Meeting the people challenge

HELMUT MODLIK, CHIEF EXECUTIVE, CONNEXIS IT SEEMS THAT EVERYWHERE we look, the signs are that the infrastructure and construction upcycle we are in will be prolonged and substantial. Major roading and energy projects, the replacement of aging water assets, the roll out of ultra-fast broadband, and the high profile coverage of New Zealand’s housing crisis…

On the job front

Recruitment activity in New Zealand’s civil contracting industry certainly experienced a monumental shift in focus in 2015, says Jason Walker, managing director of Hays in New Zealand. Civil jobs are still booming but it is land development, not SCIRT (Stronger Christchurch Infrastructure Rebuild Team) work, that is now underpinning job activity. Off the back of…