Wednesday, Aug 02, 2006

Builders downing tools, laying off

Firstrung: A third of builders experiencing a downturn in activity

Workload and employment in the building industry during the second quarter of 2006 showed a decline for the third quarter in succession, according to the Federation of Master Builders' latest state of trade survey. This is the first time since 1999 that the spring quarter, usually a period of seasonal increases, has shown a decline.

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