Forklift owners and operators — ‘tell us your story’

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The Centra Mitsubishi Forklift “Tell us your story” competition invites Mitsubishi Forklift owners and operators across New Zealand businesses and industries to submit their...

First time House of the Year entrant takes out inaugural award

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Willie de Gruchy of WG de Gruchy Construction was “elated” when his name was read out as the winner of the inaugural Craftsmanship Award...

RMBF: Plenty to be proud of in tough times

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RMBF members have traditionally enjoyed good market share across New Zealand but, interestingly, we know through our Guarantee sales that our market share is...

Women in construction

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Employment within the construction industry is forecast to grow sharply over the next four years as activity in the sector increases. Currently there are about...

Government’s CRL announcement on the right track

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The Property Council has welcomed the Government’s announcement to fund Auckland’s proposed City Rail Link two years earlier than initially planned. Chief executive Connal Townsend...

Improving the quality of insulation installation in NZ homes

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The Government’s push to rid New Zealand of poorly insulated houses, along with recent changes to the relevant NZ Standard, NZS4246:2016, and changes to...

Being your own boss — a dream or a nightmare?

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They talk about the “Business Dream” — work for yourself, be your own boss, flexible hours, get off the tools and let the team...

Conference 2011 done — 2012 heads to Tauranga

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We believe that this decision raised the profile of both events. Our conference was well attended, with many new faces, and we received similarly...

Apprentice climbs winner’s podium

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  Jono Blakely of Andrew James Builders Ltd was ecstatic when he was awarded first place at the Central South Island Registered Master Builders Carters...

‘All I want for Christmas!’

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For most of us in the construction industry we are charging towards Christmas 2005 at breakneck speed. In the past few years we have...