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Sentiment softens
Although still in positive territory, sentiment about the European Construction industry softened further in August. It remains to be seen if this is a seasonal effect, or a more pronounced decline. Chris Sleight reports.
Down, down, down
The turbulence that hit the world's stock markets in August had a pronounced effect on construction shares, wiping -12,6%, or € 72 billion, off the sector's value. Chris Sleight reports.
Opportunities in Turkey
PPP is the cornerstone of the Turkish Government's modernisation plans. But as Beril Tandogan of Luther Karesek writes, the PPP market is still immature and there are opportunities for foreign companies with experience of this procurement route.
Harmonisation opportunity
Fiec believes the current reworking of legislation around 'ce marks' presents an opportunity to increase the flow of goods in the EU by providing better information and improving market surveillance.
October summit
This year's cece Summit promises to be the best ever, with seminars and forums augmented by the launch of three major new initiatives.
Gaining Growth
Construction in Germany enjoyed an upswing during 2006, relieving the country of its ten-year recession. Industry forecasters expect this growth will continue in 2007, if at a slightly slower rate. Becca Wilkins reports.
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