Friday, 17 August 2018

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  • NZ dollar lifts on news Chinese delegation heading to US

    20:37 | 16/8/18
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    NZ dollar gets lift from news Chinese delegation heading to US for trade talks By Rebecca Howard  more»
  • AJ Park delivers bigger than expected earnings boost

    20:14 | 16/8/18
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    Aug. 16 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand intellectual property law firm AJ Park delivered bigger earnings than expected for its Australian owner after its integration into IPH went smoother than anticipated.  more»
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust increases SkyCity holding

    19:53 | 16/8/18
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    Aug. 16 (BusinessDesk) - Sumitomo Mitsui Trust has acquired another 7.7 million shares in casino operator SkyCity Entertainment, lifting its relevant interest in the firm to 6.2 percent. more»
  • Farra Positions Itself for the Future

    19:36 | 16/8/18
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    Evolution in industry is inevitable and keeping up with the engineering impact is vital for survival. Cast your mind back to the skills, tools and processes from your own beginnings and change is obvious. How we machine, weld, prepare, fabricate, protect ... more»
  • Skellerup best performing stock after annual result

    18:35 | 16/8/18
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    Aug. 16 (BusinessDesk) - Skellerup is the best performing stock on New Zealand's benchmark index today after the maker of 'red band' gumboots blew analysts out of the water with its annual result. more»
  • Tru-Test to sell businesses to Datamars for $147.9 million

    18:33 | 16/8/18
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    Aug. 16 (BusinessDesk) - Tru-Test Corp will sell some of its business to Switzerland-based Datamars for $147.9 million, it said in its annual report.  more»
  • Hi-Tech Impresses Engineers

    17:25 | 16/8/18
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    The age of smart fabrication is well upon us as previously covered with the Maintenance Engineering Society (MESNZ) network evenings as we stride across the regions but the opportunity to bring the Kaeser Compressors Network Evening series to industry ... more»
  • How forecast hot weather could impact farmers and food

    16:41 | 16/8/18
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    IrrigationNZ strongly believes that as the climate continues to vary, many areas of New Zealand will be at increasing at risk of drought and to mitigate this risk, the country must invest in well-designed water storage.  more»
  • Oh that’s where they get their profits from!

    16:39 | 16/8/18
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    Inequality: a kick in the guts for hard working New Zealanders Today the National Business Review released its Rich List. For the first time, the combined value of the rich listers has tipped over the $100 billion dollar mark, that’s up 26% from ... more»
  • Engineers speak out on seismic resilience and water

    16:16 | 16/8/18
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    Engineers call for fresh thinking about New Zealand’s seismic and water challenges, in a report released today.  more»
  • ArchiPro undergoes successful $2 million capital raise

    15:51 | 16/8/18
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    ArchiPro, an online platform that brings businesses, professionals and consumers together in the architecture, interior and construction industry has completed its first capital raise, successfully reaching its target of $2 million. more»
  • Annies in the running for best kids food product award

    15:45 | 16/8/18
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    Annies in the running for best kids food product award Blenheim-based Annies – food you trust and their delicious 100 percent fruit bars has been nominated for Best Kids Food Product in the 2018 Munch Food Awards. “We’re thrilled to be nominated ... more»
  • NZ cruise sector swells in value by 18% to $434 million

    15:43 | 16/8/18
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    New government figures out today show cruise ship expenditure for the year to June 2018 jumped by 18.3% to $434 million on the previous year, reinforcing the sector’s value to New Zealand, says the New Zealand Cruise Association.  more»
  • Downer's NZ revenue jumps 59%

    15:34 | 16/8/18
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    Aug. 16 (BusinessDesk) - Sales at Downer EDI's New Zealand division rose 59 percent, benefitting from last year's purchase of parts of the Hawkins Group.  more»
  • More ambition needed to lift productivity

    15:31 | 16/8/18
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    Aug. 16 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand needs to be more ambitious if it is to improve the performance of its major centres and the contribution they make to the national economy, Housing and Development Minister Phil Twyford said today. more»
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