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U.K. Construction Industry Hit by Skills and Supply Shortages

  • Builders are struggling to keep up with a surge in demand
  • Material and labor shortages both are holding back projects
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Britain’s construction industry is struggling to keep up a surge in demand for new building work, complaining that a shortage of skilled workers and supplies is holding up projects.