Top 9 Ways to Avoid Earthmoving Equipment Accidents

This content was supplied by Principle People, a UK recruitment company. Accidents involving heavy earthmoving equipment are growing in frequency. Aside from the structural damage, there have also been instances of people being injured or killed. These accidents are often caused by equipment failure, human error or both. So, consider implementing steps that can reduce…

A Thank You email from the United States

On my way to work yesterday I checked my emails. Jeff Dean, marketing manager of CCM Inc (Classic Construction Models), a construction equipment toy designer based in Oregon, was in touch with a ‘thank you’ note. I pulled over. CCM specialise in making limited edition scale models, and Dean had some direct news. The company…

Recycling tyres- three new suggestions

Carl Vaughan contacted us with these new suggestions. Tyre disposal is obviously a major issue in New Zealand and throughout the world. Around 6 million tyres come into New Zealand each year. They can’t be buried, as they rise back out of the ground, and they can’t be burned. A lot of tyres are shipped…

2019 Hirepool Construction Excellence Awards

The Winners have been named in the 2019 civil construction awards A record-breaking pipeline in Auckland, a Napier roading upgrade to make a busy intersection safe, an Auckland wastewater station and a stormwater restoration in Wellington won respective category awards at the 41st CCNZ Hirepool Construction Excellence awards in Rotorua on 2 August. McConnell Dowell…