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11 Apr 2017

Procurement guidance tool launched to help implement government’s balanced scorecard approach

A new procurement guidance tool has been launched by the Construction Products Association (CPA) as a direct result of the recently launched Government Model Balanced Scorecard.

By Emma Salmon

7 Apr 2017

Construction Product Manufacturing Growth Undeterred by Intensifying Cost Inflation

The CPA’s latest State of Trade Survey reports that UK construction product manufacturers registered an increase in sales and activity in the first quarter of 2017. This extends the industry’s period of growth to four years, despite a backdrop of increasing input cost pressures.

By Emma Salmon

10 Mar 2017

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

8 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

3 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

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