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Civils surge bucks recessionary trend

A raft of road projects and energy sub-sector projects have supported a 39% surge in civil engineering project starts compared to this time last year, figures from construction information tracker Glenigan have revealed. The news comes as the Highways Agency announced it will start work on six major schemes in the next financial year, as well as bringing forward work valued at £400M as part of the government’s fiscal stimulus plan.Glenigan said the outlook ...

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