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The Transport Accident Investigation Commission (TAIC) is calling for people planning and implementing roadworks near level crossings to always consider the risks after a double fatality in Morrinsville, Chief Investigator of Accidents Harald Hendel says echo adrotate_group(33, 0, 0, 0); The call comes in TAIC’s report on a fatal accident in which a freight train impacted a car at about 4am on 7 December 2019 at a level crossing on State Highway 26 near Morrinsville. Continue →
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Once New Plymouth District Council ditched the “lowest-cost” approach to projects and procurement, the value and benefits became clear echo adrotate_group(33, 0, 0, 0); New Plymouth District Council found that traditional and transactional procurement processes were not delivering high quality, cost-effective projects for its ratepayers. Continue →
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echo adrotate_group(33, 0, 0, 0);Once lockdown restrictions finally ease and businesses are able to re-open, they will have seven days to take steps ensuring all visitors comply with mandatory scanning and record keeping, the University of Auckland’s Dr Andrew Chen explains Contact tracing is a key epidemiological tool that helps us identify the right people who need to isolate or get tested. Continue →
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echo adrotate_group(33, 0, 0, 0);If everything is running smoothly and ‘as expected’ at an automated plant, a system operations team may feel redundant, but a look below the surface tells quite a different story, says Swisslog Australia Maintenance Manager, Paul Woodward Achieving a state where everything is running smoothly is due to the hard work of not just the system operations team, but also teams of technicians and maintenance staff, from both the automation provider, and the client. Continue →
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The latest BCI Horizon Scan Report looks at trends of incidents faced by organizations over the past year, the top threats, their impacts and the cost of disruptions, with COVID-19 having a big part to play Organizations have reported heightened risks and threats over the past year, largely due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the 2021 BCI Horizon Scan Report, sponsored by BSI. Continue →
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echo adrotate_group(33, 0, 0, 0);New Zealand’s construction boom means contractors are busier than ever, but throw in the demands of tax time, and running a small business in the construction sector quickly becomes a juggling act, says Fergus job management software founder Dan Pollard While the end of the financial year can add to your workload, it is also an opportunity to get a detailed picture of your business and put healthy financial habits in place that will save you from repeating mistakes in the future. Continue →
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echo adrotate_group(33, 0, 0, 0);A year on from our first national lockdown, it appears we are working more hours for less money, says Frog Recruitment’s general manager Shannon Barlow Working longer for less is a hangover from the new way people had to learn to work during the lockdowns. Continue →
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Civil Contractors New Zealand Chief Executive, Peter Silcock, asks us to consider two situations: in the first, Contractor A wins a local government tender to construct a local road or water pipe Charles Fairbairn – Local Government Magazine New Zealand Their bid offers to complete the project at the lowest price by a good 10 per cent. Continue →
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Infrastructure bids and tenders are always competitive with national and international construction companies competing for a piece of the pie Compiling a bid submission with the necessary information, supported by documentation and exhibits which are demonstrative of the expertise and capability of the tendering party for a large infrastructure project requires:- Consideration to be given as to whether the tender is suitable and profitable for the company. Continue →
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Labour’s commitment to replace the RMA means there is now agreement across the major parties to reform our most contentious piece of legislation, says Infrastructure New Zealand Policy Director Hamish Glenn Regardless of who wins this month’s election, the new Government will move forward with replacing the Resource Management Act (RMA). Continue →
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Achieving outcomes has become the great new aspiration of public policy says Infrastructure New Zealand Policy Director Hamish Glenn Outcomes are neither new nor different than things we’ve always wanted – higher incomes, cleaner environment, longer, healthier and more meaningful lives, to name a few. Continue →
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When you post job opportunities, some listings are snapped up quickly by eager jobseekers, whereas others can linger for months on end on job-boards To find out which positions take the longest to be filled, Resume.io monitored thousands of job roles available in each industry to determine which jobs take the longest to fill in the UK, and which are the quickest. Continue →
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