Covid-19 for your workplace

Now that we're in Alert Level 1, the construction industry has published a revised standard and protocols for ongoing operations. View the Construction Health and Safety NZ (CHASNZ) standard and protocols Continue reading

12 March e-News

Covid-19 is still a topic of much discussion, with cases and deaths rising worldwide. In times like this, it’s easy to panic. With that in mind, I’d recommend following articles from Dr Siouxsie Wiles. She is an Associate Professor and Head of the Bioluminescent Superbugs Lab at the University of Auckland. Siouxsie brings a sound evidence-based approach. Read Siouxsie’s latest updates Continue reading

5 March e-News

The focus, both locally and globally on Covid-19 (AKA Coronavirus) has ramped up over the last week, particularly with the announcement of New Zealand's first confirmed case. In short, it's here, but there's no need to panic. However, it's sensible for us all to make a plan. Hopefully, we won't have to use it, but we are prepared if the situation worsens. Continue reading

27 February e-News

We are excited about the ACE New Zealand conference later this year. Here are a few of the details so you can diary the date: Tuesday 4 and Wednesday 5 August Cordis Hotel, Auckland Continue reading

20 February e-News

Today, together with Engineering New Zealand and Te Kāhui Waihanga New Zealand Institute of Architects, we launched the Diversity Agenda Accord at parliament. Thanks to Minister Julie Anne Genter for hosting us. It’s brilliant to see so many organisations already signed up to the Accord. Thanks for your inclusive leadership. Find out who has signed and sign up yourself Continue reading

13 February 2020 eNews

Diversity Agenda member Aurecon has launched an industry-first with their new parental leave scheme, Shared Care. The scheme provides financial incentives to support secondary carers who play a more active role in childcare. Continue reading

7 February e-News

How much do we need to fill the infrastructure deficit? The Government’s infrastructure investment occupied the headlines last week. It has been billed the single most significant capital expenditure on infrastructure in New Zealand since World War II. But was it enough? Some think not. Continue reading

30 January 2020 e-News

Construction Sector Transformation Plan launched The Government has announced a new action plan to help lift the workforce and productivity to build houses, schools, roads, rail and hospitals throughout the country. Continue reading

We've rebranded

Exciting news. Just as people and companies evolve, so do brands. We’ve grown ours over many years and we’re now taking a bold step forward with a new name. The Association of Consulting Engineers New Zealand (ACENZ) will become the Association of Consulting and Engineering. We will also be known by the new acronym of ACE New Zealand. Continue reading

The Construction Sector Accord requires total commitment

This blog post is written by Paul Evans, ACENZ Chief Executive The Construction Sector Accord was launched earlier this year to transform the industry. The shared initiative between the government and the construction sector included a commitment from the government to develop a more visible pipeline of work and procurement practices that are fair, efficient and predictable. Continue reading