Ulster Bank report suggests that construction activity is increasing

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The Construction Purchasing Managers’ Index, provided by Ulster Bank, increased from 47.0 in September to 48.6 in October, with the construction of new houses having a strong impact.  The number employed in the industry was up for the first time in eight months.  The Ulster Bank did, however, express a note of caution on the continuing impact of the coronavirus, as there were downward trends in the commercial sector as well as civil engineering projects.

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