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Five emerging trends as construction begins contracting towards carbon neutrality

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As we press towards carbon neutrality, currently targeted for 2050, there are five trends emerging in engineering, procurement and construction contracts in New Zealand...

Building healthy homes for Northland whanau through progressive procurement

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Maori business Yakas Construction has won its first government contract with Kainga Ora - Homes and Communities to build six state houses in Kaikohe. Yakas...

Howzat! Dulux signs on as New Zealand Cricket official partner

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Dulux has signed on for full New Zealand Cricket Partnership status for the next three years. The partnership covers the Black Caps and White Ferns...

It’s all about that Base!

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Antarctica New Zealand has announced that the new Scott Base will be constructed at PrimePort Timaru. The decision to work with PrimePort was made after...

OSM: Time to scale up to meet demand, retain jobs and build capability

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EasyBuild director Mike Fox says instead of importing fully-built homes, the Government has a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to create a sustainable, Kiwi-based, off-site manufacturing (OSM)...

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Keeping your good people

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TradieHR director Leigh Olsen presents some top tips and steps employers can take to retain their valued staff.I met with a client recently, and I...

OSM: Time to scale up to meet demand, retain jobs and build capability

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EasyBuild director Mike Fox says instead of importing fully-built homes, the Government has a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to create a sustainable, Kiwi-based, off-site manufacturing (OSM)...

Where has all the timber gone?

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Northpine general manager Bruce Larsen says structural timber remains in short supply nationwide. And that no matter how fast and how hard timber manufacturers...

Products

Northbeam — stronger, stiffer beams and square posts

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When architectural designer Corry Clayton designed this poolhouse in Northland, he chose Northbeam by Northpine, a specialist sawmill in Waipu, and one of the...

Multiscanner easily locates studs and joists

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The Zircon MultiScanner HD900 quickly and easily locates studs and joists behind walls, floors and ceilings. It also locates metal, as well as live...

End cutting pliers provide powerful cutting capabilities

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Channellock 203mm End Cutting Pliers provide powerful cutting capabilities, including piano wire (1.4mm to 2.3mm), hard wire (1.2mm to 2.3mm); medium hard wire (1.2mm...