19 Jan 2021

Shortage of basic building supplies delay construction projects

From Morning Report, 7:10 am on 19 January 2021

A shortage of building supplies is preventing the construction sector from delivering projects on time and within budget.

Plumbing, electrical and tiling suppliers are all reporting difficulties getting their hands on basic materials because supply lines have been stretched by the pandemic.

And, as our reporter Nicholas Pointon reports, the shortages may not ease anytime soon.