2017: UK regional cities appear to be reporting record levels of construction activity, with private developers piling in. more »

Housing up but infrastructure work slows

Housing up but infrastructure work slows

12 Jan 2017: Construction output in Great Britain fell by 0.2% in November 2016 compared with October 2016, largely due to a contraction in non-housing repair and maintenance, but it was up 1.5% year-on year. more »

Construction products continue growth run

Construction products continue growth run

9 Jan 2017: Sales of UK construction products rose for a 15th consecutive fifteenth quarter in the ast three months of 2016, according to the Construction Product s Association’s latest state of trade survey. more »

EU construction output rises

EU construction output rises

20 Dec 2016: Output across Europe’s construction sector grew by 0.4% in October compared to September and by 1.1% compared to last year. more »

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