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Percentage change year on year (2Q06 - 2Q07)
Building cost index5.7/
Mechanical cost index3.8Down
Electrical cost index4.7Down
Consumer prices index2.6Down
2Q07 figures provisional
Price adjustment: The highest increases
 % change
Cladding and covering: lead22.6
Piling: steel15.4
Concrete: reinforcement14.9
Windows and doors: softwood13.1
Metal: miscellaneous11.8
Softwood carcassing and structural members11.7
Waterproofing: asphalt10.2
Price adjustment: The categories that fell over the year
 % change
Windows and doors: aluminium-5.6
Cladding and covering: copper-3.1
Finishes: rigid tiles and terrazzo work-2.8
Pipes and accessories: copper-1.6
Executive summary: The new rates
Foreman 14.14
Senior craftsman11.69
Adult trainee 8.19
Mate (18 and over)8.19