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Construction's rise out of recession continues with orders for new work in the first quarter of this year up 10 per cent on the same period a year ago.Seasonally adjusted orders for the quarter were down 5 per cent on the final quarter of 1993.But this was due to an exceptional rise at the end of last year as the Jubilee Line and a surge of new private housing orders boosted the figures by 14 per cent.The latest figures support the growing confidence in private housing, but reveal the ...

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