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Eurozone construction activity slumps

Eurozone construction activity slumps

Construction activity in the Eurozone slumped in March, falling at fastest rate for over 11 years as measures to limit the spread of coronavirus took hold.
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Union sounds alarm on road maintenance crews at risk

Concerns are being raised about the failure of highway maintenance contractors to observe the new coronavirus Site Operating Procedures and maintain social distancing.
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Old dogs, new tricks?

There is a skills shortage in the construction industry and it’s especially acute in the heritage sector – but what can be done about it? Hannah Prowse, head of national projects at English Heritage, has some suggestions
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Jacobs joins team making ICUs from shipping containers

Jacobs is joining an international alliance that is seeking to convert shipping containers into plug-in pods to expand intensive-care units (ICUs) during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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March activity index: The collapse of UK construction begins