A sharper fall in engineering construction and continuing softness in housing construction has meant that the entire construction sector continued to contract in November.

The Ai Group and Housing Industry Association Performance of Construction Index (PCI) increased 0.7 points in the month, indicating a slightly slower rate of decline. The index rose to 46.6 points from 45.9 points in October. A level below 50 points, however, indicates activity in the sector is winding down….