Sustainability engineer scoops inaugural New Zealand green leadership award

‘Beyond excited’ was how the very first winner of the Future Thinker of the Year Award, Kate Boylan, described her feelings when her name was announced at the celebratory ceremony in April. READ MORE >>

Construction starts on Auckland’s Eastern Busway

High-frequency, rapid transit bus travel for east Auckland is a step closer with construction underway for the first stage of the Eastern Busway project. READ MORE >>

Menard Oceania and March Construction JV recognised for commitment to H&S

Leading geotechnical engineering specialists Menard Oceania and sister company March Construction New Zealand have a good reason to celebrate. Their commitment to workplace health and safety has been recognised. READ MORE >>

NZ Wood launches Timber Design Guides

Following a one-day conference that discussed why wood manufacturing matters, especially in our regions, WPMA’s wood design guide manager Andy van Houtte has launched ‘Design for Fire Safety’, the first of NZ Wood’s design guides in booklet form. READ MORE >>

Mott MacDonald Digital Ventures launches new digital hub in Auckland

Mott MacDonald Digital Ventures’ new digital hub has been launched with the aim of expanding its smart infrastructure and digital delivery business across its Asia Pacific and Australasia regions. READ MORE >>

Exciting times for NAWIC and all women in construction

The call has gone out for nominations for the 2019 NAWIC Excellence Awards partnering with BCITO, with entries closing on Friday 12 July. READ MORE >>

Cache of swamp kauri unearthed at Auckland construction site

Construction workers at the site of the country’s largest retail store, currently under construction, have unearthed a significant cache of swamp kauri. READ MORE >>

Greymouth lawyer helps rebuild the Waiho Bridge

Lawyer and New Zealand Army Reservist Sapper John Whitcombe was poring over notes for his latest case when the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) callout came to help rebuild the collapsed Waiho Bridge. READ MORE >>

Golder helps Sumner Road repair project reach its destination

Sumner Road in Christchurch reopened on 29 March, eight years since the critical road linking Christchurch, Port of Lyttelton and the communities of Sumner and Lyttelton were badly damaged by the earthquakes that rocked the region in 2010–11. READ MORE >>

Businesses need to promote their sustainability credentials more

Businesses aren’t doing enough to tell consumers and customers about the good environmental and social work they are doing. That’s the view of New Zealand Ecolabelling Trust general manager Francesca Lipscombe, who adds that ‘greenwashing’ is also still rife in New Zealand. READ MORE >>
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