Construction companies hope to take part in the reconstruction efforts in Syria and Iraq once peace is established (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Lebanon's construction sector, one of the country's largest industries, is holding a four-day fair to highlight growth opportunities amid an era of relative confidence and stability as well as growing environmental aware at home, while also looking to the future of rebuilding neighboring war-torn Syria. The International Fairs and Promotions Group hosted this week at BIEL the 21st edition of Project Lebanon the International Trade Exhibition for Construction Materials and Equipment for Lebanon and the Middle East, running through June 3 . Surviving the construction slowdown, cement companies that aren't reliant on domestic housing construction have seen steady returns over the past couple of years, even though housing construction is down by about 20 percent.
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