Kapiti Expressway breaks new ground in sustainability - By Dave MacIntyre

One of the government’s RoNS (roads of national significance) is setting new benchmarks in environmental sustainability and collaboration between a major government agency, a local authority and outside contractors. READ MORE >>

Transmission Gully given the green light

The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) has signed a contract for the delivery of Transmission Gully – the first state highway project to be delivered as a public private partnership (PPP). READ MORE >>

Strategically located Titanium Park takes off

Titanium Park is one of those rare commercial and industrial developments that ticks more than a few of the requisite boxes for investors, occupiers, stakeholders and developers. Aidan Donnelly talks to NZCN about this growing airport-fringe hub. READ MORE >>

Celebrating 50 years of outstanding concrete structures

As mentioned in previous issues of NZ Construction News, the NZ Concrete Society (NZCS) is marking its 50th anniversary this year. We have already taken a look back at ‘concrete trailblazers’, individuals who have made a lasting impression on the New Zealand concrete industry. Now it is time to explore how many notable concrete structures have been realised by the technical and collegial support offered by the NZCS. READ MORE >>

Cycling safely into the future - By Wendi Croft

Commuting to work by bike is becoming far safer as transport agencies and construction companies start to consider people who cycle and provide comprehensive cycling infrastructure in their urban design and transport planning mix. READ MORE >>

Approved COP for excavations to meet new H&S changes - By Frank Swanberg

The biggest changes for 20 years in New Zealand’s workplace health and safety practices mean companies must upgrade their policies and procedures – and those involved with excavations will have an updated and improved code of practice for guidance. READ MORE >>
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