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Production in construction up 0.3% in euro area

In April 2017 compared with March 2017, seasonally-adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 0.3 per cent in the euro area (EA19) and remained stable in the EU28, according to th...
News - 28 June 2017

UK construction industry challenges

With Brexit, the process of the UK's withdrawal from the EU, causing widespread uncertainty for the UK economy, the results of the country's general election last week have added an extra level of...
News - 16 June 2017

Pakistan FY18 budget 'neutral' for cement industry

Announcing its FY18 Budget on Friday, the Pakistan government has increased the allocation for its Public Sector Development Program (PSDP) and reduced corporate tax, but on the other hand increas...
News - 31 May 2017

Euro area production in construction sees monthly decline

Production in construction in the euro area (EA19) and EU28 was down on a monthly comparison basis due to declines in building construction activity. However increases were recorded on an annual c...
News - 23 May 2017

MPA outlines priorities for the next government

The Mineral Products Association (MPA) has issued its priorities for the next UK government ahead of the general election on 8 June 2017. The government's post-election policy development and im...
News - 05 May 2017

MPA sales suggest 'continued impetus' in construction

Construction market demand in the UK for mineral products was higher in the first three months of this year compared with the previous quarter, providing some evidence of continued impetus in cons...
News - 04 May 2017

Construction output up by 6.9% in euro area

In February 2017, compared with January 2017, seasonally-adjusted production in the construction sector increased by 6.9 per cent in the euro area (EA19) and by 4.4 per cent in the EU28, according...
News - 24 April 2017

CPA: UK construction industry beats post-Brexit expectations

Activity in the UK construction industry is rising at a faster pace following the EU referendum than initially expected, according to the latest forecasts by the Construction Products Association ...
News - 19 April 2017

A fragile but positive outlook

While South America’s cement markets may have been considerably affected by the economic downturn, the Central American countries of Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragu...
Articles - 05 December 2016

Saudi Arabia: changing times?

The 2017 outlook for the Saudi Arabian cement sector remains neutral unless the government continues its spending spree. But as the subdued oil price environment calls for a more-diversified econo...
Articles - 14 November 2016