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The Black Art - Sustainable Surfacings

The Black Art - Sustainable Surfacings

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Duration: access_alarm 9 hours

$173.91 Members
$173.91 Standard Price

Event Detail

It’s on again this year after the Covid induced hiatus. For those of you that have attended before, you know the format and therefore you know the occasion. The last event held in 2019 was entitled Tarmageddon, the combined knowledge and experience shared on that day did avert a national crisis.

The Black Art is the next step in the evolution as the industry faces new challenges. Industry will discuss the technical detail and the changes that are occurring. Climate change is high on everyone’s agenda, and it is no different with this workshop. Whether it be carbon counting, energy efficiency, stakeholder management, sustainability or employee wellbeing we need to work together collectively to find the answers.

The Black Art is a full day technical workshop, purely focusing on the art of the “black stuff”; chipsealing, asphalt, microsurfacing, slurry seals and the list goes on.

Sustainability will be front and centre of what we do, our current government is increasingly asking for it through the supply chain. Hear about how we will rise the challenge.

Come along and hear from the foremost guru’s and leaders in the industry from asset owners, pavement and surfacing experts and solution providers to discuss and debate what needs to be done and how we propose to do it.  

Event Details:

  • Venue: Villa Maria Estate, 118 Montgomerie Road, Māngere, Auckland
  • Date: 21 September 2021
  • Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm
  • Happy Hour: 4:30pm - 5:30pm
  • Room: Barrel Hall
  • Cost:  $173.91 Excl GST ($200.00 Incl GST)
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1. Wirtgen Group NZ
Select the right new machine or plant for your job site from our wide range of products. With our different brands, we – the WIRTGEN GROUP – cover the entire road construction process chain: processing, mixing, paving, compacting, and rehabilitating.
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2. Fulton Hogan
Our vision and purpose is being a successful and enduring infrastructure business. Creating, connecting with, and caring for communities. With people at the heart of everything. It’s what we strive to achieve each day through the good work we do.
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3. SAMI Bitumen Technologies
SAMI Bitumen Technologies was formed in 1978 to meet a market need for new bitumen technology and remains an industry leader in research and development. As an independent operator SAMI enjoys the global support and guaranteed bitumen supply from it’s French parent Colas SA, a publicly listed company that operates internationally through businesses primarily focused on specialty bitumen activities.
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Solving engineering testing problems by providing you with accurate data, reliable products and innovative solutions, leveraging off technology, our unparalleled experience and a leading health and safety record.
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Terms and Conditions

Event Pricing
All prices are listed in New Zealand dollars (NZ$). All transactions are billed in New Zealand dollars (NZ$).

Cancellation and refund policy
If you wish to cancel your registration, you must notify Civil Contractors New Zealand (CCNZ) in writing by giving more than thirty (30) business days’ written notice and CCNZ must agree to this cancellation notice in writing. If CCNZ agrees, it will refund you in full for any booking fees paid in relation to the relevant event and/or function for which you have cancelled your registration.

CCNZ reserves the right to cancel or postpone an event or function due to circumstances beyond its reasonable control, including but not limited to an act of God, war, revolution or any other unlawful act against public order or authority, an industrial dispute including strike or other labour disturbances, a governmental restraint, or where a state of emergency has been declared (event of Force Majeure).

If CCNZ is required to cancel or postpone an event or function due to an event of Force Majeure or for any other reason, it will offer you the option to:

  • be entitled to a full refund of any booking fees paid in relation to the relevant event and/or function which has been cancelled or postponed; or
  • exchange your ticket for a ticket of equal or lesser value at a rescheduled event or rescheduled function.

If, for whatever reason, you book and are unable to attend, you may send a substitute by providing their name in writing to CCNZ prior to the event or function – email

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