Repairing flood damaged buildings

Dealing with flood damage? This month's Codewords article and related quiz details what you need to know when repairing flood damaged building.

Gearing up for Asian Construction Expo

Four new dedicated zones (construction, electrical, plumbing, and home building), plus a new family entertainment area for the kids, mean the 2024 Asian Construction Expo this May will have something for everyone.

Fresh look in Westport

Westport Branch Manager Phil Gower was pleased to open the doors, welcoming CARTERS' customers old and new for a celebration breakfast at the new-look site last month.

Kicking Skin Cancer Out of Construction

Building a future free from melanoma in the construction industry is the driver of a new partnership between CARTERS Building Supplies and Melanoma New Zealand.

Building better foundations for the future

Born from the need to develop a more environmentally friendly alternative to the current polystyrene void forming pods, co-founders and directors of CLEVACO®, Andrew Minturn and Grant Brown officially launched the CLEVA POD® in New Zealand in September. 

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Apprentice builder killed by falling framing

Another tragic example of why the Kiwi construction industry needs to up its game has been evidenced by WorkSafe New Zealand.

Powering up productivity at BuildUP24

Lessons from building a state-of-the-art hospital in Norway and how we use AI were among learnings on how we can improve construction industry productivity in Aotearoa at NZIOB’s BuildUP24 conference.

Building products shakeup to lower prices

Eliminating barriers to the use of overseas building products will make it easier and more affordable to build in New Zealand, says Chris Penk MP.

Changes to Building Levy

Building levy changes have been announced following feedback on MBIE consultation regarding the proposals last year.

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From LEGO to Learning Legend

From constructing LEGO masterpieces as a child to excelling at projects in woodwork class, Ben Sellwood has gone on to thrive in an apprenticeship and now he’s loving life helping construct buildings every day.

Gearing up for Asian Construction Expo

Four new dedicated zones (construction, electrical, plumbing, and home building), plus a new family entertainment area for the kids, mean the 2024 Asian Construction Expo this May will have something for everyone.

CONZTRUCT, coming to a town near you

The chance to win a ute is just one of the many reasons to gather your tradie mates and get along to CONZTRUCT this winter. 

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