Auckland Construction

Labour Shortage Expected To Increase by 4.7%

Urgent need for labour in Auckland’s construction industry The Civil Contractors New Zealand (CCNZ) forecasts that the shortage of labour is expected to increase by 4.7 per cent, twice the national job growth rate by 2019. The national construction value is expected to peak at $37 billion in 2017, mentioned in The National Construction Pipeline […]

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$750m To Be Spent on Building 60,000 New Homes

$750m spent on building 60,000 new homes Prime Minister Bill English announced that Auckland, Hamilton, Waikato, Tauranga and Queenstown will be granted US$750m to solve the rising demand for housing. In addition, the fund also covers the expenses of building roads and water infrastructure for the residents within the cities. The 10-year interest-free loan is […]

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Interior Award Winners 2017 Announced

Over 300 interior designers and architects attended the 2017 Interior Awards to witness the award winners and enjoy the networking evening at the Metropolis Museum, Auckland on June 29.   Nine categories were presented: Retail, Hospitality, Workplace (up to 1000m²), Workplace (over 1000m²), Civic, Installation, Craftsmanship, Emerging Design Professional and Student.   Jury convenor Monsalve […]

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The Best Tradeshow Launch In The World

Auckland Build organised by Oliver Kinross has been awarded the Best Tradeshow Launch at the Association of Event Organiser’s (AEO) Excellence Awards 2017. This year’s AEO Excellence Awards took place at Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London on 16th June 2017. The AEO Excellence Awards bring together around one thousand leading global event organisers and represent […]

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Finalist for “Best Tradeshow Launch”

Auckland Build Expo Announced as Finalist for “Best Tradeshow Launch” in the Excellence Awards 2017 by the Association of Event Organisers. 18th May 2017 – The Association of Event Organisers has announced that the Auckland Build Expo has been named as a Finalist for “Best Tradeshow Launch” in the AEO Excellence Awards 2017. The show […]

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Lighting and Facilities Event, sparc-FMA

sparc-FMA Event Update! Grab your tickets now for Australia’s premier event for the international facilities and lighting community, sparc-FMA International Lighting & Facilities Event 2017. As the largest gathering of the facility management and smart lighting industries exhibition in the Southern Hemisphere you will not want to miss the opportunity to exhibit, sponsor or visit. […]

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Festival of Landscape Architecture

12 – 15 October 2017, Sydney The 3rd City is the future city, a postulation to be mapped, tested and debated. The Australian Institute of Landscape Architects and Creative Directorate, convened by Prof Helen Lochhead, Dean of UNSW Faculty of Built Environment, welcomes you into the 3rd City, to explore its dimensions and imagine its […]

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‘Low Carbon, High Performance’ Report

As a signatory to the Paris Climate Change Agreement, Australia has committed to reaching net zero emissions by around 2050. Australia’s built environment contributes almost a quarter of Australia’s emissions, offering a significant opportunity for emissions reduction. The Low Carbon, High Performance report provides detailed modelling of potential emissions reductions from the building sector, setting […]

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Three ways to better market your business

The world is changing fast and we have seen significant technological advances in the construction industry: Building Information modelling (BIM), automation, and robotics are a reality for the building, infrastructure, and industrial sectors. A good chunk of the changes we are seeing can be credited to increasingly demanding customers who are now more tech savvy […]

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What does an ‘eco friendly’ home look like? Part 2

AFTER  Article Provided by GECA: Once the interior fitout of Emma and Andrew’s apartment was complete, it was time to start adding furniture. The couple had very little in the way of already-accumulated furniture between them, which meant a lengthy list of items that they still needed to buy, make, or otherwise obtain for free. […]

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What does an ‘eco friendly’ home look like? Part 1

    Article Provided by GECA:                                     While many people might picture an architectural marvel with hillside views, or perhaps a tiny home on wheels, eco-friendly living doesn’t need to be expensive or difficult. Sustainable building and interior design […]

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