Saturday, 18 August 2018

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  • Civil Contractors welcomes new infrastructure agency

    19:37 | 17/8/18
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    Civil Contractors New Zealand welcomed today’s announcement from Infrastructure Minister Hon. Shane Jones that a new independent infrastructure agency would be established to improve government oversight into the infrastructure and civil construction industry. more»
  • Steel fabricator NDA back in the black

    19:09 | 17/8/18
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    Aug. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Kiwi steel fabrication firm NDA Group returned to profit in 2017 as a recovery in its key markets and an expanding footprint at home and abroad underpinned a 52 percent increase in sales.  more»
  • Brilliance International fined $540k over steel mesh

    18:45 | 17/8/18
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    Aug. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Brilliance International has been fined $540,000 after pleading guilty to breaking fair trading law by claiming steel mesh met standards that it actually did not.  more»
  • Invocare expands its NZ funeral business

    18:44 | 17/8/18
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    Aug. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Invocare, New Zealand's largest funeral company, has been expanding its reach across the country, with three new funeral homes purchased in the past three months, adding an extra $12 million to the firm's annual revenue. more»
  • Penalty Against Brilliance Steel Today

    18:42 | 17/8/18
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    We would encourage anyone who has had Brilliance Steel steel mesh, used in or on their property, to contact us to join the proposed class action against companies that have supplied non-compliant steel mesh product to customers. more»
  • Seequent partners with Perigon

    18:29 | 17/8/18
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    Seequent partners with Perigon to bring iPoint’s data management capability to the geothermal industry iPoint for geothermal delivers new data management and visualisation capability to the geothermal industry; Seequent appointed exclusive global re-seller ... more»
  • 1 in 5 Kiwis will order in takeaways for the big game

    16:27 | 17/8/18
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    17 August 2018 - Watching a big game - like this weekend’s Trans-Tasman clash - is all the excuse Kiwis need to order in takeaways, according to new findings.  more»
  • Correction: Infrastructure NZ delegation to China

    16:24 | 17/8/18
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    HE Ms Wu Xi, China’s Ambassador to New Zealand, today announced that Infrastructure New Zealand will be leading a senior delegation to China, Hong Kong and Singapore in March 2019.  more»
  • Christchurch CBD Rejuvenation will Require Joint Effort

    16:18 | 17/8/18
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    17 August 2018 Responding to Christchurch City Council's proposal to launch a new programme called Project 8011 to unlock residential development in the Christchurch CBD, Property Council New Zealand's South Island Branch President Roger Davidson ... more»
  • Testing times assures quality for Company-X clients

    16:10 | 17/8/18
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    The Hamilton software specialist recommends its output undergoes rigorous testing before it can be released.  more»
  • Action needed to boost EV take-up - Drive Electric

    15:27 | 17/8/18
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    Aug. 17 (BusinessDesk) - The government needs to be acting now if it is to sustain take-up of electric vehicles as part of its emissions reduction strategy, industry lobby group Drive Electric says. more»
  • Tourism Holdings CFO Davis on medical leave until next month

    14:57 | 17/8/18
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    Aug. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Tourism Holdings chief financial officer Mark Davis is on medical leave until next month and will miss an already delayed annual results announcement.  more»
  • Honey goes hi-tech: new tool has industry buzzing

    14:54 | 17/8/18
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    With New Zealand’s annual honey exports currently valued at $300 million and growing, a new web-based honey blending tool is set to save honey distributors significant amounts of time and money. more»
  • Higher fuel prices squeeze producer margins in 2nd quarter

    14:45 | 17/8/18
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    Aug. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Higher fuel prices continued to squeeze margins in the second quarter as the prices paid by producers lifted more than the prices they obtained for their goods.  more»
  • Open up budget bids to NGOs ProdCom says

    14:40 | 17/8/18
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    Aug. 16 (BusinessDesk) - The government should let community organisations and private firms bid directly to the Treasury to offer programmes likely to deliver a significant impact, the Productivity Commission says. more»
Global Indices
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COMP7,807320.42%
DJI25,5593961.58%
SP5002,841220.79%
DAX13,4662361.78%
FTSE7,48850.07%
NI22522,4204081.86%
TWI70.130.070.10%
Currencies
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EURUSD1.1390.0000.04%
NZDUSD0.65990.00010.02%
AUDUSD0.72690.00100.14%
NZDAUD0.90800.00100.11%