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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.
https://www.beehive.govt.nz/release/fast-track-consenting-get-shovel-ready-projects-moving

 '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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Weekly NZCIC & CHASNZ COVID-19 update

Posted on Friday 24 April, 2020

The theme for this week’s NZCIC/CHASNZ weekly update is 'preparing for the return to work'. It contains clarification on areas of ambiguity within the government guidelines, including: 

Works that can be undertaken to prepare sites for a restart on Tuesday 28 April
Physical...

NZIOB COVID-19 themed webinars

Posted on Friday 24 April, 2020

Staying on the theme of returning to restarting construction, yesterday’s ‘Getting site-ready for COVID-19 Level 3’ webinar was very timely. The event featured an overview of the new construction Standard and Protocols for working at COVID-19 Level 3, by CHASNZ CEO,...

NZ Building Industry Awards update

Posted on Friday 24 April, 2020

As with all upcoming major events in New Zealand, the NZIOB is considering whether we proceed with this year’s NZ Building Industry Awards, and if so, in what format should it be. Since it became clear that COVID-19 was going to...

PrefabNZ COLAB:20 Virtual Conference

Posted on Friday 24 April, 2020

A fellow construction industry association who is proceeding with their fast-approaching annual showcase, albeit in a different format, is PrefabNZ. Their upcoming COLAB:20 Innovation in Action conference will be held virtually. With the NZIOB currently assessing a number of delivery models for...

Useful COVID-19 themed construction industry resources

Posted on Friday 24 April, 2020

MBIE’s Building Performance Unit 
Guidance for working at COVID-19 Alert Level 3

BRANZ 
Guidance for returning to building sites at COVID-19 Alert Level 3

Mates in Construction
Returning to work induction resources for COVID-19 Alert Level 3

BDO
Building the future: How can the Construction sector adapt and...