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Construction job losses

The construction industry is facing a 'decade of pain', with around 60,000 jobs lost last year. According to a new report, 2012 saw downturn in public sector housing contracts, a fall in private housing contracts and infrastructure construction.

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Jobs have been 'influenced' by infrastructure investment

This morning it's been revealed the construction industry has been one of the biggest casualties of the economic downturn over the last year.

Peter Cheese, the Chief Executive of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development spoke to ITV Daybreak, he said the bigger projects in construction have not surfaced, which has affected jobs.

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