Fletcher Building has posted a 71 per cent gain in full-year profit, driven by an improved performance in Australia and gains in its New Zealand distribution, residential and construction divisions. Net profit rose to $462 million from $270m, the Auckland-based company has stated..
Total revenue gained 4 per cent to $9 billion. Operating earnings before interest and tax and excluding one-time items were $682m, within the company’s guidance range of $650m to $690m. Full artic
"Further fueled by the Internet of Things, wearable technology has become a very big deal. According to analysts at CGS Insights, shipments of smart wearables are estimated to grow from 9.7 million in 2013 to 135 million in 2018. The wearable space has expanded dramatically to include smart hats, shoes, glasses, jewelry watches, helmets, and more. These accessories carry embedded actuators, biosensors, and gyroscopes to follow movement heart rate, stress level, and countless
Is your idea of “technology in the construction field” using an excel spreadsheet to do your quotes? Mobile Devices and Cloud Technology are changing the face of the construction industry (whether you like it or not!!). But all too often we make excuses not to keep up. It is human nature to resist change, and it is also true that “change for change’s sake” is stupid! However, IF the changes are simple to implement, and improve the way you do business everyday (a.k.a. make you