Registered Master Builders Federation - Latest News [Page 2]

Drop in recent levels of enquiry

Tuesday, 30 March 2010, 1:05 pm | Registered Master Builders Federation

The Registered Master Builders Federation (RMBF) says that the figures released today by Statistics New Zealand confirm the increased activity that has been evident in the market during February. Figures show the number of new housing units rose 10 ... More >>

Reg'd Master Builders supports LBP streamlining

Friday, 12 February 2010, 5:04 pm | Registered Master Builders Federation

The Registered Master Builders Federation (RMBF) is pleased that the Government has followed through on its promise to streamline the application process for the Licensed Building Practitioners Scheme More >>

Master Builders pleased with increasing confidence

Wednesday, 2 December 2009, 4:43 pm | Registered Master Builders Federation

The Registered Master Builders Federation (RMBF) says that figures released today by Statistics New Zealand, confirms the feedback received from its members that public enquiries are being converted into higher numbers of building consent applications. More >>

Winners in Premier Building Competition Announced

Monday, 16 November 2009, 10:52 am | Registered Master Builders Federation

A “masterpiece” of a new home in Auckland’s eastern suburbs and an innovative aquatic centre in Queenstown have taken out the supreme awards at the Registered Master Builders 2009 House of the Year and RMB Commercial Project Awards, in association ... More >>

Master Builders happy with continuing upward trend

Tuesday, 29 September 2009, 5:24 pm | Registered Master Builders Federation

The Registered Master Builders Federation says that figures released today by Statistics New Zealand, continue to give confidence that the construction industry is beginning to recover, albeit slow and coming off an unprecedented low level of activity. More >>

RMBF sees a more positive outlook

Tuesday, 1 September 2009, 11:47 am | Registered Master Builders Federation

The Registered Master Builders Federation (RMBF) is pleased to see that the new housing consent numbers are continuing to slowly trend upwards. More >>

Master Builders Support the Minister’s Proposal

Friday, 28 August 2009, 11:08 am | Registered Master Builders Federation

The Registered Master Builders Federation (RMBF) agrees in principle to the programme of work for improving the building and construction industry that was announced today by the Minister for Building and Construction Hon Maurice Williamson. More >>

Best carpentry apprentice can nail top prizes

Wednesday, 13 May 2009, 1:45 pm | Registered Master Builders Federation

New Zealand’s best carpentry apprentice stands to win over $12,000 in prizes in the Registered Master Builders 2009 Apprentice of the Year, in association with Carters. More >>

Builders gain the edge by competing awards

Friday, 24 April 2009, 4:29 pm | Registered Master Builders Federation

Builders from around New Zealand are set to compete in the country’s premier building awards programme – the Registered Master Builders 2009 House of the Year and RMB Commercial Project Awards, in association with PlaceMakers. More >>

Builders Agree on Need for Consumer Protection

Thursday, 16 April 2009, 4:44 pm | Registered Master Builders Federation

Registered Master Builders share the Minister for Building and Construction Hon Maurice Williamson's view on a need for greater consumer protection on building and housing projects. More >>

RMBF calls for urgent Government action

Friday, 28 November 2008, 12:24 pm | Registered Master Builders Federation

The Registered Master Builders Federation said today the new National-led Government needs to deliver on election promises to reverse a deepening crisis in the building and construction industry. More >>

Calls for action to remedy building crisis

Tuesday, 30 September 2008, 2:48 pm | Registered Master Builders Federation

The Registered Master Builders Federation is urging the Government and Reserve Bank to reverse the slow-down in the building and construction industry. RMBF Acting CEO Chris Preston said building consent figures released today by Statistics New Zealand ... More >>

Registered Master Builders welcomes proposals

Wednesday, 10 September 2008, 3:51 pm | Registered Master Builders Federation

The Registered Master Builders Federation has welcomed the National Party's promises to reduce bureaucracy in the building and construction industry. More >>

Finalists in NZ's premier building awards

Thursday, 4 September 2008, 2:32 pm | Registered Master Builders Federation

National finalists have been announced in the Registered Master Builders 2008 House of the Year and RMB Commercial Project Awards, in association with PlaceMakers. More >>

Registered Master Builders Federation appoints

Thursday, 28 August 2008, 2:32 pm | Registered Master Builders Federation

Registered Master Builders Federation (RMBF) chairman Mike Fox announced today the appointment of Warwick Quinn as its new Chief Executive. More >>

Builders set to “keep it real” in Wellington

Monday, 14 April 2008, 11:00 am | Registered Master Builders Federation

Politics will be on the agenda later this month when more than 300 people attend this year’s annual Registered Master Builders Federation (RMBF) conference in Wellington. More >>

Building consents figure reflects softening market

Wednesday, 27 February 2008, 3:29 pm | Registered Master Builders Federation

New building consent figures released today continue the trend of a softening residential market while the commercial building sector remains steady, the CEO of Registered Master Builders Federation, Pieter Burghout, said. More >>

Low building consents figure a bad omen

Wednesday, 30 January 2008, 4:57 pm | Registered Master Builders Federation

The latest building consents statistics for December 2007 are another indication of New Zealand’s deepening housing affordability crisis, Registered Master Builders Federation chief executive Pieter Burghout says. More >>

New Zealand’s top apprentice announced

Wednesday, 7 November 2007, 10:43 am | Registered Master Builders Federation

Central North Island carpentry apprentice Rhys Forsyth has taken out the top award in the Registered Master Builders 2007 Apprentice of the Year competition, in association with Carters. More >>

Registered Master Builders Reserve Judgment

Thursday, 1 November 2007, 10:36 am | Registered Master Builders Federation

The Registered Master Builders Federation has reiterated its concerns about key unresolved elements of the Government’s Licensed Building Practitioner (LBP) scheme launched today. More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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