Subscribe today - find out more
Why you should consider BusinessDesk

Covid 'shadow' will be a long one for the CRL – Sweeney

Brent Melville
Tue, 19 Oct 2021

Covid 'shadow' will be a long one for the CRL – Sweeney
Dame Whina Cooper drills into the Karangahape station. (Image: Supplied)
Brent Melville
Tue, 19 Oct 2021
The engineer steering New Zealand’s biggest infrastructure job says Auckland’s alert level disruptions and ongoing border closures have made cost blowouts unavoidable at the City Rail Link (CRL).Chief executive Sean Sweeney said the project, jointly sponsored by the Crown and Auckland Council, is now behind schedule and likely to come in above its $4.4 billion price tag. The project was originally scoped at $3.4b and recalibrated in 2019 by another $1b after a review of project costs. It's due for completion in 2024.But, wi...

Not convinced yet?

Subscribe to our Daily News Update free newsletter.

The next carbon auction: predicting the unpredictable
Ian Llewellyn | Tue, 30 Nov 2021

The fourth auction will offer up 4.75 million New Zealand units with the current spot price trading near $65.

Push to train Māori and Pacific for tech careers
Henry Burrell | Tue, 30 Nov 2021

Amazon’s cloud computing arm is training people in tech with guaranteed internships and a possible job at the end. 

Bank mortgage lending less frenzied but agri-lending falls
Jenny Ruth | Tue, 30 Nov 2021

All five largest banks except Westpac increased their lending to business in the September quarter. 

Mansons leads with 120% carbon offset for new builds

Mansons TCLM is committing to a benchmark of 120% carbon offset for new buildings.

SIXT drives the company car upmarket

SIXT is enhancing its adaptable car subscription service with SIXT Business, catering for businesses wanting premium vehicle fleets.