Southland Awards programme

Southland awards celebrate excellence in civil contracting

James Heffield Branch News, Southland Branch Leave a Comment

More than 200 people descended on Ascot Park Hotel in Invercargill last Friday to celebrate success in civil contracting at the fourth annual CCNZ Southland Construction Awards. The awards recognise and showcase the achievements of Southland’s civil contractors, with awards presented for outstanding projects, people and environmental initiatives. Southland branch secretary Lauren McKinnel said there were 23 entries received this …

Competition finds Waikato and Bay of Plenty’s top excavator operators

James Heffield Bay Of Plenty Branch, Waikato Branch Leave a Comment

Strong final day performances helped Waikato’s Mike Bowe and Bay of Plenty’s Brandon Crowley scoop their respective regional titles at the Waikato and Bay of Plenty Regional Excavator Operator Competition. The competition, which took place on 14-15 June, saw 26 competitors cross excavator blades in front of large crowds at the Mystery Creek Fieldays near Hamilton. It tested operators’ skills …

Awards recognise Otago achievers

Fraser May Branch News, Otago Branch

More than 300 guests attended the 70th Civil Contractors New Zealand Otago Branch Annual General Meeting and Dinner in Wanaka on Friday 7 June. The event was held at the Warbirds & Wheels museum, and included the 2019 Hynds Otago Construction Awards, Hirepool Young Contractor of the Year Award, in addition to awards for innovation, environmental excellence and the region’s …

Top Wellington civil construction projects named

Fraser May Wellington Wairarapa Branch Leave a Comment

The Wellington region’s top civil construction projects of the year were named on Saturday, featuring an innovative pump station and rising water main eight metres under a city street, renewals to the city’s wastewater systems and erosion protection at a Judgeford stream. The Civil Contractors New Zealand Wellington Wairarapa Branch Construction Awards were held at Lower Hutt Events Centre. Around …

Waikato awards recognise standout performers

Fraser May Branch News, Waikato Branch Leave a Comment

Standout projects from across the Waikato region were recognised at the CCNZ Waikato Branch Hynds Construction Awards, which were held at The Atrium in Hamilton on Friday 12 April. Fulton Hogan was named the overall winner for its Rangitahi Peninsula Bridge and Causeway project, which also won the category award for projects with a value between one and 10 million …

HB Gold Cup Race Day

CCNZ Hawkes Bay Secretary Branch News, Gisbourne Branch, Hawke's Bay Branch Leave a Comment

Come along and join us for HB Gold Cup Race Day on Saturday 13th April,2019. Cost is $90 incl gst per person. This covers admission to a private function room, race book, buffet lunch and a glass of bubbles or beer upon arrival. Please contact the secretary to secure your place at this prestigious event. hawkesbay@civilcontractors.co.nz  

Wellington finds its champion excavator operator

Fraser May Branch News, Wellington Wairarapa Branch Leave a Comment

Blair Hartle was named the Wellington / Wairarapa region’s top excavator operator following a close-fought Regional Excavator Operator Competition held at the Upper Hutt Summer Carnival at Trentham Memorial Park on Saturday. Hartle, 29, works as an excavator operator on the Transmission Gully project for Kāpiti-based civil construction company Goodman Contractors. Despite the win, he felt it was difficult to …