New Kato City Range models

Two brand new Kato 20 tonne CR200Rf cranes have just been added to McLeod’s Cranes’ sizeable fleet, and Scott McLeod, managing director of the large firm, which services the Bay of Plenty and Waikato regions, says he couldn’t be happier. “There is significant demand for cranes this size, which is why our two new machines…

Call for contractors to follow Downer

Downer is one of four procurement partners that will be supporting the Government’s new Mana in Mahi – Strength in Work programme. The company says that with the skills shortage and a very low unemployment rate, the infrastructure sector is well placed to work with unskilled labour to upskill and provide the support needed for…

Bauma China calls

Bauma China 2018 takes place from November 27 to 30, 2018 in Shanghai and Contractor magazine will be there to cover it! The event’s new dimension reflects the upswing of the industry that enters a new era. As the show enters its 16th year. Both an exhibition and networking opportunity, the last show in in…

Civil Engineering Survey- responses welcome

Ingrid Posada is an Auckland-based graduate student who is conducting diploma research on the viability of starting a civil engineering consulting business. Ingrid has devised a short survey that takes about 7-10 minutes, the answers for which will help her understand the challenges and drivers in this market segment. If you are reading this and…

Contractor magazine goes digital

Contractor magazine has been a print magazine since it first launched in October 1976. Four hundred and seventy something issues on and we have a significant announcement to make. Yes -a digital version of Contractor magazine is now available in real time for print subscribers. We aren’t total Luddites- a digital version has been published online…

CablePrice adds McCloskey to its brands

Screening and crushing industry specialist, McCloskey International has selected CablePrice as local distributors for its equipment to its global network, serving New Zealand, Fiji, New Caledonia and Tonga. The deal was officially cut at Hillhead 2018 last month. McCloskey designs and manufactures innovative crushers, screeners, stacking conveyors and washing systems for the likes of aggregate…