Mainzeal – End of an era (Receivership)

Originally posted on SITE VISIT:
Mainzeal was one of the largest construction companies in New Zealand when it was put into receivership in 2012, liquidation followed shortly afterwards. Fast-forward five years and the receivership stage process has just been completed with the Receivers retiring on 15 May 2017. The completion of the Receivership means that…

Waikato Expressway video clip: the Huntly section

Winter is upon us and earthworks at Huntly have paused. Time to take stock off what has been accomplished at this section of the Waikato RoNS. The Huntly section involves 15km of four lane expressway, 3million m3 of earthworks, an 60m cutting through the Taupiri Pass, over 100ha of forest, bush and wetland enhancement and…

Light at the end of the Waterview Tunnel — Greater Auckland

After months of delays the opening of the Waterview tunnels is finally in sight with Transport Minister Simon Bridges announcing it will open in early July and that there will be open days over the next two weekends. That follows the ribbon cutting on Sunday. Transport Minister Simon Bridges says Auckland’s Waterview Tunnel will open… via…

Shifting Dirt On A Small Scale by Richard Campbell

There is quite a fascination with things miniature, whatever they may be. Most folks have a hobby of some sort, from stamp collecting to Matchbox models, and most people have also had a collection of sorts from time to time of one thing or another. Then there are the poor souls who are afflicted with…

Contractor website..Take a bow!

By the end of May 2017 Contractor website  traffic has surpassed viewer numbers from 2016. There have been 40,000 unique visitors to the website in five months and the average day’s traffic equates to 470 views. The top five stories in 2017 thus far: 1/ Greg Sheehan’s H&S is killing us softly 2/ Kaikoura Slips:…