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11 Apr 2018

Construction Output Decline Continued in February

ONS figures published today show that construction output decreased 1.6% in February, led by a 9.4% fall in activity in the infrastructure sector. Rebecca Larkin, Senior Economist at the Construction Products Association, comments on the figures.

By Emma Salmon

6 Apr 2018

Construction Products Manufacturing Suffers Weather-Related Weakness in Q1

The CPA’s State of Trade Survey for 2018 Q1 shows that the £56 billion UK construction products manufacturing industry suffered a weak start to 2018, in a quarter that combined the liquidation of Carillion and several days of disrupted activity due to snow and freezing temperatures.

By Emma Salmon

16 Mar 2018

Carillion: Claims for Retention of Title

The CPA are aware a number of trade associations have contacted BEIS to ask how firms should pursue claims for title relating to materials, other products or equipment left on site following the demise of Carillion.

By Emma Salmon

16 Mar 2018

Interview with Peter Caplehorn around impacts of Grenfell, the IRG and the Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety

Based on questions composed by the CPA Technical Expert Panel we asked Peter about the work being completed so far, and what the picture looks like for the products sector and construction industry as a whole going forwards.

By Emma Salmon

9 Mar 2018

Construction Output - A Weak Start to 2018

ONS figures published today show that construction output fell by 3.4% in January, its worst monthly performance since June 2012. On a less volatile three-month basis, output declined 1.0%, led by falls in commercial, industrial, public non-housing and repair & maintenance. Data also showed that new orders in 2017 Q4 fell 25.0% over the quarter and were 1.3% lower on an annual basis.

By Emma Salmon

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