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Budget 2022: Good Start, But More Infrastructure Investment Needed

Thursday, 19 May 2022, 3:54 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

New Zealand’s national association for civil contractors has welcomed the $230 million investment in trades training programmes, increased funding for rail and rural broadband infrastructure, and support for Construction Sector Accord Transformation ... More >>

Strategy ‘A New Beginning’ For Kiwi Infrastructure

Tuesday, 3 May 2022, 11:22 am | Civil Contractors NZ

New Zealand’s civil contractors have welcomed a new 30-year Infrastructure Strategy as ‘a new beginning’ and look forward to working to address the country’s massive infrastructure deficit with increased support, better planning, and targeted investment ... More >>

New Report Sets A Path To Resolve Infrastructure Workforce Challenges

Tuesday, 12 April 2022, 10:30 am | Civil Contractors NZ

A new report on entering New Zealand’s civil infrastructure construction workforce has been published by national association Civil Contractors New Zealand, with support from the Ministry of Social Development and the Ministry of Business, Innovation ... More >>

Alan Pollard Appointed Chief Executive Of Civil Contractors NZ

Thursday, 9 December 2021, 12:40 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

Alan Pollard has been appointed Chief Executive of Civil Contractors New Zealand, the national business association for New Zealand’s civil infrastructure construction industry. Mr Pollard comes to CCNZ following ten years at the helm of Apples and ... More >>

Best Of Hawke’s Bay East Coast Civil Construction Celebrated

Monday, 22 November 2021, 9:00 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

Black ties, big personalities and community-changing projects were in the spotlight at Friday night’s Civil Contractors New Zealand Hawke’s Bay East Coast Hirepool Construction Excellence Awards. More than 170 industry movers and shakers made their ... More >>

Civil Contractors: Work On NZ’s Water Networks Must Continue

Wednesday, 27 October 2021, 6:22 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

New Zealand’s national association for civil contractors has called for physical work on New Zealand’s water networks to continue smoothly and not be undermined by the creation of four new water entities to manage the country’s freshwater, ... More >>

National Infrastructure Strategy ‘long Overdue’

Wednesday, 13 October 2021, 2:51 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

A draft national 30-year Infrastructure Strategy has been released by the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission Te Waihanga, setting a blueprint for the country to address its massive infrastructure deficit, improve resilience and streamline infrastructure ... More >>

Nelson And Marlborough’s Best In Civil Construction Revealed

Thursday, 12 August 2021, 3:14 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

A cycle track built in extreme conditions, a land reclamation project with exceptional environmental controls, and a talented young operations manager were among the outstanding civil construction projects celebrated at the Civil Contractors NZ Nelson Marlborough ... More >>

Young Leaders And Top Training Initiatives Shine At Civil Construction Awards

Monday, 2 August 2021, 1:43 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

Courageous young leaders and top training initiatives have been recognised at the Z Energy People Awards and Connexis Civil Industry Training Awards, held on Friday 30 July in Wellington. Hundreds of people from across the civil construction industry ... More >>

National Awards Celebrate Civil Construction Excellence

Monday, 2 August 2021, 12:27 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

The rescue of a Wellington icon, an infrastructure response that moved mountains, and a project with an outstanding safety culture were amongst the winners of the 42nd Civil Contractors New Zealand Hirepool Construction Excellence Awards. Held ... More >>

NZ’s Civil Contractors Conference Expected To Be Biggest Yet

Tuesday, 11 May 2021, 3:44 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

Registrations for New Zealand’s civil contracting event of the year opened this week, and conference hosts Civil Contractors NZ are promising an exciting programme packed full of expert speakers, masterclasses and networking opportunities as well ... More >>

Champion Excavator Operator Wins Second National Title

Monday, 22 March 2021, 2:15 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

Troy Calteaux of Otago was named the winner of the 2021 Civil Contractors New Zealand CablePrice National Excavator Operator Competition at an awards dinner on Saturday night, following two days of intense competition against 11 regional champion excavator ... More >>

NZ’s Top Digger Drivers Prepare For Heavy Metal Showdown In Feilding

Monday, 15 March 2021, 3:08 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

Have you ever seen heavy machinery used to crack open a beer, pour a cup of tea or slam dunk a basketball? Many of these crowd-pleasing challenges will be on show in Feilding later this week when New Zealand’s best excavator operators compete ... More >>

Veteran Operator Wins Nelson Marlborough Excavator Competition

Tuesday, 24 November 2020, 8:25 am | Civil Contractors NZ

Veteran excavator operator Leslie Smith of Nelson’s Mike Edridge Contracting won the Civil Contractors New Zealand CablePrice Nelson Marlborough Regional Excavator Operator Competition on 21 November and will represent the region at nationals in ... More >>

NZ’s Top Infrastructure Projects Up For 2021 Awards

Friday, 13 November 2020, 8:09 am | Civil Contractors NZ

Entries are open for the annual Civil Contractors New Zealand Hirepool Construction Excellence Awards, which have been presented for outstanding contributions to New Zealand’s civil construction industry since 1978. The awards are the civil and ... More >>

Increase In Road Maintenance Funding Welcome

Friday, 18 September 2020, 10:08 am | Civil Contractors NZ

New Zealand’s civil contractors welcome increased investment in transport funding, announced in today’s Government Policy Statement on Land Transport (GPS) 2021 . CCNZ Chief Executive Peter Silcock said the GPS rebalanced priorities so the country’s ... More >>

Joint Press Release - Shovels At The Ready, But Where’s The Work?

Tuesday, 21 July 2020, 4:32 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

Construction and infrastructure industry leaders are calling for urgency around the release of the government’s full list of ‘shovel-ready projects’ as increasing numbers of workers face redundancy and business confidence amongst construction and ... More >>

Contractors Welcome Vision And Consistency In Infrastructure Plans

Friday, 17 July 2020, 7:21 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

The development of New Zealand’s transport infrastructure needs clear vision and cross-party agreement, say New Zealand’s civil contractors. “It is very positive to see such a strong commitment to the development of New Zealand’s transport infrastructure ... More >>

Water Investment Must Not Be Drip-Fed

Wednesday, 8 July 2020, 6:48 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

The government’s latest announcement around water infrastructure investment provides welcome support for New Zealand’s ailing water networks. But to support COVID-recovery, fix systemic problems and provide employment, work should start quickly rather than ... More >>

Project Timing Critical For Infrastructure Workforce

Thursday, 2 July 2020, 6:40 am | Civil Contractors NZ

A new package of infrastructure investments has the potential to help kick-start the post-COVID rebuild, but these projects need to get started soon to ensure the construction industry can retain its skilled workforce. Civil Contractors New Zealand ... More >>