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An eye on Bathurst

Charles Fairbairn
ALAN TITCHALL looks at the relationship between an up-and-coming civil contractor and a young racing car driver with an eye on Bathurst. MARK NEILSON, managing
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Upgrading the Remarkables ski-field access road

Charles Fairbairn
One of the country’s highest roads was recently upgraded and extended by over five kilometres. RICHARD SILCOCK explains how this difficult project was achieved. THE
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Lyttelton Port expansion

Charles Fairbairn
Earthquake-battered Lyttelton Port, our third largest and the South Island’s biggest container terminal, is a step closer to major expansion after Environment Canterbury commissioners approved
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A day at Christchurch’s Avon-Heathcote Estuary

Charles Fairbairn
Repairing and widening the roads around Christchurch’s iconic Avon-Heathcote Estuary posed many interesting challenges, not all of them anticipated, as CHRIS MACANN explains. FOR MANY,
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Intelligent Transport Systems: changing the way we move

Charles Fairbairn
With Google, Tesla and other major vehicle manufacturers racing to develop driverless robot cars, trains and trucks, the future of transport has exciting times ahead
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Contract to BLOW UP Christchurch Police HQ

Charles Fairbairn
Beyond economic repair after the devastating earthquakes in Christchurch almost five years ago, a fatally damaged icon of the city’s skyline finally succumbed to demolition.