Construction on the rise

Construction output this June exceeded June 1995 by 5.1 percent, while the daily average output was 15.6 percent higher, Národná obroda reported. For the first six months of this year, construction output reached 25.8 billion Sk, 2.3 percent more than in the same period last year. Of this, domestic construction increased 7.4 percent and construction abroad declined by 27 percent. The proportion of new buildings to total construction output increased by 3.4 points to 77.3 percent.
Highways boost Doprastav
The Bratislava-based construction firm Doprastav increased its payroll by 500 employees during the first half of 1996, thanks to a 56 percent increase in work over 1995, Práca reported. The firm's projects - most of which were highway construction financed from the state budget - had a total value of more than 900 million Sk.

Construction output this June exceeded June 1995 by 5.1 percent, while the daily average output was 15.6 percent higher, Národná obroda reported. For the first six months of this year, construction output reached 25.8 billion Sk, 2.3 percent more than in the same period last year. Of this, domestic construction increased 7.4 percent and construction abroad declined by 27 percent. The proportion of new buildings to total construction output increased by 3.4 points to 77.3 percent.

Highways boost Doprastav

The Bratislava-based construction firm Doprastav increased its payroll by 500 employees during the first half of 1996, thanks to a 56 percent increase in work over 1995, Práca reported. The firm's projects - most of which were highway construction financed from the state budget - had a total value of more than 900 million Sk.

Construction firm opens store

SMZ, a construction materials producer in the central Slovak town of Jelšava, invested 22 million Sk in a new store it opened in Revúca, 15 kilometers to the northwest, according to SMZ management.

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