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A third of construction jobs at risk, says Infrastructure NZ

Rebecca Howard
Tue, 31 Mar 2020

Rebecca Howard
Tue, 31 Mar 2020
Many New Zealand infrastructure companies are within weeks of insolvency, putting as many as 30 percent of jobs in the sector at risk within three months unless a staged return to work can be arranged, the sector's main industry body has warned.That loss of nearly one-third of staff in three months refers to contracting and construction companies, while firms providing advisory and other support services could expect to be in the same critical position within six months, said Infrastructure New Zealand chief executive Paul Blair.“Many infrastru...

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