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Design team appointed for new Auckland civic space

A design team has been appointed to prepare plans for the new civic space to be created on Lower Queen Street once enabling works for the City Rail Link (CRL) tunnels are complete. READ MORE >>

Building with cross-laminated timber examined in a new report

Cross-laminated timber – a relatively new building material for use in structural applications – has great potential in New Zealand, and a recent study from BRANZ examines its advantages and what needs to happen for it to gain wider acceptance. READ MORE >>

Getting rid of trade cowboys through software, education and training

Andrewe Brown, founder of NZ Trade Group, knows that training, education and trade-specific software are the key to electrical firms in New Zealand getting a bigger piece of the pie. READ MORE >>

Entries now open for the Site Safe Construction Health and Safety Awards

The Site Safe NZ Construction Health and Safety Awards acknowledge people, sites and companies that are demonstrating excellence in health and safety leadership and innovation – get your entry for this year in now. READ MORE >>

Revamped harbour walk opens in Waterview

Improved year-round access to a section of Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour is now possible after the official opening of a new footpath linked to New Zealand’s largest-ever roading project – the Waterview Connection. READ MORE >>

Workplace safety compliance costing Kiwi homeowners millions

A new report reveals increased workplace safety requirements are contributing to spiralling costs in the housing sector, adding up to $15,000 to the cost of a new single-storey dwelling and raising the cost of home maintenance jobs by more than 50%. READ MORE >>

UCOL Wairarapa charity house build project underway

UCOL Wairarapa carpentry students are hard at work on the campus’ fourth charity house build project, carried out in partnership with Mitre 10 Mega and the Dugdale Charitable Trust. READ MORE >>

Christchurch construction workers exposed to high levels of silica dust

A report detailing silica dust exposure has been released to the construction industry in Christchurch. READ MORE >>
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