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Glenigan’s December report shows where construction is declining

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Glenigan’s December Index reports that project starts fell 12% against the preceding three months, this is 25% lower than a year ago; Civils work starting on-site declined 18% against the preceding three months, 31% down against the previous year. Residential construction starts fell 3% in the preceding three months and …

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BMBI: Volume sales to builders and trades decreased 10.5%

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The Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) reports that compared to the same period in 2022, Q3 2023 total volume sales to builders and trades fell -10.5% from Britain’s Builders’ Merchants. Value sales were down -3.3%, as prices rose +8.0%. There was no difference in trading days. The three largest categories …

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PHMI provides insight into struggling merchant market

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The Plumbing & Heating index (PHMI) report indicated that price increases has driven a 2.6% increase in value sales growth compared to the same period in 2022 (+5.8%) higher prices; it also highlights that volumes fell 3%. Mike Rigby, CEO of MRA Research which produce the report, said: “House building …

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Surge in planning approvals provides hope for construction

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Glenigan reported that construction project-starts has more than halved (59%), against last year, but detailed planning approvals grew 17% compared with the year before. Main contract awards experienced a 27% declined on the preceding period, this is 51% down when compared with the same period last year – regional performance …

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Construction Leadership Council’s statement reports more misery

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The Construction Products Association, which is a part of the Construction Leadership Council, has released a statement explaining that little has changed, in terms of product supply, since last month’s report with good availability across all products and regions. This is largely driven by a continuing overall decline in construction …

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BMBI report shows sales continue to be down

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Builders Merchant Building Index report shows builders’ merchants’ value sales were down -3.3% in the month of August compared to the same month in 2022, with volume falling -10.5% and prices up +8.0%. Eight of the 12 categories sold more this August than in August 2022 with Renewables & Water …

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CPA Autumn Forecasts more tough times ahead for construction

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CPA’s Autumn Forecasts construction output is expected to fall by 6.8% in 2023, similar to the 7% contraction forecast three months ago, before a further marginal fall of 0.3% in 2024. This is a revision down from the 0.7% growth forecast in the Summer publication due to a weaker economic …

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Wrekin says don’t let HS2 money go to waste

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Dave Sanders, head of technical sales at civil engineering products specialists Wrekin Products, is urging for more support and guidance to accompany the increased funding allocation – revealed to be £8.3billion in a government report. He said that in the wake of news that a quarter of the £36bn the …

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Bristan Group announces sustainability ambitions

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Bristan Group, has released its first Environmental, Social and Governance report outlining the organisation’s ongoing commitments to a series of sustainability initiatives. It has announced plans to reduce the organisation’s carbon footprint, maintain its status as a zero-to-landfill company, and decrease the level of water usage across the UK. In …

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PHMI reveals positive year-on-year for plumbing and heating

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The Plumbing and Heating Merchant Index report indicates sales for July 2023 through specialist plumbing and heating merchants were up +8.5% on July last year, prices increased +4.9%, as did volumes (+3.4%). It also showed that Month-on-month, value sales in July were -3.9% lower than June. Volume sales decreased by …

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