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Kiwibuild team to present to industry at annual NZIOB showcase

Posted on Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Since 2015, the of launch the annual Hays Construction & NZIOB Salary Guide has featured speakers from the Ministry of Business Innovation and Employment (MBIE) who have used the NZIOB event as a forum for industry engagement. Often, the presentations of forecasts such…

New Skills training workshop series aimed at Construction Managers

Posted on Friday 06 July, 2018

The NZIOB is pleased to announce that with the support of Carters, the Institute’s ambition of creating a suite of training workshops that are specifically targeted at construction managers, has been realised. Titled, Building Legends, the workshops will see today’s industry…

New Southern Chapter President, Graeme Earl

Posted on Friday 22 June, 2018

At last month’s NZIOB Chapter Annual General Meetings, three new Chapter Presidents were announced. Over the next few editions of Dispatch, we will be introducing them. This week we are profiling new Southern Chapter President, Graeme Earl. In his words:

Entries for the 2018 NZIOB Charitable Trust Awards close 30th of June

Posted on Friday 22 June, 2018

2018 marks the second year that the NZIOB Charitable Trust has offered two $10,000 scholarships ($20,000 in total), the purpose of which is to encourage and financially support a suitably prepared trade, technical or professional person to pursue a project…

New Zealand Building Industry Awards Finalists announced

Posted on Friday 22 June, 2018

The finalists have been announced for the 2018 New Zealand Building Industry Awards, with 42 entries being short-listed to go through to the final judging round. The NZIOB and Awards programme sponsor, GIB® congratulate all 42 finalists, details of whom…

NZIOB Experts Wanted

Posted on Friday 22 June, 2018

Our industry colleagues, the Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation (BCITO) are seeking expressions of interest from suitably experienced NZIOB members to fill guest speaker roles at workshops that deliver the BCITO’s National Certificate in Construction (Supervisor) programme. This qualification…

Constructing our World 2019, Save the Date

Posted on Friday 22 June, 2018

Following on from the NZIOB’s hosting of the inaugural Constructing our World Conference in Auckland in March 2017, the next edition of this international construction conference series will be hosted by the Australian Institute of Building (AIB). Dates have now been announced…

Industry is very focused on Construction Contract Risk

Posted on Friday 22 June, 2018

The rise of additional clauses being added to industry standard contracts such as NZS 3910, along with the prevalence of bespoke contracts being created for commercial construction projects, has resulted in risk being transferred away from the client and onto…

Top construction students sought for ArchEngBuild 2018

Posted on Monday 30 April, 2018

ArchEngBuild 2018 will be held in Wellington on Wednesday the 4th of July through to Friday the 6th of July. The NZIOB sits with the New Zealand Institute of Architects (NZIA) and Engineering NZ as supporters of what is recognised…

Resene Construction Systems and Metro Performance Glass renew their support

Posted on Monday 30 April, 2018

The NZIOB is very pleased to announce that both Resene Construction Systems, and Metro Performance Glass have renewed their National Sponsor agreements with the Institute. Along with Hays and Hilti these companies represent the NZIOB’s National Sponsor base, which is…

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