A decade ago, such scenes were rare. When the recession hit, hundreds of thousands of people were put out of work, some virtually overnight. The cranes disappeared. Nearly half of all job losses were in construction and many skilled builders and engineers had to emigrate.
The story now looks very different. The construction sector is buoyant and looks set to create as many as 112,000 new jobs by the turn of the decade.
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