Rewarding great work


Allan Block Contractor Certification is back, and this time we are determined to do it in a way that hopefully reaches and helps more contractors than ever before. The Allan Block Rewards Program is designed to recognise those Allan Block Certified Contractors for their loyalty and commitment to building top-quality Allan Block projects around New Zealand.

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International Geosynthetics Conference 2019


The International Geosynthetics Conference for 2019 was held in Houston, Texas in February and included a number of very valuable highlights that we would like to share.

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Geosynthetic material testing – Introducing GeoCert Laboratory

The introduction of an IANZ certified geotextile testing facility in New Zealand is a big step up for the industry. For many years the closest approved laboratories were in Australia requiring samples to be shipped internationally if any site samples required testing.

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Which Block Wall is best for your site?


Whether its enhancing your backyard, creating more usable space for a subdivision, or a large commercial development, retaining walls are creating value for customers every day by allowing them to gain more usable ground.

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Better outcomes through innovation

The Industry and the NZTA, along with other RCA’s in New Zealand are actively looking for innovation to provide better outcomes and lower costs, however innovation requires a change in the way we do things, a change in attitude and sometimes even a change in our written guidelines and codes.

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Cirtex NZ Diploma in Engineering Scholarship

Cirtex Industries Ltd has always had a strong focus on continued learning and staff development, investing significant amounts on training and developing staff to allow them to excel in their role.

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Geosynthetic Industry Report Card – 2017

Last month I was privileged to attend the GeoFrontiers conference in Orlando USA. There were many interesting and cutting-edge developments presented which we were able to bring back home.

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