Sunday, 19 August 2018

Business News

  • Fuel pipeline exercise

    19:33 | 19/8/18
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    Reports by Radio Live this morning that Refining NZ was testing the strength of the Refinery to Auckland pipeline (RAP) at Wellsford are factually incorrect.  more»
  • Fed up Gateway mental health workers to strike

    14:03 | 19/8/18
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    Mental health workers at Nelson-based Gateway Trust will walk off the job on Tuesday, 21 August to protest years of delays in sorting out new employment conditions.  more»
  • Tonkin + Taylor develops disaster logistics website

    12:45 | 19/8/18
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    In recent years, tropical cyclones, earthquakes and tsunamis have cut a swathe of destruction across the Pacific. Many millions of dollars and tens of thousands of humanitarian aid worker hours have been devoted to recovery efforts. more»
  • Fonterra ownership structure 'not on the table'

    17:15 | 18/8/18
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    Aug. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Cooperative Group won’t be changing its ownership structure, but is keen on bringing on partners to fund future projects, says director Scott St John. more»
  • Tourism Holdings takes out Supreme Award

    14:15 | 18/8/18
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    Tourism Holdings takes out Supreme Award at the 2018 AmCham - DHL Express Success & Innovation Awards for companies doing business with the USA Auckland, 16th August 2018 — The 19th annual AmCham DHL Express Success & Innovation Awards ... more»
  • Celebrating inspiring women in construction

    11:49 | 18/8/18
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    Celebrating inspiring women in construction Winners of the fourth annual Hays NAWIC Excellence Awards have been celebrated as “stellar achievers who are adding their unique voices to New Zealand’s construction industry” during last night’s ceremony ... more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain as investors take stock

    20:41 | 17/8/18
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    MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain as investors take stock in earnings season; Skellerup hits new highs  more»
  • NZ heading for 0.2% weekly gain as risk appetite improves

    20:26 | 17/8/18
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    Aug. 17 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar is headed for a 0.2 percent weekly gain against the greenback, benefiting from an uptick in risk appetite, but demand remains capped by the possibility of a domestic rate cut should growth fail to fire. more»
  • Get politics out of infrastructure investment: Jones

    19:54 | 17/8/18
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    Aug. 17 (BusinessDesk) - An independent infrastructure agency the government hopes to have operating late next year may help take the politics out of development decisions, Infrastructure Minister Shane Jones says. more»
  • 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»
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