Eastern states in Australia and in particular New South Wales and Queensland are expected to experience a ‘mini-boom’ in construction, new forecasts suggest.

Set to be released during a series of industry breakfasts around the country from July 20 to 23, forecasts from the Australian Construction Industry Forum suggest activity is powering ahead amid strong levels of investment in housing, commercial building and infrastructure. ACIF CEO Peter Barda said notwithstanding the resource sector…