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US jobs report means Fed rate hike is a bolt-on certainty image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 03:03:04 PM
....There was plenty for Donald Trump to welcome. A mild winter has resulted in a big increase in construction jobs. ...
US jobs growth strengthens case for March rate rise image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 10th of March 2017 01:36:59 PM
....Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen said last week that the central bank could raise rates in March if employment and inflation figures met their expectations. The job gains in February were boosted by 58,000 new construction jobs, the most in nearly a decade. ...
What the US economy doesn't need from Donald Trump | Joseph Stiglitz image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 19th of December 2016 11:19:56 AM
.... There’s a good chance that the monetary contraction will outweigh the fiscal stimulus, curbing the Obama growth spurt currently underway. Higher interest rates will undercut construction jobs and increase the value of the dollar, leading to larger trade deficits and fewer manufacturing jobs – just the opposite of what Trump promised. ...
London City Airport: Ministers back £344m expansion image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 27th of July 2016 09:12:58 AM
....There will be a "generous" compensation package for local residents, the government said. London City Airport estimates the scheme will create 1,600 jobs for staff, together with 500 construction jobs. ...
£1bn biomass plant to bring 1,700 jobs image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Friday 29th of January 2016 10:12:15 AM
....The large biomass plant and eco park will be built near Holyhead after the company behind it, Orthios, bought the former Anglesey Aluminium site. The development will see more than 500 permanent jobs and 1,200 construction jobs brought to the area before 2018. ...
North Dakota's oil-heavy economy is hanging on, but for how long? image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Sunday 27th of December 2015 12:00:17 PM
.... During the boom apartment rents rivaled Manhattan because of lack of supply. The oil industry may be hiring less, but construction job salaries remain high simply because of a still-tight labor market, Flynn said. ...
Fears over UK construction skills shortage after output slump image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 9th of October 2015 01:01:32 PM
....“Construction in the UK could be expanding instead of retreating if the right people were in the right jobs. But training, skills and flexibility need to accelerate hugely for construction jobs to keep up with demand,” he said. ...
Rail electrification work to restart image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 30th of September 2015 11:13:39 AM
....Ministers had been forced to change course after an "outcry" from passengers after the projects were stopped, she added. Ms Greenwood accused the government of "incompetence", saying the delays had led to a "damaging hiatus, which had seen construction job losses and resources shifted to other projects". ...
Average house price could hit £300,000 in three months image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Sunday 20th of September 2015 08:47:21 PM
.... . More than a third of developers believe there is a lack of suitable candidates to fill existing and new construction jobs, including electricians, site managers, project managers, quantity surveyors and architects. ...
Tories set to block Navitus Bay windfarm off Jurassic Coast image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 10th of September 2015 11:01:09 PM
....EDF of France, which is involved in a 50/50 joint venture with the Dutch firm Eneco, have promoted the scheme on the back of providing clean energy for 700,000 homes. They say it would create more than 1,700 construction jobs. ...
Swansea Bay tidal energy scheme strives to generate waves of optimism image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 2nd of September 2015 06:16:36 PM
....Renewable energy supporters and coal enthusiasts are not easy bedfellows given the former is basically being subsidised to replace the latter, albeit in a bid to cut carbon and tackle global warming. O’Sullivan is particularly keen on the 1,900 construction jobs, but it is a far cry from a coal-fired power station – it would provide a sailing and visitor centre as well as enough power for 155,000 homes. ...
Credifamilia to extend $240m in loans to low-income homebuyers image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 26th of August 2015 10:11:57 AM
....The company aims to address Colombia’s chronic housing shortage by developing home-loan programmes that target low-income families (40% of which are headed by women), who have limited access to traditional banking services. Credifamilia anticipates revenues from its low-income mortgage portfolio to increase five-fold to $30m (£19m), its staff to double to 300 and more than 15,000 construction jobs to be created over the next five years. ...
Red Hill coalmine in central Queensland receives federal environment approval image
....A new coalmine in central Queensland has received federal environment approval, but no start date has been given for the underground operation. Promoters say the Red Hill mine, north of Moranbah, will deliver 2,000 construction jobs and 1,500 permanent positions. ...
Greece and Spain face 'make or break' moment as workers stare into jobs abyss image
.... . The OECD said unemployment rates in many economies were projected to remain high in the coming years as many of the manufacturing and construction jobs lost during the Great Recession were unlikely to be recovered. ...
Job loss fears over end of wind turbine subsidy image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Thursday 18th of June 2015 11:13:31 AM
. Thousands of industrial and construction jobs could be lost as a result of the Government’s decision to scrap new subsidies for onshore wind farms, according to the sector’s trade association. ...
How has Britain created jobs while France and Italy have struggled? image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Friday 22nd of May 2015 03:11:27 PM
.... It is service industries, not factories and building sites, which have been responsible for Britain’s job growth miracle. Manufacturing employment has been virtually unchanged over the past five years and construction jobs are slightly down. ...
Magnox nuclear decommissioning consortium to cut up to 1,600 jobs image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Thursday 21st of May 2015 06:29:21 PM
....The 12 nuclear power sites managed by the Cavendish consortium for Magnox include Berkeley, Gloucestershire; Bradwell, Essex; and Hinkley Point A in Somerset. EDF last month announced plans to cut 400 construction jobs at the site of the planned new atomic plant of Hinkley Point C. ...
