Concrete roadmap laid out to net zero carbon by 2050

New Zealand’s concrete industry has launched its roadmap to net zero carbon by 2050. Concrete New Zealand (NZ) chief executive Rob Gaimster says the publication of the roadmap is a pivotal moment for the concrete industry and the country’s built environment. “We must provide adaptive solutions that address and help ease the impacts of climateContinue reading “Concrete roadmap laid out to net zero carbon by 2050”


NZ GETS TASTE OF WHAT’S TO COME WITH FIRST CONCRETE 3D PRINTED COMMERCIAL BUILDING The first building featuring Qorox 3D printed concrete walls has recently been completed in Hamilton and it’s being described as not only the first concrete 3D printed commercial building in the southern hemisphere, but also a game changer. The build, anContinue reading “‘Game-changer’…”


Indigenous researcher paves road to success with PPE innovation Shannon Kilmartin-Lynch, a proud Taungurung man from Mansfield in Victoria, Australia is a driving force behind an innovation at RMIT University to use disposable personal protective equipment (PPE) to make concrete stronger. The PhD scholar and Vice-Chancellor’s Indigenous Pre-Doctoral Research Fellow at RMIT is part ofContinue reading “CONCRETE ANSWER…”


COST-CONSCIOUS A FOCUS FOR FUTURE CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION In this cost-conscious time in business, in particular within concrete construction, “architects, engineers and contractors have a product and service operation available to them that not only helps cut costs but improve efficiencies”, says Lance Canute, founder/director of Canzac Group “We are a concrete construction ‘specialty house’. It’sContinue reading “CANZAC’S CONCRETE SOLUTION…”

Concrete solution: Youngman Richardson given the green light

The recently completed Richmond Countdown supermarket is set to be the first of its type in New Zealand to be accredited by the internationally recognised Green Star rating system. Youngman Richardson were an important part of the construction process along with concrete contracting company Concrete Sealing & Grinding NZ.