Fletcher Building looks to reduce workforce by 10%

Fletcher Building has proposed to cull 1000 jobs in New Zealand and 500 in Australia, which equates to about 10% of its...

Restructures and redundancies on the rise for businesses

The EMA says rising inquiries to its AdviceLine and the announcement by Fletchers of about 1000 redundancies underlines...

Looking ahead to a post Covid-19 industry

Building Today columnist and EasyBuild director Mike Fox says the aftermath of the Covid-19 crisis will be similar to the other global...

Fast-track consenting announced to get shovel-ready projects moving

The Government has announced a major element of its Covid-19 rebuild plan with a law change that will fast track eligible development...

Fletcher welcomes FENZ report

Fletcher Construction chief executive Peter Reidy has welcomed Fire and Emergency New Zealand’s (FENZ’s) report into the October 2019 New Zealand International...

Housing construction costs rise 1% over March quarter

By CoreLogic NZ senior research analyst Kelvin Davidson The latest March quarter CoreLogic NZ residential construction costs report showed...

Mitre 10, Resene receive most trusted brand kudos

As the nation enjoys its first glimpse of life beyond lockdown, market research suggests kiwis have an increased feeling of positivity about...

Working at Alert Level 3 updates — and other useful info

By RMBA chief executive David Kelly We are now at Level...

Building Today’s Covid-19 information finder

As the country carefully climbs its way out of the lockdown, accurate and relevant information is more important than ever. Below is...

Kelly: H&S must be the priority in the transition back to Alert Level 3

As more than 400,000 people return to work next week, health and safety must be the top priority for all construction businesses...