Constructive Forum timing couldn’t have been more opportune

By RMBA chief executive David Kelly   The timing of this year’s Constructive Forum couldn’t have been more opportune. Construction is firmly at the top of the...

Some of the many things facing our industry

Having a portion opened to the entire sector is a great way to impart knowledge, and it is fantastic that the buildnz expo is...

Building Better Businesses

The Registered Master Builders Conference, held recently in Hamilton, featured a range of excellent speakers, both motivational and informative. One that I was very interested...

Sector council mooted for Health and Safety

Health and Safety (H&S) in the construction sector is an area that is important to all builders, but it is one that is all...

Key industry announcements anticipated at RMBF Conference

Well, it’s that time of year again. The Registered Master Builders Annual Conference is being held in Blenheim from 16 to 18 April and,...

Holding our own at the 2006 International Builders Show

As part of a study tour hosted by PlaceMakers, I attended the 2006 International Builders Show in Orlando, Florida, with Michael Fox, Brent Mettrick...

New construction forum — a first for New Zealand

One of the issues that has been obvious for some time now is that the construction industry is not often good at working together...

Designing our future

Welcome to my last Chief’s Chat as RMBF chief executive! It’s certainly been an interesting challenge for me to draft an entertaining and engaging...

Vocational Pathways a clever way to get kids interested in construction

I recently attended a launch for Vocational Pathways, a joint initiative between the Ministry of Education (MoE) and the Industry Training Federation (ITF), and...

RMBA CEO: Biggest concerns are cashflow and weathertightness

Registered Master Builders Association residential members say their two biggest issues are cashflow and weathertightness of sites, while commercial members are concerned...