Taramakau Bridge reaches the halfway stage

It’s a challenging job building a bridge over the West Coast’s fast-changing Taramakau River, but the team working on the new Taramakau Bridge are making good progress, with the project reaching the halfway stage a year into construction. READ MORE >>

Complexity no barrier for Arrow International in new Xero Wellington office

A heritage-listed building in downtown Wellington has been reconstructed for the digital age – fitting when you consider that the companies involved are ground-breakers in their own field. READ MORE >>

CIM cities – the future of construction – By Olivia Pearson

Almost everyone in the construction industry knows about BIM (building information modelling), which allows anyone throughout the construction process to collaborate on a live 3D model. CIM (city information modelling) takes that to the next level. READ MORE >>

Northern Express Group marks one year of progress on Puhoi to Warkworth

One year in and there is plenty to get excited about on the Puhoi to Warkworth project. This is the second roading PPP in New Zealand, and the Northern Express Group (NX2) is making good progress tackling the task of financing, designing, building, maintaining and operating the motorway for up to 25 years. READ MORE >>

An industry in crisis – By Iain MacIntyre

New Zealand’s construction industry is in a “state of crisis of quality”, leaving construction project owners needing to mitigate “huge risks”, according to Ebcon principal Geoff Eban. READ MORE >>

Inspire young girls to consider a construction career – By Jenny Parke

Research has shown that girls as young as six are turning away from a career in construction and STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) as they believe these occupations are ‘for boys because they are smarter’. We cannot simply stand by and let all that potential just evaporate. How are we going to break this cycle, and who is going to do it? READ MORE >>

Safety II – is it really smart safety sense?

The past three years have seen a massive shakeup in health and safety with changes to regulations, attitudes and protocols handling workplace incidents. Is it time for a change in our approach to workplace safety READ MORE >>
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