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What's Hidden Behind Your Walls?

My house is trashed.There are currently 3 floors of construction–all due from water leaking near the chimney and running silently down inside the walls over the last year. 270 more words


New good faith law - Have you checked your honesty in contractual performance lately?

The Supreme Court of Canada has enacted a “new and clear common law duty”

How critical is it to understand how disputes can put your projects at risk? 396 more words


Showroom Partners 2015 Video Magazine! Go ahead browse thru it right now.

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Retentions protection at last?

The Minister for Building & Housing has introduced a supplementary order paper proposing the long-awaited protection of retention money in construction projects, by way of a new subpart 2A to the Construction Contracts Act 2002. 100 more words

Rebar Use in the Commercial Construction Industry

There’s no denying the recession in 2008 hit many industries, although the non-residential construction industry wouldn’t feel the worst of it until 2011. Sales dropped over $163 billion dollars… 254 more words


Hawkins to deliver multiple geothermal projects in Indonesia

Hawkins Construction has secured two geothermal power projects in Indonesia, solidifying the NZ company’s drive to secure work offshore. The Lumut Balai and Karaha geothermal power stations will be delivered in joint venture with Indonesian partner Banguan Cipta Kontractor (BCK) for the state-owned Pertamina Geothermal Energy. 185 more words

Fabricating an Oak Encasement Beam

Encasement beams are used to enclose existing steel beams and posts to give the appearance of a solid timber beam. I am currently in the process of installing a 3.5 metre long three-sided encasement beam which was fabricated from 20mm thick solid oak planks. 836 more words