Valerie lines up
for her next throw
One of the impressive machines involved in the City Rail Link (CRL) construction has begun the next stage of an underground journey through downtown Auckland.
Building career firmly in sight for Maori trades training graduate
Malachi Paku got into a trade to help his whanau, but is now well on his way to becoming a fully qualified carpenter.
Potential defensive trench from 1800s found near Tauranga
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA), Heritage New Zealand and local hapu are excavating near a state highway in Tauranga what could potentially be a defensive trench from the New Zealand Land Wars or the inter-tribal Musket Wars.
A new transport link
Auckland has a new transport link to Parnell and the universities, with the official opening of the Parnell Train Station.
City council grant saves Christchurch heritage building
A central Christchurch heritage building will get a reprieve from almost certain demolition thanks to the willingness of its new owners and a significant Christchurch City Council grant.
A visitor centre with a difference for Transmission Gully project
With a large community spanning the length of the 27 km Transmission Gully project, the project team needed to create a visitor centre with a difference.
Hundreds more new homes for Hobsonville Point
Panuku Development Auckland has confirmed Avanda Group as the housing developer for stage two of the Airfields precinct at Hobsonville Point.
Tradies turn to technology to eliminate paperwork from building sites
A new online workflow tool means tradespeople can now run their entire business paperlessly.
New skate park inspired by volcanic heritage
Auckland’s volcanic heritage has inspired the construction of a new skate park in New Windsor, built as part of the NZ Transport Agency’s Waterview Connection project.
Training essential for corrosion management
As part of its ongoing professional development training programme, the Australasian Corrosion Association (ACA) presents a range of technical seminars and training courses teaching effective and efficient management of corrosion.
Help shape the changing profile of telematics
Does your company use telematics technology? You’re invited to take part in the Teletrac Navman telematics benchmark survey.
Turning scaffolding into art
Who said you can’t put a square peg in a round hole! That’s exactly what the guys from Camelspace, one of Auckland’s leading scaffolding companies, have been doing for the past few months as they recreate Shakespeare’s second Globe Theatre within millimetres of its original design, using perfectly straight scaffolding.
City Rail Link delivery underpinned by global expertise
As the largest infrastructure project undertaken in New Zealand to date, the City Rail Link (CRL) is expected to take over five years to complete and will be built within a funding envelope agreed with the government of up to $3.4 billion.
Crane industry needs more experienced drivers
At a time when construction is booming around New Zealand, the greatest challenge facing the crane industry is a shortage of experienced drivers, says the head of the country’s longest-running crane company.
Helping make Auckland sustainable –
By Corrie Cook
A new team at Auckland’s urban regeneration agency will help push through world’s best-practice sustainable development for a region that is projected to account for three-fifths of New Zealand’s population by 2043.
Why foreign capital is good for NZ infrastructure –
By Mr Xingyao Li
The opening of Christchurch Adventure Park in December was a milestone for the people of Christchurch and a proud moment for China Construction Bank (New Zealand) (CCB NZ).
Bridging the divide between design and facilities management –
By Ras Jayawickrama
The construction industry in New Zealand is booming. In fact, about a quarter of the total growth in employment until March 2018 is forecast to occur in construction and related activities. However, with growth come challenges, and as the industry grows it also needs to evolve.