What lies beneath – By Lynne Richardson

At the bottom of Auckland’s Queen Street lies the Chief Post Office, and below this is Britomart Train Station and the new twin tunnels for the City Rail Link. But how do you hold up a 14,000 tonne heritage-listed building while two tunnels are constructed beneath it and the tolerance for damage is zero READ MORE >>

New procurement rules to help construction companies

New government procurement rules will help keep construction companies afloat by promoting better practices when awarding multi-million-dollar construction projects. READ MORE >>

Fletcher Building opens New Zealand’s largest offsite home manufacturing facility

Fletcher Building’s new offsite home manufacturing facility, Clever Core, is up and running following an official opening on 16 October with Minister for Housing Megan Woods, Building and Construction Minister Jenny Salesa and newly re-elected Mayor of Auckland Phil Goff. READ MORE >>

Market reacts to KiwiBuild reset – By Iain MacIntyre

Housing Minister Megan Woods fronted media at the beginning of September with the frank admission that the 100,000 houses over 10 years target originally set for KiwiBuild had been “overly ambitious”. READ MORE >>

Exclusive golf course provides dream project for construction industry

One of the country’s most exclusive golf courses, Tara Iti, has created some dream opportunities for the New Zealand architects, engineers and builders who are fortunate enough to be involved in this unique development. READ MORE >>

Digging into the potential of 5G – By Kate Tulp

In August, Vodafone set the stage for ushering in a new era of connectivity across New Zealand, announcing a commercial rollout of 5G, the fifth-generation mobile network. The initial rollout is slated for December across parts of Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch and Queenstown. READ MORE >>

Team focus improves quality, saves time and cost – By Graham White

At a time when all the talk across the industry is of poor procurement processes, forms of contract, and unfair sharing of risks – causing major problems for construction projects and companies – how can we find a new way forward? READ MORE >>

The truth about vocational reform – By Warwick Quinn

Since the NZ government announced its Reform of Vocational Education (RoVE) a number of myths and mixed messages have been circulated, which this article aims to dispel. READ MORE >>
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