A Doosan fan

Luke Michell, operations manager for Auckland contractor Green Civil recently added a DX140LCR and a DX235LCR (12-14 tonne range) excavator from AB Equipment to its increasing Doosan fleet. “Just because you’re using a more expensive brand of equipment doesn’t mean that you’re going to make any more money,” he says. “It makes no difference whose…

New Hynds Partnership

Hynds Pipe Systems Ltd and Eloy Water have launched a new partnership in New Zealand and South West Pacific Islands. Eloy Water NZ is part of the Belgium-owned Eloy Group  who have built a strong reputation supplying waste water treatment plants to 26 countries around the world. Eloy Water specialises in modular treatment solutions for…

Hirepool trial YouTube training series

Hirepool has launched three short video clips aimed at helping refresh DIY types working in different settings. This particular clip is a refresher tool for contractors working with dry concrete. It’s a video checklist really, and assumes that viewers have basic working knowledge with tools. The narrator reminds viewers of what to ask about and what…

East West Link- animation

NZTA has released an animated clip of the 16km East West Link project. The animation shows viewers how delivering this priority project will improve the journey between Onehunga-Penrose and State Highways 1 & 20. Follow the journey from Onehunga along the edge of Mangere Inlet to Otahuhu. By 2045 there will be another 1 million…

Safety or is it? by Richard Campbell

I have made mention of safety in a previous column. I’m personally all for it but not the way we are going about it. One of the founding principles of the NZ way of life was the “we can do it” No.8 wire mentality. This grew out our isolation, tucked away in the depths of…

Koru Lounge circulation profile

The majority of our published titles get sent directly to readers. Each month we do supply a small number for Koru Lounge members, and into retail channels. Contractor, Q&M and LG magazine were all in circulation at Wellington’s Koru Lounge this morning.Help yourselves!