BC Update 243: Acceptable Solution and Verification Method amendments November 2018

BC Update 243: Acceptable Solution and Verification Method amendments November 2018

Seven Acceptable Solutions and four Verification Methods for complying with the New Zealand Building Code have been amended. Changes are ... Read More
BC Update 242: BEAL CodeMark product certification body issued notice of revocation

BC Update 242: BEAL CodeMark product certification body issued notice of revocation

Following the suspension of BEAL Certification Service Limited (BCS) as a CodeMark product certification body (PCB) in September, the Joint ... Read More
BC Update 241: Six ACP CodeMark certificates removed

BC Update 241: Six ACP CodeMark certificates removed

All six of the original aluminium composite panel (ACP) CodeMark certificates suspended in July have been removed from the CodeMark ... Read More
BC Update 240: Online courses on managing buildings in an emergency

BC Update 240: Online courses on managing buildings in an emergency

Two courses on rapid building assessment are now freely available on the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s online learning ... Read More
Why a Career in Construction Can Be the Stepping Stone You Need

Why a Career in Construction Can Be the Stepping Stone You Need

Generally, when you hear the term “entry-level job,” you’d think that it’s a position that young professionals right out of ... Read More
Exoskeleton suit allows construction workers to lift 90 kgs

Exoskeleton suit allows construction workers to lift 90 kgs

Sarcos Robotics recently announced technology advancements to its Guardian XO Max full-body, all-electric, battery-powered industrial exoskeleton robotic system that is ... Read More
Kiwi born nail gun technology ready to redefine building industry

Kiwi born nail gun technology ready to redefine building industry

This article was provided by Airbow Systems Ltd. After decades of market stagnation, a New Zealand team of engineers and ... Read More
Construction Management 101: The ultimate guide

Construction Management 101: The ultimate guide

Construction management (CM) is a long and extremely demanding process. It’s the foundation for every building project and the key ... Read More
Ten changes the Govt could adopt in its approach to construction contracts

Ten changes the Govt could adopt in its approach to construction contracts

Here are ten specific guidelines or changes the Government could adopt in its approach to construction contracts, which would make ... Read More
Dealing with serial 'sickies' in your construction business

Dealing with serial ‘sickies’ in your construction business

So an employee keeps calling in sick - what can you do? The classic ‘sickie’. It’s part of New Zealand ... Read More