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Mangamuka Gorge to open before Christmas

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency says State Highway 1 through the Mangamuka Gorge will open to light vehicles and camper vans before Christmas with a single lane past two slips on the northern side of the gorge. READ MORE >>

Aussie company engineers ‘safe’ automated cone truck

​Arrowes, a manufacturer of roading safety solutions, has launched its biggest innovation yet – the Automated Cone Truck (ACT) which will set entirely new safety and efficiency benchmarks for working in live traffic. READ MORE >>

Saint Barbara: Mining tradition plays role in ultra-modern Kiwi rail project

New Zealand’s largest transport infrastructure project is celebrating a significant milestone – Auckland’s City Rail Link (CRL) has formally accepted ownership of its big tunnel boring machine (TBM) after extensive factory tests in China. READ MORE >>

Roll to Roof: The future of large-scale industrial roof installations

A novel approach to roofing the country’s largest industrial roof READ MORE >>

The next harbour crossing: A key building block in a post-Covid economy

The critical importance of well-performing infrastructure to New Zealand's economy was demonstrated by the reduced capacity forced on the Waitemata Harbour Bridge after a wind gust tipped a truck and the bridge superstructure was damaged. READ MORE >>

New building consent exemptions

Watch out homeowners, DIYers and contractors alike – changes to building consents could save homeowners up to $18 million in costs and are expected to result in 9000 fewer consents each year. READ MORE >>

Giant sculpture a triumph of engineering for Whangarei

The outline of the bow of a ship could just be made out through the mist hanging above the Whangarei Harbour. As the mist lifted, the ship was revealed to be Whangarei’s newest steel sculpture – the Camera Obscura. READ MORE >>

Work heads underground for Watercare’s Central Interceptor project

While last year was all about setting up onsite for Watercare's Central Interceptor project, the focus has now moved underground as the team start to dig deep, ready for the arrival of the key piece of equipment that will deliver the tunnel. READ MORE >>

Major milestone for Transmission Gully's highest point

One of the most active worksites on the Transmission Gully motorway project is the Wainui Saddle, the highest point on the new road. And while it is one of the shortest sections – just 800m of the 27km of new motorway – it is one of the most complex earthworks challenges of any project in New Zealand. READ MORE >>

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