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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...

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...

New Commission key to healthy infrastructure industry

The draft New Zealand Infrastructure Commission/Te Waihanga Bill is a positive step towards better and more efficient infrastructure planning and investment on...

The ‘Wellbeing Budget’ — what was in it for the construction industry?

The Government’s recent “Wellbeing Budget” has promised to commit large sums of money to a number of sectors in an effort to...

PSP team sprints to NZ Group A championship honours

The finale of this year’s Mouthfresh New Zealand Jetsprint Championships was held at the picturesque Wanaka jetsprint track recently, with the PSP Jetsprint team...

G.J. Gardner on top — again

G.J. Gardner Homes has won the Reader’s Digest 2019 Most Trusted Brands award in the Home Builder category for another year. Winners are selected based...

Better infrastructure planning welcomed

The release of a prototype Infrastructure Pipeline to forecast major projects being delivered by central government agencies has been welcomed by New Zealand’s civil...

New earthquake-proof building technology live test a success

AUT’s Built Environment Engineering (BEE) Lab has tested a new earthquake proofing brace system, designed to not only dissipate the force of an earthquake...

Survey reveals red tape is strangling the building industry

A recent survey of leading industry participants has revealed that a full 80% of all respondents see bureaucratic regulation and “red tape” as having...

Vocational Education Reform: On-the-job learning an essential part of trades training

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