Job listings website Seek has noted a 5% increase in jobs advertised in January 2017 compared with 12 months ago. Among the top performing categories were with the manufacturing, transport and logistics and trades and Read More
Job listings website Seek has noted a 5% increase in jobs advertised i ...
Major automotive lender Heartland Bank’s profits are up 14% to $29.1 million for the half year ending December. The company’s motor vehicle loans – through its subsidiary Marac Finance – rose by $27.1 million. That’s Read More
Major automotive lender Heartland Bank’s profits are up 14% to $29.1 m ...
The NZ Transport Agency is advising all motorists to expect long delays on State Highway 1 south of Warkworth for much of today.
Lanes are blocked due to a truck fire and traffic is being managed through a Stop/Go system.
It’s expected it will take most of the day to remove the truck’s load and clear the scene. Continue reading “Truck fire creating delays at SH1 Warkworth” »
The NZ Transport Agency is advising all motorists to expect long delay ...
Bapcor now controls 92.7% of Hellaby shares as a result of acceptances for its takeover offer, and it will now begin compulsorily acquiring the rest under the provisions of the NZ Takeovers Code.
The current Bapcor takeover offer to remaining Hellaby Holdings shareholders expires on February 7, 2017.
Bapcor will despatch to the remaining Hellaby shareholders who have not accepted the offer, a letter incorporating the required compulsory acquisition notice and instrument of transfer on February 8. Continue reading “Bapcor compulsorily acquiring remaining Hellaby shares” »
Bapcor now controls 92.7% of Hellaby shares as a result of acceptances ...
Rural supplies co-operative Farmlands is entering into an exclusive collaboration with Toyota New Zealand, which gives it’s shareholders a better deal on new vehicle purchases.
As part of the initial four-year deal, Toyota is also the exclusive supplier of fleet vehicles to the Farmlands Co-operative.
Farmlands current purchasing relationship with Ford New Zealand will conclude on February 28 according to its communications and government affairs manager Tom Clancy. Continue reading “Farmlands chooses Toyota in preference to Ford” »
Rural supplies co-operative Farmlands is entering into an exclusive co ...
Members of the National Road Carriers Inc. (NRC) are reacting positively to the demolition of the Neilson Street bridge which NZTA is replacing with a new and lower road.
NRC chief executive officer David Aitken says these changes have improved the sight lines for road transport drivers and allows extra space for safe turning.
“The connection between Neilson Street and Onehunga Wharf Road is now working much more efficiently with our members currently noticing better traffic flows,” says Aitken. Continue reading “Neilson Street improvements welcomed by NRC truck drivers” »
Members of the National Road Carriers Inc. (NRC) are reacting positive ...
The decline in December 2016 imports and exports means New Zealand’s monthly trade deficit was little changed from the previous corresponding period.
According to BusinessDesk, New Zealand had a $41 million trade deficit in December 2016, compared with a $42 million deficit in December 2015.
The deficit is less than the $98 million anticipated by economists, according to a consensus forecast reports BusinessDesk. Continue reading “Declining imports and exports means little deficit change” »
The decline in December 2016 imports and exports means New Zealand's m ...
A shortage of engineering and science professionals needed for infrastructure projects in New Zealand, Australia and Asia-Pacific is driving a UK-based talent search by NZ civil and environmental consultancy Tonkin and Taylor.
Tonkin and Taylor’s engineering services leader Richard Hancy, says the shortage of engineering and science professionals needs to be addressed to meet a “perfect storm”.
Hancy says the public and private sectors are driving the boom ahead, with the New Zealand Government alone earmarking $NZ50 billion for large-scale infrastructure projects over the next ten years. Continue reading “Infrastructure engineering shortage driving UK talent search” »
A shortage of engineering and science professionals needed for infrast ...
The Consumer Price Index rose 0.4% in the December quarter, with transport costs a key contributor to the increase.
Statistics New Zealand figures show petrol prices rose 4.1 percent, while road passenger transport prices jumped 11 percent, due to seasonally higher prices for hire cars.
Prices for new cars saw a 3.1 percent rise, due to lower levels of discounting. Continue reading “Transport costs push up CPI” »
The Consumer Price Index rose 0.4% in the December quarter, with trans ...
The head of Hellaby Automotive says his company is committing to a mutually agreeable outcome over a collective agreement under negotiation with the union representing its workers.
Distribution centre workers at Hellaby owned car parts supplier Brake and Transmission (BNT) walked off the job yesterday.
The First Union claims it the second time in as many months and that the company continues postponing negotiations. Continue reading “Hellaby wants agreeable outcome from collective negotiation” »
The head of Hellaby Automotive says his company is committing to a mut ...