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Water review needs coherent leadership

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 1:39 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

Recognising a need for change in New Zealand’s water industry brings New Zealand a small step closer to addressing issues with decaying water infrastructure, but coherent leadership from central government will be needed to make a change, say ... More >>

Auckland excavator operators compete for glory

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 10:21 am | Civil Contractors NZ

More than thirty of Auckland’s best excavator operators will pour tea, slam-dunk basketballs and even navigate an egg and spoon challenge with their massive machines at the Regional Excavator Operator Competition this weekend. More >>

Contractors look to technology to overcome workforce woes

Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 4:39 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

New information released from NZ’s civil construction industry shows civil contractors are increasingly looking to adopt new technologies, with 77 per cent looking to technology to help them increase labour productivity. But workforce issues continue to hinder ... More >>

Civil Contractors welcomes new infrastructure agency

Friday, 17 August 2018, 7:37 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

Civil Contractors New Zealand welcomed today’s announcement from Infrastructure Minister Hon. Shane Jones that a new independent infrastructure agency would be established to improve government oversight into the infrastructure and civil construction industry. More >>

Awards for emerging construction leaders, stars in training

Sunday, 5 August 2018, 1:58 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

A Christchurch construction manager responsible for two company divisions, an Auckland roading foreman heading multiple teams at 23, and contractors from the Bay of Plenty, Canterbury and the Waikato received leadership and development awards today at the ... More >>

Water treatment plant takes contractors’ top award

Sunday, 5 August 2018, 1:57 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

A major upgrade to Auckland’s main water treatment plant in Mangere took top honours at the Civil Contractors New Zealand’s (CCNZ) national awards in Hamilton last night. Other awards went to projects across the country ranging from the Chatham ... More >>

Focus on Lowest Cost Undermining Major Infrastructure

Wednesday, 1 August 2018, 12:44 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

MEDIA RELEASE, Auckland, New Zealand, 1 August 2018 – The construction industry is under strain to build a record amount of infrastructure on thin margins, but issues in the procurement phase could destabilise the construction industry and set these ... More >>

National infrastructure pipeline needs work

Monday, 30 July 2018, 8:40 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

Kiwi civil contractors warn that while a recent construction forecast looks to steady the ship, the current course risks an underwhelming response to major challenges and losing talent to a booming overseas infrastructure markets. More >>

Minister to introduce EPIC infrastructure careers campaign

Tuesday, 24 July 2018, 8:19 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

More gamers, trampers and sportspeople may soon be building and maintaining New Zealand’s vital water, roading and energy networks, thanks to a careers promotion platform designed to inspire career seekers and bring diversity to the infrastructure workforce. More >>

Contractors warn of construction gap in transport policy

Friday, 29 June 2018, 8:43 am | Civil Contractors NZ

New Zealand’s civil contractors have welcomed a record level of investment in transport, but expressed concern at a medium-term construction gap in the Government Policy Statement on Land Transport which risks losing Kiwi civil construction capability ... More >>

Otago excavator operator named national champ

Sunday, 18 March 2018, 2:37 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

Otago man Troy Calteaux was named last night as the country’s best excavator operator after an extremely intense two-day competition. More >>

National excavator competition hotter than ever

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 10:14 am | Civil Contractors NZ

A veteran champ at the national excavator operator finals will battle it out next week to beat the current record holder. More >>

Excavator Operators compete in Wellington/Wairarapa champ

Friday, 2 February 2018, 4:37 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

Excavator Operators compete to be the Wellington/Wairarapa region champ Excavator operators from across the Wellington/Wairarapa region are practising how to pour tea with their machines to prepare for the Civil Contractors New Zealand regional ... More >>

Contractors welcome infrastructure promises

Tuesday, 22 August 2017, 12:48 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

Civil contractors have welcomed political parties’ announcements on infrastructure investment but say any incoming government needs to improve procurement systems and shine light on “the poor cousin” of infrastructure: water systems. More >>

Waterview Connection takes out top civil construction award

Saturday, 5 August 2017, 2:51 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

Auckland’s Waterview Connection project took out the big award at the Civil Contractors New Zealand’s (CCNZ) National Awards held today while other wins went to projects all over the country. More >>

And the Civil Construction Oscar goes to……

Tuesday, 25 July 2017, 1:04 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

“And the Civil Construction Oscar goes to……” The Mackays to Pekapeka Expressway, Waterview Tunnel and Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild are among dozens of civil contracting projects up for the industry’s equivalent of the academy awards in ... More >>

Improvements needed in how work is contracted

Thursday, 25 May 2017, 4:28 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

Civil Contractors New Zealand welcomes today’s Budget with its focus on investing in capital infrastructure and future resilience . More >>

Contractors will work for months to repair flood damage

Sunday, 9 April 2017, 2:52 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

Contractors will be working for months to repair flood damage Thousands of workers in civil construction and general contracting were working outside in the worst of the extreme weather last week but their hard work has only just begun. Civil Contractors ... More >>

Wellington/Wairarapa Excavator Operators compete

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 4:37 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

Excavator operators from across the Wellington/Wairarapa region are practising how to pour tea with their machines to prepare for the Civil Contractors New Zealand regional excavator operator competition later this month. More >>

Excavator operator wins Auckland competition

Thursday, 17 November 2016, 10:47 am | Civil Contractors NZ

Jason Toomer-Reti was named last night as the Auckland region’s best excavator operator after an intense three day competition against 34 others. More >>



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