Mainzeal – End of an era (Receivership)

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Mainzeal was one of the largest construction companies in New Zealand when it was put into receivership in 2012, liquidation followed shortly afterwards. Fast-forward five years and the receivership stage process has just been completed with the Receivers retiring on 15 May 2017. The completion of the Receivership means that…

Volvo’s electric excavator unveiled

Volvo Construction Equipment (Volvo CE) unveiled its latest concept machine – known as the EX2 – to industry specialists, policymakers, the media and academics at the Volvo Group Innovation Summit on Tuesday May 16th. The 100% electric compact excavator prototype delivers zero emissions, 10 times higher efficiency, 10 times lower noise levels and reduced total…

Hirepool trial YouTube training series

Hirepool has launched three short video clips aimed at helping refresh DIY types working in different settings. This particular clip is a refresher tool for contractors working with dry concrete. It’s a video checklist really, and assumes that viewers have basic working knowledge with tools. The narrator reminds viewers of what to ask about and what…