Viaduct Renovation wins global award

The Makatote rail viaduct renovation project (featured in Contractor March 2017 issue ) took out the Award For Structural Heritage at the Institution of Structural Engineers’ 2017 Structural Awards, held in London last month. The winners were chosen from a shortlist of 45 pioneering global projects that showcase the ingenuity and expertise of the engineers behind…

Re-opening Kaikoura’s Main North Line

We are excited to share this clip documenting the first freight train service back through Kaikoura. After nine months of rebuilding work this was no normal service. A full story on the rebuild will follow in the magazine. Content warning: loud horn at 3 min 50 mark.

East West Link- animation

NZTA has released an animated clip of the 16km East West Link project. The animation shows viewers how delivering this priority project will improve the journey between Onehunga-Penrose and State Highways 1 & 20. Follow the journey from Onehunga along the edge of Mangere Inlet to Otahuhu. By 2045 there will be another 1 million…

M2PP Photo slideshow

The latest M2PP picture album features photographs Mark Coote has snapped at Te Moana Road interchange. The Te Moana Interchange construction site is in the Northern construction zone, north of Waikanae, where local roads will link with the new Expressway. If you are interested in receiving regular updates on construction projects you might wish to…