A road maintenance crew in action on a local road resurfacing project.

NZ’s civil contractors welcome incoming government

New Zealand’s civil contractors have welcomed the formation of New Zealand’s next government, and congratulate the incoming Ministers across the three coalition partners. Civil Contractors...
Co-founder and Luyten 3D chief executive Ahmed Mahil (left) has been appointed Secretary General for the Construction 3D Printing World Council.

Construction 3D Printing World Council formed to promote fast-evolving industry

World-leading Australian 3D printing technology company, Luyten 3D, has pioneered the formation of the world’s first global 3D printing body to oversee and inform...

Contractors and subbies better protected under new retention changes

On October 5, 2023, the Construction Contracts (Retention Money) Amendment Act 2023 (Amendment Act) came into force, bringing about significant changes to the way...

2023 NZ Timber Design Awards winners and highly commended entries announced

The fully subscribed gala function for the NZ Timber Design Awards was hosted by Timber Unlimited on November 2 at Auckland’s Cordis Hotel, with...
Jack Nevines has been named Registered Master Builders 2023 CARTERS Apprentice of the Year.

Nevines takes out Apprentice of the Year honours

Jack Nevines from Auckland has been named the 2023 Registered Master Builders Apprentice of the Year, in partnership with CARTERS. Eight carpentry apprentices from across...
Engineering New Zealand Te Ao Rangahau chief executive Dr Richard Templer.

Structural engineering quality concerns ‘systemic’

Engineering New Zealand Te Ao Rangahau has released a report that says quality in structural engineering designs has, at times, been compromised due to...
2022 Apprentice of the Year winner, Dane Schnell, from the Auckland region.

Top building apprentices go head-to-head for national title

The top building apprentices from across New Zealand will be going head-to-head at the Registered Master Builders 2023 CARTERS Apprentice of the Year national...

Unemployment rise no surprise as economic slowdown starts to bite

The Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA) says news that unemployment continues to rise comes as no surprise given the conversations it has been having...

Lessons from Constructive 2023

Registered Master Builders Association chief executive David Kelly summarises the debate during, and response from, this year's Constructive Forum held in Auckland. It was...

Sprinklers save lives!

The fire protection community has clarified its position with regards to loss of life in sprinkler-protected buildings and international experience with fire sprinkler systems. The...