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A big thank you from Faizal Ally and the team for the great presentation yesterday and for sharing your "insight" with us. We had rave reviews from the group! I really appreciate the time taken to come out all the way and address the team.

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Civil Engineering construction employment profile

Wednesday, 20th November 2013

Stats SA released results from their 2011 Large Sample Survey in 2013. According to their survey, there were 483 651 people employed in the construction industry,
of which 35% or 170 468 were employed in the civil engineering industry (including site preparations).  Compared to the 2007 survey, total employment fell by 11% in the industry, but the civil industry bucked the trend, having increased by 22,2%.

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