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UK construction industry spends more on error than its annual profits

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UK construction industry spends more on error than its annual profits


A white paper produced by an augmented reality firm claims that up to 30% of construction work in the UK is rework.

XYZ Reality, which has created an augmented reality tool to aid construction workers, released the report which claims rework is the industry’s “most expensive problem”.

The report stated: “The annual spend due to error is estimated to be around seven times the total annual profit of the UK construction industry”.

CEO and founder of XYZ David Mitchell said: “Rework is a very real issue for the construction industry.

“Our recent poll revealed that 70% of construction stakeholders reported being either ‘concerned’ or ‘very concerned’ about project delays and costs linked to rework...

You can read the full article in New Civil Engineer, here: https://www.newcivilengineer.com/latest/uk-construction-industry-spends-more-on-error-than-its-annual-profits-13-09-2022/

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