Tag : the construction industry

Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: The John Deere 5010 scraper

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A direct development of Deere’s first elevating scraper, the model 840, the model 5010 incorporated many improvements over its predecessor. John Deere to many people...
Contractor

Construction technology predictions

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Ryan Kunisch, Director of Global Marketing / Product Management, Trimble. This year technology will continue to provide increased accuracy, flexibility and jobsite safety, while also...
Contractor Historical

Takaka Hill: The Marble Obstacle

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To the arriving colonists at the top of the South Island, Takaka Hill represented a major obstacle between the cramped and land-hungry settlement of Nelson,...
Contractor Profile

Catching up with Joe Edwards

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After many years on the Contractor’s Federation national executive, Joe Edwards made a graceful exit at this year’s CCNZ AGM. He talks to Alan Titchall...
Contractor Feature

Women to the rescue

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The critical shortage of skilled truck drivers has been well documented in the news media, but not so well known is an equally threatening shortage...