Bach: 18 years to resolve leaky homes claims

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Department of Building and Housing chief executive Katrina Bach has told Parliament’s social services select committee that leaky building claims to the service could...

Imported steel ‘not meeting NZ standards’

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The Report on Grade 500E Steel Reinforcement released by the Department of Building and Housing recently raises concerns about the quality of imported steel...

Safety Plan for Small Businesses

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Most business owners would agree that a safe project ensures a quality work environment for all workers, helping projects run smoothly and on time,...

Cancer threat awareness high among building site managers

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Although the really hot weather is still a couple of months away, now that daylight saving has started it seems like summer is here....

New PlaceMakers store opens in Invercargill

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The new PlaceMakers Invercargill store officially opened for business recently, signalling a new era for one of Invercargill’s oldest retailers. The official opening was...

School looks forward to return of construction contractors

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Staff at the recently-completed Albany Junior High School in Auckland have just one issue with main contractor Multiplex Constructions — the state of the...

Building industry not a cash cow for local government

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The building industry must not be regarded as a cash cow for local government, Construction Industry Council chairman John Pfahlert says. He says proposals...