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The company had earlier won the tender for the construction of the 34,500-seat stadium, which created 500 jobs at the time.

10 years ago:
• The RMBF agreed with the general thrust of the recommendations of the Weathertightness Report prepared for the Building Industry Authority.
The report identified a number of key areas of concern, from incorrect use of materials, skill shortages and effects of budgetary restraints. However, the Federation believed many of the issues were the result of the cyclical boom and bust nature of the New Zealand construction industry.

5 years ago:
• Greenbuild, a national online resource for comparing environmental and technical characteristics of building products, went live to the industry.
It was the first product database of its kind to address the growing demand for independent information on the environmental impact of building products.

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