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Erich Is This Year'S Roofer Of Excellence

A Swiss-trained craftsman, who was recruited in 1995 for installation of zinc panelling during construction of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa, has won the prestigious 2013 New Zealand Roofing Association’s Roofing Excellence Award.

Erich Stocker is the senior craftsman/ supervisor for...

Sustainable Steel Council

The Sustainable Steel Council (SSC) was formed in 2009 to promote the use of steel as a sustainable building material to the various stakeholders within New
Zealand's building and property industries.

Once Metals NZ was formed, SSC became part of MNZ. NZ Metal Roofing Manufacturers...

Metrolite Appoints Rob Mcmahon As Training & Technical Manager

In 2008, Metrotile made a strategic decision to develop a robust Domestic arm in support of its Export focused business.

As a result of actively investing in a wide range of new product, manufacturing and marketing initiatives Metrotile has seen a four fold increase in its New Zealand...

NZMRM 2012 Annual Conference

The NZMRM Annual Conference was held in Queenstown 13 to 18 September 2012 and was attended by a record 110 people, which is up some 20% on the numbers that would typically attend an offshore conference. The Conference was held at the Hilton Hotel and the social highlights included an Industry...

Roofing Industries Expansion

Strategic growth continues for Roofing Industries Ltd, with the launch recently of a new website and a marketing tag describing the company as “the only national 100% New Zealand owned and operated longrun metal roofing and cladding manufacturing company.”

Recent expansion has included...

Metalcarft: Putting Safety First

Metalcraft Roofing, East Tamaki organised with the Department of labour a training session on Preventing Falls from Height at the Celcius Bar and Grill, Botany on the 2nd August. The presentation by Marcus Nalter, the Department of Labour preventing falls from height project team manager, was ...

Steel & Tube Launch Their New Profile - ST963

Steel & Tube’s ST963 profile has been specifically developed with unique design elements for superior performance over traditional high rib profiles.

Responding to industry feedback for a profile with more efficient cover than traditional high rib trapezoidal profiles, with stronger...

Winner Of The 2012 Roofing Association Professionalism In Metal Tile Roof Installation Award

Metrotile is proud to announce that the winner of the 2012 Roofing Association of New Zealand Professionalism in Metal Tile Roof Installation Award was Shaun Cooke from Cooke Roofing in Hamilton.
 
The annual award, which recognises and celebrates craftsmanship in the installation of...

Carl Mossman

When Carl Mossman started with A. Balfour Ltd in Cambridge in January 1972 he probably never envisaged he would work for the same company for the next 40 years.

Balfours Cambridge was the roofing and plumbing outlet for the Tauranga based manufacturing operation of A Balfour Ltd,...

Metrolite Support Christchurch Earthquake Victims With Free Roof Tiles Offer

Metrotile has around 50 roof lots of fully warranted end of line metal roof tiles, totalling some $250,000, that it is offering free of charge to the
people of Christchurch.

To access this support the applicants were required to register there interest on the Metrotile website...

An Apology To Design Metal Roofing

In issue 26 we reported on the holiday home of David Jack and Elizabeth Thomas at Langs Beach. An important design element of this innovative project was the design and fixing of the Thermospan roofing installed by Design Metal roofing. We acknowledge the excellent work done by Design Metal...

Ranz Professionalism In Metal Tile Installation Award.

Metrotile is proud to announce that the winner of the RANZ Professionalism in Metal Tile Roof Installation Award was Nigel Bryant from Bay of Islands Roofing.

Both Bay of Islands Roofing and Nigel Bryant have been formally recognized by RANZ as the 2011 Award winners and Nigel has won a $...

Changes At Dimond:

Dimond are pleased to announce some positive changes to their management team – with a focus on putting the right people in the right job at the right time. We are excited to announce these new appointments.


Aidan Taylor will add Auckland Branch to his existing Northern Regional...

Roofing Excellence Award

The inaugural winner of the Roofing Association of New Zealand’s Roofing Excellence Award is 33 year-old Chris Henderson, Operations Manager for Comag Ltd of Matamata. The award recognises a high achiever in the industry involved in a practical or administrative role and who has demonstrated...

Gerard Roofs Commitment To Training

Gerard Roofs continued to show its commitment to industry training recently holding a very successful day in which 31 of their Auckland and Northland based contractors completed Licensed Building Practitioner (LBP) Roofing applications.


Holding this function at the Gerard Roofs...

The Roofing Assoc. Of NZ Has Issued A Set Of Guidelines For Roof Replacement For Homes ....

The Roofing Assoc. of NZ has issued a set of guidelines for roof replacement for homes damaged in Christchurch earthquakes.

The guidelines apply only to work done within the Christchurch City Council jurisdiction and cover timber frames only and give the requirements for...

Gerard Roofs New South Island Regional Sales Manager

Gerard Roofs has appointed a new South Island Regional Sales Manager.

A New Gerard Roof For A Very Old Building

A recent visitor to the western Ukraine brought back some photos of this church which was originally built in the 15th Century. The original roof was made from wooden shakes which were rotting and had to be replaced. The reroof was done in Gerard textured CoronaShakes.

The funding was...

Proposed Metrotile Satin & Textured Warranties

 Proposed Metrotile Satin & Textured Warranties

Metrotile is looking at updating its Metal Tile Satin and Textured Warranties to bring the Metrotile Satin Tile Warranty into line with other Painted Steel products and to better reflect the enhanced performance of...

Ranz Inaugural Professionalism In Metal Tile Installation Award

RANZ Inaugural
Professionalism in Metal Tile Installation Award

RANZ ( Roofing Association of New Zealand ) is proud to announce the inaugural Professionalism in Metal Tile Roof Installation Award which is sponsored by Metrotile.

New Metrolite Satin & Textured Warranties

 New Metrotile Satin & Textured Warranties

Metrotile is updating its Metal Tile Satin and Textured Warranties to bring the Metrotile Satin Tile Warranty into line with other Painted Steel products and to better reflect the enhanced performance of Textured Tile...

Zinc And Storm Water Run-Off

Zinc And Storm Water Run-Off

Zinc and storm water run-off
Article supplied courtesy of Jenny Bain, Rooflink

The Auckland Regional Council (ARC) has done an about turn on its earlier claim that zinc-based roofs were responsible for increased levels of zinc in harbour sediments. The ARC...

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