FTD Geared Up

Ports of Auckland’s new mega cranes arrive

Ports of Auckland’s massive new container cranes sailed into port on Friday 5 October onboard a ship from Shanghai, making for a dramatic sight as they entered the Waitemata Harbour early in the morning. READ MORE >>

NZ Intermodal Transport Safety Group formed

A new body has been formed to establish and maintain best-practice safety and compliance standards for all road transport operators loading, handling and delivering intermodal imported and exported freight. READ MORE >>

‘All Access’ Hackathon weekend a great success

A solution to stop the abuse of mobility parks has taken out the second NZ Transport Agency Hackathon, ‘All Access’. READ MORE >>

Electrifying your fleet – why the initial investment is worth it

A potential barrier to the cost of shifting your vehicle fleet to electric is the upfront investment. However, electric vehicles (EVs) comparatively are not actually that much more expensive. READ MORE >>

Cannons Creek Bridge ready for ‘launching’

Transmission Gully’s Cannons Creek Bridge is one of the project’s most significant structures. In coming months this huge structure will reach a major milestone when the spans are ‘launched’ across the Cannons Creek Gorge to eventually sit on the bridge piers that are currently being completed. READ MORE >>

Half Moon Bay bus interchange opens

Changing between a ferry and bus at the busy Half Moon Bay terminal in east Auckland is now simpler, easier and protected from the weather. READ MORE >>

Matakohe Bridge beams make the long haul from Auckland

Four of the 30 concrete beams for Bridge No. 2 across the Matakohe River have been delivered, with the transporter making daily trips from Ranui in west Auckland to the construction site. READ MORE >>

Aerial imagery innovator Nearmap launches in New Zealand

For the first time ever, Kiwi businesses can now access current high-resolution aerial imagery and location data on demand, without having to invest in expensive drones and cameras of their own. READ MORE >>

Innovative KiwiRail bridge recognised

A North Island bridge that was the first in the world to feature innovative seismic-strengthening technology has been named one of the country’s outstanding concrete structures. READ MORE >>
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