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Introducing you to Max Hacks! Max People's very own blog keeping you up to date on things construction related (but we cover some non-construction related fun stuff too!)

Christchurch-cathedral

5 August 2019

The fate of the Christchurch Cathedral has been decided

It has been decided to demolish the Cathedral of the blessed sacrament here in Christchurch due to the diocese and City Council after many attempts, not being able to find a financial and functional solution.

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construction-worker

29 July 2019

Toolbox Talk - Fatigue Management

Working in the construction industry is taxing - physically and mentally. It involves heavy lifting, a lot manual labour, long days, sometimes night shifts. A personal fatigue management plan is a must if you're going to be productive everyday on site.

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Concrete

23 July 2019

Toolbox Talk - Concrete PPE Check

Working with concrete can be extremely hazardous to your health if you're not wearing the appropriate PPE. Make sure you're covering yourself (literally) by checking out this week's Toolbox Talk.

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19 July 2019

Top 7 Safety Best Practices for NZ Construction Workers

Rewarding as it may be, construction work does have inherent hazards that need to be managed and mitigated.

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The-complacency-cycle

16 July 2019

Toolbox Talk - The Complacency Cycle

It's incredible becoming a master of anything within your life - professionally or personally. This is only done through consistent repetition of the same task again and again but what happens when your mastery of something leads to a degree of complacency?

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men holding hard hat

10 July 2019

5 Signs That Work in Construction Is the Right Career Path for You

In New Zealand, the construction industry is a source of honourable and dignified work. If you’ve got the skills and the inclination, a profession in this sector also stands to be very lucrative as well.

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