Posts tagged with ‘Dr Noble Francis’

  • Construction output falls in Q3 but medium-term prospects ‘remain bright’

    By Debbie Eales on October 28, 2015
    The latest ONS figures, released on October 27th, 2015, highlighted a decline in construction activity during Q3. Output in the construction industry was 2.2% lower than in Q2 and 0.1% lower than a year ago, and was 4.3% lower than the pre-recession peak. Dr Noble Francis, Economics Director at the Construction Products Association, put the data into context: “The fall […]
  • Construction product manufacturers expect sales to rise in coming year

    By Debbie Eales on June 3, 2014
    The Construction Products Association’s latest State of Trade Survey indicates that sales of construction products rose in Q1 and sales are expected to rise even further during Q2 and over the next 12 months. Exports are also anticipated to rise over the next year. Dr Noble Francis, Economics Director at the Construction Products Association, said: “Construction product sales have risen […]