Building capability – right across the industry

In the past few weeks the Registered Master Builders’ Federation has decided to increase the depth of its management capability across two key areas...

The Louisiana Superdome

No building came to make us so aware of the human misery caused by Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath than did the Louisiana Superdome....

Choosing the right forum for your dispute

Over the past four years or so two acts have been passed in relation to the construction industry that provide alternative dispute resolution procedures...

Future Proof Building — ignore at your peril?

Future Proof Building is the next consumer-driven initiative that builders, designers and developers will need to embrace if they wish to deliver a sustainable...

Gargiulo top apprentice in Canterbury

Pierre Gargiulo, 22, of Harewood, Christchurch, has won the inaugural Registered Master Builders Carters 2005 Apprentice of the Year competition for the Canterbury region....

Constructive policies essential

As I write this column, caretaker Prime Minister Helen Clark is negotiating the terms of her third Labour-led Government with a number of the...