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Land covenants across the entire economy will also be reviewed, as part of the government's response to the Commerce Commission's Building Supplies Market Study.
The number of business failures has jumped by more than a quarter from a year ago, new data shows.
New Zealand's cavalier attitude towards workplace safety is taking a grim toll - largely on young men involved in dangerous trades. Audio
In their 2019 Waste Management and Minimisation bylaw, Hamilton City Council did something simple, but radical.
Some Waikato builders are still sending leftover construction material to landfill, despite the council's plan to minimise and recycle waste.
Currently, 50 percent of what goes to landfill comes from… Audio
Two construction companies have been ordered to pay $366,000 in fines and reparations after a builder fell and broke his spine, leaving him paralysed.
Ashburton District Council chief executive Hamish Riach says the project control group continues to "work through the implications" of a subcontractor's liquidation.
The Council of Trade Unions wants the government to ban engineered stone benchtops due to the risks to workers from making the benches.
People manufacturing them are being exposed to dangerous levels… Audio
The Detail podcast brings you the issues behind the news every weekday. Here's what we covered this week. Audio
France vowed to restore the cathedral within five years of the fire that gutted it. It might just do it.
A record number of cranes at work shows resilience in the country's construction sector, according to a new report. Audio
Analysis - It is an opportunity to rebuild homes and other buildings in a way that is responsive to future risks and sustainability need, writes engineering lecturer Krishanu Roy.
The Cordell Construction Cost Index rose just 0.6 percent for the first quarter, the lowest quarterly increase in more than two years.
There are signs greater distress could be on the way for the construction sector, with margins tightening and project cancellations on the rise.
Building and construction companies are being liquidated at twice the rate of the also-beleaguered hospitality industry. Audio
A leading Māori architect says New Zealand towns and cities are suffering from a crisis of identity.
The property investor expected its net tangible assets would reduce by 3.6 cents per share to 40 cents per share at the end of March.
The number of new residential building consents has fallen for a third straight month.
Aucklanders could have a new harbour crossing sooner than first thought.
Construction of a second bridge or tunnel across or under the Waitemata harbour is expected to begin in 2029.
Five options… Audio
Prime Minister Chris Hipkins is poised to announce the speeding up of the construction of a second Auckland harbour crossing.
The PM and Minister and Transport Minister Michael Wood are expected to… Audio