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  • Focusing on women’s training in construction

    The City hall of L’Hospitalet de Llobregat has started, for the third consecutive year, the project ‘Women Build’, which includes the collaboration of the Fundación Laboral de la Construcción (Construction Labor Foundation)

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  • Tenders in Catalonia, far below the pre-crisis numbers

    According to data from the Official Chamber of Building Contractors of Catalonia (Cambra Oficial de Contractistes d’Obres de Catalunya - CCOC), the number of bids of all the Public Administrations of Catalonia is way below those reached before the crisis of 2008. This downward trend was seen even before the health crisis of the coronavirus

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  • The IMF uses the Spanish credit bubble as an example to forecast economic crises

    The report "Discerning good from bad credit booms: the role of construction" published by the IMF, analyzes the indicators of the credit bubble that burst in Spain in 2008. It could be concluded from this analysis that characteristics of the construction sector make an important reference to anticipate possible economic crises

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  • The number of construction workers reaches the high point of 2011

    A study on the evolution of the construction sector carried out by the human resources firm, Randstad, shows how the creation of employment in this sector continues to grow, surpassing 1.3 million employees in 2019. This figures means a 5% growth in regards to 2018 and is the highest since 2011

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  • The number of companies in the construction sector in bankruptcy proceedings grows during 2019

    Throughout 2019, in Spain, a considerable increase has been noted of the companies in the construction sector that declared bankruptcy. 20.5% of all the companies in this situation were in the construction sector

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