The slowdown in the resources sector in Australia continues to impact the construction industry, with the latest figures showing a drop in the dollar value of building and engineering work done throughout the country - albeit with some signs of improvement in the housing sector.

In the June quarter, the seasonally adjusted value of construction work done throughout the country dropped 0.3 percent to come in at $50.773 billion, according to ABS figures in its Construction Work Done report. Though all sectors recorded a decline, worst hit was non-residential building, where the value of work…