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COVID-19 Alert Level 2 Construction Industry Protocols

Posted on Friday 08 May, 2020

It has been announced today that the Construction Industry’s Level 2 Protocols will be available on the CHASNZ website from Monday (11 May) afternoon. As it was with the Level 3 Protocols, the development of the update represents a collaborative effort between…

Useful COVID-19 themed construction industry resources

Posted on Friday 08 May, 2020

Fast-tracking development and infrastructure proposals
To ensure ‘shovel ready’ projects are not unnecessarily impeded by the Resource Management Act, Environment Minister Hon David Parker has announced measures to fast-track eligible development and infrastructure proposals.

 'The state of the construction industry'
NZIOB Chief Executive,…

Weekly NZCIC & CHASNZ COVID-19 update

Posted on Friday 01 May, 2020

In this week’s NZCIC/CHASNZ weekly update, the key themes are 'Being back at work under Level 3' and 'Looking forward'. In preparation for operating at COVID-19 Level 2 (no date has been announced on when that might occur), the industry…

NZIOB COVID-19 themed webinars

Posted on Friday 01 May, 2020

This week’s wellbeing webinar was the third of the series that NZIOB and Site Safe are collaborating on. Titled ‘Back on site, though not back to normal’, the webinar occurred the day after construction sites reopened under Level 3. To maximise…

Built to Last Conference update

Posted on Friday 01 May, 2020

Planning is well underway for the NZIOB’s Built to Last conference, scheduled for later this year. As with most large-scale events, however, we are having to re-think our approach to how and when we hold it. 

One change we have already…

Useful COVID-19 themed construction industry resources

Posted on Friday 01 May, 2020

RLB Forecast

In analysing the impact of COVID-19 on the construction supply chain, RLB has summarised the key factors and observations that they anticipate will influence construction pricing over the next 12 months.
April 2020, RLB’s NZ Construction Market & Escalation Forecast


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