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Smart highways of the future

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JAMES CARELESS looks into the ‘smart’ and energised future of the world’s highways. SOLAR-POWERED SELF-LIGHTING roadways, with induction lanes that charge electric cars as they...
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French giant steps up its Kiwi presence

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One of our biggest privately-owned contractors, HEB Construction, has been sold to French construction group Vinci for an undisclosed sum. The sale is consistent with...
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KiwiRail upgrade ‘007’ licenced to thrill

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Starved of investment in recent years, the nation’s rail infrastructure renewal is back on track thanks to a significant financial shot-in-the-arm for KiwiRail in May’s...
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The Ferrymead Bridge: A classic lesson in bridge repiling

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The piles on Christchurch’s Ferrymead Bridge would never survive a decent earthquake, the experts said – and then one arrived and proved them right. Hugh...