Building industry supports government’s new construction procurement guidelines

The construction sector has welcomed the announcement by Ministers Phil Twyford and Jenny Salesa of the recently revised Construction Procurement Guidelines.

Drainlayer tradies graduating with better prospects than ever

Forty-two apprentice plumbers, electricians, gasfitters and drainlayers graduated at the Apprenticeship Training Trust (ATT) awards held at the Auckland War Memorial Museum...

The three Ps in EcoPave systems — permeable, pervious and porous

While synonymous, the terms permeable, pervious and porous are quite different when it comes to discussing suitable pavement systems and their ability...

Chelsea’s building a great future

There are a number of things that apprentice carpenter Chelsea Roper loves about her job. While using the nail...

Construction lender launched for builders and developers

An increasing number of builders are launching residential development projects as councils make more land available to address New Zealand’s housing crisis.

Resource management review timely

The Government’s recent announcement of a comprehensive overhaul of the Resource Management System is a nation-building opportunity that should lead to enhanced...

Habitat home repair gets a $1 million boost

Habitat for Humanity’s essential home repair work for low and moderate income families has received an unprecedented boost of $1 million from...

CertMark International withdraws from NZ CodeMark scheme

CertMark International Pty Ltd (CMI) has withdrawn from the New Zealand CodeMark scheme. This follows its recent suspension as...

The Kiwi company making content for construction easy

With video becoming the predominant form of content worldwide, construction companies in New Zealand have started to work with new Kiwi company,...

Naylor Love and Gibbons join forces

Naylor Love, New Zealand’s largest privately-owned commercial construction company, has entered a joint venture with Nelson company Gibbons. The...