Tendering – flat out and slowly going broke?

Have you ever wondered why an increasing number of highly successful builders have more work than they can handle at fair margins but never...

RMBF Strengthens capability in vital areas

The Registered Master Builders Federation has increased the depth of its management capability across two key areas in its business — membership services 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...

Can a claim be brought against the BIA?

One party that many commentators have said ought to bear some responsibility for the leaky building problem is the former Building Industry Authority (BIA)....

Be rewarded for entering on-line

Be in to win a $3000 prize pack if you enter online in the Registered Master Builders 2006 House of the Year and RMB...

Call for nominations for the HoY national judging panel

Would you like to have the opportunity to judge the very best in residential construction by New Zealand’s top builders? With major changes this...

Changes to HoY will strengthen competition

The Registered Master Builders Federation has introduced changes to the 2006 House of the Year competition to ensure greater judging transparency and providing feedback...

Volcanic eruption in High Court

The High Court in Volcanic Investments Limited1 v Dempsey & Wood Civil Contractors Ltd has signalled a departure from the conservative approach of the...

The Politics of Kulture

Charlemagne’s imperial Palatine Chapel at Aachen, Germany, is perhaps the single greatest example left to us of the cultural renaissance that swept Western Europe...

The ‘sleeping giant’ has awoken with unstoppable momentum

There are defi ning times in the life of any organisation and the RMBF has just experienced one. 2005 will be remembered as the...