Girls With Hi-Vis® Registration

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Females are under represented in infrastructure industries – lets change that! Girls with Hi-Vis®, an Ultimit – Women in Infrastructure initiative, aims to raise awareness and increase the number of women working in trade and technical roles in the Infrastructure Industries. By hosting a Girls with Hi-Vis® event you will support careers for women in infrastructure, and connect with women …

Everyone benefits from a healthy construction industry

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With the continued failure of construction companies in the vertical sector CCNZ has been busy engaging with government, clients and the media about the benefits of a healthy, viable and sustainable construction industry. While the civil industry has not had the significant failures experienced in the vertical sector the industry is feeling many of the same pressures. Over the past …

Back-to-back REOC titles for Lum

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Northland excavator operator Riki Lum of Clements Contractors claimed back to back regional titles at Barge Park in Whangarei on 1 December, earning him a ticket to the National Excavator Operator Competition in March 2019. Lum scored 308 points in the competition, seven points clear of his closest challenger Bryce Coughlan, also of Clements Contractors. This one-two effort helped Clements …

2018 Gough/Humes Canterbury Civil Contractors Excellence Awards

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Civil Contractors New Zealand’s Canterbury/Westland Branch held its 2018 Excellence Awards on 3 November at the Addington Raceway in Christchurch, with 350 people in attendance. Civil Contractors New Zealand congratulates this year’s award winners: Goughs/Humes Excellence Awards Road Metals Co Ltd – Emerging Leader Quintin Rolston, Isaac Construction Ltd Youngman Richardson & Co Ltd – Outstanding Service Award Woody Blakely Liebherr …

Sakai v500 Roller Runaway

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An older 1990’s Sakai v500 Roller lost drive and steering (did not stall) while travelling up a slope well within the specifications for this type of machine, and immediately rolled backwards at speed while still in gear.

Water review needs coherent leadership

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Recognising a need for change in New Zealand’s water industry is a small step closer to addressing issues with decaying water infrastructure, but coherent leadership from central government will be needed to make a change, say New Zealand’s contractors. Civil contractors are heavily involved in the construction and maintenance of water networks, performing tasks such as pipeline installation, construction of …

Toomer-Reti takes second Auckland REOC title

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Jason Toomer-Reti of ICB Retaining & Construction was named the Auckland region’s best excavator operator last night after an intense three-day competition against more than thirty of Auckland’s top excavator operators. Toomer-Reti is 27 years of age and comes from Manurewa. He won the Civil Contractors New Zealand Auckland Regional Excavator Operator Competition, which was held at Big Boys Toys …

Manukau Institute of Technology: Future Grad Scholarships for Auckland Branch Members

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The workplace is changing and new skills are needed.   Manukau Institute of Technology is excited to announce the release of 2019 Future Grad Scholarships.   These scholarships are designed to support people who are employed but wanting to upskill through study while working. We would like to offer two of these Future Grad Scholarships exclusively to CCNZ members of the Auckland …