June 2019 Issue


Are you an ‘Employer of Choice’?

Tradie HR director Leigh Olsen explains what makes an “Employer of Choice”. Recently a number of clients have been asking me what they can do […]

Business growth requires careful planning

Terry Sage of Trades Coaching New Zealand says by all means grow, and grow large — but plan your growth path carefully. Humour me for […]

Building policy reform — a summary of proposed MBIE changes, Part 1

Timothy Bates of Auckland law firm Legal Vision previews some of the proposed amendments to the Building Act 2004. In this month’s article I’ll preview […]

BT’s Back in Time

20 years ago — June 1999 • Funding of $113,000 to go towards a review of the Building Act, which controls the construction and health […]

New adhesive and sealant in one

Many builders will already be users of Sika’s MS Sealant and know what a quality product it is. Now Sika NZ has a new MS […]

NZ’s toughest LED light

Intex Lumo LED lights are the toughest portable construction lights in New Zealand. These TradeTuff, IK09 impact-resistant and IP-rated LED lights are built for the […]

8000 nails per charge!

With Senco’s new SGT90i Framing Gas Tool, the user can harness the increased power to guarantee efficiency and a professional finish with every nail. The […]

Posi-STRUT discovers inner space

More and more architects are specifying MiTek Posi-STRUT for the ultimate in design versatility. And builders are recognising the value of Posi-STRUT Floor Cassettes for […]

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 industry. Following COLORSTEEL’s […]

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 framing. There are […]