Addressing the needs of the modern operator, the new John Deere 700L and 750L dozers feature improvements to productivity, reliability and operator comfort. Inspired by customer feedback, the updates include an all-new operator station, increased power levels, low-effort electrohydraulic (EH) controls and a suite of factory grade control solutions.
The Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) recently reached a new milestone, announcing 16,000 apprentices actively training. This is the highest number of apprentices ever, and in a timeContinue reading “Growing the skills pipeline… trades, training and a transition”
As the trades in New Zealand are experiencing months of backlogged work and a shortage of experience to match the abundance of demand says Dan Pollard, founder of Fergus jobContinue reading “There’s no better time… ‘lady tradies’ can fix the shortage”
BusinessNZ endorses comments made by business leaders about the need for clarity on the government’s strategic direction in combatting COVID-19. Chief executive Kirk Hope says the government has done aContinue reading “Business NZ endorses business leaders’ comments on COVID-19 strategy”
By Dentons Kensington Swan’s Stuart Robertson (partner), Justin Fredrickson (associate), Ossama Mohamed (summer clerk) As all of us will be aware COVID-19 has caused massive disruption and financial stress aroundContinue reading “Rule Britannia! Britannia rules COVID-19 insurance coverage waves”
A category one listed heritage building and artwork in Auckland’s CBD is set to become the site of the country’s largest-ever sustainable construction reuse project. The potential project, while notContinue reading “Building development set to be NZ’s largest construction ‘reuse’ project”
When Queensland contractor Gunne Civil Constructions was engaged to carry out site preparation earthworks for Komatsu’s forthcoming new Wacol distribution centre and technology hub, it was an opportunity for theContinue reading “Gunne Civil takes in latest Komatsu technology”
Surrounded by ocean, most of New Zealand’s reinforced-concrete infrastructure lies close to the coast, making it susceptible to corrosion. Could new glass-based reinforcing hold the answer? Research at the UniversityContinue reading “A sustainable new solution for ageing, corroding infrastructure”
Expert Hydraulink technicians have installed hammer piping and other new features in a complex customisation of CAT machinery designed to further extend its functionality and versatility. The customisation was completedContinue reading “Hydraulink customisation extends versatility of workhorse CAT machinery”
The latest environmentally friendly fire suppression technology is being introduced to the New Zealand market by Hydraulink Fire Suppression, to protect lives, assets and product.
Steel, manufacturing and construction are not sectors that usually make us think of whizz-bang technologies and cool ‘apps’, but COVID-19 has meant crunch time – regardless of the sector – with customer and employee expectations of a seamless pivot to working and transacting online.
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