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'The ripple effect of the recession has hit the North, but things didn't seem to die off quite as badly as they did down South,' says Rom Walon of precast concrete firm Blatcom.And for his firm the good news is that this has been translated into a £2 million subcontract at the Leeds site.Blatcon is building the nine-storey split level car park over a seven-month period. But as Mr Walon explained, much of the work had already been done before the contractor got to site.'We were ...

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