NEW ZEALAND

NZ government invests $16.9b for transport system upgrade

NZ government invests $16.9b for transport system upgrade

The NZ Transport Agency has published the details of a $16.9 billion programme of investment planned for the New Zealand's land transport system over the next three years.

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IFS appoints new MD

IFS appoints new MD

Warren Zietsman, a successful banking and private wealth management executive, has been appointed sales VP and managing director for IFS in Australia and New Zealand.

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Nearmap's global expansion continues into New Zealand

Nearmap's global expansion continues into New Zealand

Following the successful conclusion of its pilot program, Nearmap have formally announced the expansion of business operations into the New Zealand market.

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Konecranes enhances its global status with new NZ warehouse

Konecranes enhances its global status with new NZ warehouse

Konecranes has established a new 300m square spare parts warehouse in Auckland in a bid to enhance its global status and leadership in New Zealand.

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Building memories through infrastructure: why it matters

Building memories through infrastructure: why it matters

Have you ever experienced that feeling when you had to stop and take a mental picture of your surroundings, taking in every second, every moment you had in that place? Those moments when buildings became monuments, when a bridge became the place you met, and arches become childhood landmarks that welcome you home. Regardless of whether you want to preserve that memory or not, you just know, then and there, that a piece of this place will always be a part of your life, no matter what.

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A solution for every situation

A solution for every situationLock icon2

From humble beginnings back in the mid-1960s, New Zealand's Smith Crane & Construction has come a long way. Boasting a large range of machines, Smith Crane says it is the only company in the country that offers tower, crawler, and mobile cranes.

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Cranes and Lifting (Apr/May): 2018 in cranes

Cranes and Lifting (Apr/May): 2018 in cranes

There is plenty of development activity in the pick and carry crane market: the cover of our last issue showed the prototype of a new 55t DRA crane, this story includes news of the anticipated 40t Terex Franna, and TIDD expects to soon announce an important new safety feature.

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TRT and Hiab collaborate to upgrade Isuzu truck with jib crane

TRT and Hiab collaborate to upgrade Isuzu truck with jib crane

New Zealand-based heavy equipment specialist Tidd Ross Todd (TRT) collaborated with Hiab Australia to upgrade an Isuzu Giga 8x4 with a truck-mounted jib crane.

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Blackhead Quarries - improving plant flexibility, energy efficiency and safety

Blackhead Quarries - improving plant flexibility, energy efficiency and safetyLock icon2

Established in 1986, Blackhead Quarries Limited is a joint venture between Palmer & Son Ltd (founded in 1880) and Fulton Hogan Ltd and operates a number of quarries in the region surrounding Dunedin, on New Zealand's South Island.

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Auckland dominates NZ skies

Auckland dominates NZ skies

New Zealand's national crane count has grown, with Auckland accounting for 66% of all cranes counted across the country's main centres.

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