News: Win a Bathurst toolkit at the RTF conference

Delvac-1-LE-5W-30Allied Petroleum says that all visitors to its trade stand during this week’s Road Transport Forum conference will have the opportunity to win a limited edition Bathurst toolkit.

Marketing manager for Allied Petroleum Brett Haldane says that stand visitors can also learn about new Mobil Delvac 1 LE 5W-30 lubricant, for improved fuel economy in a heavy truck operation.

“While you are visiting the Allied Petroleum trade stand be sure to ask the team about the use of ESOC technology, to significantly reduce truck service times,” says Haldane. Continue reading “Win a Bathurst toolkit at the RTF conference” »

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News: Online transaction service proving effective for customs brokers

47cw8130The rapid uptake of an online service helping customs brokers meet border requirements for imports and exports has far exceeded government expectations.

More than 2.2 million trade transactions have been processed using the joint border management system’s trade single window since launch in 2013.

In July 2015, it managed 60.2% of all inward and 100% of outward transactions. Continue reading “Online transaction service proving effective for customs brokers” »

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News: Turners trucks and machinery clearance sale closes August 31

udc2_email_smallTurners trucks and machinery says it has a fantastic range of assets in this online clearance sale which closes on Monday August 31.

The assets in this sale are suitable for various industries, including forestry, transport, civil contractors and small-medium enterprises.

Items included in this online auction include a curtain sider truck, a timber jack forwarder, a Ford Ranger Wildtrak ute, a Terex Scraper, a Hitachi excavator, a Caterpillar excavator, a Harvestech delimiter machine, and a Kubota excavator. Continue reading “Turners trucks and machinery clearance sale closes August 31” »

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News: Port of Taranaki biosecurity breach concerns NZ First

issue26-12New Zealand First says it is concerned by a major biosecurity breach last night at the Port of Taranaki.

A large amount of quarantined imported maize spilled onto Ocean Beach Parade and Bayly Road, ironically near the Ministry of Primary Industries offices in New Plymouth says, NZ First.

“The maize had not been cleaned up at the port but was being trucked around the country, with any unwanted seeds and diseases a danger to New Zealand,” says acting primary industries spokesperson Ron Mark. Continue reading “Port of Taranaki biosecurity breach concerns NZ First” »

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News: Mechanical machinery and equipment imports up 3.5%

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The slowing New Zealand economy and falling dollar has yet to affect imports of mechanical machinery and equipment as shown by a report on overseas merchandise trade released today by Statistics New Zealand.

Provisional figures from Statistics New Zealand shows that imports of mechanical machinery and equipment rose 3.5% year on year in July 2015.

Imports of mechanical machinery and equipment to the value of $601 million arrived in July 2015 as opposed to $581 million in the previous corresponding period. Continue reading “Mechanical machinery and equipment imports up 3.5%” »

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News: Procurement survey scores NZTA four out of five

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A survey of procurement across principal public agencies conducted by the New Zealand Council for Infrastructure Development (NZCID), rates overall performance as being average.

The New Zealand Transport Agency rated the highest overall at four out of five.

Central and local government officials and infrastructure construction, design, finance, professional advisors and service leaders across all sectors took part in a survey at the NZCID Building Nations symposium in Christchurch. Continue reading “Procurement survey scores NZTA four out of five” »

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News: NZ dollar down on China news

nz-dollar-1The Kiwi dollar stabilized overnight following volatile trading off the back of financial issues in China this week.

This morning the dollar was at 64.89 US cents, having traded as low as 62.44 cents in the last few days.

It had been relatively stable against the Yen, dropping to 76.85 Yen against 77.68 yesterday. Continue reading “NZ dollar down on China news” »

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News: Steel & Tube acquires Aquaduct NZ Ltd assets

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Steel & Tube Holdings Ltd has agreed to acquire the assets of Canterbury-based Aquaduct NZ Ltd and Bosch Irrigation Ltd.

Aquaduct, which went into receivership in April, specialises in a large bore long length polyethylene pipe. In 2014, it won an innovation award for its transportable ‘pop-up’ pipe factory – the world first. It also supplied over 80 km of polyethylene pipe to the Valetta irrigation scheme conversion on the Canterbury Plains.

The proposed Aquaduct acquisition follows that of the Tata stainless steel business in April 2014 and MSL on August 3. Continue reading “Steel & Tube acquires Aquaduct NZ Ltd assets” »

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