July 2019 Issue


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 apprenticeships. This year […]

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 weather can lead to more injuries […]

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 2019 report identifies positive developments and […]

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 industry to work […]

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 (ATG). ATG is […]

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 Chin Architects. The […]