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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 >>

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 >>