August 2020 Issue


Europe’s largest 3D printer builds two-storey house

In just a few short years, 3D printed architecture technology has matured from producing basic hut-like homes to creating a community of low-cost housing. Another interesting development in […]

Mega event thwarted by Level 3 lockdown

Mega, the only large-scale trade event of its kind this year, has had to be put on hold due to Greater Auckland being put into […]

MX FUEL System of cordless equipment launched in NZ

The MX FUEL Equipment System from Milwaukee Tools was launched in New Zealand recently. Milwaukee Tools says the ground-breaking cordless system revolutionises the equipment market […]

Employee one-to-ones — a no brainer!

Tradie HR director Leigh Olsen says if only more employers would schedule one-to-one meetings, most of their workplace issues would be solved. What if I […]

Be careful what you wish for — the risks for the building sector of a Trans-Tasman bubble

EasyBuild director Mike Fox says when the eventual euphoria of getting easier access to Australia turns into reality and some of the unintended consequences surface, […]