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Jonathan Whittaker
BRETT GLIDDON, GENERAL MANAGER, SYSTEM DESIGN AND DELIVERY, NZTA THIS IS MY FIRST COLUMN as the NZ Transport Agency’s new general manager, System Design and...
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The dissolution of SCIRT

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Just as the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority was disbanded after five years of painstaking reconstruction, so too will SCIRT be dismantled and ‘normality’, of a...

On the job front: a recruitment perspective

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by Jason Walker, Managing Director of Hays New Zealand Recruitment activity in New Zealand’s civil contracting industry certainly experienced a monumental shift in focus in...
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A day at Christchurch’s Avon-Heathcote Estuary

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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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Worthington Contracting: from strength to strength

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It’s now a case of where to from here for a small family company that grew rapidly in the aftermath of the Canterbury earthquakes. HUGH...
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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...