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 …

PRESS RELEASE: Carving out a career in the Energy Industry

Chloe Energy, News

17-year-old Ellie Pugh is carving herself a successful career in the Energy Industry, a traditionally male dominated domain, in the true spirit of International Women’s Day today (Wednesday 8 March 2017). Ellie was introduced and recruited into the Industry via Girls with Hi-Vis®, an annual initiative driven by Connexis – the Infrastructure Industry Training Organisation (ITO) – designed to attract …

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 …

February 2017 eNewsletters out now!

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, eNews, News, Telco

Read the latest news from Connexis in our February eNewsletters – out now! Want to join our mailing list? Sign up here. Trainee eNews In this issue: Save the date! Annual Connection: Mystery Creek, Hamilton, 12-14 September 2017 Girls with Hi-Vis® 2017: How to get involved Latest Certified Civil Tradespeople announced Expiring Water qualifications: Staying on track and completing on time Ryan …

Civil Contractors New Zealand Conference 2017 – dates announced

Chloe Civil Trades, News

Civil Contractors New Zealand is pleased to announce its 73rd Annual Conference is being held in Dunedin from Wednesday 2 to Saturday 5 August 2017. Planning is well underway for an exciting programme featuring the President’s Welcome; CablePrice Theme Dinner; Z and Connexis Awards Luncheon and the CCNZ/Hirepool Construction Excellence Awards Dinner. Want to find out more? For further information …

December eNewsletters out now!

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, eNews, News, Telco

Read the latest news from Connexis in our December eNewsletters – out now! Want to join our mailing list? Sign up here. Energy & Telco Industry eNews In this issue: Qualifications update: Cable Jointer and Utility Arborist Spotlight on New Zealand’s top line mechanic team: Unison, Hawke’s Bay Chief Judges Report from the Annual Connection Line Mechanic and Cable Jointer Competitions …

Training initiative helps get students into the workforce

Chloe Civil Trades, News

A group of secondary students are now ‘job ready’ for the Civil Infrastructure Industry armed with both practical experience and a qualification thanks to a new training initiative. The upper South Island students have spent the past year combining on the job experience and study, while still at school, to gain not only ‘hands on’ experience but also a level …