Industry suicide report highlights need for more effective support and prevention

The release last month of a report into suicides of construction industry workers has highlighted the need for all parts of the...

Giant global manufacturer partners with locally-owned tool company

Accent Tools Ltd has significantly expanded its sales and brand portfolio in New Zealand, with a newly-formed partnership with Apex Tool Group...

Angular Lexus showroom wins architecture award

A brave decision to build a one-car showroom on a high-profile site has paid off for GWD Lexus of Queenstown and Anna-Marie...

BT’s Back in Time

20 years ago — June 1999 • Funding of $113,000 to go towards a review of the Building Act,...

NZ Steel launches inaugural COLORSTEEL Awards

New Zealand Steel has announced the opening of entries for the inaugural 2019 COLORSTEEL Awards, celebrating excellence in the roofing and construction...

Steel vs timber framing — the pros and cons

Steel framing versus timber framing — it’s a case of the tried and true against a still comparatively new method of construction...

New Commission key to healthy infrastructure industry

The draft New Zealand Infrastructure Commission/Te Waihanga Bill is a positive step towards better and more efficient infrastructure planning and investment on...

Wintec trades students get chance to beautify Hamilton’s Ward Street car park

Ward Street in Hamilton has had a makeover via some new additions to Wintec’s student car park, with 24 planter boxes filled...

Asbestos: What are the regulations regarding demolition or refurbishment?

Most builders know how dangerous asbestos can be to their health, but how many know the regulations regarding demolition or refurbishment?

The ‘Wellbeing Budget’ — what was in it for the construction industry?

The Government’s recent “Wellbeing Budget” has promised to commit large sums of money to a number of sectors in an effort to...