Recruiters tap diaspora as construction expands at fastest pace in 16 years

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14th March, 2016
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Architecture increased 200 per cent year-on-year in 2015. Pic: Pixabay

Irish construction activity increased at the fastest pace in nearly 16 years in February as the rate of expansion in new business accelerated sharply, a new survey shows.

The Ulster Bank construction purchasing managers' index (PMI), which tracks changes in the sector, rose to 68.8 last month from 63.6 in January, its highest reading in the history of the survey which began in June 2000. Activity in the construction sector has now increased every month for...

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