UN Environment guide for sustainable procurement incmudiçng EFCA_FIDIC contributions

A new guidance document produced by UN Environment on Procuring Sustainable Buildings and Construction has been released. FIDIC provided input into the document – specifically in the section Calling for Tenders. Continue reading

Temporary Works Procedural Control: Good Practice Guideline (GPG)

The newly established Temporary Works forum (TWf) have developed the following draft guidance document to the New Zealand Construction Industry, providing a consensus view on how to execute good procedural control of the risks posed by temporary works throughout their lifecycle. Continue reading

MBIE Business Uptake of ICT project - 2018 End of Year update

It has been a busy year for the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment’s (MBIE) Digital Economy team working on the MBIE Business Uptake of ICT project. MBIE want to thank you for your input to date – it has been integral to the evidence base, key insights and design of the pilot project that was run this year.  In wrap up the project’s trial phase, MBIE wanted to give you a quick update on progress and our plans for the New Year. Continue reading

Health and Safety at Work Strategy

The Health and Safety at Work Strategy was launched last week, setting out the Government's vision for improving workplace health and safety across New Zealand over the next ten years. Continue reading

A new approach to employer-assisted work visas and regional workforce planning

The Minister of Immigration has this morning launched public consultation on a set of proposals to reform employer support – temporary work visa settings, and early thinking on aligning the immigration, welfare/employment, and skills/education systems on a regional basis. Continue reading

Release of technical updates to concrete buildings

The release of an additional revised version of section C5 will be available on Friday 30 November 2018 and is a technical proposal to be known as the ‘revised (yellow) section C5’.  Continue reading

Skilled talent candidate profiles - December

Wellington Region Chambers of Commerce and Business Central have delivered the skilled talent candidate profiles for December Continue reading

Now seeking your views on a UK-NZ FTA

In late March 2019 the UK will leave the European Union. We want your views on what should be in our future free trade agreement. Continue reading

FIDIC Young Professional Forum Steering Committee (YPFSC)

The FIDIC Young Professionals Forum Steering Committee (YPFSC) is now accepting member nominations for 2018-2019. Continue reading

MBIE consults on updates to the Building Regulations for CodeMark Schemes

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is consulting on proposals to update and change the Building (Product Certification) Regulations 2008 (the Regulations) for the CodeMark Scheme (CodeMark). Continue reading