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Monthly Fall in Construction Output in January, but Still Higher than a Year Ago

ONS figures published today show that construction output in January fell by 0.4% but rose by 2.0% compared with one year earlier. In addition, new orders in Q4 were 2.8% lower than Q3 and flat compared to a year ago.

By Emma Salmon at 10 Mar 2017

CPA response to the Spring Budget 2017

Chancellor Philip Hammond delivered his first Spring Budget earlier today but anyone seeking major announcements are likely to be disappointed, as perhaps the government could be seen to be waiting for a post-EU landscape.

By Emma Salmon at 8 Mar 2017

LEXiCON – a single process for BIM data

LEXiCON will be a world-first in providing industry with a plain language dictionary to share product data consistently. Construction Products Association Deputy Chief Executive and Policy Director, Peter Caplehorn, provides an update on the status of the project.

By Emma Salmon at 3 Mar 2017

UK construction growth driven by infrastructure investment

Construction output is expected to grow by 0.8% in 2017, 0.7% in 2018 and 2.2% in 2019 according to the latest forecasts by the Construction Products Association (CPA). Whilst the forecast shows that the industry will maintain its post-Referendum momentum, it also masks a considerable variation in fortunes across the key construction sectors.

By Noble Francis, Emma Salmon at 13 Feb 2017

Rising cost pressures expected to dent construction industry growth

Firms across the construction industry are bracing themselves for further cost pressures after reporting a rise in raw material prices despite growth across the industry during 2016 Q4.

By Emma Salmon at 8 Feb 2017

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