Fan talk- tracking down a Cat 660

You may have read in Richard Campbell’s recent Classic Machines column about the massive Cat 660 scraper, the largest of the Cat scrapers. Despite its age and pedigree this machine has never been imported into New Zealand. Low & behold in August three machines were landed, one for Vic Draper and two for Paul Clarke’s…

High definition imagery

Nearmap has been launched here, providing Kiwi businesses access to quality aerial maps of the country’s major cities. This high definition imagery and frequency of capture enables businesses to view and inspect what is on the ground in incredible detail, remotely and easily on a web browser. An historical library of content dating back to…

Auckland recruitment campaign awarded

  The 2018 BuildAKL campaign won a Gold award at the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Excellence Awards that took place in Atlanta, USA last month. Auckland received five Excellence in Economic Development Awards – which recognise the world’s best economic development programmes, partnerships, marketing materials and leaders – for initiatives designed by Auckland Tourism,…

New Kato City Range models

Two brand new Kato 20 tonne CR200Rf cranes have just been added to McLeod’s Cranes’ sizeable fleet, and Scott McLeod, managing director of the large firm, which services the Bay of Plenty and Waikato regions, says he couldn’t be happier. “There is significant demand for cranes this size, which is why our two new machines…

Call for contractors to follow Downer

Downer is one of four procurement partners that will be supporting the Government’s new Mana in Mahi – Strength in Work programme. The company says that with the skills shortage and a very low unemployment rate, the infrastructure sector is well placed to work with unskilled labour to upskill and provide the support needed for…