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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...
Sunday, 16 December 2018
Chief Executive's Upfront
Fire Safety - No Room For Error »

The concrete vs. timber vs. steel debate has been raging for decades, as representatives for each industry profess the ben...
Monday, 4 June 2018
Chief Executive's Upfront
Concrete Ideas to Get Auckland Moving »

Construction activity across New Zealand, and particularly the Auckland region, is running at record levels. This is a wel...
Monday, 19 February 2018
Chief Executive's Upfront
Pro-Wood Government Procurement Not The Answer »

When a construction project is undertaken, the principals should be free to choose the most suitable building materials.&n...
Monday, 20 November 2017
Chief Executive's Upfront
Innovate A Competitive Future »

We find ourselves in strange times. Construction is at almost unprecedented levels and the ‘job sheet’ remains full for th...
Monday, 31 July 2017
Chief Executive's Upfront
Spotlight On Precast Concrete Floors »

The 7.8 Mw Kaikoura Earthquake of 14 November 2016 - a complex multi-fault rupture with prolonged ground shaking – was a w...
Friday, 31 March 2017
Chief Executive's Upfront
A Robust Concrete Landscape »

The National Construction Pipeline Report has become a key document in forecasting construction industry activity. If the...