Think outside the box to ease Auckland’s congestion
National Road Carriers wants to see more new thinking to gain some quick wins in the battle against Auckland’s traffic congestion.
Three new cranes for
Ports of Auckland
Ports of Auckland has announced that it has placed an order for three new container cranes, to be delivered in late 2018.
KiwiRail wins supreme Excellence in Business
KiwiRail’s resilience and ability to adapt to disruption has seen it take home the supreme award at the AUT Business School Excellence in Business Support Awards in October.
MiX Telematics celebrates win at brake safety awards
MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions, has won Australasia’s Company Driver Safety Award at the prestigious 2017 Brake Fleet Safety Awards held in Auckland recently.
Don’t sell or distribute unsafe products this Christmas
The Commerce Commission is urging importers, distributors and retailers to ensure that the products they sell comply with all relevant mandatory product safety standards and consumer information standards.
in all work spaces
Businesses need to consider health and safety risks on all structures, even those infrequently used, like mezzanine floors used for storage.
New app to help truck drivers navigate alternate Picton–Christchurch route
Truck drivers travelling on the alternate Picton–Christchurch route via the Lewis Pass can plan where to stop for rest breaks and fuel, identify trailer swap areas and get information on road conditions, thanks to a new app rolled out by the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) and Road Transport Association NZ (RTANZ).
Auckland set to sail into a record cruise season
The cruise season has officially kicked off for 2017/18 with record numbers of passengers set to sail into Auckland over the next eight months.
MITO launches New Zealand Certificate
in Port Operations
MITO is delighted to announce that it has launched a new training programme designed for entry-level positions in the port operations environment.
Dexion celebrates 80 years
of smarter thinking
With a tradition of over 80 years of excellence and innovation, Dexion solves the materials handling challenges for a diverse range of customers from the office through to the warehouse.
Trains resume after ‘mammoth’ Main North Line rebuild – By Dave MacIntyre
What has been described as “one of rail’s biggest rebuilds in New Zealand since World War II” has taken a major step forward with the opening of the South Island’s Main North Line for its first freight services since last November’s Kaikoura earthquake severed the main road and rail link between Christchurch and Blenheim.
The Achilles heel of State Highway 3 – By Giancarlo (John) Hannan
News that the Manawatu Gorge road will be closed indefinitely has raised a storm of protest from residents and businesses in the lower North Island. Why is the route so unstable and what are the options going forward?
Lessons from the armed forces – By Mike Ellis
Mike Ellis spent 13 years serving in the New Zealand Defence Force, and he’s using the experience he gained in that time to manage his predominantly young, male workforce.
Risqué business –
By Nigel Parry
Kiwis have a reputation for being a rather reserved lot. But judging by a healthy swelling in sales over the past few years, when the bedroom curtains are drawn we get up to all sorts of fun, with the help of a few adult toys. – Photographs by Nigel Lloyd Parry – www.nigelphoto.co.nz
Behind the scenes look at history-making Eastland Port
As Eastland Port registers its biggest export month ever, it’s giving some very important people unprecedented access behind the scenes.
New hazardous substances regulations and the impending changes – By Chris Dann and Jordan Wright
The implementation of the Health and Safety at Work Act this year means that the rules and regulations that apply to the storage and transport of hazardous substances are changing. Read on to discover the what, why and how of the impending changes.
Nick Dromgool – “I’m driven by a passion to succeed”
You could say Nick Dromgool’s career has evolved from engineering to events, with the help of some logistics training along the way. This is his story.