This article first appeared in Contractor March 2017.
By MALCOLM ABERNETHY, Executive officer, Civil Contractors New Zealand
THE ISSUE OF LOWEST price versus value for money is a recurring one – one which got me thinking when responding to both a contractor’s and council’s concerns recently. During research for the query I...
This article first appeared in Contractor February 2017.
By PETER SILCOCK, Chief Executive, Civil Contractors New Zealand
THE 2017 CONTRACTOR Perspectives provides very interesting reading. Unsurprisingly, everyone agrees that there is a good level of work available and the high levels of infrastructure expenditure will continue...
The 2016 NEOC was held in Palmerston North over weekend of March 18th and 19th.
2016's NEOC winners were as follows:
NEOC: Two Day Event
First place (sponsored by CablePrice Ltd)
Steve Galbraith Hawkes Bay Gair Contracting
Category 5: Excellence in the maintenance and management of assets
Winner: Infrastructure Alliance for Hamilton City Council – Downer NZ Limited
Two years ago Hamilton City Council entered into an unincorporated joint venture with Downer to manage the Hamilton roading network. One of the first of its kind for a Local Authority, it...
The winners of the six awards categories were announced on August 7th at the black tie gala dinner marking the completion of the annual conference.
Category 1: Projects with a value of less than $0.5 million
Winner: McLaren Falls Pedestrian Bridge for Western Bay of Plenty District Council, McLarens Falls, Bay of Plenty...
Civil Contractors New Zealand (CCNZ) has named Peter Silcock as its new chief executive.
Mr Silcock will step into the position from his current long-term role as chief executive of Horticulture New Zealand.
CCNZ president Dave Connell said he was delighted to announce Mr Silcock’s appointment to head the...