Construction Companies Face Collapse

The legislation of the new law may result in the collapse of construction companies as two tiers will be created, says James MacQueen, advisory partner in the construction and real estate sector for business advisory and accountancy firm BDO. The amendment was a response to the collapse of Mainzeal in 2013, which leaves unsecured creditor […]

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Australian Skilled Trades Falls Below Demand

Australian tradesmen are struggling to keep up as the country’s residential building market grows. Owing to the rapid rise of the residential construction industry in Australia, many trades are lacking seasoned professionals to meet market demand. According to the Housing Industry Association’s recent Trades Report, bricklaying suffered the worst shortage, measuring -0.82 on the index […]

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Interior Awards

Interior Award Winners 2017 Announced in Auckland

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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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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