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NEW ORDERS PLUNGE

New orders won by building contractors plunged 34 per cent in April, the worst figures for a decade, says building researcher Glenigan Group. It believes the low is a 'blip' caused by bunching of contracts either side of April. Total value of work tendered in April was £802 million, with £1.6 billion of schemes reaching pre-tender stage.

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