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10 October 2016

Consultation relating to pool inspection and retailer notices

MBIE is seeking your feedback on proposed requirements to be made by regulatory instruments under the Building (Pools) Amendment Bill.

3 October 2016

National Business Review

Claims and rebuttals as steel class action heads toward the furnace


ADINA THORN: ‘It was a big oversight and leaves more questions than answers’

Steel & Tube has written to its shareholders saying a class action launched by Auckland-based Adina Thorn Lawyers over its seismic steel mesh used in building foundations over the past four years has little chance of succeeding.

7 September 2016

Use licensed people for restricted building work

Why you need licensed people

We all want warm, dry and safe homes that are built to last.

Building rules help you build it right – protecting you and your home now and when you come to sell it. As the homeowner, some of these rules affect the choices you make.

29 July 2016

New publication - AS/NZS 2754.1:2016 - Adhesives for timber and timber products - Part 1: Adhesives for manufacture of plywood and laminated veneer lumber (LVL)

Provides the specifications for adhesives suitable for use in the plywood and laminated veneer lumber (LVL) manufacturing industry. It incorporates the technical content of AS 2754.1-1985. It also includes non-formaldehyde-based adhesives for use in non-structural, interior applications.


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