Storm Damage on SH6

Running between Greymouth and Westport, State Highway 6 runs along a scenic albeit exposed stretch of the South Island coastline.  The contractors responsible for maintenance on SH6, Fulton Hogan and sub-contractors MBD Contracting, are on alert at present, as a tropical cyclone is scheduled to make landfall today. It’s actually the second tropical storm in…

Preparing Filipino workforce

Site Safe’s new partnership with Filipino recruitment organisations is helping ensure workers hit the ground running when they arrive here. Site Safe has joined forces with Working In Resourcing, a Kiwi-based immigration company and its counter-part Philippines-based recruitment agency, YWA Human Resource Corporation, to deliver entry-level health and safety training for workers preparing to start…

LeTourneau’s Tournacranes

The original YouTube clip was released late last year but needed some editing. Here is the remix, with static captions and slightly longer. Early in the clip there’s a great shot of Jim Dryden(not Hugh!) of Dryden & Co, standing in front of a Tournacrane at the site of Wellington’s future airport. Please like the…

Genie Material Lift products

 Youngman Richardson & Co has recently been made exclusive New Zealand distributor for the full range of Genie Material Lift products. “We are delighted to have been given the opportunity to market this range alongside our existing collection of Genie heavy lifting products,” says general manager, Ed Richardson. “Existing Genie Material Lift customers can be…