The Mjösa Tower in Norway has assumed the title of the world’s tallest wooden building after being officially opened last Friday.
Construction work put in place nationally in the December quarter rose $235 million from the September quarter to a new high of $6.08 billion, and rose $1.555 billion for the year to $22.777 billion.
The annual rate of building consents for new homes fell just short of 33,000 in December, but surged over it in January.
The Arrow International construction project management group went into voluntary administration today, pushed by a $4.2 million adjudication bill.
High Court judge Francis Cooke has upheld claims of reckless trading made against 4 former directors of Mainzeal Property & Construction Ltd, which went into liquidation in February 2013.
Ready-mixed concrete production in Auckland rose 2.6% in 2018 to a new record 1.5 million mᶟ, but slipped 0.4% nationally after 6 years of growth.