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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 >>

Civil Contractors: Infrastructure Investment Will Benefit Everyday Kiwis

Friday, 15 May 2020, 8:00 am | Civil Contractors NZ

New Zealand’s national association for civil contractors has welcomed increased investment in infrastructure announced in today’s budget, and the opportunity for the civil construction industry to create jobs and take a lead role in New Zealand’s ... More >>

Rapid Construction Restart Holds Key To Economic Recovery

Wednesday, 8 April 2020, 2:46 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

Government guidance on handling construction contracts will give many construction companies the confidence to continue to employ their people and take a lead role in the economic recovery following the lockdown, say New Zealand’s civil contractors. ... More >>

CCNZ Members Help Grow Christchurch City Mission Garden Programme

Thursday, 19 March 2020, 3:56 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

From small seeds grow mighty trees. That’s been the story at Christchurch City Mission where members of Civil Contractors New Zealand’s Christchurch Westland branch have pitched in to kickstart a community gardening programme for people staying ... More >>

CablePrice Secures Naming Rights For NZ’s National Excavator Competition

Friday, 6 March 2020, 8:43 am | Civil Contractors NZ

Heavy machinery supplier CablePrice has secured the naming rights for New Zealand’s highly competitive national excavator operator competition. The newly re-named Civil Contractors New Zealand CablePrice National Excavator Operator Competition is now ... More >>

New Video Series Shows The Road To A New Career In 2020

Wednesday, 12 February 2020, 9:42 am | Civil Contractors NZ

A new video series featuring the young infrastructure workers who build New Zealand’s roading, water and internet networks will be released over the next month to demonstrate the inspiring careers people can find in civil construction and infrastructure. Available ... More >>

Contractors keen to get started on NZ Upgrade Programme

Wednesday, 29 January 2020, 2:31 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

New Zealand’s civil contractors welcome today’s coalition government announcement of a range of infrastructure projects funded under the New Zealand Upgrade Programme. More >>

Details needed on $12b infrastructure investment

Thursday, 12 December 2019, 10:19 am | Civil Contractors NZ

A Government announcement to invest $12 billion in new infrastructure projects has the potential to fill a major gap in the transport infrastructure work pipeline and start to overcome NZ’s infrastructure deficit – now details are needed for civil ... More >>

Shovel-ready infrastructure projects needed

Tuesday, 3 December 2019, 8:46 am | Civil Contractors NZ

The weekend announcement of the Government’s plans to bring projects forward and lift spending on significant infrastructure projects in the short to medium term is welcome news for Kiwi civil contractors and communities. More >>

Hirepool backs NZ’s civil construction industry

Thursday, 28 November 2019, 4:25 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

A longstanding partnership for the benefit of New Zealand’s civil construction industry is set to continue following the renewal of Hirepool’s Principal Business Partner Agreement with the industry’s peak body Civil Contractors New Zealand (CCNZ) ... More >>

Guidelines signal new hope for construction industry

Tuesday, 1 October 2019, 9:05 am | Civil Contractors NZ

The contracting relationship between government and the construction industry is set to be redefined, with new construction-specific guidelines created to accompany new government procurement rules coming into force tomorrow. More >>

Doug the Digger wins national Service Award

Friday, 9 August 2019, 9:28 am | Civil Contractors NZ

Northland’s Doug the Digger (aka Alistair McIntyre) received a national Service Award for his role in helping young people learn the skills to operate excavators and start careers in civil construction. The award was presented in at a dinner attended ... More >>

Passion for civil construction inspires young leaders

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 5:34 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

An Otago site supervisor, a Christchurch foreman and a Wellington Environmental Advisor received awards for industry leadership on 2 August at the Z People Awards, held at Rotorua’s Blue Baths during the Civil Contractors New Zealand ‘Navigating ... More >>

Civil construction’s top training initiatives named

Tuesday, 6 August 2019, 3:20 pm | Civil Contractors NZ

Civil construction companies from Christchurch and Wellington were the big winners in the national Civil Contractors New Zealand Connexis Company Training and Development Awards, presented on 2 August to recognise commitment of businesses to ongoing professional ... More >>