Large commercial and engineering construction contractors are optimistic about the outlook for major project work over the next two years, the latest survey has found.

In a recent survey conducted by Australian Industry Group and the Australian Constructors Association, the nation’s largest building and civil construction firms said they expected their overall value of their turnover on major construction work to grow by 7.1 percent in 2017/18 and 6.8 percent in 2018/19. This follows a…