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Friday November 16, 2018

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NZ Building Work UP in Sept Quarter
Business
Monday December 11 2017

NZ Building Work UP in Sept Quarter

The value of New Zealand building work gained in the September quarter, as both non-residential and residential activity increased.

Surprise Spike in Construction Activity
Business
Thursday November 23 2017

Surprise Spike in Construction Activity

Construction work has spiked for a second straight quarter, far outpacing market expectations, but economists suggest the numbers could flatter to deceive.

NZ: New Dwelling Consents Falls
Residential
Wednesday November 1 2017

NZ: New Dwelling Consents Falls

Building consents for new dwellings fell in September from August, in what may be a sign the market is jittery about the new government.

Christchurch Sees Slowing Construction activity
Business
Wednesday November 1 2017

Christchurch Sees Slowing Construction activity

Construction activity is slowing in Christchurch, Dunedin and Hamilton and picking up in Wellington, Auckland and Queenstown, based on the RLB Crane Index.

Construction Activity Soars in July
Business
Tuesday August 8 2017

Construction Activity Soars in July

Construction across Australia has expanded at its fastest ever pace and is now at its highest level since the Ai Group began releasing the Performance of...

Australia’s Construction Output Expands in February
Business
Wednesday March 8 2017

Australia’s Construction Output Expands in February

A strong pick-up in house building and engineering construction has helped lift overall building activity for the first time in five months.

B.C. Construction Workforce Could See 24% Increase by 2021
Business
Thursday February 2 2017

B.C. Construction Workforce Could See 24% Increase by 2021

B.C.’s construction workforce is forecast to increase by 24 percent, or almost 17,000 workers in the next five years, according to the latest labour market forecast...

Construction Dip Confirms Australia’s Economy Softening
Business
Monday November 28 2016

Construction Dip Confirms Australia’s Economy Softening

Construction activity has slowed to its lowest level in nearly six years, adding to the challenges currently facing the economy.

Australia Construction Activity Falters in May
Business
Wednesday June 8 2016

Australia Construction Activity Falters in May

Australia's building activity has stepped down a gear, with more pain on the way.

Residential
Mar 6 2018
Building Approvals Climb 17.1%

Approvals for the construction of new homes rose 17.1 per cent in January on the back of a strong recovery in high-rise construction, easily beating the...

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