CCNZ reflects on 2017 Budget spending

In a press release circulated after yesterday’s Budget CCNZ’s CEO Peter Silcock welcomed the focus of 2017’s Budget on capital infrastructure investment and future resilience. However, the industry organisation says the spend will be more effectively used if local and central government  improve how they contract infrastructure work. CCNZ represents more than 600 large, medium-sized and…

Dunedin beckons

The 2017 CCNZ conference (its 73rd) will be held in Dunedin from Wednesday 2 to Saturday 5 August. The hosting association branch promises an “informative business-orientated programme”, while “planning is well underway for an exciting social programme.” As usual the programme will feature the President’s Welcome function; the CablePrice Theme Dinner; the Z and Connexis Awards Luncheon;…

Fulton Hogan appoint new CEO

Fulton Hogan is pleased to announce the appointment of Cos Bruyn as Group Chief Executive Officer to take over from Nick Miller who, in May last year, signalled his plans to leave Fulton Hogan.  Mr Bruyn’s appointment follows a thorough local and international executive search process.  He has extensive experience in the contracting industry, including…

ICB Retaining & Construction excavator operator wins Auckland competition

Jason Toomer-Reti was named last night as the Auckland region’s best excavator operator after an intense three day competition against 34 others. Jason, 25 of Manurewa, demonstrated his superlative skills in operating his machine during the Civil Contractors New Zealand Auckland regional excavator operator competition held at Big Boys Toys at ASB Showgrounds from 28-30th…