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

Members Only - LookSee New Zealand

If you can't find who you need to employee within New Zealand, you need to go to the world. Well, that's the conventional approach at least. LookSee Build NZ is flipping this by bringing the world to you. It's an end-to-end talent attraction and management solution covering marketing/PR, candidate profiling (including videos), shortlisting, NZ-ready coaching, travel/accommodation co-ordination and interview/event management that culminates in a select group of world class construction professionals travelling to Auckland for a week of interviews and experiences in February 2018. Continue reading

Members Only - Draft letter for seismic assessments of buildings

ACENZ has a DRAFT letter for the seismic assessment of a building. This draft is currently being reviewed by both ACENZ and IPENZ before undergoing legal review. The final version will be distributed to Members for use. Continue reading

Members Only - Former Astronaut Colonel Mike Mullane Presentation

Our Membership Manager, Katie Bartlett, had the opportunity to attend an event with former astronaut Colonel Mike Mullane this year. It was an exciting event to hear from such an interesting person with very specialised leadership and career experience...in space! Continue reading

Members Only - Notice of the 2017 ACENZ Annual General Meeting

ACENZ would like to give notice of the 2017 Annual General Meeting (AGM) which will be held on Friday, 11th August 2017 from 4:30pm to 5:00pm at the Wairakei Resort Taupo (located at 640 Wairakei Drive, Taupo). Continue reading

Members Only - Wellington City Council Update on Facades

Due to the heightened risk to public safety from damaging earthquakes in the Wellington area as a consequence of the Kaikoura Earthquake, the government has supported an industry initiative by providing funding for building owners in the Wellington City, Hutt City and Blenheim areas to secure URM parapets and facades. In this post is a letter to engineers from NZSEE President Peter Smith. Continue reading

Members Only - WCC Update - Facades on Unreinforced Masonry Buildings

Due to the heightened risk to public safety from damaging earthquakes in the Wellington area as a consequence of the Kaikoura Earthquake, the Government has supported an industry initiative by provided funding for building owners in the Wellington City, Hutt City and Blenheim areas to secure URM parapets and facades. Continue reading

Members Only - Quality Systems for Ready Mixed Concrete Plants

The most recent edition of the National Construction Pipeline Report paints a bright picture for the New Zealand building industry across the duration of its forecast period to 2021. Auckland residential building is projected to increase by another $3.3 billion by 2017, while Waikato and the Bay of Plenty are predicted to soon become the second largest region by value of work. With such a period of intense construction anticipated across residential, commercial and civil sectors over the coming years it is crucial that building products can be relied upon. Continue reading

Members Only - CCCS Review Status Update

The CCCS review process is wrapping up, with the last meeting held on 12th May 2017. This review process has been a long, intensive but beneficial review with many stakeholders providing valuable input including Auckland Council (AC), Watercare, Ministry of Education (MoE), Department of Internal Affairs (DIA), NZ Transport Agency (NZTA), Christchurch City Council (CCC) and more. Continue reading