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The end of the road for Alice

This year has been a great year to be involved with the construction industry – the highlight of which has probably been the successful completion of the Waterview tunnels by Alice, the giant tunnel boring machine. READ MORE >>

Engaging women beyond the rebuild – By Iain MacIntyre

Leveraging the ‘thinking differently, doing differently’ mentality that has evolved in the Canterbury rebuild to further stimulate the employment of women in the wider construction industry is the aim of a new case study published by the Ministry for Women. READ MORE >>

Local school, local skills, local jobs – By Lynne Richardson

An ongoing commitment to employ school-leavers from Tamaki College is providing a win-win-win situation for the school, local contractors and the Tamaki Regeneration Company. READ MORE >>

‘Monumental’ new playground for Christchurch – By Lee Suckling

Setting out to create one of the most ‘amazing places’ for children to play in Christchurch, the Christchurch Central Development Unit (CCDU) launched a competition in 2013 to help design the world’s best playground. READ MORE >>

Tertiary teaching award confirms construction training is industry relevant – By Corrie Cook

Formal education qualifications are increasingly important for prospective employees, yet Ministry of Education statistics continue to suggest that socio-economic status plays a significant role in achieving them. READ MORE >>

Are you ready for the new year of health and safety? – By Jennifer Mills and Rachael Judge

The new year is set to be the year of health and safety, with the new Health and Safety at Work Act coming into force on 4 April 2016. READ MORE >>
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