NATIONAL Council for Construction public relations officer Chama Mwansa says the construction sector has seen increased local participation in most construction projects across the country. Mwansa attributed the spike to the increased CDF, saying most local contractors were implementing CDF projects. In an interview, Monday, Chama said from the 20 per cent target, local participation in some projects was now at 50 per cent. “I think as a sector we are gaining momentum. Our target, if you knew, was in every project we need to have a minimum of 20 per cent local participation. But you find in some projects we are even getting 50 percent, so we are gaining momentum. And we are hoping that as long as we…...

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