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Contractor (February 2017) It’s Time We Talked About Training

The NZ construction sector currently faces a skills shortage.

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Contractor (Perspectives 2017) A Robust Concrete Landscape

The construction outlook looks set to remain positive throughout 2017.

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Contractor (August 2016) Precast Concrete - A Strong Future

Precast NZ is committed to safety and quality.

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Contractor (June 2016) A Resilient Concrete Research Roadmap

CCANZ and BRANZ are developing a concrete Research Roadmap.

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Contractor (May 2016) Concrete Roads - Internationally Proven

Roading is one of the Government’s biggest areas of infrastructure expenditure.

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CCANZ Supports Steel Mesh Investigation

CCANZ responds to Commerce Commission steel mesh investigation.

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Contractor (March 2016) Concrete Product and Technical Trends

Within an upbeat environment emerging technologies, and in turn markets, are creating interest.

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Contractor (Perspectives 2016) Concrete Confidence in 2016

Indicators suggest that 2016 will again provide a positive construction environment.

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Contractor (December 2015) Concrete Apprentice of the Year

Awards have become de rigueur to recognize significant contributions to industry.

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Contractor (June 2015) Strong Standards For A Strong Industry

The effective functioning of the concrete industry and construction sector is based on robust NZ Standards.

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Contractor (March 2015) Turn the Corner with Concrete Intersections

Ever come to a stop at the traffic lights in the centre of town and felt as if you had driven over a cattle grid?

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Contractor (Perspectives 2015) The NZ Concrete Industry - Gaining Momentum in 2015

Indicators suggest that 2015 will provide a positive operating environment for the construction sector.

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Contractor (December 2014) Concrete Masonry - The Silent Workhorse

Concrete masonry doesn’t receive the recognition it deserves, despite being a staple construction material.

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Contractor (September 2014) Consolidate Your Concrete Associations

It is time to consolidate the industry associations currently occupying the cement and concrete 'space' in NZ.

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Contractor (June 2014) Labour’s “Pro-Wood” Policy Alarming

Prime Minister John Key recently announced Saturday 20 September as the date of the general election.

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Labour's "Pro-Wood" Policy Inappropriate

Labour’s “pro-wood” government procurement strategy misguided.

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Contractor (March 2014) Education, Training and Research

The concrete industry must invest wisely in education, training and research.

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Contractor (December 2013) Concrete Roads - The Affordable Option

Economic research reveals concrete roads to be around 25% less expensive.

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BRANZ Build (October 2013) Onwards & Upwards

Sustainable, medium density multi-storey residential developments are the future.

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Contractor (October 2013) NZCS – Preparing to Celebrate 50 Years

The NZ Concrete Society (NZCS) will celebrate its 50th anniversary in 2014.

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Contractor (May 2013) Quality Assured Concrete

As construction gathers pace in Christchurch and NZ the issue of quality is currently a key concern.

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Contractor (March 2013) Communication is Key to a Successful Outcome

There are many decisions which can make or break a construction project, but effective communication is always key.

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Progressive Building (Feb / Mar 2013) The Road Ahead

CCANZ looks at how a PPP for Transmission Gully makes concrete roads compelling.

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NZ Construction News (Feb / Mar 13) CCANZ Updates Technical Concrete Publications

CCANZ has enhanced its of technical publications.

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Canterbury Today (Nov / Dec 12) Concrete Association Seeks to Inform and Inspire

Concrete has a strong and enduring relationship with Canterbury.

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Canterbury Today (Nov / Dec 12) Quality Assurance in Ready Mixed Concrete

Anticipating intense construction in Canterbury, it is crucial that building materials.....

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Contractor (September 2012) NZ National Standards Funding Needs Revision

An equitable and sustainable funding mechanism is required for Standards development.

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Engineering Insights (Jul / Aug 12) Practical Research - Development of Concrete

The concrete industry endevours to transfer research accomplishments from the lab into practice.

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Contractor (June 2012) Transmission Gully – NZ’s First Concrete Road

The decision to build Transmission Gully must include the best materials.

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Contractor (March 2012) Membership Has Its Benefits

NZRMCA continues to prove its worth to members with a range of new initiatives.

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NZ Construction News (Dec 11 / Jan 12) Come Home to the Benefits of Concrete

Coming Home to Concrete campaign launched.

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Contractor (December 2011) Concrete and Recycled Materials: Growing Acceptance

Technical Report 14: Best Practice Guide for the Use of Recycled Aggregates and Materials in New Concrete.

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Progressive Building (Oct / Nov 11) Scene Set for Damage Avoidance Design Systems

New approaches to seismic structural design are here.

