Position Partners competition offer

Don’t miss the opportunity to enter and win this competition. Position Partners Ltd is offering two Loadmaster Industrial Machine scale systems. To win one of these sets; explain in 25 words or less why you think you should win!  ENTER HERE Fill your boots!

Talented excavator operators on show

The 2017 Waikato and B.O.P regional excavator operator comps were held at Mystery Creek on June 15 & June 16th. Fortunately Kade Croft from Geotechnics was present to photograph the action. Results as follows: Waikato winner – Mike Bowe (Fulton Hogan) 2nd – Josh McCarthy (Schick Civil) 3rd – Trout Harford (Hick Bros Civil)  …

Eight-decade-old tractor fetches $46,000

Readers will recall news of Euro Auctions in Northern Ireland selling over 100 classic tractors with many historically important models from the 1940s, 50s and 60s in a one-day auction this past Easter. Most of the collection had been amassed by John Flynn over the past four decades, with many of the tractors having been…

Direct Agreements – Back from the dead? — SITE VISIT

In what will be a relief for contractors, the Court of Appeal has overturned the High Court decision, and held that payments made to contractors by financiers pursuant to a direct agreement are not voidable transactions recoverable by a liquidator. While some may see this as a return to the previous position there are a […]…

ConstructSafe’s first year of activity

ConstructSafe turned one year old in April 2017. The voluntary scheme is helping the New Zealand construction industry self-regulate around safety standards, providing basic tests that assess awareness of safety protocol and behaviour. The first tier of the scheme, a foundation level framework, has been successfully launched. In the next phase of activity the foundation…

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…