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    Optimism alive and kicking in construction


    The RICS construction survey for the third quarter of 2009 found confidence over increased workloads returning to the industry for the first time since 2008 Q1. This was despite an overall fall in workload across the industry as a whole and the fact that things would have been worse but ...

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    Redundancies in construction jump to 170,000 over 12 months


    The latest employment figures show a continued shocking rate of redundacies in construction with another 42,000 jobs shed from the industry in the second quarter of this year. That makes a total of 170,000 recorded job losses over the past 12 months. The number of redundancies was slightly down on ...