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Diggers At The Ready Southland!

Saturday, 10 February 2024, 1:54 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

The best excavator operators in Southland will be battling it out at the Cable Price Regional Excavator Operator competition at the Civil Contractors NZ Southland stand at Waimumu Field Days on Friday 16th February. The winner not only takes away bragging ... More >>

NZ’s Civil Contractors Welcome Incoming Government

Tuesday, 28 November 2023, 1:08 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

New Zealand’s civil contractors welcome the formation of New Zealand’s next government and congratulate the incoming Ministers across the three coalition partners. Civil Contractors New Zealand Chief Executive Alan Pollard said businesses responsible ... More >>

Top Infrastructure Projects Show Their Class In Challenging Times

Monday, 4 September 2023, 10:33 am | Civil Contractors NZ

A path through a Significant Ecological Area, a port completed seven months ahead of time, disaster recovery efforts and time-sensitive transport projects were amongst the winners in the 44th Civil Contractors New Zealand Hirepool Construction Excellence ... More >>

Exceptional Leaders And Training Programmes Honoured At Industry Awards

Friday, 1 September 2023, 6:57 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

Gifted young leaders and employers with a relentless dedication to staff development were recognised at the Z Energy People Awards and Connexis Civil Training Awards in Auckland this afternoon. Held at the Due Drop Events Centre during the Civil Contractors ... More >>

Resilience And Sustainability Reign At Civil Construction Conference

Wednesday, 30 August 2023, 9:25 am | Civil Contractors NZ

The state of New Zealand’s civil construction industry, workforce and sustainability are among the many topics that will be discussed at the Civil Contractors New Zealand’s national conference and expo in Auckland tomorrow and on Friday 1 September. Civil ... More >>

Civil Contractors Raise More Than $40k For Hawke’s Bay Recovery

Wednesday, 23 August 2023, 6:18 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

Civil Contractors New Zealand Manawatū Whanganui Branch has got behind the Hawke’s Bay East Coast recovery, with the organisation raising more than $40,000 for the Bay View Community Charitable Trust to continue to support local business and homeowners ... More >>

Government Transport Policy Starts To Get Back On The Rails

Thursday, 17 August 2023, 6:20 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

New Zealand’s civil contractors welcome the focus on consistency, resilience and maintenance in the Draft Government Policy Statement on Land Transport 2024/25-2033/34 - but caution there is a long road ahead to resolve historic underfunding and build ... More >>

Pothole Repair Plans Sensible, But Underlying Funding Issues Need Clarity

Tuesday, 18 July 2023, 3:28 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

The National Party’s proposal to establish a ‘Pothole Repair Fund’ is a useful clarification of priorities and funding to replace pavements degraded by underinvestment, but it does not provide a silver bullet or set funding in place for long-term transport ... More >>

Civil Contractors: $71b Infrastructure Investment Needs Certainty To Go With Spend

Friday, 19 May 2023, 4:35 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

The government’s budget announcement of an increased infrastructure investment to $71b over five years has potential to deliver results, but civil contractors say the investment must come with more certainty around the work programme ahead and ... More >>

CablePrice Continues Strong Support For National Excavator Operator Competition

Wednesday, 17 May 2023, 7:40 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

Civil Contractors New Zealand National Excavator Operator Competition naming rights sponsor CablePrice will continue its longstanding support for the event, extending its support for a further two years. CablePrice has been the competition’s premier ... More >>

New Guide Signals A New Era For Temporary Traffic Management

Monday, 1 May 2023, 6:21 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

A new era of how road work sites are managed has arrived with the release of the New Zealand Guide to Temporary Traffic Management , which sets out how road work sites should be managed, replacing the Code of Practice for Temporary Traffic Management. ... More >>

King Of Heavy Metal Crowned At National Excavator Competition

Monday, 20 March 2023, 2:11 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

Otago’s Troy Calteaux has emerged as ‘top dug’ at the 2023 Civil Contractors NZ CablePrice National Excavator Operator Competition, showing the weight of his mettle to defend his national title against a formidable field of 12 regional finalists. ... More >>

Heavy Metal Mettle To Be Tested At National Excavator Operator Competition Finals

Monday, 13 March 2023, 10:21 am | Civil Contractors NZ

The elite ‘SAS’ of New Zealand’s excavator operators will be put through their paces in Feilding at the end of this week as they vie for title of New Zealand’s best at the Civil Contractors NZ CablePrice National Excavator Operator Competition. ... More >>

New Cyclone Visa Category Provides Relief From ‘crisis Mode’

Friday, 24 February 2023, 7:13 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

A new fast-tracked visa category to help with recovery efforts following Cyclone Gabrielle will enable the country’s civil construction companies to ramp up their efforts in the response and recovery following the massive impact of Cyclone Gabrielle ... More >>

NZ’s Top Infrastructure Construction Awards Open For Entries

Thursday, 9 February 2023, 11:59 am | Civil Contractors NZ

Entries are open for the annual Civil Contractors New Zealand Hirepool Construction Excellence Awards, which have recognised the outstanding projects and maintenance initiatives of New Zealand’s civil construction industry since 1978. The awards ... More >>

Recognition, Qualifications On The Way For NZ Road Workers

Thursday, 22 December 2022, 12:11 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

The skilled people responsible for road work sites will have more recognition to look forward to, thanks to a new industry group established to align temporary traffic control training with formal qualifications through the New Zealand Qualifications ... More >>

Immigration Changes Show NZ Will Be ‘Open For Business’ Once Again

Tuesday, 13 December 2022, 8:11 am | Civil Contractors NZ

After several years of closed borders, government moves to incorporate skilled civil construction trade roles into the Immigration New Zealand Green List can’t come soon enough, say New Zealand’s infrastructure construction contractors. Civil Contractors ... More >>

Government’s Infrastructure Strategy Response A Positive Start

Monday, 12 September 2022, 10:23 am | Civil Contractors NZ

The Government’s response to the national 30-year Infrastructure Strategy released by the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission Te Waihanga is a welcome starting point, but illustrates there is a lot of work to go to resolve the country’s infrastructure ... More >>

Civil Contractors New Zealand Elects First Female President

Wednesday, 10 August 2022, 11:02 am | Civil Contractors NZ

Civil Contractors New Zealand has elected the first female president in its 78-year history. <img src="" width="576" height="720"> CCNZ President Bailey Gair Napier ... More >>

From Bridges To Underground Rail: Civil Construction Celebrated At National Awards

Monday, 8 August 2022, 12:21 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

Some of New Zealand’s most mind-blowing infrastructure projects of the past year were honoured on Friday night at the Civil Contractors New Zealand Hirepool Construction Excellence Awards. From an 86-metre-long suspension bridge on one of New Zealand’s ... More >>





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