Monday, 03 August 2015

Business News

  • Wellington, Whangarei and Auckland projects win gold

    09:42 | 3/8/15
    Scoop
    The Lower Hatea River crossing in Whangarei, a new state of the art building at Middlemore hospital in Auckland and Wellington’s Clyde Quay Wharf were the gold winners last night at the 50th annual NZ INNOVATE awards, organised by ACENZ – ... more»
  • Demand for NZ company’s expertise in geothermal energy

    09:37 | 3/8/15
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    With Japan’s demand for geothermal energy continuing to grow Auckland company International Earth Sciences (IESE) is looking to take advantage of the burgeoning market.  more»
  • CINZ 2015 conference attracts industry leaders

    09:34 | 3/8/15
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    CINZ 2015 conference attracts industry leaders One of the world’s top business events leaders heads the list of speakers at the Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) annual conference in Christchurch next month. Claire Smith, Vancouver Convention ... more»
  • Community Enterprise loses contract after over 20 years

    09:33 | 3/8/15
    Scoop
    FNDC decision ends decades of partnership between Iwi, community social enterprise and Council, that has created jobs and outstanding waste minimisation results for the North.  more»
  • Meridian signs a variation to its electricity agreement

    09:30 | 3/8/15
    Scoop
    3 August 2015 Meridian Energy has signed a variation to the existing Electricity Agreement with New Zealand Aluminium Smelters Ltd (NZAS) following extended negotiations.  more»
  • ComCom follows through with NAIT price-fixing suit

    09:30 | 3/8/15
    Scoop
    Aug. 3 (BusinessDesk) - The Commerce Commission has filed court proceedings against PGG Wrightson, Elders New Zealand and five individuals it claims fixed fees charged during the introduction of a national livestock tagging scheme. The regulator is ... more»
  • Calibre Consulting wins Silver at INNOVATE NZ Awards

    09:23 | 3/8/15
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    Calibre Consulting has won a Silver Award at the 2015 INNOVATE NZ Awards of Excellence for the improvements made to the anaerobic digestion systems at Palmerston North City Council’s (PNCC) Waste Water Treatment Plant. more»
  • John Key confident TPPA will happen

    09:22 | 3/8/15
    3News
    Twelve countries involved in TPPA negotiations met in Hawaii, but announced on Saturday no deal had been reached.  more»
  • Contact to supply a portion of Tiwai’s electricity

    09:21 | 3/8/15
    Scoop
    Contact Energy Limited (Contact) announced today that it has signed a financial contract with Meridian Energy which forms a portion of the electricity required by New Zealand Aluminium Smelters to operate its Tiwai smelter with the following key ... more»
  • HiFX Morning Update, August 3

    09:19 | 3/8/15
    Scoop
    The NZDUSD opens at 0.6585 (mid-rate) this morning. In what was a choppy end to the month trading session the NZDUSD which traded as low as 0.6535 rallied to a high of 0.6670 before settling to close out the month at 0.6585. The catalyst for the ... more»
  • Commission files court proceedings against livestock compani

    09:17 | 3/8/15
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    The Commerce Commission has filed court proceedings against PGG Wrightson, Elders New Zealand and five individuals for alleged price fixing in connection with the introduction of the National Animal Identification Tracing Act 2012 (NAIT Act). more»
  • NZ Super Fund keeps strong equity weighting following review

    09:13 | 3/8/15
    Scoop
    July 31 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand Superannuation Fund is sticking with a strong weighting to equities following a five-year review of its passive reference portfolio, which forms the basis for most of the fund’s investments. more»
  • Tiwai Point smelter safe until 2017; Meridian sole supplier

    09:09 | 3/8/15
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    Aug. 3 (BusinessDesk) - The Tiwai Point aluminium smelter will remain open, with Meridian Energy remaining its sole electricity supplier at an undisclosed but somewhat improved electricity price for about 30 percent of the smelter's total consumption. more»
  • NZ dollar jumps higher after weak US employment cost data

    08:50 | 3/8/15
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    Aug. 3 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar jumped higher after weak data on US employment costs prompted traders to pull back expectations for US interest rate hikes. more»
  • Tiwai Point smelter to stay open

    08:44 | 3/8/15
    3News
    The Tiwai Point aluminium smelter will stay open until at least 2018, with a new agreement reached between the owners and electricity suppliers Meridian and Contact.  more»
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