Top Ten best read stories of 2019

Grant Prior 4 years ago
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The Enquirer is putting out its last daily newsletter of the year today as the industry winds-down for its traditional Christmas break.

The website will be updated with any major breaking stories during the holiday season with the full daily news service returning on January 2.

It has been another busy news year for construction as the Enquirer keeps the industry up to date with what is really going on.

Our most popular stories in 2019

(Number of times they were read)

Britain’s oldest building company ‘ceases trading’ – (41,125 page views)

Laing O’Rourke director killed in car crash on way to work – (39,674 page views)

Industry giants shamed over late payment – (38,038 page views)

Kier to charge subcontractors to work with them – (37,497 page views)

Kier in shock debt restatement – (36,568 page views)

Kier to sell historic country HQ to pay down debt – (33,411 page views)

Dermot Clancy dies in tractor accident– (32,200 page views)

Plant hire giant Hawk falls into administration – (31,925 page views)

£2.3bn London HS2 station contracts awarded – (31,572 page views)

Pochin Construction goes into administration– (31,488 page views)

The Enquirer enjoyed another year of growth as busy professionals turn to us for a fast and insightful news fix.

Our daily newsletter now has more than 49,000 subscribers.

Google Analytics show the Enquirer enjoyed more than 20 million page views this year from more than 3.2 million users – numbers which dwarf any of our traditional construction media rivals.

Google Analytics proof of our readership – something you won’t see on rival sites…..

Our growing band of advertisers enjoy industry leading response rates and all the details about booking a campaign for 2020 can be found here.

Display adverts were clicked on 134,000 times during the year generating a staggering 2,233 hours – or 93 days – viewing time of our advertisers’ websites by Enquirer readers.

Our recruitment pages are thriving thanks to our unrivaled reach into construction companies while our Suppliers and Buyers Directory has already signed-up more than 3,500 firms from across the supply chain.

We’d like to wish all our readers a very Merry Christmas and here’s to a prosperous New Year after a well deserved break.

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