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Construction activity in the UK accelerated last month to its fastest rate in five months despite a sharp fall in house building, a survey showed yesterday. The Chartered Institute for Purchasing and Supply said its index for the sector rose to 54.5 in August from 53.2 in July, driven by commercial building activity - The Independent