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Christchurch Earthquake and safety of stairs - information for structural engineers
The Department of Building and Housing has released today a Practice Advisory to alert practising structural engineers assessing existing multi-storey buildings throughout New Zealand about issues relating to safety of stairs ...
Simplifying timber treatments Pos ted on Monday, 4 April 2011
Treatment to protect timber from decay and insects will be simpler from 4 April, Building and Construction Minister Maurice Williamson announced today. "This will make it easier to build safe, durable homes cost effectively while maintaining, and in some aspects improving, protection against fungal decay for timber-framed homes. For more..... To read the new B2 Compliance Document go to the DBH websiteWeathertight Homes Resolution Services (Financial Assistance Package) Amendment Bill
Posted On: Monday, 11 July 2011
The Government Bill to provide financial assistance to owners of leaky homes has passed its second reading and will become law. This will give owners the option of claiming back 50% of the cost of repairs from a joint central and local gocvernment... more...
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