FMB confirm construction output rises despite Brexit uncertainty

THE Government must not be complacent about the damage a ‘no deal’ Brexit would cause amid positive signs of growth in the UK construction industry, says the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).

The released figures on the construction industry were published by the Office for National Statistics in November 2018.

Sarah McMonagle, Director of External Affairs at the FMB, said: “The UK construction sector grew by 2.1 per cent during September to November 2018 compared with the previous three months.

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PRODEM, a leader in the excavator attachments market, has today launched their new range – the PSB Rotary Screening Buckets to the construction industry.

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The technology helping to prevent construction industry accidents

THE CONSTRUCTION industry continues to thrive throughout the world, with the global market expected to grow in value by 85% to $15.5 trillion (currently valued at £12.2 trillion) by 2030.

Yet while the industry flourishes, one of the biggest issues is that of safety in the workplace, where the number of injuries and fatalities caused by accidents on worksites continues to cause alarm.

In the UK, just over 2.73 million people are employed in construction sector jobs.

Growth slows for construction SMEs, says FMB

The SME construction sector grew in the second quarter of 2017, albeit at a slower rate than the first three months of the year, according to the Federation of Master Builders (FMB).

Brexit Forum - Brita-in or Brita-out? 

As part of the UK Construction week, at a forum on the 26th of May at Grimshaw Architects, a worldwide architectural practice, a mixed panel of industry experts were invited to discuss the realities of a Brexit to the Construction Industry.

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