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22 Jan 2020

Long term uncertainty holding back investment for construction

Total construction output in Great Britain is forecast to experience a slight decline of 0.3% in 2020, before a rise of 1.2% in 2021 according to the Construction Products Association’s latest Construction Forecasts. Political uncertainty and bad weather led to a slowdown in construction activity towards the end of last year, but the forecasts show little evidence to suggest that the General Election result will benefit the construction industry for the year ahead.

By Matt McKeown

19 Dec 2019

CPA Welcomes Seven New Members in 2019

A summary of the members the Construction Products Association welcomed in 2019

By Matt McKeown

4 Nov 2019

Construction industry takes first steps at improving product information

A survey report launched this week is expected to lay the foundations for reform to the way construction product information is provided by manufacturers and communicated to those that use it. Insights from the survey will help form recommendations for manufacturers to improve the consistency and clarity of product marketing information - a key issue highlighted in the Hackitt Review following the Grenfell Tower Fire.

By Matt McKeown

16 Oct 2019

Construction Product Manufacturing Begins to Feel the Headwinds

The construction products manufacturing sector began to feel the impacts of the broader weakness in economic growth and a diminishing pipeline of construction activity in Q3, with heavy side manufacturers reporting a fall in sales and a slowdown in hiring during the quarter.

By Matt McKeown

14 Oct 2019

Brexit and Infrastructure Uncertainty Hinder Construction Prospects

The Construction Products Association’s (CPA) Autumn Forecasts for construction output growth in 2020 and 2021 have been downgraded from 1.0% and 1.4% to 0.5% and 0.9% respectively from its summer forecasts. The downgrade reflects uncertainty around Brexit and major infrastructure delivery, most notably delays and cost overruns with Hinkley Point C and the Review into HS2.

By Matt McKeown

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