Industry reaction . . .

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The Registered Master Builders Federation has endorsed the building practitioner licensing scheme because it will help further strengthen the standards of New Zealand’s construction...

Top apprentices bound for success

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Spending three weeks in the bush without a cellphone or a TV wouldn’t be the ideal holiday for many young men, but for two...

New appointments in Auckland

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Michael Lieshout was recently elected to lead the Auckland Branch of the Registered Master Builders Association for the next two years. Former president Kieran Mallon...

Registered Master Builder takes on ‘once in a lifetime’ project

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When Registered Master Builder Stephen Jory of Jory Builders in Dunedin attended a function at his daughter’s school back in late 2007, he didn’t...

Designing problems away

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New Zealand's building legislation still causing confusion for many builders and TAs   Leaky buildings have been a major concern in the construction industry...

Search on for Apprentice of the Year

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Entries are open and the search is on for the Registered Master Builders 2007 Apprentice of the Year, in association with Carters. Supported...

Quinn: Building consent activity remains steady

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The latest residential building consent figures show the demand for new residential properties continues to be steady at a monthly building consent rate of...

People make quality — Total Quality Management (TQM)

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When management seeks productivity improvement, initial thoughts often turn to new technology, new designs, new tools or equipment.    However, managers often fail to...

All regional award winners now found

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The regional 2007 House of the Year and RMB Commercial Project Awards have ended, with the last gala award ceremonies taking place in Ashburton,...

RMBF Board for 2010

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The 2010 RMBF AGM at the Federation’s recent annual conference saw the welcoming of Blair Cranston as the new RMBF president, David Fabish the...