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07Oct93 UK: JULY'S GLIMMER FADES AWAY - BUILDING CONTRACTS DOWN.

There is a nasty sense of history repeating itself about this month's Workload Trends - although certainly not as farce.At the end of last year, our 12-month rolling total of contract awards suddenly picked up. Is this the end of the recession, we all asked? We all know the answer.Over the next six months, the market plummeted by a further £2 billion.Then in July, another apparent gleam of light at the end of the tunnel. And again, it seems the rise has not been sustained.At £1,643 ...

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