Improved perception of the trades increases apprentice numbers

The number of Kiwis taking up construction apprenticeships has reached record high numbers. The Building and Construction Industry Training...

BT’s Back In Time

20 years ago — November 1999: • Developers of the canned Britomart transport terminal in downtown Auckland were considering...

Tools working smarter for plumbing trade

Trade tool supplier Toolware Sales Ltd has given a group of plumbing businesses a chance to try and test innovative tools from...

NAWIC president: More female leaders needed for flourishing industry

Life has turned full circle for new National Association of Women In Construction NZ (NAWIC) president Stacey Mendonca, who was instrumental in...

NZ safety awards — turning tragedy into positivity

The first-ever three-way win at the Site Safe Construction Health, Safety and Wellbeing Awards got a huge round of applause from more...

Concrete NZ conference warmly received

Despite Dunedin’s chilly weather, proceedings at this year’s Concrete NZ Conference hummed with warmth during the event held in October.

Reducing concrete’s carbon footprint

Concrete and sustainability are two words many think shouldn’t be used in the same sentence. However, the recent Concrete NZ conference in...

Concrete’s journey towards (net) zero carbon

Concrete NZ launched in 2017, with one element of its Strategic Charter being to develop a sustainability position to help industry drive...

Dust health risk guidelines updated to address modern day site complexities

Construction site dust and associated health risks to workers have been debated for some time, with previous guidelines no longer adequate enough...

Roofing companies taking a more proactive and innovative approach to moisture management

Building Today asked Roofing Association of New Zealand (RANZ) chief executive Graham Moor about the main trends and issues surrounding roof installation...