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Concrete NZ
Monday, 3 June 2019
Concrete's Contribution to Living Standards »
A Concrete NZ commissioned BERL report uses Treasury's Living Standards Framework to illustrate the concrete industry’s si...
Tuesday, 21 May 2019
2019 Concrete Industry Apprentice of the Year - Entries Open »
Concrete apprentices from around New Zealand are encouraged to showcase their abilities and desire by entering the 2019 Co...
Thursday, 2 May 2019
The Case for Concrete Roads Re-Confirmed »
An updated Infometrics report restates 2013 conclusions that concrete pavements are the most economical option over the li...
Tuesday, 26 March 2019
2019 Concrete NZ Conference - Call For Papers »
The 'call for papers' for the 2019 Concrete NZ Conference is open until 2 April 2019. Authors are asked to subm...
Sunday, 24 March 2019
Concrete NZ Appoints New Chair »
Concrete New Zealand (NZ) announced the appointment of Dene Cook to the position of Chair at its Board meeting in Christch...

Learned Society
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
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
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 »
‘Excellence in Concrete’ was celebrated at the recent Concrete NZ Conference at Claudelands in Hamilton which hosted the R...
Wednesday, 1 August 2018
Concrete NZ Readymix Sector Group Awards - Entries Open »
Entries are now open for the 2018 Concrete NZ Readymix Sector Group Awards. This is an opportunity for Concrete NZ Readymi...
Friday, 20 July 2018
+IMPAC’s Concrete and Confined Spaces Course »
When Kyle Earnshaw, Allied Concrete’s Health and Safety Advisor, contacted IMPAC about the Concrete and Confined Spaces...
Thursday, 1 February 2018
Concrete Truck Bowl Cleaning: Guidance Document »
The Concrete NZ Readymix Sector Group has released the Concrete Truck Bowl Cleaning: Guidance Document , which seeks to...

Upfront
Thursday, 8 August 2019
Chief Executive's Upfront
Concrete & Zero Carbon: Meeting Demand Sustainably »

Concrete NZ supports the rationale behind the Climate Change Response (Zero Carbon) Amendment Bill , which seeks to ensur...
Friday, 14 June 2019
Chief Executive's Upfront
Concrete's Contribution to Living Standards »

With the change of Government in 2017, came a different way of looking at how the economy and the nation are performing....
Wednesday, 12 June 2019
Chief Executive's Upfront
Government Relations: The Long & the Short of It »

Opinion is divided as to whether the current Labour-led Government is as ‘transformational’ as it claims.  While the...
Thursday, 14 February 2019
Chief Executive's Upfront
Concrete Structures: An Assured Future »

With new provisions to the concrete structures Standard, extensive concrete-based research programmes and increasing aware...
Wednesday, 23 January 2019
Chief Executive's Upfront
Building Concrete Confidence »

The construction mood of 2018 was one of caution in response to the 2017 change of Government. At the same time margins we...