civil engineering

Construction output up 11.5% year on year in fourth quarter

Construction output up 11.5% year on year in fourth quarter

New figures from the Central Statistics Office show that the volume of output in building and construction increased by 11.5% in the fourth quarter of 2013 compared to the same time in 2012. The CSO said this reflects year-on-year increases of 34.8% and 14.1% in…
Construction activity continues to fall

Construction activity continues to fall

Another fall in new orders contributed to a sharp fall in Irish construction activity in October, while business sentiment in the sector was the lowest in nearly two years The latest Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers index posted 42.6 last month, up from 41.9 in…