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Construction grows on houses, infrastructure
Mar 8, 2017 - Australian Financial Review

Construction activity grew at its fastest pace in more than two years in February, as expanding house building and infrastructure work more than offset a continued decline in work on apartments.

An index measuring activity across the four sectors of houses, apartments, commercial and infrastructure construction jumped to 54.7 last month, a gain of 7.4 points from January and the highest reading since September 2014.

A rapid growth in current house building activity and future orders

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