construction industry

Construction industry expands in March by largest amount in over eight years

Construction industry expands in March by largest amount in over eight years

The construction industry expanded last month at the fastest pace since January 2006, according to the latest Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers' Index. New orders, job creation and industry sentiment all improved during March, according to the data, with the index’s topline reading rising four…
Rate of decline slows in construction industry

Rate of decline slows in construction industry

Activity at Irish construction companies continued to fall in November, although the rate of decline slowed. New business declined marginally as clients remained cautious regarding economic conditions. Meanwhile, firms reduced employment again, and at a substantial pace. The Ulster Bank Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) …