PRESS RELEASE: Long work hours and diligent study pays off for young trainee

Chloe Civil Trades, News, Our People

Pictured: Allens United Drainage & Earthworks trainee Dylan Samson proudly accepts his Connexis Trainee of the Year award.  Joining him on the stage are Candice Tiananga, Connexis Careers Manager and Mark Baldock, Connexis Waikato Customer Services Account Manager. Hamilton April 24 2018:  Working long hours during the day and studying at night has paid off for a young Hamilton employee in …

PRESS RELEASE: Unison works with Connexis to triple number of trainees

Chloe Energy, News, Telco

An industry skill shortage in the energy infrastructure sector has seen one Hawke’s Bay company triple its intake of trainees. Unison Contracting Services Ltd currently has 12 new trainees working through its training programme with another six due to start next month. Previously the company has taken on six trainees in total per year. All but one of those initial …

National CCNZ Connexis Company Training Awards open

Chloe Civil Trades, News

The Connexis Company Training Awards are now open so make sure you get recognition for your company’s commitment to training and development of your people. These awards are now free to enter. Click here for the entry form, or contact Tricia Logan on tricia@civilcontractors.co.nz if you would like it emailed to you, or for any other information. Entries close on …

New Initiative Between Shirley Boys High School, Isaac Construction Ltd, BG Contracting and Connexis

Chloe Civil Trades, News, Our People

Pictured: Construction staff and Shirley Boys High School students commence the project. A new initiative between Shirley Boys High School, Isaac Construction Ltd, BG Contracting Ltd and Connexis, with the support of the CCNZ Canterbury Branch, is enabling students to experience the Civil Infrastructure Industry within the school environment. Thirty four students, school and construction staff, will work together throughout the …

PRESS RELEASE: Connexis dresses International Women’s Day in Hi-Vis

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

Pictured:  Winnie Rawiri-King, Electrician working for Singer Group Ltd. Winnie has been a great ambassador for women in the Infrastructure Industry and was the Connexis 2017 Got a Trade, Got it Made – Future Business Leader. March 8, 2017 – How do you shine a light on International Women’s Day in New Zealand? When you are Connexis, the Industry Training …

PRESS RELEASE: Civil contracting apprenticeships for three QRS staff

Chloe Civil Trades, Our People

Pictured: QRS staff Mike Wilson, Stacey Pompey and Lee Pomana received Civil Trade Certification last week through Industry Training Organisation Connexis. The three men have over 8000 hours each of practical experience in a range of specialities from road and pipeline construction and maintenance, to road surfacing. THREE veteran Quality Roading and Services staff have gained Civil Trades Certification this week …

PRESS RELEASE: New Opportunities With Historic Agreement

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, News, Telco, Water

Pictured: Connexis CEO, Peter Benfell, and Waikato Tainui CEO, Donna Flavell. Waikato-Tainui has today signed an historic agreement with 11 of the country’s top Industry Training Organisations at the Waikato Endowed College in Hopuhopu. The agreements are a significant step for Waikato Tainui as the tribe looks to increase the career opportunities of its people. Waikato Tainui CEO Donna Flavell …

February 2018 e-Newsletter is out now!

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

The Connexis Industry February 2018 news is out now! Check out the eNews issue here: https://mailchi.mp/81462f5e6b71/feb2018-industry-enews  IN THIS ISSUE CEO statement Infrastructure Workforce Jobsite: Advertise your Vacancies! New Zealand Apprenticeship in Water Infrastructure in New Zealand: Ministers Message Girls with Hi-Vis® – Registrations Open Annual Connection 2018 Annual Connection: New Event Manager Story: A Skilled Workforce Key to Growth for Cranswick Enterprises Ltd …

February 2018 Trainee e-Newsletter is out now!

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

The Connexis Trainee February 2018 news is out now! Check out the eNews issue here: https://mailchi.mp/1d155644275a/feb2018-trainee-enews IN THIS ISSUE CEO statement Infrastructure Workforce Jobsite New Zealand Apprenticeship in Water Infrastructure in New Zealand: Ministers Message Annual Connection 2018 Annual Connection: New Event Manager Story: A Skilled Workforce Key to Growth for Cranswick Enterprises Ltd Upcoming Events/Conferences

Message from the Minister for Infrastructure: Hon Shane Jones

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

It is an exciting time for those considering a future in the Infrastructure Industry, with a new Government meaning new opportunities for an exciting and diverse career. This Government has committed to spending almost $42 billion over the next five years to deliver a world class infrastructure network and future-proof our growing nation. Initiatives of particular priority include working with …