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EFCA survey shows effects of virus on business
European engineering association report provides insight into lost projects and staff retention
Vinci rating hints at long-term pain
Fitch Ratings downgrades concessions and construction giant from Positive to Stable
UK construction squeezed
Profit margins of UK construction companies eroded by rising costs, according to CPA
UK construction growth continues despite risks
UK construction output is expected to grow by 0.8 per cent in 2017, 0.7% in 2018 and 2.2% in 2019, according to the Construction Products Association
New orders pick up in Ireland at year end
Irish construction ended 2016 positively with activity continuing to rise sharply, according to Ulster Bank
UK construction product manufacturing grows
Construction products manufacturing in UK grew for 15th consecutive quarter, according to Construction Products Association's 2016 last quarter figures
Czech Republic construction output turnaround
Increased civil engineering activity claimed as driver for improved construction outlook
Scandinavian construction growth forecast
Increase in housing market and public infrastructure projects highlighted by Norwegian contractor as drivers of regional growth
UK construction market shows upturn
Positive growth recorded for January, but industry recruitment levels drop to lowest in 13 months
Italian construction sector’s continued growth
Growth for domestic Italian construction sector, but trade association warns of poor export performance
Europe dominates costliest construction table
Switzerland emerges as most expensive country to build in, followed by Denmark, Hong Kong, Sweden and the UK, says new report
German construction growth weakens
Market confidence falls along with industry expansion rate reduction during final quarter of 2014
UK construction market slows
Despite homebuilding growth, level of new orders slackens to lowest point for 17 months
Sweden faces lowest risk of disruption
Construction Risk Index puts Singapore and Switzerland in second and third places in table, while Hong Kong and Brazil slip back
Business fluctuates for Europe’s architects
Latest figures from Arch-Vision show tempered growth in Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium and the UK, as the rest of Europe struggles to add business to order books
Green shoots of recovery for Britain’s builders
Britain’s building industry is showing signs of recovery but the UK’s government must show support if growth is to continue
Construction product sales show growth
Following slow start to year, the UK’s Construction Products Association reports increase in sale of construction products for second quarter
Transport infrastructure to drive Slovak development
Market research and consulting firm PMR forecasts that the Slovak construction market will stabilise this year, after a slump in public investment
Podcast on ERA/IRN RentalTracker Q3 survey
IRN Editor Murray Pollok reports on some of the highlights of the latest ERA/IRN RentalTracker survey for the third quarter of 2012.
Contrasting UK construction outlook
Official data from ONS shows strong first quarter contraction, but RICS survey returned more upbeat results
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