2016 Hirepool Construction Excellence Awards

The highlight of the annual CCNZ Conference schedule each year is the gala awards dinner. CCNZ and Hirepool recognize excellence in civil construction projects and award prizes in six separate categories. For the first time, companies who entered the 2015 Hirepool Construction Excellence awards had their projects profiled in an awards magazine. This new product allocated…

KiwiRail upgrade ‘007’- licensed to thrill

Starved of investment in recent years, the nation’s rail infrastructure renewal is back on track thanks to a significant financial shot-in-the-arm for KiwiRail in May’s budget. CHRIS WEBB reports. CONSCIOUS, PERHAPS, OF the fact that ‘Project Ongaruhe Optimised Seven – North Island Main Trunkline Rail Bridge replacement’ doesn’t exactly excite in the same way as a…

Our top 5 stories of the week

The top five stories from the past week 1. Dispatch from the Chathams: An interview with the mayor of Chatham Islands District Council Alfred Preece http://bit.ly/ChathamsDC 2. Talking amalgamation: The Local Government Commission has given the thumbs up to a proposed Hawkes Bay amalgamation http://bit.ly/HBamalgam 3. How SH85 ‘The Pigroot’ earned its nickname http://bit.ly/PigRoot 4.  Night Moves in…