Simon Barry

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Construction sector continues to grow in April

Construction sector continues to grow in April

The pace of growth in the construction sector continued to rise in April to a new six month high, the latest Purchasing Managers Index from Ulster Bank shows. April's index had an overall reading of 61.3, an improvement on the March figure and well above…
Further growth in construction activity in June

Further growth in construction activity in June

A further expansion in Irish construction activity was recorded in June, extending the current sequence of growth to ten months. The latest rise was supported by sharp new order growth, which also led to increases in employment and purchasing activity. Meanwhile, the rate of input…
Construction activity continues to grow

Construction activity continues to grow

A rise in the number of family homes being built around the country is helping the construction sector to recover. The latest construction index from Ulster Bank shows there has been a fifth, consecutive, monthly rise in activity. Housing and commercial work are performing best,…
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