Sandvik Appointment

Sandvik has recently appointed Porter Group as its distributor for Mobile Crushing and Screening for the whole of Australia Porter Group has acted as Sandvik’s New Zealand distributor for sales and aftermarket support of its mobile crushing and screening range since 2009. The company will now also act as mobile distributor for the entire Australian…

Styling hard hats

If you’ve ever wanted your work hard hat to make a statement then you are in luck.. Cool Hard Hats NZ makes and sells cool-looking, custom designed hard hats.  The company has its own graphic design team and will create you a hard hat which differs from your normal kit. Says company owner Jamie L’Huillier…

Waiting for infrastructure to happen

Short-term gaps in the infrastructure pipeline are causing long-term headaches for the country’s civil infrastructure contractors, who have criticised a vague forward work programme that sees roading projects down nearly three billion dollars in the next two years. Civil Contractors New Zealand Chief Executive Peter Silcock says that despite promises of ‘record investment’ and a…

Introducing Eve

Eve Cooper joined CCNZ in the new year as the association’s new Membership and Events manager on 14 January. Eve recently moved to Wellington after spending 17 years in the Bay of Plenty. For 10 of those years, she worked as the Membership Services manager at the New Zealand Certified Builders Association. Eve says she…

New Trimble Products

The Trimble Dimensions was held in November last year in Las Vegas. Its 9th International User Conference attracted over 4800 attendees representing over 96 countries. Trimble’s Civil Engineering and Construction Division introduced five new technology solutions at the event.  A new version of Trimble Earthworks Grade Control Platform version 1.7 features support for motor graders and…