While last year was all about setting up onsite for Watercare’s Central Interceptor project, the focus has now moved underground as the team start to dig deep, ready for the arrival of the key piece of equipment that will deliver the tunnel.
New Zealand’s economic recovery from the hammer blows of the Covid-19 pandemic, and the employment prospects for many of those made jobless by it, will be closely tied to our construction sector.
Watch out homeowners, DIYers and contractors alike – changes to building consents could save homeowners up to $18 million in costs and are expected to result in 9000 fewer consents each year.
One of the most active worksites on the Transmission Gully motorway project is the Wainui Saddle, the highest point on the new road. And while it is one of the shortest sections – just 800m of the 27km of new motorway – it is one of the most complex earthworks challenges of any project in New Zealand.
The outline of the bow of a ship could just be made out through the mist hanging above the Whangarei Harbour. As the mist lifted, the ship was revealed to be Whangarei’s newest steel sculpture – the Camera Obscura.
Zjovani Petera is officially the ﬁrst apprentice to graduate from a referral from the Tamaki Jobs & Skills Hub, a local resource for residents of Glen Innes, Panmure and Point England in east Auckland.
Significant time and cost savings can be achieved on major construction projects through the use of a new-to-the-market concrete strength prediction engine.
A team of staff and alumni from the University of Auckland, who met as students at the Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries (CAI), has been awarded the Good Design Australia Gold Award for an interactive installation.
The Government must ramp up investment in road maintenance immediately, says an industry group, as data shows an alarming decline in the quality of road surfaces around the country.
The awards and accolades keep coming for Christchurch’s central library, Tūranga. The five-storey building, which sits on the edge of Cathedral Square, has become one of the few public buildings in New Zealand to be awarded a 5 Green Star (custom design certified rating) from the New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC).