Big Aussie expo on next month

Australia’s most comprehensive building expo will be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre from Thursday, May 4 to Sunday, May 7. The...

AIPM calls for major rethink to avoid skills shortage

The retirement of up to one third of Australia’s project managers in the next decade signals a major skills shortage in leading industry sectors,...

CIC aims for zero fatality record within fi ve years

A pan-industry approach to make New Zealand building sites among the safest in the world has been agreed by the Construction Industry Council. A...

Fresh Powder — Fresh Concepts — Last Chance!

The 2006 RMBF conference being held in Queenstown from April 22 to 24 will be an exciting event, with a wide variety of speakers...

Catastrophic fi re losses avoidable says Fire Protection Association

The Fire Protection Association of New Zealand has expressed concern that the major losses incurred in two factory fi res recently could have been...

Report card favourable on efforts to lift standards

A stock take of progress made by the construction industry over the past year to lift standards following the leaky homes crisis suggests a...

World-renowned NPIL celebrates 21st

One of New Zealand’s — and the world’s — biggest wood processors celebrated two major milestones recently — Nelson Pine Industries Ltd’s 21st birthday...

NZ Green Building Council to have business focus

A major boost for sustainability in new and existing buildings in this country looks certain to eventuate with the establishment of a New Zealand...

Hotel unzips latest loo art

Developers of Queenstown’s newest hotel, hospitality and retail centre, The Sofitel, have unzipped an eye-popping Christmas theme in the men’s loos. Bringing new meaning...

Taranaki builder handy with wrench

The DeWalt Ford Challenge was decided in a nail-biting grand final at the Big Boys Toys expo in Auckland recently, with wildcard Boyd Stewart...