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 …

Faulks of Christchurch rewarded for commitment to staff training

Chloe Civil Trades, News

Pictured: CCNZ Canterbury Awards – Connexis Southern Area Manager Fiona Malloch presents the Connexis Company Award to Gareth Bruce of Faulks Investments. Competent, qualified people are the future of the rapidly growing Civil Infrastructure Industry – and Christchurch company Faulks Investments has been recognised with an industry award for its outstanding staff training. A very deserving Faulks won the Connexis Company …

Connexis October eNewsletters out now!

Chloe Civil Trades, Energy, eNews, News, Telco

Read the latest news from Connexis in our October eNewsletters – out now! Want to join our mailing list? Sign up here. Trainee eNews In this issue: Annual Connection Excellence Awards: Downer NZ Telco apprentice crowned Trainee of the Year Spotlight on: Andrew Kennett of Downer NZ – Telco Trainee of the Year and overall Trainee of the Year Meet the …

Downer Telco apprentice crowned Trainee of the Year

Chloe News, Telco

Andrew Kennett of Downer NZ (right) receives his Trainee of the Year award from Connetics CEO Jono Brent  Telco apprentice Andrew Kennett has been crowned Trainee of the Year at the Annual Connection Excellence Awards 2016. Andrew, who works for Downer NZ in Auckland, not only scooped the top Trainee of the Year, but also the Telecommunications Trainee of the …

An industry first for the rural contracting sector

Chloe News

(Story courtesy of: Rural News/Rural Contractors New Zealand) Helen Slattery is the rural contracting sector’s first woman to gain a National Certificate in Infrastructure Works Supervision Level 5. A Rural Contractors New Zealand (RCNZ) board member and partner in the Matamata firm Slattery Contracting, Slattery has penetrated the ‘glass ceiling’ to be the industry’s first woman to gain a National …

Industry’s best to battle it out at Annual Connection

Chloe Energy, News

It’s hands on for the top Energy Industry staff this week as they pit their skills against fellow workers from around the country. Teams from power companies around the country – including one from Australia – will be demonstrating their skills and expertise in a series of fast paced line mechanic and cable jointer competitions at the 2016 Annual Connection …