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NZ Construction News (Oct / Nov 11) Green Concrete Options for a Rebuilt Central City

The Christchurch City Council’s draft Central City Plan can incorporate concrete technology.

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Contractor (September 2011) A Concrete Solution to a Leaky Problem

CCANZ Code of Practice for weathertight construction will advance residential concrete.

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21 Queen Street Wins 2011 Sustainability Award

Peddle Thorp Architects has taken home the 2011 Supreme Concrete³ Sustainability Award.

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NZ Construction News (Jun / Jul 11) Let’s Learn From Leaky Lessons as Christchurch Rebuilds

We need to apply the lessons learnt from the leaky building crisis to Christchurch's future.

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Contractor (June 2011) PRESSS the Right Concrete Buttons

PRESSS technology is an ideal solution to Christchurch's concerns over multi-storey building construction.

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Contractor (April 2011) Bridging the Gap with Concrete

A concrete bridge for the for the Additional Waitemata Harbour Crossing project makes sense on many different levels.

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The Press OpEd

CCANZ CEO Rob Gaimster responds to MP Jim Anderton's call to rebuild Christchurch in wood.

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Royal Commission - Vital

CCANZ welcomes the Royal Commission to investigate the devastation wrought by the Christchurch earthquake.

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NZ Construction News (Dec 10 / Jan 11) Concrete Floors Offer Peace of Mind Under Foot

As with any building material and any structure, design and construction must be fit for purpose and fit for the site.

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Contractor (December 2010) Concrete Roads: Getting the Message Across

Engaging with the general public as the primary stakeholder may become more prevalent in the pursuit of concrete roads.

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Design & Land Use in Question - Not Concrete

Concrete slabs damaged in Christchurch earthquake were located in liquefied areas and not optimally designed.

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Designing Comfortable Homes - 2nd edition

DCH is a guide to the principles of passive solar design for comfortable and energy efficient homes.

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NZ Construction News (Aug / Sept 10) The Concrete RED BOOK: A Strong Frame on Solid Foundations

The importance of the RED BOOK to New Zealand's NZ structural concrete canon cannot be underestimated.

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NZ Construction News (Jun / Jul 10) Accepted! A Concrete Acceptable Solution for E2 External Moisture of the NZ Building Code

CCANZ has secured the development of a concrete masonry Acceptable Solution under Clause E2 of the Building Code.

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Builder and Contractors (Apr 10) CCANZ Updates IB39 Fibre Reinforced Concrete

The revised CCANZ IB39 seeks to address various points of confusion about when and where each fibre should be used.

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NZ Construction News (Apr / May 10) Concrete: A Design for Comfortable Homes

As the cold embrace of winter gradually tightens around us, concrete homes offer comfortable living.

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CCANZ Updates Popular Concrete Publication

The 2nd edition of The Guide to Concrete Construction is now available free on CD-ROM.

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NZ Construction News (Feb / Mar 10) A Concrete Opportunity to Pave a Significant Road Forward

Concrete’s durability offers any investment in our roading network significant potential returns.

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NZ Construction News (Dec 09) A Gateway to a Concrete Career

BCITO has liaised with the concrete industry to develop a concrete package for its successful Gateway programme.

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Builder & Contractors (Nov 09) A Concrete Foundation (or Wall) For Energy Efficient Houses

Reduce your household energy demands through concrete foundations or walls.

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Toll Road Wins Concrete Sustainability Award

The Northern Gateway Toll Road, from Orewa to Puhoi, has taken out the 2009 Concrete3 Sustainability Award.

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BRANZ Build (Oct / Nov 09) A Concrete Piece in the Affordability Puzzle

Concrete offers the missing piece in the housing affordability puzzle.

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Contractor (September 2009) Pervious Concrete - Drain Away Your Stormwater Worries

Key to future stormwater management solutions for paved areas will be pervious (or permeable) concrete.

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Concrete Ideally Suited for New Zealand Cycleway Project

The concrete sector has congratulated the Government’s allocation of $50 million over three years for the national cycleway.

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A Concrete National Cycleway Will Save Jobs

The concrete sector has welcomed a national cycleway, and believes it will boost employment.

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Contractor (March 2009) - Concrete Career Foundations

The concrete sector is faced with a challenging shortage of skilled labour in these difficult economic times.

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Concrete Sector Welcomes New Government Infrastructure Package

CCANZ Chief Executive, Rob Gaimster, has praised the fast-tracking of $500 million worth of infrastructure projects.

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CCANZ Appoints New Chief Executive

CCANZ has appointed Rob Gaimster to the position of Chief Executive.

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