Father’s Day subscription competition

We have three remote-controlled toy excavators to give away. The competition is open to new and existing subscribers. It’s easy to enter- simply take out a print or digital subscription to Contractor magazine in the next five days and you will automatically go in the draw. Entries close on September 4th. The HuiNa 15-Channel 2.4G…

Christchurch Southern Motorway – Stage 2, August 2019 drone footage

Christchurch Southern Motorway Stage 2 (CSM2) project shows traffic using the new Weedons Road bridge and southbound traffic now travelling across the Shands Road bridge- great milestones achieved for the project during July 2019. The Robinsons Road Overpass continues to progress well and vast amounts of landscaping is currently being undertaken along the alignment. Construction…

Recycling tyres- three new suggestions

Carl Vaughan contacted us with these new suggestions. Tyre disposal is obviously a major issue in New Zealand and throughout the world. Around 6 million tyres come into New Zealand each year. They can’t be buried, as they rise back out of the ground, and they can’t be burned. A lot of tyres are shipped…

2019 Hirepool Construction Excellence Awards

The Winners have been named in the 2019 civil construction awards A record-breaking pipeline in Auckland, a Napier roading upgrade to make a busy intersection safe, an Auckland wastewater station and a stormwater restoration in Wellington won respective category awards at the 41st CCNZ Hirepool Construction Excellence awards in Rotorua on 2 August. McConnell Dowell…