Arrow’s downfall reflects high risk of construction

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The voluntary administration of Arrow International (NZ) announced today will impact not just on the employees of the company and its clients, but the wider network of contractors and subcontractors who supported its construction projects. Civil Contractors New Zealand Chief Executive Peter Silcock said Arrow’s collapse was yet another demonstration of what is wrong with the construction industry in New …

Wellington finds its champion excavator operator

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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 …

Infrastructure Commission welcome

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Civil Contractors New Zealand welcomes a Government proposal to create Te Waihanga – The New Zealand Infrastructure Commission as the new Autonomous Crown Entity to deliver long term strategy and coordination of infrastructure planning. CCNZ Chief Executive Peter Silcock congratulated the Government on the proposed structure, which acknowledged the need to lift the quality of the procurement process and set …

CCNZ issues new traffic control publications

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Civil Contractors New Zealand has issued new publications, the Manual Traffic Controllers’ Handbook and the Speed Management Handbook. The Manual Traffic Controllers’ Handbook features important information for traffic control, including basic safety rules, equipment, site set up techniques and operations. The Speed Management Handbook features information on temporary speed limits, Code of Practice for Temporary Traffic Management (COPTTM) guidelines and …

Government yet to fill gap in infrastructure pipeline

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Short-term gaps in the infrastructure pipeline are causing long-term headaches for the country’s civil infrastructure contractors, who have criticised a vague forward work programme that sees roading projects down nearly three billion dollars in the next two years. Civil Contractors New Zealand Chief Executive Peter Silcock said despite promises of ‘record investment’ and a ‘year of action’ from the Government, …

CCNZ Waikato Branch Construction Awards open

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Nominations are now open for the CCNZ Waikato Branch Construction Awards, proudly sponsored by Hynds Pipe Systems. These awards are organised annually by the Waikato Branch of Civil Contractors New Zealand. The objective is to encourage good business practices and to recognise achievement. Award applications close on 8 March. Enter now and get the recognition you deserve. Award categories Category 1 …

Order resources

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Civil Contractors New Zealand publishes a wide range of information and technical resources to support the industry. To see the range of documents available and make an order, please see the form below. These resources are a benefit of membership, and members can request electronic copies or hard copies. A fee is charged to non-members to cover the cost of producing and …

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 …