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Not everything goes this seamlessly
Not everything goes this seamlessly
In a year where, globally, not everything is going smoothly, it’s nice to know that at least you...
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Manufacturers end year on a high note
Manufacturers end year on a high note
The latest New Zealand Manufacturers and Exporters Association (NZMEA) Survey of...
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SouthMACH on track for May
SouthMACH on track for May
SouthMACH, the region’s largest trade exhibition for the Manufacturing, Engineering, Machinery...
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Winners of the 2016 global oil & gas safety awards announced
INTERNATIONAL oil and gas skills and workforce development organisation OPITO has...
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New manager for steel industry body
Steel Construction New Zealand (SCNZ) has appointed Darren O’Riley as its new Manager, based...
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Steel industry makes quality certification compulsory
The Steel Fabricator Certification (SFC) qualification will soon be mandatory for all Steel Construction...
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Just 1 Month Away – Auckland Build Expo will be in town!
As the media partner, we would like to invite & offer free tickets to you and your colleagues to attend the show at no cost to update yourselves with the latest development and trends of the NZ construction industry.
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Navman Wireless and Teletrac announce unified brand
Navman Wireless has rebranded under the name Teletrac Navman following a merger with GPS fleet tracking software company, Teletrac, creating what the company believes is one of the world’s largest telematics organisations. 
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Minister for Manufacturing a vital step for New Zealand manufacturers
Manufacturers say they are pleased with a July 21 announcement by James Shaw and the Green Party to include a Minster for Manufacturing in any future cabinet.
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Canterbury’s largest trade show supports the rebuild
More than 2500 building, construction, architecture and design professionals will gather at Canterbury’s largest biennial trade show next month to review the latest industry innovations and gain essential knowledge from world leaders.
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Have your say on new gas for fridges and air conditioners
The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is seeking submissions on an application to import a heat transfer gas to be used for refrigeration and air conditioning.
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Engineering at Waikato set to grow
The University of Waikato has had engineering courses on offer since 2002, and from B Semester 2016, will be adding civil and environmental engineering to the mix. B Semester begins July 18.
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Funding granted for magnetic play-dough
Dr Jérôme Leveneur, a researcher in the Environment and Materials division of GNS Science’s National Isotope Centre, has been awarded $20,000 from the KiwiNet Emerging Innovator Fund to further develop a new nano-scale magnetic material.
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Stake Glass opening
A new $10 million purpose-built glass processing plant being officially opened tomorrow is a strong vote of faith and confidence in the future of the city.
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Te Ahi O Maui signs construction deal with Ormat
The Te Ahi O Maui partnership and an Israeli company, Ormat, signed a deal last week for the construction of a new geothermal power plant near Kawerau, New Zealand.
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Five trademark enforcement court cases won
Hypertherm, a manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, has won five unique court cases against five Russian companies during the last few months.
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Wi-Fi in Brisbane
Those of you with business across the ditch Brisbane City Council now offers free wireless internet (Wi-Fi) access in 22 parks and public spaces across Brisbane.
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Fuji Xerox New Zealand: From zero to 3D hero
Just a few years ago the 3D landscape in New Zealand looked pretty bleak. Locally, 3D printing was considered somewhat of a hobbyist novelty.
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Canterbury customwood factory to celebrate 40 years of innovation
Forty years after the first Customwood boards rolled off the production line, local manufacturer Daiken New Zealand is celebrating the development of the brand now recognised around the world, with help from members of the original production team.
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Fairbrother Industries expands in Australia
Fence post installers, site maintenance teams and public works crews will be major beneficiaries as Kinghitter enhances direct supply lines to the industries of Australia, it says.
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