More apprentices sign up to showcase trade skills

More apprentices have entered this year’s Registered Master Builders CARTERS 2019 Apprentice of the Year competition, reflecting an increased interest in building...

Plan H&S carefully for the winter months

When the temperatures head southward it’s time to think about protecting yourself and your team from the elements. Winter...

BDO Construction Survey Report: Industry ‘marginally better’, but still a race to the bottom

Leading Accounting and Advisory firm BDO released the report of its second annual Construction Survey in Auckland recently. The...

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...