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Business Advice

First Reading of the Building Amendment Bill

A look at the first reading of The Building (Building Products and Methods, Modular Components, and Other Matters) Amendment Bill in parliament which took place in May 2020. 

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04 June 2020
11 May 2020

Operating Building Sites Under Level 2

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On Tuesday 12 May, David Kelly (Master Builders, Construction Industry Council) and Johnny Calley (Master Builders, Calley Homes) returned to provide an update on building site standards and protocols as we move into Level 2. 

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28 April 2020

Sanitiser or Soap? Building Site Protocols under Level 3

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On Tuesday 21 April, Matthew Duder of EBOSS was joined by David Kelly, CE Master Builders and Chair of Construction Industry Council, as well as Johnny Calley (Calley Homes) as they provided an overview of the new building site standards and protocols.

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28 April 2020

Site Protocols for Architects

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What can and can't be done on-site during Level 3? An overview of the new on-site protocols for architects and consultants. 

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14 April 2020

Planning for the Return to Level 3 for Construction and Architecture Businesses

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While no end date for the national lockdown has been set, now is the time for construction and architecture businesses to consider what steps they will need to take to return to Level 3.

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23 March 2020

How Will Architects and Builders Be Affected By the Covid-19 Outbreak?

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How will work change for you as NZ works to prevent the spread of Covid-19?

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22 November 2019

2019 Construction Industry Confidence Survey Results

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A recent survey of 843 architectural specifiers and 638 builders gives us a snapshot of the NZ construction industry heading into 2020.

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22 November 2019

NZ BIM Benchmark Survey 2019 Results Released

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EBOSS and the BIM Acceleration Committee are pleased to announce the findings of the sixth year of the BIM Benchmark Survey. 

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20 September 2019

National Construction Pipeline Report 2019 Overview

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A summary of highlights from the 7th National Pipeline Report which estimates construction in 2019 will reach ~$31B and peak in 2021 at ~$35B.

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18 April 2019

MBIE Opens Consultation on Building Sector Reforms

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The consultation is on proposals to improve the regulation of building products and methods, strengthen occupational regulation, look at how risk and liability are managed, reduce the building levy, and strengthen penalties for those who don’t comply with the law.

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21 March 2019

MBIE Legislative Change Biggest for 15 Years

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MBIE is calling its proposed legislative changes to the building regulatory system in the areas of risk and liability, building products and occupational regulation, the biggest change to the regulations since the Building Act was introduced in 2004.

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