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Notice – New Government rules of sourcing third edition

The third edition of the Government Rules of Sourcing, aka the “Rules”, replaces previous editions on 1st July 2015. Main change in the 3rd edition is that 103 additional agencies are to apply the new Rules. The extension means that Crown Agents such as District Health Boards and independent Crown entities are now mandated to apply…

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Fastest fresh produce filling solution launched – BBC Technologies

Our member BBC Technologies unveiled its “CURO-16 Filling System” at the Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference in the United States. The system claims to be the fastest fresh produce filling solution on the market. The machinery has proven to consistently pack up to 240 clamshells per minute, which is significantly more than competitor products.…

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AGGAT progress update for February

Following the successful contract renewal of the Above Ground Geothermal and Allied Technologies (AGGAT) programme with the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE), the AGGAT Team research leaders kicked off the new year with a meeting to discuss project plans. The additional members in the group are primarily from the University of Auckland and…

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HERA to deliver keynote address at national road & rail infrastructure symposium

Our General Manager Systems General Manager Dr Stephen Hicks has been invited to deliver a keynote address at the National Road And Rail Infrastructure Symposium in Australia this month. This symposium will bring together an array of local, national and international leaders working in the area of road and rail infrastructure to try and bring…

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New opportunities for our industry through government procurement agreement

Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce and Trade Minister Tim Groser just welcomed the World Trade Organisation’s (WTO) decision on the terms for New Zealand’s accession to the WTO Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) in Geneva. “A positive decision on the terms of New Zealand’s accession has been reached with GPA parties in Geneva overnight (NZ time),…