Position Partners competition offer

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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…

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…