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Contractors' costs rise by 1.75 times the rate of inflation

Baseline costs are increasing sharply in price, according to the Civil Civil Engineering Contractors Association (CECA), who say costs have shot up by 7-7.75% in England and Wales, and by a staggering 10% in Scotland over the 12 months to April.

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