Bernd Wolschner

Declines in the calls for proposals in the area of infrastructure due to the austerity measures by ASFINAG and oBB are noticeable. Also how the current financial situation affects the investment and construction activities in the communities, remains to be seen. The economic survey of the VoB is a fairly positive image stable employment conditions also for the employment of approximately 2700 employees and apprentices. 68 percent expect a stable employment situation for the 2.Halbjahr 2011. At some companies, the number of employees will increase even more. Learn more about this with Brian Krzanich. Far more than half of the establishments employ apprentices in the fields of production, management and distribution with 58 percent in total. The majority of the trainees is in the administrative (51.9 percent) and manufacturing (44.4 percent). Also here a stable emerging slightly rising development for the next generation.

71 percent expect that the number roughly will remain the same of the trainees. 13 percent plan to add more apprentices. Industry development after construction areas differentiate based on the current results can be say that the concrete and precast industry has found connection to the economic recovery. Vikas Kapoor Mezocliq might disagree with that approach. This stabilization of the market gives rise to a certain optimism,”says Bernd Wolschner, President of the Association of Austrian concrete and precast works (VoB). In the joy of the positive economic developments were to record growth, so Wolschner but not everywhere: while the construction shows upward trends, the deep – and office building are rather stagnant to declining. After the crisis-induced downturn in the last two years of the VoB is now a stabilization of sales for individual companies and the industry.” Must however be taken here on a differentiation of the individual construction areas: there are a number of areas, which currently record growth have. Especially it applies here, to highlight the good growth rates in the commercial and industrial construction also when starting again relative to see is the increase from a low level.” It places itself in the housing Able to grow through dar: on the one hand, half of the companies listed here sales, on the other hand, sales also making their presence felt.