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Save the date for the 2022 BIMinNZ Conference

Posted on Thursday 30 September, 2021

BIMinNZ is a one-day conference on Building Information Modelling (BIM) representing an industry partnership between the New Zealand Institute of Building (NZIOB) and the BIM Acceleration Committee (BAC). The inaugural BIMinNZ Conference in 2019 drew an audience of 270 and was considered a great success. The second BIMinNZ Conference will be held in Wellington on Thursday, 10 March 2022.

Welcome to our new Members

Posted on Thursday 30 September, 2021

The NZIOB welcomes its newest members, who had their memberships ratified by the NZIOB Board in September. A warm welcome to you all and we look forward to connecting with you at an upcoming NZIOB event.

Proposed Building Legends Workshop: Contracts 101

Posted on Thursday 30 September, 2021

The Carters-sponsored Building Legends workshops are developed specifically for construction practitioners. The proposed topic for the next workshop series is Contracts 101 and will be of interest to any builder or project manager who submits and/or reviews tenders, negotiates and/or signs contracts, or works under the terms of those agreements.

Central Region Quiz Night update

Posted on Thursday 30 September, 2021

COVID-19 Alert Level 4 and building material supply-chain issues have delayed the seismic restrengthening of the NZIOB Central Region Quiz Night’s traditional venue, Harbourside Function Centre. For this reason, the 2021 Quiz Night has been cancelled but we are delighted to be able to confirm a date for the 2022 Quiz Night, Thursday 8 July.

COVID-19 update for the Building and Construction Sector

Posted on Thursday 30 September, 2021

With the construction landscape still in a state of flux due to COVID-19 Alert Level changes, it is wise to try and stay up to date with the latest resources and news. Read on to learn about targeted testing for construction workers; the 90% Project; and, the latest advice compiled by the NZ Construction Industry Council, CHASNZ, and Site Safe.

MBIE releases Building and Construction Sector Trends Annual Report 2021

Posted on Thursday 30 September, 2021

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) has released the Building and Construction Sector Trends Annual Report 2021. The report provides an overview of the building system over the past 12 months to June 2021, outlines the context within which the sector is operating, and identifies emerging trends in building and construction.

Auckland fast approaching 100 active cranes

Posted on Thursday 30 September, 2021

Despite the lockdowns, delays in material supply, increased shipping costs and pressure on local labour resources due to the impacts of COVID-19, Auckland’s construction market has proved remarkedly resilient with the net addition of 18 construction cranes on projects over the past six months.

Big test awaits as Melbourne’s construction industry prepares to reopen

Posted on Thursday 30 September, 2021

Melbourne’s building industry is set to reopen on Tuesday after a two-week hiatus, despite a growing COVID-19 outbreak at the construction union headquarters. The cluster has infected four CFMEU officials and forced hundreds of people into self-isolation.

Climate change will challenge booming construction sector

Posted on Thursday 30 September, 2021

The construction industry is facing increasing challenges due to climate change and the effort to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new report by Marsh and Guy Carpenter, both businesses of Marsh McLennan.

AI poised to transform the massive construction industry

Posted on Thursday 30 September, 2021

In May, Procore Technologies launched its IPO and the shares jumped by 31%. The company, which operates a leading cloud-based platform to manage construction projects, has over 800 customers and the ARR (Annual Recurring Revenue) is more than $400 million. But if you look closely, there are some interesting details about the construction industry.

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