Tag : the construction industry

Classic Machines Scrapers

Classic Machines: The John Deere 5010 scraper

Charles Fairbairn
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

Construction technology predictions

Charles Fairbairn
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

Charles Fairbairn
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

Charles Fairbairn
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