Apprentice of the Year Vinny Hubbard’s passion and craftsmanship wows judges

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Vincent “Vinny” Hubbard’s ability to focus and handle the pressure saw him take out the Registered Master Builders CARTERS 2017 Apprentice of the Year...

Industry seeing potential in BIM

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Masterspec, the producers of New Zealand’s national specification system — in conjunction with BRANZ and NBS (UK) — has released a report on its...

don’t turn a deaf ear to the risks

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A recent survey has revealed that workplace noise isn’t regarded as a major concern by many builders.   Yet the incidence of noise-induced hearing loss in...

Tools working smarter for plumbing trade

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Trade tool supplier Toolware Sales Ltd has given a group of plumbing businesses a chance to try and test innovative tools from UK specialist...

Entries open for Concrete Sustainability Awards

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The Cement and Concrete Association of New Zealand (CCANZ)-sponsored 2010 Concrete3 Sustainability Awards are open to anyone involved in the construction industry — from architects,...

Royal Wolf creates Ultimate Man Cave container

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Royal Wolf has modified shipping containers into everything from temporary accommodation to a portable ice cream factory — and now it has created the...

New bridge planned for Wynyard Quarter

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Plans are afoot to replace the Wynyard Crossing pedestrian bridge that links Auckland’s city centre to the waterfront with a new, more reliable bridge. The...

Grappling with the Building and Construction portfolio

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Coming to grips with the Building and Construction portfolio has been a bit like running straight off the bench into a rugby scrum —...

First BASE-certified building in Christchurch gets underway

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Construction is underway on the first new building in Christchurch to be built according to principles that the New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC)...

Mega trade show is all go!

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The only large-scale event of its kind this year, Mega combines three shows into one, bringing together the 30-year strong BuildNZ, with Facilities Integrate...