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06 March 2023 | Concrete

February saw strongest rate of growth since May 2022, led by commercial work and infrastructure

08 February 2023 | Quarrying

Weakness in market for heavy-side materials a red flag for wider construction sector outlook, warns MPA

06 February 2023 | Concrete

Second consecutive quarter of decline for heavy-side products in last three months of 2022

06 February 2023 | Concrete

January sees fastest fall in output since May 2020 but expectations for year ahead rebound considerably

30 January 2023 | Concrete

Construction Products Association forecasts 4.7% fall in output in 2023 before slow recovery in 2024

Construction Total Activity Index
06 January 2023 | Concrete

Activity falls for first time since August and new work declines at quickest rate since May 2020

Construction activity
06 December 2022 | Concrete

Renewed slowdown in business activity; business expectations weakest since May 2020

08 November 2022 | Quarrying

MPA reports further decline in demand for aggregates, asphalt, and ready-mixed concrete in Q3

Construction Total Activity Index
06 November 2022 | Concrete

Construction activity continued to rise in October, but new orders fell for first time since May 2020

05 November 2022 | Concrete

Construction output expected to fall significantly in 2023 amid looming UK economic recession

Ready-mixed concrete
17 October 2022 | Concrete

Two-year run of construction products sales growth ends as deteriorating economic backdrop bites

CIPS UK Construction PMI Total Activity Index
06 October 2022 | Quarrying

Total industry activity rises for first time in three months, but business expectations hit 26-month low

MPA: Mind the Gap
20 September 2022 | Mineral Planning

MPA warns 4 billion-tonne aggregates demand will need to be met between 2022 and 2035

Total Activity Index
06 September 2022 | Concrete

UK construction activity down for second month running; Disruption to supply chain eases

MPA reports sales volumes have declined in Q2 2022
03 August 2022 | Quarrying

Cost inflation for raw materials, energy, and labour drive down demand for mineral products in Q2 2022