RMBA Constructive Forum

Hidden resilience is no waste - By Nigel Parry

It is easy to spot the glass-fronted office buildings (and the gaps) in a rejuvenating Christchurch. Yet underground, the dark arts of modern earthquake resilience have been taking shape in the city’s wastewater and stormwater networks. READ MORE >>

Holmes returns home

Not many engineering businesses have the opportunity to design their own work premises, but it’s been a challenge from which Holmes Consulting Group has drawn much inspiration. READ MORE >>

Training and management skills power up the trade sector

As pressure mounts on the trade sector and those in the subcontracting space in particular, with huge demand from contractors to take on jobs in the ongoing construction boom, it has never been more critical for trade business owners to step up to the task and run sustainable, professional businesses. READ MORE >>

Horowhenua leading the way with land-irrigated wastewater

Horowhenua District Council is leading the way nationally for wastewater irrigated to land following the opening of its $9.5 million Shannon Wastewater Treatment Plant in late April. READ MORE >>

Safety lift for elevating work platform sector – By Iain MacIntyre

Operators in the elevating work platform (EWP) industry around New Zealand will be busily reviewing their health and safety policies and practices to ensure compliance with the heightened regulatory requirements of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 (HSWA). READ MORE >>

Most refined – the all-new Hilux and Fortuner from Toyota – By Lynne Richardson

Toyota celebrates 50 years in New Zealand this year, and for 28 of those years it has been the market leader. The all-new Hilux and Fortuner models, while different beasts, suggest Toyota will remain number one in New Zealand for many more years to come. READ MORE >>
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