PRESS RELEASE: First woman in NZ completes Civil Trades Certification

Chloe Civil Trades, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure

Pearl Jury is the first woman in New Zealand to gain her Civil Trades Certification leading the way for women working in the infrastructure industry. Civil Trades Certification (CTC), introduced in December 2015, is the nationally recognised accreditation programme for civil contractors in New Zealand. CTC is run through infrastructure industry training organisation, Connexis. Since the launch more than 250 …

PRESS RELEASE: New Civil Infrastructure Apprenticeships

Chloe Civil Trades, News

Wellington’s Peka Peka to Ōtaki Expressway project the perfect launchpad. A new suite of Civil Infrastructure Apprenticeships have been presented in Wellington, back dropped by one of New Zealand’s major infrastructure projects. The $330 million-dollar Peka Peka to Ōtaki Expressway project offered the perfect setting for the new Apprenticeships preview, at the same time highlighting the value of a quality …

PRESS RELEASE: Connexis Chair Retires

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, News, Telco, Ultimit / Women in Infrastructure, Water

The Chair of Connexis, the infrastructure ITO, Frances Hague announced her retirement recently. The Board of Directors would like to thank Ms Hague for her dedication and efforts as inaugural Chair of Connexis.  The Board were especially grateful for her wider endeavours in the sector and stakeholder groups around Women in Infrastructure. Her exemplary service bought rigour and recognition to …

PRESS RELEASE: Energy industry’s rising stars & top trainers recognised

Chloe Energy

Pictured: Line mechanic team award winners Mainpower Rangiora Mainpower Rangiora took out the line mechanic team award at last night’s Connexis Annual Connection Excellence Awards in Christchurch with Joe Mills, Meridian Energy Twizel winning overall trainee of the year. They were among New Zealand’s rising stars and top trainers in the energy industry who were recognised at the awards, which followed …

PRESS RELEASE: Competition hotting up at Annual Connection 2018

Chloe Energy

Competition is hotting up between electricity supply teams from around New Zealand at Annual Connection 2018 in Christchurch. The annual competition sees linesmen and cable joiners competing in an intense series of events over three days outdoors in a field adjacent to the Air Force Museum in Wigram. This year nine teams are competing in the line mechanic competitions, with …

September 2018 Infrastructure Industry eNews out now

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, eNews, News, Telco, Water

July 2018 Infrastructure Industry eNews out now. Read it online today. IN THIS ISSUE: Chair Statement Got a Trade? Got it Made! 2018 Introducing our 2018 Ambassador: Dylan Samson Find your Fit in Infrastructure List Your Vacancies Annual Connection 2018: Exciting News! Christchurch Helicopters & Richie McCaw are Incoming Excellence Awards Dinner Keynote Speaker Developing Auckland’s Infrastructure Workforce Qualification Updates Connexis …

September 2018 Trainee eNews out now

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, eNews, News, Telco, Water

The September 2018 issue of our eNews is out now. Read it online today. IN THIS ISSUE: Chair Statement Got a Trade? Got it Made! 2018 Introducing our 2018 Ambassador: Dylan Samson Find your Fit in Infrastructure Annual Connection 2018: Exciting News! Christchurch Helicopters & Richie McCaw are Incoming Excellence Awards Dinner Keynote Speaker Qualification Updates Connexis Product Catalogue New Qualification …

PRESS RELEASE: Richie McCaw of Christchurch Helicopters to showcase flying skills at Annual Connection

Chloe Energy

Helicopters and skilled pilots play a crucial role in keeping the country plugged into the electrical grid. That will be demonstrated by none other than Richie McCaw of Christchurch Helicopters at the opening of the 2018 Annual Connection event. Annual Connection, which this year will run from October 2-4 at the Airforce Museum in Christchurch, is a showcase event for …

PRESS RELEASE: Three times Civil Trades success for Coastal Cabling Services

Chloe Civil Trades

A Bay of Plenty Directional Drilling company is connecting to a bright future with three employees the first in the region to achieve Civil Trade Certification in Pipeline Construction and Maintenance – Trenchless. Christopher Te Moananui, Shane Brown and Nicolas Heier of Coastal Cabling are the first to complete their Civil Trade Certification in Pipeline Construction and Maintenance – Trenchless …

Ship to shore: Laying the groundwork for the best infrastructure training in Auckland

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, Telco, Water

A career in the Royal NZ Navy may not seem like an obvious pathway into a role developing the ongoing training of infrastructure workers, but for Mark Baldock, it’s all about going where the experience takes you. Mark is the new Auckland Business Development Manager for Connexis, ITO for New Zealand’s infrastructure sector, tasked with growing the level of engagement …