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13 Feb 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 and Emma Salmon

8 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

31 Jan 2017

CPA urges action from the Chancellor in pre-budget letter

Ahead of the Spring Budget on 8 March 2017, Dr Diana Montgomery, Chief Executive of the Construction Products Association, has written to the Chancellor

By Emma Salmon

20 Jan 2017

Industry Bodies agree single process for BIM product data

Three leading construction industry bodies have moved to clear up growing confusion over the process of standardising product information for use in Building Information Modelling (BIM).

By Emma Salmon

11 Jan 2017

House Building Defies Overall Construction Decline

ONS figures published today show that construction output declined 0.2% in November 2016. This follows a 0.6% fall in October and a 0.8% contraction recorded in the third quarter of 2016.

By Emma Salmon

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