Solving storage security challenges for floating employees

As the global trend towards activity-based workplaces (ABWs) continues, businesses and architects are grappling with how to ensure that the personal belongings of employees are conveniently, safely and securely stored. READ MORE >>

Alice taking a short break at Waterview

Drilling at the Waterview Connection project in Auckland has stopped temporarily while workers get ready for the next stage of the massive motorway project. READ MORE >>

New Zealand marks 100 Green Star buildings

The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) has congratulated New Zealand on attaining its 100th Green Star rated building. READ MORE >>

Subcontractors demand protection one year on from Mainzeal collapse

The government is dragging its heels on protecting subcontractors against the risk of losing money from the collapse of construction companies exactly one year after Mainzeal went into liquidation, says the Specialist Trade Contractors Federation (STCF). READ MORE >>

Construction kicks into high gear on new Cambridge bypass

Construction of the new 16 km Cambridge bypass – the fourth of the remaining five sections of the Waikato Expressway – has kicked into high gear with major earthworks and bridge construction getting underway, says the NZ Transport Agency. READ MORE >>

Small Home Test Lab to drive industry improvement

New Zealand’s building industry needs to get better at building more compact homes as part of the delivery of more affordable housing, says Hobsonville Land Company chief executive Chris Aiken. READ MORE >>

Prime Minister opens redeveloped Speight’s Brewery

Lion’s refurbished Speight’s Brewery in Dunedin was officially opened by the Prime Minister, John Key, in February following a three-year, $40 million upgrade project. READ MORE >>

Basement construction technique at St George’s Hospital a Canterbury first

A pioneering, low-vibration, ground-strengthening technique being used at St George’s Hospital will minimise the impact on patients and neighbours during the initial construction stages of the $122 million redevelopment. READ MORE >>
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