Tools Down aims to halve tradie suicides

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A new mental health awareness platform has launched to raise awareness of mental ill health and the suicide rate among Kiwi tradies. Tools Down was started...

Fehl awarded NZIOB Honorary Fellowship

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A construction industry veteran, Peter Fehl was inducted as an Honorary Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Building (NZIOB) at a function in Auckland...

Study investigates strategies to deal with stress in construction

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An industry study conducted by Site Safe and Massey University’s School of Built Environment has investigated the negative effects of work-related stress on productivity,...

Over 40 years’ experience goes into every profile

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From its locally-based design and manufacturing hub in Avondale, Auckland, the Dynex team creates a broad range of innovative products widely used throughout the...

RANZ disappointed with LBP Scheme progress

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By Roofing Association of NZ (RANZ) chief executive Graham Moor Since the Licensed Building Practitioner (LBP) Scheme’s inception in 2007, the RANZ has been disappointed...

Preventing condensation and mould in roof cavities

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By William Lin As New Zealand’s leading manufacturer of permeable roofing underlay, Thermakraft is often asked to explain why water droplets sometimes form on the...

Seven reasons to choose tiles

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Choosing the right roof material is one of the most important decisions home owners will make when undertaking a new build or renovation. The roof...

Young at heart

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Now well into his sixties, Neil McCormack is quite possibly the oldest new roofer in the country. Keith Ivey from CS Roofing first met McCormack...

Lifelong dream 30 years in the making

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By Jenny Bain Set on six acres of rural land, overlooking a reserve of native bush and their recently enhanced nut orchard, sits a...

Are you getting the service the fees demand?

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Building Recruitment managing director Kevin Everett says taking unethical shortcuts to hire staff will backfire in the long term. I often talk about the skills...