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Majority of US construction firms plan to add workers in 2020
Contractors are increasing compensation and adopting productivity-boosting technologies to cope with worker shortages
US contractors find hope in new tech
Advanced technology seen as answer to US contractors’ woes, according to latest CCI figures
Skills shortage in U.S. construction
A survey of U.S.-based construction contractors has shown nine out of ten are concerned over labor shortages
UK construction squeezed
Profit margins of UK construction companies eroded by rising costs, according to CPA
XCMG tops rankings in new Chinese list
Equipment manufacturer takes number one slot in 2017 China Top 500 Enterprises chart
UK construction growth continues despite risks
UK construction output is expected to grow by 0.8 per cent in 2017, 0.7% in 2018 and 2.2% in 2019, according to the Construction Products Association
New orders pick up in Ireland at year end
Irish construction ended 2016 positively with activity continuing to rise sharply, according to Ulster Bank
UK construction product manufacturing grows
Construction products manufacturing in UK grew for 15th consecutive quarter, according to Construction Products Association's 2016 last quarter figures
US construction equipment exports down 19%
Association of Equipment Manufacturers figures show export sales in decline for third year in a row
Growth forecast for Thai Construction
Report highlights socio-political stability in country’s positive outlook
Czech Republic construction output turnaround
Increased civil engineering activity claimed as driver for improved construction outlook
Scandinavian construction growth forecast
Increase in housing market and public infrastructure projects highlighted by Norwegian contractor as drivers of regional growth
UK construction market shows upturn
Positive growth recorded for January, but industry recruitment levels drop to lowest in 13 months
Italian construction sector’s continued growth
Growth for domestic Italian construction sector, but trade association warns of poor export performance
Europe dominates costliest construction table
Switzerland emerges as most expensive country to build in, followed by Denmark, Hong Kong, Sweden and the UK, says new report
Asia Pacific's US$ 1 trillion investments
Report reveals industrial investments are being driven by mining activities
German construction growth weakens
Market confidence falls along with industry expansion rate reduction during final quarter of 2014
UK construction market slows
Despite homebuilding growth, level of new orders slackens to lowest point for 17 months
Sweden faces lowest risk of disruption
Construction Risk Index puts Singapore and Switzerland in second and third places in table, while Hong Kong and Brazil slip back
US contractors struggle to find staff
New survey from the Associated General Contractors reveals 83% of firms face problems recruiting following recession
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