Europe’s largest 3D printer builds two-storey house

In just a few short years, 3D printed architecture technology has matured from producing basic hut-like homes to creating a community of low-cost housing.

Mega event thwarted by Level 3 lockdown

Mega, the only large-scale trade event of its kind this year, has had to be put on hold due to Greater Auckland...

MX FUEL System of cordless equipment launched in NZ

The MX FUEL Equipment System from Milwaukee Tools was launched in New Zealand recently. Milwaukee Tools says the ground-breaking...

Employee one-to-ones — a no brainer!

Tradie HR director Leigh Olsen says if only more employers would schedule one-to-one meetings, most of their workplace issues would be solved.

New building consent exemptions from August 2020 — what do they really mean?

Building Today columnist and EasyBuild director Mike Fox says overall, the changes allowing more building projects to be completed without a building...

Building begins for landmark University of Waikato development ‘The Pa’

$85m boost to the Waikato region and 500 jobs over the next two years The University of Waikato is...

Construction sector challenge — building a more sustainable industry

Minister for Building and Construction Jenny Salesa has announced a Building for Climate Change programme to get New Zealand builders working in...

Construction sector to benefit from Apprenticeship Boost

The construction sector is potentially one of the big winners from the Government announcing the institution of a Targeted Training and Apprenticeships...

Post-Covid’s been a busy time — the big question is, what comes next?

By RMBA chief executive David Kelly It has been a busy time for many of...

Mega trade show is all go!

The only large-scale event of its kind this year, Mega combines three shows into one, bringing together the 30-year strong BuildNZ, with...