Jeremy Dixon and Glenda Hamilton

PRESS RELEASE: Staff investment leads to awards for Isaac Construction

Amy Civil Trades, News

Pictured: Jeremy Dixon (CEO) and Glenda Hamilton (Training Manager) A management decision to put its people at the centre of its business development has paid off for Christchurch’s Isaac Construction that collected four awards, including the Connexis Company Training Award at the recent Canterbury Civil Contractors New Zealand (CCNZ) Awards. Isaac CEO Jeremy Dixon says the awards are a humbling recognition …

October 2017 Trainee eNewsletter is out now!

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

The October Trainee eNews is out now. Trainees if you are interested take a look below, and if you would like to be added to our mailing list sign up here http://mailchi.mp/70314b8a062d/october-e-news-1000581?e=[UNIQID] In this newsletter: Connexis springs into change CEO statement New website launch Introducing the Infrastructure Workforce Jobsite 2017 Annual Connection and Excellence Awards Story: Connexis industry taster course proves highly …

October 2017 e-Newsletter is out now!

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

The Connexis ITO Infrastructure October news is out now! Check out the eNews issue here: http://mailchi.mp/70507ed13bf9/october-e-news-994357 IN THIS ISSUE: Connexis springs into change CEO statement New website launch Introducing the Infrastructure Workforce Jobsite 2017 Annual Connection and Excellence Awards New Connexis energy industry manager Story: Connexis industry taster course proves highly successful Connexis Transition to Work – Supporting new entrants Connexis building our future …

PRESS RELEASE: New Chief Executive at helm of Connexis

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, News, Telco, Water

New Connexis Chief Executive Peter Benfell is joining the organisation at a time of major growth and investment for the Infrastructure industry and is looking forward to the challenge ahead. Connexis is the Infrastructure Industry Training Organisation (ITO) and its role is vital to ensure the country’s continued growth over the coming years. The industry is predicted to require an …

PRESS RELEASE: Girls with Hi-vis Month Underway

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

Women around the country are donning Hi-Vis attire this month for a ‘hands on’ taste of working in the Infrastructure Industry. The annual ‘Girls with Hi-Vis’ initiative lead by Connexis – the Infrastructure Industry Training Organisation (ITO) – sees staff already working in the Infrastructure Industry inviting sisters, daughters, friends, cousins and wives to work for a day for a …

PRESS RELEASE: Women key target to boost infrastructure numbers

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

The Government’s recent announcement of an $11 billion investment into infrastructure signals the need for recruiting more quality workers into the industry. New Zealand’s infrastructure industry is already short of skilled staff with a prediction of 25,000 more workers required to meet industry demand over the next 3 years. Connexis sees women as key to filling these roles. Connexis Interim-Chief Executive …

PRESS RELEASE: Government funding boost welcomed by Infrastructure Industry

Chloe Civil Trades, News

The Government’s recently announced $11 billion investment into infrastructure over the coming years has been welcomed by the industry. Brian Warren, President, Civil Contractors New Zealand (CCNZ) says that the sector has the capacity and availability to undertake the increased work that will result from the increased Government investment. “This is helped by having a formalised Civil Trades Certification that …

April 2017 eNewsletters out now!

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, eNews, News, Telco

Read the latest news from Connexis in our April eNewsletters – out now! Want to join our mailing list? Sign up here. Civil & Water Industry eNews In this issue: Qualifications: Civil and Water reviews, plus – new Asset Management and Surveying qualifications Get your entries in for the CCNZ/Connexis Company Awards 2017 Important information re: Water block courses Latest Certified …

PRESS RELEASE: Higgins employee makes his mark

Chloe Civil Trades, News

Michael Collett is presented with his certificate onsite by Higgins CEO David Geor (left) and Canterbury Regional Manager Maru Rout (right). Hearing challenges aren’t a barrier to success in the Civil Infrastructure Industry for one long-time Higgins Christchurch employee. Michael Collett has worked in the Civil Industry for more than 25 years and has just achieved a New Zealand Certificate …

Save the date! Annual Connection 2017

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, News, Telco

We are excited to announce that Annual Connection will return to Mystery Creek in Hamilton from 12-14 September 2017 – a month earlier than usual. This iconic event is the highlight of the Energy and Telco Industry calendar and showcases the talents of its brightest stars. You won’t want to miss it! Here’s what’s happening and when. Lock these dates in …