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Concrete NZ
Wednesday, 6 May 2020
DZ 3104 Out For Public Comment »
NZS 3104:2003 Specification for concrete production sets the minimum requirements for the production of fresh concrete, a...
Thursday, 23 April 2020
COVID-19 Update - Guidance for Builders & Contractors »
With the Government having announced the date New Zealand moves from COVID-19 Alert Level 4 to Level 3 as Tuesday 28 Apr...
Monday, 20 April 2020
COVID-19 Update - Safe Return to Work Under Alert Level 3 »
The Government has announced the date New Zealand moves from COVID-19 Alert Level 4 to Level 3 - Tuesday 28 April - the...
Saturday, 18 April 2020
COVID-19 Update - Safe Return to Work Protocols for the Concrete Industry »
To support returning to construction work once the current COVID-19 Alert Level 4 restrictions are lifted, Concrete NZ has...
Thursday, 26 March 2020
COVID-19 Update - Concrete NZ Operations »
In line with the Government’s COVID-19 Alert Level 4 directive the Concrete NZ office will be closed for a period of at le...

Learned Society
Thursday, 17 October 2019
Critical Auckland Infrastructure Wins Top 2019 Concrete NZ Learned Society Prize »
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Thursday, 4 April 2019
Concrete NZ Learned Society - 2019 Concrete Awards »
The 2019 Concrete NZ Learned Society Concrete Awards are now open. Categories include: The Concre...
Thursday, 1 November 2018
Chris Munn Receives Honorary Membership »
Widely considered one of the most prolific and popular presenters at Concrete Conferences over the years, Chris Munn’s ou...
Sunday, 14 October 2018
Successful 2018 Concrete NZ Conference »
Hamilton’s Claudelands Events Centre once again lived up to its reputation as an ideal venue for the Concrete Conference....
Friday, 13 October 2017
Acknowledging Ex-Presidents »
Three former Society presidents have received honorary memberships for their outstanding contributions over the years. The...

Masonry
Thursday, 2 July 2020
Concrete Masonry - Site Practice and Workmanship Guide Published »
The Masonry Sector Group has published a Concrete Masonry - Site Practice and Workmanship Guide to help develop compete...
Wednesday, 23 October 2019
Retaining Wall Section of Concrete Masonry Manual Updated »
Concrete masonry is a staple material of the construction industry, offering structural and architectural advantages in a...
Saturday, 17 February 2018
Seminars Increase Interest in SuDS »
With awareness of sustainable urban drainage system (SuDS) applications growing, the Concrete NZ Masonry Sector Group (NZ...

Readymix
Friday, 22 May 2020
Concrete NZ Readymix Sector Group Issues Pumping Health & Safety Guidance »
Concrete New Zealand’s (NZ) Readymix Sector Group has urged ready mixed concrete producer member to no longer accept blow...
Monday, 14 October 2019
Excellence in Ready Mixed Concrete Production Celebrated with Inaugural Gold Status »
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Wednesday, 31 July 2019
Blow and Pump-Back Safety Alert Updated »
This updated Concrete NZ Safety Alert addresses the issue of concrete blow-back and pump-back into the concrete truck mixi...
Thursday, 10 January 2019
Rewarding Community Concrete Project »
Students from Canterbury’s Rolleston College have gained valuable, hands-on experience of working with concrete in a colla...
Sunday, 11 November 2018
Readymix Awards Celebrate Concrete Excellence »
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Upfront
Tuesday, 16 June 2020
Chief Executive's Upfront Industry Feedback on
Future Options for Concrete Standards »

In March 2020 I discussed how it is time to consider a more streamlined framework for the suite of structural design and m...
Thursday, 7 May 2020
Chief Executive's Upfront
Continued Co-Operation Key To Recovery »

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a gigantic blow to the New Zealand construction sector and the wider NZ economy, the conseq...
Tuesday, 7 April 2020
Chief Executive's Upfront
Construction - Let's Get Started »

Like many parts of the construction sector, the impacts of the COVID-19 response have been massive on the concrete industr...
Sunday, 9 February 2020
Chief Executive's Upfront
Future Options For Concrete Industry Standards »

As New Zealand struggles to maintain its suite of structural design and material production Standards, is it time to consi...
Tuesday, 19 November 2019
Chief Executive's Upfront
Resilience Must Not Be Compromised »

The Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill, which sets a target to reduce net carbon emissions to zero by 20...