ACENZ Elects First Female President

ACENZ has appointed Ida Dowling as its first female President at its Annual General Meeting in Hamilton on Friday, 3rd August. Ms Dowling replaces outgoing President Mike Kerr. Continue reading

National Construction Pipeline Report 2018

The Minister of Building and Construction, Jenny Salesa, launched the 6th Annual National Construction Pipeline Report this morning. This year’s forecast indicates a smoothing of the boom-bust cycle, providing more certainty and confidence to support sector transformation. Continue reading

Members Only - New Evacuation Regulations Promote Fire Safety

Highlights from Todd O’Donoghue – Senior Advisor, Fire and Emergency New Zealand From 1 July 2018, changes to the Fire and Emergency New Zealand (Fire Safety, Evacuation Procedures, and Evacuation Schemes) Regulations 2018 provide a new foundation for fire precaution measures and the safe, prompt and efficient evacuation in the case of an alarm or fire. While New Zealand has a good history of fire safety within commercial and industrial buildings and the loss of life has been minimal, a number of buildings are still affected by fire each year. The new Regulations aim to improve the level of protection building occupants have from the risk of fire. Continue reading

Members Only - 2018 Remuneration Survey - Now Open

ACENZ survey has been sent out and please be reminded to complete them by the 20th of July. If you have not received the invitation please contact surveys@strategicpay.co.nz.  

Members Only - 2018 FIDIC Awards - Entries now open

Nominations for the 2018 FIDIC Awards are now open. The awards ceremony will be hosted in Berlin during the 2018 FIDIC International Infrastructure Conference from September 9-11, 2018. Continue reading

Members Only - New DRAFT Employment Agreement and Guidance PN

ACENZ has partnered up with Ford Sumner Employment Lawyers to revise the employment agreement and accompanying practice note B23. Continue reading

Members Only - Fire Safety Design Guide for Residential Community Housing

An update to Fire Safety Design Guide for Residential Community Housing   Continue reading

Members Only - FIDIC ASPAC Awards-Call for Nominations

FIDIC ASPAC has now opened the call for nominations into the 2018 ASPAC Awards. Nominations are open until April 25, 2018 with the jury's decision being announced at the ASPAC GAM in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Continue reading

Members Only - FIDIC Aligning Commitments for Sustainable Cities

FIDIC has a press release on aligning commitments for sustainable cities. Just one year after the adoption of the New Urban Agenda at Habitat III, the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC) organised a networking event with other built environment stakeholders to explore opportunities for joint and coordinated commitments. Continue reading

Members Only - BSP Career Opportunities

The Building System Performance (BSP) branch of MBIE is transforming how BSP works to shape the building regulatory system to meet New Zealand's current and future needs. The work BSP does matters. Building and construction make a significant contribution to our nation's economy and social wellbeing. The whole sector has a role to play in lifting performance, embracing innovation and moving forward. Applications close on October 1, 2017. Continue reading