Global Survery - Radar

Constructing country’s tallest crane a tall order

What will eventually become the country’s highest crane has gone up on the central Auckland site where New Zealand’s tallest tower block is being built. READ MORE >>

Women walk toward a new future in hard hats and safety boots

Women with a passion to work outdoors as a builder, plumber, electrician, or in other trades, now have a chance to try it out – and get a job. READ MORE >>

Consent granted for Waiheke Island marina

Waiheke Island in the Hauraki Gulf is set to get its first marina, with the news on 18 May that Kennedy Point Boatharbour has been given the go-ahead to build a new 186-berth floating marina at Kennedy Point in Putiki Bay. READ MORE >>

ATT launches apprenticeship scholarships

Using its pioneering managed-apprenticeship model, ATT has launched a scholarship programme to help young Kiwis get qualification in the trades. READ MORE >>

New Bayhill development set to revitalise Timaru

Resource consent for the demolition of the old Hydro Grand Hotel in Timaru has been confirmed, along with consent for the development of a mixed-use complex. READ MORE >>

Ultimate tradie road trip to build apprentice numbers

A group of talented BCITO tradies have just finished an epic four-week road trip across New Zealand to raise awareness of the vital need for more apprentices. READ MORE >>

Put yourself forward for women in construction awards

An amazing rollercoaster ride that has resulted in a promotion is how Natalie Thornton describes her experience of winning last year’s Hays NAWIC (National Association of Women in Construction) Excellence Award for the student/apprentice category. READ MORE >>

Painting gives prisoners new skills

Eight women in the Arohata Upper Prison (near Rimutaka Prison, north of Wellington) are gaining practical skills by painting vacant wings under the instruction of the offender employment painting instructor. READ MORE >>

NZIOB Charitable Trust to award two $10,000 scholarships

The New Zealand Institute of Building (NZIOB) Charitable Trust has announced it is offering two scholarships, each to the value of $10,000. READ MORE >>
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