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Raising the bar for school builds

Strengthening the curriculum to equip learners for the increasingly digitalised workplace and society has been a priority for the Ministry of Education, and leading the industry in progressive, forward-thinking construction of schools is Arrow International. READ MORE >>

Is our building industry the best it can be? – By Corrie Cook

As Auckland’s construction boom continues to grow at unprecedented levels, a range of new ideas for improving the industry, especially with regards to the supply of housing, are coming forward. READ MORE >>

Building more adaptive workplaces – By Lynne Richardson

As organisations grow, they need more room for their rising numbers of employees. But these same employees want to work and live in the city rather than on the outskirts. So how can businesses grow within the confines of a city? READ MORE >>

Councils and engineers gear up for earthquake-prone building checks – By Dave MacIntyre

Local authorities throughout New Zealand, engineers and the construction industry are starting to come to grips with the massive task of identifying which of our buildings are earthquake-prone – and creating a public register so anyone can also identify them. READ MORE >>

Top sector women recognised – By Iain MacIntyre

New Zealand’s outstanding women in construction have been acknowledged in the third annual Hays National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) Excellence Awards held at Auckland’s Aotea Centre in August. READ MORE >>

Virtual reality revs up the world of workplace learning

From seeing life through the eyes of customers to simulating and testing out new business processes, virtual reality (VR) technology is set to step from the realms of science fiction to everyday business life. READ MORE >>

New Zealand infrastructure sector set for major growth and investment – By Peter Benfell

It’s always good when you step into a new role to have your thoughts and beliefs confirmed. For a long time I have been passionate about the vital importance of the infrastructure sector in New Zealand in terms of building and maintaining a strong and vibrant society and economy. READ MORE >>

Dangerous building work – safeguards and interventions – By Jessica Hanning

In light of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, it is timely to consider in the New Zealand context what powers a city council has to ensure the safety of buildings, and when the council can intervene if it becomes aware of safety risks. READ MORE >>
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