Crane articles from Contractor magazine

Back from the brink The Titan group suffered a crisis after the death eight years ago of its legendary and charismatic founder, Max Whiley. Now, on turning 50, Titan is celebrating “the good years, the tough years, and the future”. GAVIN RILEY reports here Night Shift Using a Terex Superlift Crawler 3800, a Belgian company…

Crane Conference 2015: business card draw results

Thanks to everyone who entered our booth competition to win free advertising. I appreciated the opportunity to talk with you and trust it was a valuable exercise attending the Event. The winner of the major prize of $2000 dollars worth of free advertising in Contractor was the following company (name of representative in brackets) WINNER:  …

Incentives for local government needed

Originally posted on Dr Oliver Hartwich:
Published in Insights, The New Zealand Initiative’s newsletter, 17 July 2015 From Sunday, my colleague Jason Krupp and I will be attending the annual Local Government New Zealand conference. It is LGNZ’s flagship event of the year, bringing together 600 delegates from New Zealand’s councils along with key players…

Crane Conference 2015

Contrafed’s marketing collateral has had a long overdue revamp. This is the first time we’ve taken a booth space at an industry conference.  The two display stands have been ‘borrowed’ from our office, while the pull-up banners had existing artwork that has been swapped out. One gauge of interest levels so far has been the uptake…

2015 Hirepool Construction Excellence Awards booklet

Entrants in the 2015 Hirepool Construction Excellence Awards are invited to book advertising in the special Contractor magazine awards edition. The special 56 page A4 edition is being circulated at the Friday 7 August ceremony once winners have been announced and will include profiles of all entrants and the projects they have submitted. In addition…

Our top 5 stories of the week

The top five stories from the past week 1. Dispatch from the Chathams: An interview with the mayor of Chatham Islands District Council Alfred Preece http://bit.ly/ChathamsDC 2. Talking amalgamation: The Local Government Commission has given the thumbs up to a proposed Hawkes Bay amalgamation http://bit.ly/HBamalgam 3. How SH85 ‘The Pigroot’ earned its nickname http://bit.ly/PigRoot 4.  Night Moves in…