Construction industry in limbo as commercial and residential builds halted

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Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 3 Apr 2020, 2:48PM
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Construction industry in limbo as commercial and residential builds halted

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Fri, 3 Apr 2020, 2:48PM

Work’s underway to get some clarity on how the construction industry can emerge from the lockdown

Commercial and residential builds have ground to a halt.

Infrastructure New Zealand chief executive Paul Blair says one in 10 New Zealanders are employed in construction – and their latest survey shows there could be 30 percent job losses over the next three months

He says told Mike Hosking the Construction Sector Accord - made up of industry and government figures - is working around the clock on what's essential, and how fast they can get back to work.

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