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    Workload drops as the snow falls

    2010-01-06T11:41:00Z

    When we suffered a cold snap back in February last year I looked at the impact of the great freeze of 1962/63 on construction output. In a word it was huge. So, as I walked into work this morning chipper as a child as I trudge though inches of snow ...

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    CIPS figures show construction activity in 2009 ending with a whimper

    2010-01-05T12:17:00Z

    The buyers’ body CIPS has released its first construction statistics of the New Year and they show the industry continuing to decline in December. The construction index finished the year on 47.1, below the 50 no-change mark for the 22 nd consecutive month. But there was some good news. ...