Building a single, unified information resource

It’s becoming apparent that to compete we all need to work smarter. Our goal must be to build “right first time”, compliant with Building...

New Zealand’s Supreme Homes announced

  A new build in Auckland and a renovation in Hamilton have been recognised as New Zealand’s best homes, winning Supreme Awards at the prestigious...

Speakers confi rmed for 2007 Conference in Taranaki

  Minister for Building Issues Clayton Cosgrove will once again address members alongside media personalities Mark Inglis and Tom Mulholland. Firth Industries...

New personnel on board at NZGBC

Dean Riddell has been appointed chairman of the New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC). Mr Riddell, the previous vice-chairman, replaces Rob Lang who...

Future labour needs remain high despite current market conditions

Large fall in residential consent value Over the year to January 2009, the total value of residential consents fell by a significant 23%....

MBS CEO has extensive insurance experience

Master Build Services Ltd (MBS) has announced Monique Cupples as its new chief executive.   “The Board is very excited about Monique joining the team of...

Value of residential construction healthy

  The value of consents issued for residential buildings in August 2006 was $694 million, 9.7% higher than August 2005, with the trend...

RMBF: Softening market was expected

The latest building consents data from January 2006 was in line with expected industry trends, RMBF chief executive Pieter Burghout says. While residential consents...

BCATS initiative introduced

The Building and Construction Allied Trades (BCATS) initiative is a new entry level qualification being introduced by the Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation...

Shaw Builders paves the way in energy efficiency

David Shaw of Shaw Builders in Mount Maunganui was elated when his name was read out as the winner of the Resene Sustainable Home...