SuperSnake syncronised sub-feeding systems

Kemppi expands SuperSnake range with GTX International welding equipment manufacturer, Kemppi, has released its new SuperSnake GTX to expand its range of synchronised sub-feeding systems for hard-to-reach welding sites. The SuperSnake GTX joins the SuperSnake GTO2S and the SuperSnake 8 in providing users with quality distance wire feeding capability for Kemppi’s MIG/MAG welders. The SuperSnakeContinue reading “SuperSnake syncronised sub-feeding systems”


More time, planning for tunnel projects key to functional cities As traffic density continues to increase with population, keeping society from grinding to a halt often rests on tunnel infrastructure says Matt McLean, operations manager for the civil and mining division at Mainmark. He says that tunnels help to alleviate congestion, promote smoother traffic flow,Continue reading “TUNNEL TIME…”

Teletrac Navman launches AI-powered dashcam

Teletrac Navman is launching ‘Smart Dashcam’, a “revolutionary solution that uses powerful technology paired with AI-enabled features within a forward and driver-facing dashcam”. The Smart Dashcam uses the power of edge computing technology to capture and analyse footage in real-time, identifying external and in-vehicle events to alert drivers of risky and dangerous situations. By capturingContinue reading “Teletrac Navman launches AI-powered dashcam”

Phoenix Metalman continues rise in NZ’s recycling market

Phoenix Metalman Recycling has announced the acquisition of General Metal Recyclers Limited (GMR). GMR has two sites located in Wellington and Levin, extending Phoenix Metalman’s nationwide recycling presence to 12 sites in total – adding to its 10 locations positioned in: Kamo, Whangarei, West Auckland, Penrose, Otahuhu, East Tamaki, Takanini, Hamilton, Kaiapoi and Christchurch. PhoenixContinue reading “Phoenix Metalman continues rise in NZ’s recycling market”

‘Neglecting the electing’ impacting health and safety

Despite statutory obligations that work site health and safety representatives be elected by their colleagues – which helps ensure better health and safety outcomes – the majority of safety reps who attend health and safety training appear to be appointed by their employers. Jason Braithwaite, general manager of New Zealand health and safety training providerContinue reading “‘Neglecting the electing’ impacting health and safety”


for at-height access equipment While recent conversation has centred on house prices peaking, the construction costs for new homes are not expected to slow down any time soon. Following a higher than anticipated international 16% increase in material costs over the last three months, building suppliers are estimating a further 12% increase in the costContinue reading “INTERNATIONAL DEMAND”

UK-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement welcomed

A leading Welsh manufacturer of patented concrete formwork systems, K-Form, has issued a statement welcoming the Department for International Trade’s Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with New Zealand. “As a Welsh manufacturer, we applaud the government in its efforts of securing this trade deal with New Zealand,” says Amanda Amoui, managing director at K-Form. “We believeContinue reading “UK-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement welcomed”


Eastland Port’s Wharf 7 rebuild ready to get underway After years in the planning, work will soon begin on one of the most significant parts of Eastland Port’s ‘Twin Berth’ project. Located in Gisborne, Tairāwhiti, the rebuild of Wharf 7 was granted resource consent in December 2020. It’s due to start late March and willContinue reading “MCCONNELL DOWELL – INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS”

Quake-resistant stone

While stone has been used for thousands of years, a new technology by Southern Stonemason Canterbury enables stonework cladding to be installed and resistant to seismic activity. The company was recently awarded the Christchurch regional Supreme winner title in this year’s Registered Master Builder’s House of the Year award for its work in restoring ‘CashmereContinue reading “Quake-resistant stone”