The cities with higher jobs growth than London image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Wednesday 13th of May 2015 06:30:06 AM
.... . However, the highest salaries were in IT, which offered up to £54,000, while construction jobs paid £53,000 and consulting jobs offered £51,000. ...
The Queen's property firm to start work on new Oxford shopping centre image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 9th of February 2015 12:09:10 PM
.... . The developers expect to create up to 1,000 construction jobs and attract 3,400 retail roles to the new centre. ...
Apple to invest $2bn in global data command centre image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 2nd of February 2015 08:50:10 PM
.... . "This multi-billion dollar project is one of the largest investments we've ever made, and when completed it will add over 600 engineering and construction jobs to the more than 1m jobs Apple has already created in the US," Apple said in a statement. ...
Thai court dismisses defamation case against UK activist Andy Hall image
Source : BBC [Read Article] Wednesday 29th of October 2014 09:10:27 AM
.... . Thailand imports migrant labour from neighbouring countries such as Malaysia, Cambodia and Myanmar for farming, fishing and construction jobs. ...
Coles to axe more than 400 jobs in Melbourne for 'efficiency' image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Wednesday 3rd of September 2014 01:27:16 AM
....Durkan says Coles is investing $1. 1bn in 70 new stores across Australia from 2014 to 2016, creating more than 8,000 retail jobs and around 8,000 construction jobs. ...
Wave hello to British sea power image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Wednesday 13th of August 2014 11:33:39 PM
....Big plans are afoot to transform Swansea Bay into the world’s first tidal lagoon power station. The £850m, six-mile-long U-shaped seawall by the Swansea docks will not only generate enough electricity to power 120,000 homes for 120 years – it will also create nearly 2,000 construction jobs in the two years it takes to build; and it will leave the city with a tourist attraction drawing in up to 100,000 visitors a year. ...
UK recruiters say rising salaries reflect skills shortage image
Source : Reuters [Read Article] Friday 8th of August 2014 06:23:55 AM
....Another measure showed on Monday that hiring in construction rose in July to record-high levels as home-building expanded at its fastest rate since November 2003. Mike Leonard, chief executive of campaign Get Britain Building, told Reuters the construction job market is naturally cyclical, but that the current skills shortage had been exacerbated by the large numbers of young people turned away from the sector during the recession. ...
Brick shortages as homebuilding grows at fastest rate since 2003 image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Monday 4th of August 2014 05:12:00 PM
...."It just means that specifiers, contractors and procurement departments have to plan in advance again and not expect the brick of their choice to be available at a week's notice," added Hay. The government seized on the construction survey as evidence the sector was "bouncing back" after the housing crash "led to the loss of a quarter of a million construction jobs". ...
GDP isnt everything. This is six years of stagnation, not recovery image
Source : Guardian [Read Article] Friday 25th of July 2014 12:20:44 PM
.... It amounts to a farcical repeat of Thatcherite economic history. Over 100,000 estate agent and related new jobs have been created under the coalition, more than double the combined total for new manufacturing and construction jobs created over the same period. ...
From mines to malls: introducing the new North image
Source : Independent [Read Article] Tuesday 15th of July 2014 10:51:14 PM
....Although the scheme is located by a motorway and so goes against town centre first planning policy, the developer, Lateral Property Group, reckons its Five Towns Park is the type of project that the Government should be backing, particularly in hard-pressed areas like Castleford. Lateral is building the retail centre and a 10,000-capacity stadium for Castleford Tigers and says the development will provide 2,000 permanent jobs plus 700 construction jobs in the coalfields area. ...
Toshiba joins UK’s biggest nuclear deal image
Source : Daily Express [Read Article] Tuesday 1st of July 2014 12:00:00 AM
....The Japanese engineering giant has become the majority partner in NuGen, which plans to build three reactors at Moorside in Cumbria. It will work with French energy company GDF Suez on the £10billion project, forecast to create up to 21,000 construction jobs on the site next to the Sellafield nuclear reprocessing plant. ...
....The figures are even more pronounced if you drill down into the data covering solely our rising army of the self-employed. This shows that, of the 136,000 new construction jobs, 83,000 were working for themselves. ...
Now is not the time for grand vanity projects like HS2 image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Saturday 26th of April 2014 08:00:57 PM
.... Infrastructure spending will be £36bn this year, according to Downing Street, up from £15bn in 2013. Some £5bn of state money will be joined by £21bn from the private sector and £10bn from public/private investment, creating an estimated 150,000 construction jobs. ...
Boris: Heathrow could operate new hub airport in Thames Estuary image
Source : Telegraph [Read Article] Monday 31st of March 2014 04:03:57 PM
.... But a report drawn up by property consultants at Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) and PBA for the Mayor’s office claims the site could be re-developed to support up to 90,000 jobs and provide homes for 190,000 people. Many aviation jobs would be transferred to the east, the Mayor argues, while the re-development of the Heathrow site would create a large number of construction jobs in the interim. ...

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