Murray & Roberts just can’t catch a break. Its share price is down 50% already this year and now it may face a slew of lawsuits if investigations show it was to blame for the bridge collapse on Johannesburg’s M1 highway last week MURRAY & Roberts (M&R) just can’t catch a break. Its share price is down 50% already this year and now it may face a slew of lawsuits if investigations show it was to blame for the bridge collapse on Johannesburg’s M1 highway last week.The M1, which connects Johannesburg to Pretoria and also to the N3 and N1 arterials, is SA’s busiest stretch of motorway by volume of vehicles.It may be too early to apportion blame for the accident, but an existing reason for the halving of M&R’s share price from R20,94 in January to around R10,69 now is the continuation of disappointing earnings.M&R is not alone in the doldrums. Prospects for the sector continue to be dire, with little sign government will accelerate its infrastructure spend any time soon.Major listed const...

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